News Archive

Founder Of One Of The Area's Largest Employers & A Former U.S. Representative, Berkley Bedell, Passes Away

Sat 12-7-2019

KUOO news has learned Berkley Bedell passed away Friday of a stroke. 

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Fire Heavily Damages Estherville Business

Sat 12-7-2019

An Estherville business was heavily damaged in a fire Friday afternoon.

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DNR Investigating Manure Discharge In Cherokee County

Fri 12-6-2019

Officials with the Spencer field office of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are investigating a manure discharge near Cleghorn in northern Cherokee county.

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Pearson Lakes Art Center to host Music After Hours December 12

Fri 12-6-2019 2201 Highway 71, Okoboji, IA

(Okoboji)-Scott Larsen to perform in Pomerantz Hall Thursday night.

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Deadline To Sign Up For SBA Disaster Loans Quickly Approaching

Fri 12-6-2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding nonprofit organizations of a January 6th deadline in which to apply for federal disaster loans for economic injury caused by adverse weather conditions that occurred from March 12th through June 15th of this year.

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Iowa D.O.T Conducting Online Planning Study On U.S. Hwy. 18 Between Spencer And Garner

Fri 12-6-2019

Those viewing the site can scroll through the information and provide feedback.

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YIP Students Help Brighten The Holidays For Less Fortunate Children

Fri 12-6-2019

Students in the Okoboji Foundation's Youth in Philanthropy program are helping make the holidays brighter for some area children.

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Several Businesses With Ties To The Region Honored With Iowa Venture Awards

Fri 12-6-2019

They include M & C Anderson Pullets of Sioux Rapids, Iowa Select Farms, GrandStay Hotel and Suites in Rock Valley and Stensland Family Farms and Creamery of Larchwood.

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Single Vehicle Crash Injures Milford Man (1)

Fri 12-6-2019

A single vehicle crash Thursday on Highway 71 near Fostoria injured a Milford man.

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Festival of Lessons & Carols to be held December 8 in Spencer

Thu 12-5-2019 1111 4th Ave W, Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-"Brass Buddies" Quintet to perform at Concert

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Authorities Release Name Of Suspect In Fatal Shooting In Lu Verne

Thu 12-5-2019

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation identifies the suspect as 35-year-old Valentino Williams of Coralville, Iowa.

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City Of Estherville Implements New Snow Removal Ordinance

Thu 12-5-2019

The Estherville City Council earlier this week adopted a new ordinance regarding parking during snow events.

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Lu Verne, Iowa Shooting Victim Originally From Jackson, Mn.

Thu 12-5-2019

43-year-old Jessica Weishaar was a 1995 graduate of Jackson High School. Her parents still reside in Jackson.

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Last Weekend's Winter Storm Kept Things Busy For Jackson County Authorities

Thu 12-5-2019

The first round of severe winter weather this past weekend made for some hazardous driving conditions and a busy weekend for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

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Clay County Fair Takes Home Top Honors In Several Categories In International Competition

Thu 12-5-2019

The Clay County Fair took home 14 awards this year, the most in its history, including four first-place honors.

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Pearson Lakes Art Center to host Holiday Open House December 5

Wed 12-4-2019 2201 Highway 71, Okoboji, IA

(Okoboji)-Festivities include evening program to honor Supporter of the Year.

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Spirit Lake Man Accused Of Stealing Items From A Downtown Restaurant

Wed 12-4-2019

A Spirit Lake man has been charged in connection with a burglary Friday night at a downtown business.

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Man Wanted For Burglary And Other Charges Taken Into Custody

Wed 12-4-2019

A man who was wanted on charges out of Clay county has been into custody.

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Raccoon River Lawsuit Could Have Statewide Implications

Wed 12-4-2019

A lawsuit over nutrient pollution in a portion of Iowa's Raccoon River will stretch into 2020 as arguments are heard by the Iowa Supreme Court. 

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Estherville Residents Elect New Mayor

Wed 12-4-2019

Unofficial results from Tuesday's run-off election show Joseph May the winner, with 371 votes. 

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The Arts at St. Joseph to present The Browns Classic Christmas December 8

Tue 12-3-2019 1305 Okoboji Avenue Milford, Iowa

(Milford)-A reception with the performers to follow the free concert on Sunday.

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Iowa State Patrol Trooper Escapes Injury After Colliding With A Deer

Tue 12-3-2019

Not even is a State Trooper immune from hitting a deer. The very thing happened late Monday night in Palo Alto county.

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Dickinson County Supervisors Approve Zoning Change

Tue 12-3-2019

The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors today (Tues.) approved a recommendation from the county's Planning and Zoning Commission to rezone a little more than 40 acres of land southwest of Milford from Heavy Industrial to Agricultural.

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Crash Lands Woman In Jail On Multiple Charges

Tue 12-3-2019

A single vehicle crash back on November 25th in Osceola county resulted in the arrest of a Minnesota woman on multiple charges.

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Dickinson County Engineer Dan Eckert Gives A Reminder On Policy For Plowing Secondary Roads

Tue 12-3-2019

Snow removal on secondary roads was a topic of discussion at today's (Tues.) Dickinson County Board of Supervisors.

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Candlelight Service Of Remembrance To Be Held Thurs. (Dec. 5th) In Spencer

Tue 12-3-2019

A special event later this week in Spencer is intended to help those who have lost a loved one recently. 

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Some Area Farmers Are Eligible For Low Interest Loans Due To Severe Weather In August Of This Year

Mon 12-2-2019

Some local ag producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans.

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Many Voices Choir to perform several Holiday Concerts

Mon 12-2-2019 Estherville, IA

(Estherville)-Choir comprised of members from across the region

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Strong Wind & Ice-Covered Power Lines Resulted In Scattered Power Outages Over The Weekend

Mon 12-2-2019

Strong wind and ice-covered lines combined to cause scattered power outages across the region over the weekend.

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Spencer Public Meeting About Revised Flood Maps December 11th

Mon 12-2-2019 300 W 4th Street Spencer,IA

There will be an informational meeting for the public about revised flood plain maps in Spencer on December 11th.

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Minor Injuries Reported In Single Vehicle Crash In Palo Alto County

Mon 12-2-2019

Minor injuries were reported early Sunday in a single vehicle crash near Emmetsburg.

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards Slightly More Than $94,000 In Grants For 2019

Mon 12-2-2019

The awards were officially presented to the organizations at an event earlier this fall in Terril.

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Run-Off Election To Be Held Tuesday (Dec. 3rd) For Estherville Mayor

Mon 12-2-2019

Voters in Estherville head back to the polls tomorrow (Tues.) to vote in a run-off election for Mayor.

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Arnolds Park Amusement Park To Hold "Gift A Smile" Party

Mon 12-2-2019

The Arnolds Park Amusement Park will be holding a special event tomorrow (Tues., Dec. 3rd) evening to help raise funds for their “Gift A Smile” program.

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I90 Rollover At Jackson Injures Wisconsin Woman

Mon 12-2-2019

A Wisconsin woman was injured in a single vehicle crash Sunday on Interstate 90 near Jackson.

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