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PLAC Presents Close to You: Music of the Carpenters February 11th

Wed 2-10-2016 2201 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Chicago's Lisa Rock and her 6 piece band receiving rave reviews for production.

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Dickinson County FSA Holds Election For County Committee Seat

Wed 2-10-2016 Spirit Lake, IA

A farmer from Spirit Lake Township has been elected to serve on the Farm Service Agency County Committee.

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Boat Tie Off Bill Apparently Dead For Session

Wed 2-10-2016 Lake Okoboji, IA

A bill introduced in the Iowa House that would set distance limits between boats that tie off in a given area of a lake is now apparently dead for the session.

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Special Election Held To Fill Seat On Emmetsburg City Council

Wed 2-10-2016 Emmetsburg, Ia

Unofficial results from the Palo Alto County Auditor’s Office show Ryan Berkland was elected Tuesday in a special election to fill a seat on the Emmetsburg city council representing Ward 2.

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Voters Approve $16M Bond Issue For Iowa Lakes Community College

Wed 2-10-2016

Voters in the Iowa Lakes Community College service area have approved a $16 million bond referendum.

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Dickinson County Relay for Life Brings Back Daffodil Days

Tue 2-9-2016 Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Orders must be placed by Friday, February 19.

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SHOPKO Announces Return To Estherville; To Open "Home Town Store"

Tue 2-9-2016 Estherville, IA

SHOPKO is coming back to Estherville.

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IUB Considering Pipeline Permit

Tue 2-9-2016

The Iowa Utilities Board is meeting to consider whether to approve a hazardous liquid pipeline permit for an oil pipeline that will stretch 346 miles across the state diagonally from the northwest to the southeast.

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State Senator David Johnson: Fireworks Bill Likely Dead For Session

Tue 2-9-2016

Attempts to legalize fireworks during this session of the Iowa Legislature have probably fizzled out.

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Many Roads Remain Closed Late This (Mon.) Afternoon Due To Stranded Vehicles

Mon 2-8-2016

Many state Highways, including Interstate 90, remain closed as of late this (Mon.) afternoon due to deep drifts and stranded vehicles.

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Crash Near Ashton Injures Little Rock Woman

Mon 2-8-2016 Ashton, IA

A single vehicle crash Friday in Osceola county injured a Little Rock woman.

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Polls For ILCC Election To Open Later Than Originally Scheduled Tuesday

Mon 2-8-2016

Polls for the Iowa Lakes Community College $16 million bond referendum will open later Tuesday than originally scheduled.

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Windom Stand-Off Ends With Man Found Dead And A Woman Injured

Mon 2-8-2016 700 3rd Avenue Windom, MN

Authorities say a man was found dead following a stand-off with law enforcement earlier today (Mon.) in Windom.

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Blizzard Continues To Wreak Havoc

Mon 2-8-2016

A blizzard has shut down pretty much all state highways in southwest Minnesota, including Highway 71 from the intersection with Iowa Highway 9 to Windom; Highway 86 from the Iowa State Line to Windom; and Minnesota Highway 60.

 

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Lack Of Funding For Voter Approved Iowa Legacy Fund Topic Of Discussion At Legislative Forum

Mon 2-8-2016

The fact that a constitutionally protected fund approved by Iowa voters in 2010 under which 3/8ths of a percent of any future increase in the state sales tax would go toward environmental protection still isn’t funded was a topic of discussion at Saturday’s legislative forum put on by the Iowa Great Lakes Chamber of Commerce.

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Hwy 15 Crash Injures Sherburn Woman

Mon 2-8-2016

A single vehicle crash Sunday on Highway 15 two miles north of Sherburn injured a Sherburn woman.

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Single Vehicle Crash Injures Sheldon Man

Mon 2-8-2016

A Sheldon man sustained possible injuries in a single vehicle crash Thursday on an O’Brien county road.

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Hwy 18 Crash Injures Woman

Mon 2-8-2016 HWY 18. Hartley, IA

A single vehicle rollover Saturday on Highway 18 near Hartley sent one person to the hospital.

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Another Blizzard Causing Headaches For Region; Shuts Down Highway 9

Mon 2-8-2016 HWY 9 Spirit Lake, IA

The second blizzard in a week is wreaking havoc for motorists this (Mon.) morning.

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Supreme Court Rules In Defense Attorney Malpractice Case

Sat 2-6-2016

The Iowa Supreme Court says an Emmetsburg man who pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor for sex but later had the conviction overturned can sue his defense attorneys for legal malpractice without being required to prove his innocence.

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Hwy 60 Crash Results In Multiple Injuries

Sat 2-6-2016 Windom, MN

Multiple injuries were reported Friday in a collision of three vehicles on Highway 60 in Cottonwood county.

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CCREC Presents Valentine's Fundraising Gala February 12th

Fri 2-5-2016 800 West 18th Street Spencer,IA

(Spencer)-Shaun Johnson of Tonic Sol-fa to perform with his new group, the Big Band Experience.

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