News

Local Lawmaker Plans To Introduce Bill To Revise Master Matrix

Wed 2-22-2017

One local lawmaker agrees with those who say it's time the Iowa Legislature re-visits a law that governs the placement of large confined animal operations, or CAFOs.

Read More

Dickinson Supervisors Approve Agreement Allowing Clay County To Temporarily Share County Engineer

Wed 2-22-2017

The Dickinson county board of supervisors Tuesday approved an agreement with Clay county, which will temporarily allow for the sharing of County Engineer.

Read More

Winter Storm Could Dump More Than A Foot Of Snow On The Area As Spring Like Weather Comes To An Abrupt End

Wed 2-22-2017

Don't let the 60 degree weather, sprouting tulips and budding trees fool you: it is, afterall, still only February. What could be the worse winter storm of the season is knocking on our door.

Read More

Mardis Gras Ball February 25th to Support Carnegie Building Restoration

Tue 2-21-2017 1600 15th Street,Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Fundraiser to include live music with Dave Rowley, Ryan Sather and Taylor Huseman.

Read More

Spencer Traffic Stop Results In Arrests Of Three People On Drug Charges

Tue 2-21-2017

Three people face drug charges stemming from a traffic stop late Monday afternoon in Spencer.

Read More

Dickinson Co Supervisors Approve Purchase Agreement With Ia Natural Heritage Foundation For Former Rail Right Of Way

Tue 2-21-2017

A planned extension of the Dickinson County Trails along some former railroad right-of-way between Spirit Lake and Lake Park took another step forward today (Tues.).

Read More

Iowa Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Contractor For Alleged Violation Of One-Call Law During A Project In Dickinson County

Tue 2-21-2017

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller today (Tues.) filed seven lawsuits in five counties over alleged violations of the Iowa “One Call” law. One of those was filed in Dickinson County District Court.

Read More

Lawmakers Square Off Minimum Wage

Tue 2-21-2017

The minimum wage is another topic area lawmakers squared off over at legislative forums this past Saturday in Spencer and Okoboji.

Read More

Search Warrant Lands Three People In Jail On Drug Charges

Tue 2-21-2017 214 ½ Grand Ave. Spencer, IA

Three people face drug charges stemming from a search warrant Spencer police executed last (Mon.) evening on a residence at 214 ½ Grand Avenue.

Read More

Get Up and Bowl for Special Olympics February 26th

Mon 2-20-2017 2105 Circle Dr W,Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Event expanded to include more bowlers, start time 9:30.

Read More

Buena Vista University Trustees Hire New President

Mon 2-20-2017

Buena Vista University in Storm Lake has a new President.

Read More

Storm Lake Police Investigating Death Of Two-Month Old Child

Mon 2-20-2017 1100 Ontario St. Storm Lake, IA

An investigation is underway into the death of a two month old child in Storm Lake.

Read More

Man Escapes Serious Injury After Vehicle Hits Field Approach And Goes Airborne

Mon 2-20-2017

A man escaped serious injury early Sunday when a vehicle he was driving hit a field approach and went airborne, coming to rest on its wheels.

Read More

Clay County Traffic Stop Sends Minnesota Man To Jail

Mon 2-20-2017

An early morning traffic stop back on February 15th in Clay county landed an Apple Valley, Minnesota man in jail on drug charges.

Read More

Forums Have Legislators, Crowd Differing On Collective Bargain Law Change

Mon 2-20-2017

A bill making sweeping changes to Iowa's collective bargaining law that was passed last week by both chambers of the Legislature and signed into law Friday by Governor Terry Branstad was a major source of contention at legislative forums Saturday in Spencer and Okoboji.

Read More

Pearson Lakes Art Center presents The Lightning Thief on Saturday

Fri 2-17-2017 2201 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Musical matinee for children age 8 and up.

Read More

"Lake Friendly" Lawn Care Series returns to Dickinson County Nature Center February 22nd

Fri 2-17-2017 2279 170th Street,Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-First installment of series to focus on natural solutions to pest management.

Read More

Sanford Worthington Medical Center Selects New Executive Director

Fri 2-17-2017

Jennifer Weg has been selected as the new Executive Director of Sanford Worthington Medical Center.

Read More

Storm Lake Boy Arrested For Threatening To Blow Up School

Fri 2-17-2017

A Storm Lake Middle School student has been charged after police investigated a threat made at the school Thursday afternoon.

Read More

Southwest Minnesota Crash Injures Wisconsin Man

Fri 2-17-2017

A single vehicle crash Thursday on Highway 60 in southwest Minnesota injured a Wisconsin man.

Read More

Man Pleads Guilty In Asbestos Case

Fri 2-17-2017

A northern Iowa man pled guilty this week to a federal charge of failing to make a proper report and notification during the renovation of the former Kossuth County Home, which contained asbestos.

Read More

Ringsted Voters To Head To Polls March 7th To Fill City Council Vacancy

Thu 2-16-2017

Voters in Ringsted will head to the polls March 7th to fill a vacant seat on the city council.

Read More