News Archive

Pride Group To Shut Down Local Residential Treatment Facility In Former Oak Haven Building

Wed 3-29-2017

The company that operates a residential treatment facility out of a building that formerly housed the Oak Haven Care Facility, which prior to that was known as the Dickinson County Home, have announced they'll be shutting down their local operation.

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Officials Issue Reminder Regarding Outdoor Warning Sirens

Wed 3-29-2017

While great strides have been taken in recent years to increase the number of warning sirens throughout Dickinson county, officials say chances are you aren't going to hear them if you're indoors.

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Major Renovation Of SL Public Library Beginning To Wind Down

Wed 3-29-2017

A major renovation at a local library is starting to wind down.

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Boji Voices Compete At Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships

Wed 3-29-2017

The Okoboji High School Vocal Jazz ensemble, Boji Voices, traveled to West Des Moines on Tuesday, March 28, for the Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships.

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Gillnetting Operations On Iowa Great Lakes Could Start Next Week If Conditions Allow

Wed 3-29-2017

A spring ritual in the Iowa Great Lakes may be about to get underway.

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Ernst Office Hours Rescheduled For Emmet, Palo Alto & Pocahontas Counties

Wed 3-29-2017

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst's office has announced some open office hour events in Emmet, Palo Alto and Pocahontas counties previously canceled due to inclement weather have been re-scheduled for this coming Tuesday, April 4th.

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Area Businesses Interested In Participating This Summer In International Student Outreach Program Urged To Attend Informational Meeting

Wed 3-29-2017

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce will be putting on an informational meeting Monday, April 10th, for area businesses interested in participating in the International Student Outreach Program, or ISOP, this coming summer.

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Tuesday Was A Busy Day For Some Area Fire Departments

Wed 3-29-2017

It was a busy day Tuesday for some area fire departments.

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Iowa Farmland Values Show Slight Increase

Tue 3-28-2017

A new survey suggests that farmland values in Iowa have inched upward in the past six months.

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LRH Seeking SHIIP Volunteers

Tue 3-28-2017

Lakes Regional Healthcare is putting out a call for anyone interested in volunteering as a counselor for the Senior Health Insurance Information Program, or SHIIP.

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American Red Cross Puts Out Call For Blood Donors

Tue 3-28-2017

The upcoming month of April has been designated National Volunteer Month. One organization, the American Red Cross, is looking for a special kind of volunteers: blood donors.

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Eight Young Ladies To Vye For Title Of Clay County Fair Queen

Tue 3-28-2017

Eight young ladies will compete for the title of Clay County Fair Queen on Sunday, April 2 at the Spencer Community Theatre.

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Milford City Council Reviews Proposed Street/Road Projects For Next 5 To 6 Years

Tue 3-28-2017

A review of the city's road and street projects over the next 5 to 6 years was a highlight of Monday evening's Milford City Council meeting.

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Estherville Man Arrested On Drug And Child Endangerment Charges

Tue 3-28-2017

What started off as an investigation into a disturbance at a residence in Estherville last Thursday wound up in police obtaining and executing a search warrant, which resulted in the arrest of a man on drug and other charges.

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Palo Alto County Traffic Stop Results In Arrest Of Estherville Man

Tue 3-28-2017

Palo Alto county authorities have released information from a traffic stop this past Friday that resulted in the arrest of an Estherville man.

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Three Month Investigation Lands Man In Jail On Sex Charges

Tue 3-28-2017

A three-month long investigation into a sexual abuse case in Palo Alto county has resulted in the arrest of a Graettinger man.

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Spencer Man Charged After Leading Officers On Foot Pursuit Following A Traffic Stop

Mon 3-27-2017

A Spencer man faces charges after leading officers on a foot pursuit following a traffic stop Saturday in the Cargo Express parking lot.

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Search Of Spencer Apartment Results In Arrests

Mon 3-27-2017

A search warrant executed last Thursday on an apartment in Spencer resulted in several arrests.

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Southern Minnesota Congressman To Run For Governor

Mon 3-27-2017

Rep. Tim Walz, a five-term Democrat, says he is running for governor of his home state of Minnesota.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Being Observed This Week In Iowa

Mon 3-27-2017

This week marks the annual observance of Severe Weather Awareness Week in the state of Iowa.

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Informational Meeting On Curley Leaf Pond Weed Set For Early April

Mon 3-27-2017

An informational meeting regarding curley leaf pond weed will be held in early April in the Iowa Great Lakes.

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H-M-S Voters To Head To Polls A Third Time To Decide Fate Of Bond Issue For New Elementary School

Mon 3-27-2017

Voters in the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn school district head to the polls a third time Tuesday, April 4th to decide the fate of a $16.5 million measure to build a new elementary school that would be attached to the existing high school in Hartley.

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Sheldon Woman Says She'll Make Another Attempt At Running For Congress

Mon 3-27-2017

Democrat Kim Weaver wants a rematch against U.S. Rep. Steve King after losing to the Republican congressman in 2016.

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Spirit Lake Continues To Buck A Trend When It Comes To Population

Mon 3-27-2017

Spirit Lake continues to buck a trend when it comes to population in rural Iowa.

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Death Of Central Iowa Teen Brings Back Haunting Memories Of 2000 Death Of Spirit Lake Toddler

Mon 3-27-2017

The death of a 16-year-old Iowa girl has led to finger-pointing at the Legislature and is an indication of how much has changed in the 17 years since the death of another child prompted a bipartisan inquiry.

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Digital Lunch & Learn April 5 at Pearson Lakes Art Center

Fri 3-24-2017 2201 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Seminar is free, reservations are required.

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Pony Express Riders of Iowa to mark 50th Anniversary with special rides, dance March 25

Fri 3-24-2017 1401 4th Ave W,Spencer,IA

(Spencer)-Annual ride for Easter Seals & Camp Sunnyside April 14.

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The Box Tops at The Wild Rose March 25

Fri 3-24-2017 777 Main Street,Emmetsburg,IA

(Emmetsburg)-Show infuses classic hits with the band's Memphis roots.

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The Inn at Okoboji Announces Partnership with Crazy Bob's

Thu 3-23-2017 3301 Lake Shore Dr, Okoboji, IA

(Okoboji)-The Inn plans to announce other changes at the resort in near future.

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O'Brien County Tourism to host free workshops March 27

Thu 3-23-2017 107 W. 2nd Street Sanborn,IA

(Sanborn)-Registration required for free workshops.

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Truck Driver escapes serious injury after collision with Freight Train in LeMars

Thu 3-23-2017 Le Mars,IA

(Le Mars)-Ice cream and debris scattered after accident. 

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Lake Friendly Lawn Care Series to focus on Native Plantings March 23

Thu 3-23-2017 2279 170th St,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Free program starts at 6 pm Thursday.

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Fairmont fire causes 200K damage, residents treated for smoke inhalation

Thu 3-23-2017

(Fairmont, MN)-Fire under investigation.

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Spirit Lake Green Waste Site to open April 8

Thu 3-23-2017 Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Residents should bring ID to access site.

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Two men arrested on multiple charges in Emmet County following traffic stop

Wed 3-22-2017 Wallingford,IA

(Wallingford)-Deputies discovered cocaine, meth and loaded .40 caliber hand gun.

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Okoboji Jazz Band and Choir earn top honors at Coyote Jazz Festival

Wed 3-22-2017 Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Jazz Band wins first place prize.

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Ashton man arrested on multiple drug charges

Wed 3-22-2017 Ashton, IA

(Ashton)-Authorities seized drugs and stolen property after executing search warrant.

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RAGBRAI Committees announce The Johnny Holm Band to play during overnight stop in Spencer

Wed 3-22-2017 Spencer,Ia

(Spencer)-Annual ride to stop in Spencer July 23.

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Ice officially out of Iowa Great Lakes

Tue 3-21-2017 Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-West Okoboji out March 20, East Okoboji March 21.

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Proposed Drainage District stopped following vote by Dickinson County Board of Supervisors

Tue 3-21-2017 Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Nearby landowners overwhelming opposed the creation of new drainage district southwest of Milford.

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Spencer Man faces multiple charges following alleged assault in Spirit Lake

Tue 3-21-2017 Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Spirit Lake Police Department identifies suspect as 23 year old Chase Peterson of Spencer.

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RiseFest announces additions to 2017 lineup

Tue 3-21-2017 Sheldon,Ia

(Sheldon)-Josh Brewer, For All Seasons, and rapper KJ-52 added to festival.

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Registration underway for 35th Annual Walleye Weekend

Tue 3-21-2017 243 W. Broadway Arnolds Park,IA

(Okoboji)-Fishing Tournament to be held May 6&7 in Iowa Great Lakes

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Cattlemen team up up to help others devasted by wildfires

Mon 3-20-2017 Des Moines, IA

(Des Moines)-Iowa Cattlemen partner for online auction, Dickinson County Cattlemen have created relief fund at Northwest Bank.

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Spencer Community School District chosen to pilot STEM Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Mon 3-20-2017

(Des Moines)-4 Schools chosen from 18 STEM BEST partners statewide.

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Spirit Lake Vocal Jazz and Music Factory participate in Best of Show Competition inf Sioux Falls

Mon 3-20-2017 Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Music Factory earns 1st runner-up award.

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Spencer Municipal Utilities advising residents of Hydrant Flushing

Mon 3-20-2017 Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-Residents could notice discoloration and low pressure.

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Clay County Ag Breakfast March 21

Mon 3-20-2017 800 West 18th Street Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-Long running tradition features free omelettes for area business people.

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North Wind Region of Citizens' Climate Lobby concludes Conference in Iowa Great Lakes

Sun 3-19-2017 1838 Highway 86 Milford, IA

(Okoboji)-Attendees included national and regional staff, scientists, world travelers and concerned citizens.

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Male Suspect in Custody following incident in Spirit Lake

Sat 3-18-2017 Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-HEAT Team and multiple agencies responded.

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Jeff Thee Announces Resignation As President/CEO Of Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber Of Commerce

Fri 3-17-2017

It was announced late this (Fri.) afternoon Jeff Thee has tendered his resignation as President and CEO of the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Clay County 4-H Seeking Nominations For 2017 Iowa 4-H Hall Of Fame Inductee

Fri 3-17-2017

Clay County 4-H is seeking nominations for the 2017 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame inductee.

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Iowa Hospital Association Releases Report On LRH Impact On Local Economy

Fri 3-17-2017

The Iowa Hospital Association has released a report that details the impact Lakes Regional Healthcare has on the local economy.

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Celebrate St. Patty's Day Safely

Fri 3-17-2017

The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Iowa Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau remind everyone to celebrate St. Patrick's Day responsibly.

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Juvenile Accused Of Making Threat At Okoboji High School Charged With Threat Of Terrorism

Thu 3-16-2017

Milford police now say a juvenile student who allegedly made an online threat has been charged in the incident.

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Suspect Arrested In Estherville Assault Investigation

Thu 3-16-2017

A St. Paul, Minnesota man has been arrested in connection with an assault investigation in Estherville.

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St. Patrick's Day Celebration runs through weekend in Emmetsburg

Thu 3-16-2017 Emmetsburg,Ia

(Emmetsburg)-Famous St. Patrick's Day Parade 1:30 Saturday afternoon.

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Charge Against One Suspect In Wahpeton Kidnapping & Assault Case Is Amended

Thu 3-16-2017

The Dickinson County Attorney's Office has filed an amended charge against one of the suspects in a Wahpeton kidnapping and assault case.

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Guns, Camera, GPS Reported Stolen In Residential Burglary

Thu 3-16-2017

Clay county authorities are investigating the theft of some guns and other items in a residential burglary.

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Woman Already Incarcerated In Clay County Jail Faces Additional Charges Out Of Dickinson County

Thu 3-16-2017

A Spencer woman already incarcerated in the Clay county jail has been arrested on a warrant out of Dickinson county.

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One Area Lawmaker Doubts If Tax Reform Talks In Iowa Legislature Will Go Very Far This Session

Thu 3-16-2017

Area lawmakers say discussions about possible tax reform have been underway at the statehouse in Des Moines, but those talks may be dampened somewhat by a recent report from the state's Revenue Estimating Conference which shows another sharp decline in the amount of money the state is taking in.

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Unspecified Threats Result In Precautions

Thu 3-16-2017

Threats of violence have resulted two area schools taking some precautions.

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YMCA Strong Kids Celebration and Fundraiser March 17

Wed 3-15-2017 2325 41st St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(Spirit Lake)-Event to run from 6-8 Friday at Rolling Oaks Barn

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Two From Emmetsburg Arrested On Drug And Child Endangerment Charges

Wed 3-15-2017

Two people from Emmetsburg have been arrested on drug and child endangerment charges.

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Alliant Energy Plans To Seek Rate Increase

Wed 3-15-2017

An executive says Alliant Energy's Iowa subsidiary Interstate Power & Light Co. will file next month for a rate increase that would raise the average customer's bill by more than 10 percent.

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Ethanol Leaks Into Creek During Derailment Cleanup Near Graettinger

Wed 3-15-2017

Environmental officials say about 1,600 gallons of ethanol leaked into a northwestern Iowa creek as crews were pulling three derailed train tankers from the water.

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Okoboji Summer Theatre presents A Musical Gala at PLAC March 18

Tue 3-14-2017 2201 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Historical video of early OST to be shown prior to the show.

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Local Hospital Named One Of The Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals In The U.S.

Tue 3-14-2017

A local hospital is getting some special recognition.

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Another Tool Theft Reported In The Area

Tue 3-14-2017

There's been another theft of tools reported in the area. This time in Clay county.

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Cleanup Of Derailment Site Near Graettinger Continues

Tue 3-14-2017

Authorities say the clean-up continues following a fiery train derailment early Friday about a mile southeast of Graettinger.

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Deadline for inclusion in IRRMA Yearbook approaching

Mon 3-13-2017 Arnolds Park, Ia

(Arnolds Park)-Yearbook to feature 2017 Iowa Rock Hall of Fame Inductees.

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Clay County Authorities Make Several Arrests

Mon 3-13-2017

Clay county authorities have released information into several unrelated arrests made in the past week or so.

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Two Area Water Quality Projects Awarded Funding

Mon 3-13-2017

A couple of water quality projects in the area have been awarded funding through Iowa's Water Quality Initiative.

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O'Brien County Authorities Investigate Burglary Of Power Tools

Mon 3-13-2017

Authorities in O'Brien county are investigating the theft of numerous power tools that were taken sometime in the evening of February 28th or early March 1st.

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Nearly Head-On Crash Near Sherburn Sends Two People To Hospital

Mon 3-13-2017

Authorities say the weather may have been a contributing factor in a two vehicle nearly head-on crash Sunday on Highway 263 near Sherburn.

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Firing Rifle From His Residence

Mon 3-13-2017

A George man has been arrested and charged for allegedly firing rifle from his residence.

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Firearm Burglary Investigation Results In Pursuits And Arrests

Mon 3-13-2017

A Primghar man faces charges in connection with the theft of numerous firearms. Authorities obtained and executed a search warrant Thursday on a residence near Primghar.

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Capacity Crowd Fills SL Council Chambers For Legislative Forum

Sat 3-11-2017

The outdoor recreational trust fund and the level of funding that should be allocated toward it was once again a topic at Saturday's legislative forum in Spirit Lake.

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Traffic Stop Lands Two Men In Jail On Drug Charge

Sat 3-11-2017

Two men were arrested following a traffic stop Thursday night in Jackson.

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Federal Agency Says Rail Cars Involved In A Fiery Derailment Near Graettinger Have Known Deficiencies

Sat 3-11-2017

We have new details into Friday’s derailment near Graettinger. A federal agency that’s investigating the incident says the tanker cars involved are known to have serious deficiencies.

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Republican Legislators Look To Dissolve Utility That's Suing Three NW Iowa Counties

Fri 3-10-2017

The utility that provides drinking water to a half-million customers around Des Moines filed a lawsuit two years ago against three northwest Iowa counties, including Buena Vista, to stop farm runoff from polluting the city's water supply.

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Update On Ethanol Train Derailment Near Graettinger

Fri 3-10-2017

Officials say cleanup from this (Fri.) morning's derailment of a Union Pacific train near Graettinger could take days, if not weeks, to complete.

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Clay County Authorities Seek Assistance In Gas Drive-Offs

Fri 3-10-2017

Clay county authorities are asking for the public's assistance as they investigate a couple of gas drive-offs.

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Bedell Family YMCA Soccer Programs Receives Gift From Northwest Bank

Thu 3-9-2017 1900 41st Street Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-New goals are geared for different age groups and sizes.

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Severed Gas Line Makes For Some Anxious Moments

Thu 3-9-2017

There were some tense moments this (Thurs.) morning when a contractor doing some digging accidentally hit and severed a natural gas line in Spirit Lake.

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Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone To Perform At Clay County Fair

Thu 3-9-2017

Another major grandstand act has been announced for this year's Clay County Fair.

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Collision Sends One Person To Hospital And Results In Several Citations Against One Of The Drivers

Thu 3-9-2017

A two-vehicle collision Sunday in Sibley sent one person to the hospital and resulted in several citations being issued to one of the drivers.

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Iowa Supreme Court Issues Ruling On Ownership Of Historic Lakes Area Resort

Thu 3-9-2017

A ruling by the Iowa Supreme Court sides with some local banks that floated loans to keep a historic Iowa Great Lakes attraction open.

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"Together Again" at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Milford March 11

Wed 3-8-2017 1305 Okoboji Ave,Milford,IA

(Milford)-Moore, Schable, Huberg, Duncan & Ryker to reunite for special concert.

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I90 Crash Claims Life Of Woman

Wed 3-8-2017

A collision Tuesday evening on Interstate 90 in Martin county involving two cars and two semis claimed the life of a Mountain Lake woman.

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Legislative Forums To Be Held Saturday (3/11) In Spencer And Spirit Lake

Wed 3-8-2017

Legislative forums sponsored by the Spencer and the Iowa Great Lakes Chambers of Commerce resume this Saturday (March 11th).

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Results Are In From Tuesday's Special Elections In Clay County, Spencer, And Ringsted

Wed 3-8-2017

Dan Skelton has been elected to fill a vacancy on the Clay County Board of Supervisors.

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IGL Chamber Launches Contest For New Boji Bike Rally Logo

Tue 3-7-2017

This year's Boji Bike Rally will have a bit of a different face to it.

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Clay County Convention And Visitors Bureau Awards Grants

Tue 3-7-2017

The Tourism Committee of the Clay County Convention and Visitors Bureau has awarded $20,000 in grants to 10 different organizations.

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Area Businesses Warned About Fake $100 Bills Making The Rounds

Tue 3-7-2017

Area businesses are being told to be on the lookout for some phony $100 bills.

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O'Brien County Authorities Investigate Garage Burglary

Tue 3-7-2017

Authorities in O'Brien county are asking for the public's assistance into a burglary investigation.

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CCF and Arts on Grand holding Fair Centennial Art Contest

Mon 3-6-2017 800 W 18th St.,Spencer,IA

(Spencer)-Entry deadline May 15, winner to receive $1500.

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Woman Arrested On Child Endangerment, Neglect Charges

Mon 3-6-2017

An Emmetsburg woman has been arrested on a warrant charging her with two counts of neglect or abandonment of a dependent child, and two counts of child endangerment.

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Jail Inmate Accused Of Using Pin Number Off Another Inmates Phone Card To Make Calls

Mon 3-6-2017

A Spencer man faces a theft charge after memorizing the pin number of another inmate's phone card while he was in the Dickinson county jail.

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County Recorders Assisting In Exchange Of Birth Certificates Issued From May, 1993 to October, 2009

Mon 3-6-2017

Parents of children born in Iowa from May of 1993 to October of 2009 are being told to exchange wallet-size certificates for full-size ones.

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SL Show Choir Finished 3rd In Emmetsburg Competition

Mon 3-6-2017

The Spirit Lake High School Show choir on earned the 3rd runner up trophy at the Emmetsburg Show/Jazz Choir Invitational on Saturday March 4. 

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SL Vocal Jazz Ensemble Places First In Class 3A At Emmetsburg Show/Jazz Invite

Mon 3-6-2017

The Spirit Lake Vocal Jazz Ensemble brought home the 1st Place trophy in class 3A for vocal jazz competition at the emmetsburg show/jazz invitational on Saturday March 4th.

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Traffic Stop Lands Woman In Jail

Mon 3-6-2017

A traffic stop Friday in Palo Alto county landed a Graettinger woman in jail on several charges.

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Grassley Rep To Visit Region

Mon 3-6-2017

A representative of U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley will be making the rounds in the region over the next couple of weeks.

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SMU Lifts Boil Advisory

Mon 3-6-2017

Officials with Spencer Municipal Utilities say a boil advisory that had been issued late last week for 35 of its water customers has been lifted.

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Peterson Man Injured In Collision With Two Parked Vehicles

Sat 3-4-2017

A Peterson man was injured Wednesday evening when he missed a curve while traveling on a city street in Hospers and collided with two parked vehicles.

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Possible Injuries Reported In Single Vehicle Crash In O'Brien County

Sat 3-4-2017

Possible injuries were reported in a single vehicle crash Thursday on Highway 10 in O'Brien county.

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Authorities Release Details Into February 23rd Crash Near Superior

Sat 3-4-2017

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office has released details into a two vehicle collision back on February 23rd on Highway 9 east of Superior that sent one person to the hospital.

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North Wind Region of Citizens' Climate Lobby to hold conference at Lakeside Lab March 17-19

Fri 3-3-2017 1838 Highway 86 Milford,IA

(Okoboji)-Early bird registration fee through March 5

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Milford Man Wins Iowa Great Lakes Rotary Club's Car Drop Contest

Fri 3-3-2017

Chris Wilken of Milford is the winner of this year's Iowa Great Lakes Rotary Club's Car Drop Contest.

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Candidates For Clay County Supervisor, Spencer City Council Ward 4 Vacancies Sound Off At Forums

Fri 3-3-2017

Candidates looking to fill vacancies on the Clay County Board of Supervisors and the Spencer City Council sounded off on the issues at a forum last (Thurs.) evening.

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Cause Of Spencer House Fire Listed As "Undetermined"

Fri 3-3-2017

The cause of a fire Tuesday that damaged a house in Spencer is being listed as undetermined.

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Extremely Well Kown Lakes Area Native Passes Away

Fri 3-3-2017

A well known native of the Iowa Great Lakes has passed away.

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Iowa State Patrol Releases New Windshield Time Video

Thu 3-2-2017 Spencer,Ia

(Spencer)-Lastest video in series focuses on off-road recovery

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Man Charged For Allegedly Threatening Group Of People

Thu 3-2-2017

A New York man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly threatening a group of people at a park in Mallard.

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Palo Alto County Collision Injures One Person Sending One to Receive Medical Treatment

Thu 3-2-2017

A two-vehicle collision Monday at an intersection of two Palo Alto county roads sent one person to the hospital.

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Northwest Iowa Egg Laying Facility To Pay $46,000 To Settle Environmental Lawsuit

Thu 3-2-2017

A northwest Iowa egg-laying facility will pay a $46,000 penalty and is court-ordered to comply with certain state environmental laws through an agreement with Attorney General Tom Miller.

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Spencer Woman Faces Charges Following Pursuit

Thu 3-2-2017

A Spencer woman faces charges in connection with an incident Tuesday evening in Spencer.

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Clay Central-Everly High School To Host District FFA Convention

Thu 3-2-2017

Clay Central-Everly High School will be hosting a district FFA convention this Saturday.

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Northwest Iowans Appointed To Various State Boards And Commissions (1)

Thu 3-2-2017

A number of northwest Iowans have been appointed by Governor Terry Branstad to serve on various state boards and commissions.

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Rhythm of the River Music Festival Releases 2017 Line-up

Wed 3-1-2017 Jackson,Mn

(Jackson, MN)-Festival to be held July 7-8 in Jackson, Minnesota.

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Estherville Farm, Home & Living Show March 3rd & 4th

Wed 3-1-2017 415 S 18th St,Estherville,IA

(Estherville)-Legislative Town Hall Meeting to be held at 10 am Saturday.

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Ernst Staffers To Hold Office Hours

Wed 3-1-2017

Staff members with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst will be holding office hours later this month throughout the region.

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New V-A Outpatient Clinic May Not Be Located In Spirit Lake Or Dickinson County

Wed 3-1-2017

No word yet as to where the Veterans Administration would locate a new community based outreach clinic that would replace the existing one in Spirit Lake.

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