News Archive

Dickinson Co. Supervisors Authorize Applying For Grant To Assist With Francis Sites Drainage Project

Tue 11-13-2018

Meeting in a rare afternoon session today (Tues.) the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead to apply for $125,000 grant through the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewarship's Water Quality Initiative program.

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Estherville Annual Chocolate Walk and Parade of Lights to be held November 15

Tue 11-13-2018 Estherville,IA

(Estherville)-Families encouraged to meet Santa following parade to light up Library Square.

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State Rep. John Wills Elected House Majority Whip

Tue 11-13-2018

It was announced today (Tues.) State Representative John Wills of Spirit Lake has been elected by fellow House Republicans as House Majority Whip.

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Ruthven Woman Escapes Injury In Rollover Crash

Tue 11-13-2018

No injuries were reported in a single vehicle rollover early Saturday in Palo Alto county.

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No Injuries Reported In Crash That Totals Vehicle

Tue 11-13-2018

No injuries were reported in a single vehicle rollover Friday night in O'Brien county.

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Spencer Young Professionals, Jaycees, To Host Bags Tournament

Tue 11-13-2018

Two Spencer organizations have teamed up to put on a bags tournament later this month. 

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Hartley Woman Escapes Injury In Single Vehicle Rollover

Tue 11-13-2018

A Hartley woman escaped injury Friday in a single vehicle rollover at the intersection of 240th Avenue and 420th Street in Clay county.

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Local Attorney Faces 30 Day License Suspension Due To Alleged Violations Of Professional Conduct

Tue 11-13-2018

The Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board has suspended the license of a Spirit Lake attorney for 30 days for alleged violations of professional conduct.

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Independent Candidate Files Papers To Run For Clay Co. Board Of Supervisors Seat

Tue 11-13-2018

A registered independent is the first to officially file papers to run for a seat on the Clay County Board of Supervisors.

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Man Faces Charges In Connection With Skirmish With Police Officer

Tue 11-13-2018

A Sheldon man faces multiple charges in connection with an incident Sunday night in Sheldon.

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Ice-Covered Bridge Results In Collisions

Tue 11-13-2018

Two people were injured Thursday evening in a collision on Highway 18 between Sheldon and Sanborn.

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Spencer Hospital to host Diabetes Fair November 15

Mon 11-12-2018 919 Grand Avenue Spencer,IA

(Spencer)-Event is free, however reservations are requested for light meal.

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Busy Fall For SL Vocal Music Department

Mon 11-12-2018

The fall has been very busy but very successful for the Spirit Lake Vocal Music Department.  

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Woman Sustains Minor Injuries When Vehicle She Was Driving Collides With A Deer

Mon 11-12-2018

A Sheldon woman was injured when a vehicle she was driving collided with a deer last (Sun.) evening on Highway 60 one mile south of Sheldon.

 

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Iowa Housing Market Levels Out

Mon 11-12-2018

The new president of the Iowa Association of Realtors says the housing market in the state has evened out.

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New Director Hired At Humane Society Of NW Iowa

Mon 11-12-2018

The Humane Society of Northwest Iowa has a new Director. 

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Graettinger Man Sentenced On Sex Charge

Mon 11-12-2018

A Graettinger man has been sentenced to ten years in prison on a sex abuse charge.

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Conversation By Students Results In Lock Down At JCC High School

Fri 11-9-2018

A conversation by students about a social media post regarding a gun resulted in a lock down today (Fri.) at Jackson County Central High School.

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Arts on Grand and Clay County Heritage to host Festival of Trees November 15-30 in Spencer

Fri 11-9-2018 7 Grand Ave,Spencer,IA

(Spencer)-Gala and Silent Auction set for November 30.

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Clay Co. Republicans Select Nominee To Run In Special Election To Fill Vacancy On Board Of Supervisors

Fri 11-9-2018

Clay county Republicans have selected Kevin Brown as their nominee to run in a special election to fill a vacancy on the board of supervisors.

 

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Snow & Ice-Covered Roads Said To Be Factor In Atleast One NW Iowa Rollover

Fri 11-9-2018

A Sheldon man sustained minor injuries last (Thurs.) evening after losing control of a 2001 Ford Explorer he was driving on Highway 60

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Man Wanted On Multiple Drug-Related Warrants Taken Into Custody

Thu 11-8-2018

An Emmetsburg man wanted by Spencer police on multiple drug-related warrants was taken into custody late this (Thursday) morning.

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Clay County Traffic Stop Results In Arrest Of Sioux City Man On Multiple Charges

Thu 11-8-2018

A traffic stop shortly after 8:00 this (Thursday) morning resulted in the arrest of a Sioux City man on multiple charges.

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Collision At Hwy 9 & 71 Intersection In Spirit Lake Sends One Person To The Hospital

Thu 11-8-2018

One person was taken to the hospital when a van collided with a semi tanker last (Wed.) night at the intersection of Highways 9 and 71 in Spirit Lake.

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Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association presents Rock 4 Vets in Spirit Lake November 10

Thu 11-8-2018 914 Lake St,Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Program features live music from Galaxy.

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Veterans Urged To Attend Meal And Program

Thu 11-8-2018

This Sunday, November 11th, marks the official observance of Veteran's Day.

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Governor Kim Reynolds Orders Flags Flown At Half Staff In Honor Of California Shooting Victims

Thu 11-8-2018

Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately until sunset on Saturday, November 10, 2018, to honor the murdered and injured in Wednesday’s tragedy in Thousand Oaks, California.

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Iowa Lakes Community College Student Leaders plan Veteran's Day Activities

Wed 11-7-2018 Estherville,IA

(Estherville)-Activities planned on all campuses Monday.

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Newell Brands Announces Sale Of Pure Fishing To New York City Firm

Wed 11-7-2018

A Spirit Lake manufacturer of fishing line and equipment is changing hands.

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Thursday (11/8) Is Winter Weather Awareness Day In The State Of Iowa

Wed 11-7-2018

With the colder weather and the first snowfall of the season that's already occurred, it's only appropriate that Winter Weather Preparedness day is tomorrow (Thurs.).

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Plans To Improve Water Quality In Silver Lake To Be Presented At November 14th Meeting In Lake Park

Wed 11-7-2018

A public informational meeting regarding plans to improve water quality and recreational opportunities at Silver Lake will be held next week in Lake Park.

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Local Master Gardeners Work To Increase Food Security In Northwest Iowa

Wed 11-7-2018

Northwest Iowa Master Gardeners donated nearly 1,400 pounds of food to 10 different organizations in Lyon, O'Brien, Sioux and Osceola counties during the summer and this fall.

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Execution Of Search Warrant Results In Multiple Arrests

Wed 11-7-2018

Three people were arrested this past Thursday evening after police executed a search warrant on a residence in Estherville.

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Election Results

Tue 11-6-2018

Results are in from Tuesday's election.

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Spirit Lake Music Boosters accepting Used Instrument Donations

Tue 11-6-2018 2701 Hill Ave, Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Instruments may be donated at performances of The Music Man November 9-10 or by special arrangement.

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Woman Faces Charges In Connection With Fiery Crash In Clay County

Tue 11-6-2018

A Royal woman faces charges in connection with a fiery crash that took place back in the afternoon of October 18th in Clay county.

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Grow Spencer Commission Holds Public Informational Event

Tue 11-6-2018

Members of the Spencer community gathered at City Hall Monday evening for an informational forum hosted by the Grow Spencer Commission and David Toyer or Toyer Strategic Consulting.

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Vehicle Vs Pedestrian Accident In Downtown Spirit Lake Sends One Person To The Hospital

Tue 11-6-2018

One person was injured after being struck by a vehicle last (Mon.) evening in downtown Spirit Lake.

 

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Iowa Great Lakes Chamber Holds Its Annual Meeting

Tue 11-6-2018

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated another successful year at its annual membership meeting last (Mon.) evening.

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Pickup Crash Sends One Person To The Hospital

Tue 11-6-2018

A single vehicle crash Saturday in Lyon county sent one person to the hospital. 

 

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Pumpkin & Rock Throwing Incident Results In Charges

Tue 11-6-2018

An investigation this past Friday into an incident in George in which some rocks and pumpkins were being thrown at cars resulted in an arrest.

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Man Sentenced In Fatal ATV Crash

Tue 11-6-2018

A man accused of driving recklessly has been given three years of probation in an all-terrain vehicle crash in northwest Iowa that killed his passenger.

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Applications being accepted for Upper Des Moines Opportunity Adopt a Family Program

Mon 11-5-2018 1575 18th Street Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Deadline extended to November 26, however families are encouraged to apply now.

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Crash Near Ruthven Sends One Person To The Hospital

Mon 11-5-2018

A single vehicle crash early Saturday near Ruthven sent one person to the hospital.

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Hy-Vee Alerting Customers Of Scam Making The Rounds On Social Media

Mon 11-5-2018

Hy-Vee is alerting its customers of a scam that's making the rounds on social media.

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Dickinson County Polling Sites For Tuesday's Election

Mon 11-5-2018

Tuesday's (11/06) mid-term election is being described by many as one of the most significant in recent years.

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Man Wanted On Warrant For Theft Arrested Over The Weekend

Mon 11-5-2018

An Emmetsburg man wanted on a warrant for theft was taken into custody over the weekend.

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Domestic Dispute Results In Arrest (1)

Mon 11-5-2018

An investigation over the weekend into a domestic dispute in Dickens resulted in an arrest.

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SLHS Band Students Selected To Participate In NWIBA Honor Band

Mon 11-5-2018

A special honor for some Spirit Lake High School band students.

 

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Investigation By Lakefield Police Results In Arrest Of Windom Man On Criminal Sexual Conduct Charge

Mon 11-5-2018

A Windom man is under arrest following a month long investigation.

 

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Primghar Voters To Vote On A Couple Of Special Measures Tuesday

Mon 11-5-2018

Voters in Primghar will find a couple of special measures on the ballot when they head to the polls tomorrow (Tues.).

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Incident At A Sheldon Convenience Store Results In Arrest Of South Dakota Man On Multiple Charges

Sat 11-3-2018

A South Dakota man was arrested on multiple charges following an incident early Friday at a Sheldon convenience store.

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Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association's Rock 4 Vets Programs to begin with event in Merrill on Saturday

Fri 11-2-2018 243 West Broadway,Arnolds Park,IA

(Arnolds Park)-Program continues to grow with more events statewide.

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Art Cullen to speak at Lakeside Lab's Science on the Menu Series November 13

Fri 11-2-2018 1838 Highway 86 Milford,IA

(Okoboji)-Cullen's talk to Focus on Bringing Lake Communities Together.

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Traffic Stop Results In Arrests Of Two Men Wanted On Warrants

Fri 11-2-2018

A traffic stop early Thursday in Emmet county resulted in the arrests of two men on drug charges and warrants.

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Emmet County Traffic Stops Result In Arrests

Fri 11-2-2018

Recent traffic stops in Emmet county have resulted in several arrests for alleged marijuana possession.

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Domestic Assault Investigation Results In Arrest (1)

Fri 11-2-2018

An investigation by Palo Alto county authorities into a domestic assault Thursday near Curlew resulted in the arrest of a Mason City man.

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City Of Spirit Lake Revises Hours At Green Waste Disposal Site East Of Orleans

Fri 11-2-2018

The following information was submitted by the city of Spirit Lake regarding updated hours at the Green Waste site just east of Orleans:

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Special Election To Be Held In December To Fill Vacant Seat On Clay County Board Of Supervisors

Fri 11-2-2018

Voters in Clay county will head to the polls in a special election next month to fill a vacancy on the Board of Supervisors.

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Judge Denies Change Of Venue Request In Trial Against Sibley-Ocheyedan School District

Fri 11-2-2018

A judge has denied a request for a change of venue in an upcoming trial involving the Sibley-Ocheyedan School District. A former teacher and football coach in the district, Kyle Ewinger, is accused of sexually abusing a student while he worked there. The student's mother is suing the district, claiming it should not have allowed a teacher with a questionable background to work there.

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Single Vehicle Crash Results In Minor Injuries To Teen (3)

Thu 11-1-2018

A Royal teen sustained minor injuries Wednesday in a single vehicle crash in Clay county.

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ISU Extension offering "Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series" November 2 through December 7

Thu 11-1-2018 2810 Aurora Ave,Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Free five week series to be held at Keelson Harbour

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Montana Men Arrested In Worthington On Weapons And Drug Charges

Thu 11-1-2018

Two men from Montana were arrested Sunday night in Worthington on weapons and drug charges.

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Rehearsals And Preparation Continues For Local Dancing With The Stars Event

Thu 11-1-2018

Rehearsals and final preparations are underway for a major fundraising event next month for the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation in Clay county.

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Woman Wanted For Probation Violation Taken Into Custody

Thu 11-1-2018

A Hartley woman wanted for allegedly violating terms of her probation was taken into custody Wednesday during a traffic stop on Highway 18 in Clay county.

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Crash Injures Two People From Sherburn

Thu 11-1-2018

A two-vehicle collision Wednesday in Mankato sent two people from Sherburn to the hospital.

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