News Archive

Local Museums Awarded CARES Grants

Thu 6-4-2020

The Rock 'n Roll Music Association and Clay County Heritage were each awarded $4,500 through the program.

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Minnesota COVID Testing Approaches 10,000 Per Day

Thu 6-4-2020

Wednesday marked the highest testing day so far in the state with over 9,200 tests completed

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2020 Dickinson County 4-H & FFA Fair Is Still On...For Now

Thu 6-4-2020

The 2020 Dickinson County 4-H and FFA Fair is still on as of right now, but fair officials say whether or not it will actually happen depends upon what guidelines may be forthcoming from the Governor and health officials. 

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COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise Locally And Statewide

Thu 6-4-2020

The number of positive COVID-19 cases continues to increase in several area counties, including Dickinson county

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DNR Says Die Off Of Yellow Bass On Lower Chain Of Iowa Great Lakes Is Likely Natural And Cyclical In Nature

Thu 6-4-2020

The dead fish have been found in the lower half of East Lake Okoboji and down through the lower chain.

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IDPH Reporting 60 New Cases Of COVID-19 For Past 24 Hrs. Ending At 10:00 AM This (Wed.) Morning With Six Additional Deaths

Wed 6-3-2020

It brings the total number of cases in the state so far to 20,012 with 564 deaths so far.

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Dickinson County Trails Seeing A Huge Increase In Usage

Wed 6-3-2020

Erin Reed of the Dickinson County Trails Board told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday trail usage for the months of April and May is up considerably from a year ago.

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Jeff Thee Wins Republican Primary For Dis. 5 Dickinson Co. Supervisor Seat

Tue 6-2-2020

Thee received 298 votes while Janice Bowles received 157.

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Spencer Mayor Outlines Preparations Being Made In Advance Of Protest Scheduled For Thursday In That City

Tue 6-2-2020

Mayor Kevin Robinson said he was assured by the organizers Thursday's event will be peaceful, but he says the city is taking the necessary precautions none-the-less.

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Drive Through Voting Being Implemented For Today's (June 2nd) Primary Election In Emmet County

Tue 6-2-2020

There's a new twist in voting in today's (Tues.) primary election in one northwest Iowa county.

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Iowa DPH Reporting 20 Additional COVID-19 Deaths & 264 New Cases

Tue 6-2-2020

The Iowa Department of Public Health today (Tues.) reported that as of 10 a.m., there have been 20 additional COVID-19 deaths in Iowa and 264 new cases since 10 a.m. Monday.

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Dickinson Co. Supervisors Award Bid On Drainage/Water Quality Project; Discuss 165th Street Speed Limit

Tue 6-2-2020

The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors today (Tues.) awarded a bid of $181,634 for a major drainage and water quality project on the northwest side of East Lake Okoboji.

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Some Reminders To Keep In Mind For Today's (June 2nd) Primary Election

Tue 6-2-2020

Another reminder that today (Tues.) is Primary Election day in the state of Iowa. Polls are open until 9:00 pm this (Tues.) evening.

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Spencer City Council Approves Housing Tax Credit Application

Tue 6-2-2020

The Spencer City Council Monday evening helped pave the way for a major housing project to proceed. 

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City Of Spencer Preparing For Possible Protest Thursday

Tue 6-2-2020

Spencer Mayor Kevin Robinson has confirmed reports on social media of a possible protest in that city this Thursday.

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No Injuries Reported In Vehicle Fire (1)

Mon 6-1-2020

No injuries were reported late this (Mon.) afternoon in a vehicle fire near Lake Park.

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City Of Orleans To Flush Fire Hydrants This Week

Mon 6-1-2020

City officials say it will be taking place Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (June 2nd-4th). 

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Midwest Publications announces release of "Rockin' the Green - The Music of Arnolds Park Amusement Park - 1989-2019"

Mon 6-1-2020 Arnolds Park, Ia

(Arnolds Park)-The book covers over 1700 artists that appeared over the last 30 years.

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Water Main Repair To Result In Street Closure Tuesday (June 2nd) In Arnolds Park

Mon 6-1-2020

City officials say Prairie Lane will be closed on the north loop near Elm Drive and Circle Drive.

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Iowa Dept. Of Public Health Reporting 204 New Cases Of COVID-19 With 5 Additional Deaths

Mon 6-1-2020

The Iowa Department of Public Health is reporting five additional COVID-19 deaths in Iowa and 204 new cases for the past 24 hours ending at 10:00 am this (Mon.) morning.

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Another Reminder Of Tuesday's (June 2nd) Primary Elections In Iowa

Mon 6-1-2020

Polls will be open from 7:00 am until 9:00 pm.

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Diver Who Nearly Drowned Last Week On West Lake Okoboji Gives His Rescuer Something Special

Mon 6-1-2020

We now know the name of the Missouri man who nearly drowned last week on West Lake Okoboji.

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