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Car Drop Winner Won't Be Known Until Sometime Next Week Due To Weather

Fri 2-24-2017

We won't know the winner of the Rotary Car Drop Contest until sometime next week.

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Man Who's Had Experience With Iditarod To Speak At Palo Alto County Nature Center

Fri 2-24-2017

A man who's family has participated in the Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska will be the keynote speaker at an event next month at the Palo Alto County Nature Center.

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Blizzard Warning Remains In Effect

Fri 2-24-2017

While conditions are somewhat tricky out there this morning, the snow storm didn't quite live up to its expectations as far as the Iowa Great Lakes is concerned.

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Man Wanted For Identity Theft Arrested

Fri 2-24-2017

A man wanted out of Palo Alto county for identity theft was taken into custody Wednesday evening.

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Two suspects in Custody Following Alleged Kidnapping & Burglary in Wahpeton

Wed 2-22-2017 1700 Lakeside Ave. Wahpeton, IA

(Wahpeton)-Victim escaped out of vehicle window along Highway 71.

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Local Women Crowned in Iowa Miss Amazing Pageant

Wed 2-22-2017 Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Vierkant and Murphy advance to national competition.

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Arnolds Park Man Arrested On Weapons Charge

Wed 2-22-2017

An Arnolds Park was arrested Saturday on a weapons charge following an alleged incident in Graettinger.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Buena Vista University Trustees Hire New President

Mon 2-20-2017

Buena Vista University in Storm Lake has a new President.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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