Three People Announce Candidacies For House District 3 Seat
It was just a couple of days ago that Dan Huseman announced he would not be seeking re-election this fall to the Iowa House District 3 seat he currently holds. And already the field of candidates for the seat has grown to atleast three.
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Wind Up Continuing Public Hearing On Controversial Project Involving DD 15 On South Edge Of Lake Park
A continued hearing at today's (Tues.) Dickinson County Board of Supervisors over a controversial project being proposed for drainage district 15 on the south edge of Lake Park wound up being continued again on a technicality.
Milford City Council Hears Trails Update; Opts Not To Live Stream Meetings
Reed updated the council on various projects currently underway, along with plans to submit grant funding requests to assist with a project to connect the Iowa Great Lakes Trails system with one from Clay county.
Dickinson Co. Sheriff's Office Releases Winter Games Call Statistics
The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office today (Mon.) released statistics from this past weekend showing calls for service for Winter Games weekend were up slightly from last year, but jail bookings were down slightly.
Okoboji Summer Theatre announces productions for 63rd Season
Ruth Ann Burke, General Manager of OST, says the 63rdseason will be highlighted by several musicals, farces, drama and light-hearted productions, some of which will be performed for the first time on the Okoboji stage.
An Investigation Is Underway Into A Fiery Crash In Marion County That Claimed The Life Of An Arnolds Park Man
Authorities are investigating after some improvised explosive devices, or IED's, were recovered from a crash of a truck earlier this month near Knoxville, Iowa that claimed the life of an Arnolds Park man.
Slick Roads Causing Headaches For Motorists This (Wed.) Morning
Freezing rain and drizzle that fell overnight and very early this (Wed.) morning resulted in very hazardous travel across the region, especially in areas just to the south and east of the Iowa Great Lakes.
DNR: Dangerous Ice Conditions Still Exist On Some Of The Iowa Great Lakes, Even With The Recent Cold Temps.
Steve Reighard, an enforcement officer with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the recent snow on top of the ice is acting as insulation and he says there are several areas that should be avoided at all cost.
Road conditions gradually improved across the region over the second half of the weekend, however it doesn't go without saying there are still a few slick spots out there, especially on secondary roads and city streets.
Seasons Center To Hold Annual Winter Games Kids Carnival
Season's Center for Behavioral Health and Autumn's Center will hold their 8thannual Winter Games Free Kids' Carnival this coming Saturday, January 25thfrom 10:30 am until 1:30 pm at the Bedell Family YMCA in Spirit Lake.
Additional Charge Filed Against Suspect Accused Of Stealing A Vehicle From A Salvage Yard Near Emmetsburg
The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office says the suspect in that case, 32-year-old Travis William Roberts of Rodman, has been additionally charged with dominion or control of a firearm by a domestic abuse offender.
Iowa Transportation Commission Approves $1.38 Million In Funding For Trails Projects, Including One Locally
Locally, the Dickinson County Trails Board was awarded $221,750 for the fourth phase of the "Tatonka Ska Trace" project, a trail being constructed on former railroad right-of-way between Spirit Lake and Lake Park.
It was announced this (Tues.) morning the two-time Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum quartet from Wisconsin, “Skillet”, will perform in front of the grandstand the opening night of this year's Clay County Fair, Saturday, September 12that 7:30 pm.
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Again Discuss Recycling Options Now That Another Lakes Area City Has Discontinued Its Public Drop-Off Site
Dickinson county supervisors are again assessing their options for recycling drop-off sites now that another city, Spirit Lake, has discontinued it's public drop-off site, joining Milford which did the same thing recently.
Former JCC Student Accused Of Threatening To "Shoot Up The School" Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charges
20 year-old Jaleel Carr pled guilty Tuesday to disorderly conduct. Carr had been charged with threats of violence following a report from other students that he planned to “shoot up the school” in February of 2018.
Clay County Authorities Arrest Man Wanted On Active Warrant For Several Charges
The Clay County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Tylor Igou was arrested on the warrant charging him with domestic assault, false imprisonment, obstructing emergency communications and contempt of court.
Voting For Winter Games Cheerleaders Going On Today (Thurs., Jan. 2nd)
A reminder that voting for this year's University of Okoboji Winter Games cheerleaders is being held today (Thurs.) in person only at the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce office in Arnolds Park. Voting will be taking place from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm.