News Archive

Season's Center Unveils New Children Center

Fri 10-31-2014

(Spencer)-- Seasons Center for Behavioral Health, an Avera partner, announced today (Fri.) the naming of its new Regional Children's Center which will open in 2015 in Spencer.

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Pickup Vs Semi Tanker Claims Life Of Spencer Woman

Fri 10-31-2014

(Spencer)-- A collision involving a pickup and a semi tanker-trailer at the intersection of 190th Avenue and 400th Street in Clay County this (Fri.) morning claimed the life of a rural Spencer woman and seriously injured a rural Harris man.

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IRRMA to open new winter exhibit at Rock n Roll Museum Nov 1

Fri 10-31-2014

(Arnold's Park)-John Senn and Dewey Leopold to introduce "Amp up the Music" exhibit at 1:30 Saturday.

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Daily Almanac For Friday, October 31st, 2014

Fri 10-31-2014

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Vandalized Boy Scout Chapel Repaired Thanks To Generosity Of Lakes Area Couple

Thu 10-30-2014

(Wahpeton)-- A lakes area couple has paid for repairs to the Boy Scout Chapel on the Gull Point State Park walking trail that was vandalized about a month or so ago.

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Feral Cats Causing Concern In Arnolds Park

Thu 10-30-2014

(Arnolds Park)-- Officials with the city of Arnolds Park say they're concerned over the growing number of feral cats in the city, and that the city council will likely take action on the matter at its next meeting November 12th.

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Terril Public Library Awarded Dickinson County Endowment Fund Grant

Thu 10-30-2014

(Terril)-- The Terril Public Library has been awarded a $3,487 grant to purchase shelving and for other improvements at the facility.

Terril Librarian Rebekah Schnelle accepts donation from Ann Ditsworth, Dickinson County Endowment Fund Advisor
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Goat Project Gets Special Recognition For Lake Park

Thu 10-30-2014

(Lake Park)-- The city of  Lake Park has received special recognition for a project that utilized some goats to clean up the shoreline of Silver Lake.

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Area Trick-or-Treating Times

Thu 10-30-2014

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Rain And Cold Temps Take Hit On 2014 CCF Grandstand Ticket Sales

Thu 10-30-2014

(Spencer)-- Clay County Fair officials say cool, wet weather resulted in reduced ticket sales for grandstand events for 2014.  Read More

CCF announces capital campaign and 2015 Grandstand artists

Thu 10-30-2014

(Spencer)-Casting Crowns and Little Big Town announced for 2015 fair. Read More

King Says Its High Time For Travel Ban To Combat Ebola

Thu 10-30-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- U.S. Congressman Steve King is sounding off on the White House and Obama Administration's handling of the Ebola epidemic.  Read More

Authorities Warn Of Possible Sweepstakes Scam

Thu 10-30-2014

(Orange City)-- The Sioux County Sheriff's Office is alerting the public to what it says is a probable scam. Read More

Daily Almanac For Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Thu 10-30-2014

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Spirit Lake City Council Has New Face

Wed 10-29-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- A former official with the city of Spencer has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Spirit Lake city council.

Donna Fisher
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Estherville Police Investigate Burlgaries

Wed 10-29-2014

(Estherville)-- Estherville police are investigating reports of two daytime burglaries that took place Monday. Read More

ILCC Jazz Festival Concert to feature guest artists

Wed 10-29-2014

(Estherville)-Concert rescheduled to 5:30 Wednesday evening due to area football games. Read More

Fire Destroys Home Of Ruthven Mayor

Wed 10-29-2014

(Ruthven)-- Fire has destroyed a home belonging to the Mayor of Ruthven.

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Daily Almanac For Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Wed 10-29-2014

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Rail Crossing Repairs To Result In A Couple Of Road Closures

Tue 10-28-2014

(Superior)-- County officials are giving the heads-up about a couple of temporary road closures next week in eastern Dickinson county. Read More

Sioux County Collision Injures Two

Tue 10-28-2014

(Sheldon)-- A two-vehicle collision Monday in Sioux county sent two people to the hospital. Read More

Pink Ribbon Luncheon to benefit Relay for Life of Dickinson County

Tue 10-28-2014

(Arnold's Park)-Advance tickets and table sponsorships available. Read More

Daily Almanac For Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Tue 10-28-2014

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Federal Officials Seize Bank Accounts Of Arnolds Park Businesswoman

Mon 10-27-2014

(Arnolds Park)-- Federal authorities have seized the bank accounts of an Arnolds Park business owner, even though she has not been charged with any wrongdoing or crime.

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Fire Destroys Large Hog Confinement Operation

Mon 10-27-2014

(Truman, Mn.)-- Managers of a huge swine farm in southern Minnesota say they intend to rebuild after losing up to 11,000 sows and piglets in a weekend fire. Read More

Suspicious Vehicle Investigation Results In Three Arrests

Mon 10-27-2014

(Emmetsburg)-- An investigation into a suspicious vehicle Saturday in Palo Alto county resulted in charges being filed against two adults and one juvenile. Read More

Seven SLHS Students Selected To Iowa All State Chorus

Mon 10-27-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Seven Spirit Lake High School students have been selected to perform in the Iowa All-State Chorus following auditions in Storm Lake this past Saturday. Read More

Five OHS Students Compete In All State Band Auditions

Mon 10-27-2014

(Milford)-- Five students from Okoboji High School competed with 1,000 of the finest musicians Saturday for the privilege to perform in the 2014 Iowa High School Music Association's All-State Music Festival.

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Hwy 86 And I90 Collision Injures Two

Mon 10-27-2014

(Lakefield, Mn.)-- A collision Sunday at the exit ramp of Interstate 90 and Highway 86 south of Lakefield sent two people to the hospital. Read More

No Injuries Reported In Combine Fire

Mon 10-27-2014

(Milford)-- No injuries were reported in a combine fire Sunday evening northwest of Milford. Read More

Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Retires

Mon 10-27-2014

(Spencer)-- A longtime deputy with the Clay County Sheriff's Office has retired.

Clay County Deputy Julian Ortiz
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Daily Almanac For Monday, October 27th, 2014

Mon 10-27-2014

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Pearson Lakes Art Center announces 2015 Performing Arts Season

Mon 10-27-2014

(Okoboji)-Local dancers to join Two on Tap performance in February. Read More

Pheasant Season Opens Saturday In Iowa (Oct 25)

Fri 10-24-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Pheasant season opens this Saturday (10/25) in the state of Iowa.

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Storm Lake Man Convicted Of Credit Card Fraud

Fri 10-24-2014

(Sioux City)-- A Storm Lake man has been convicted on two counts of credit card fraud by a jury in U.S. District Court in Sioux City.  Read More

Iowa Great Lakes Fall Fest October 25 in Arnold's Park

Fri 10-24-2014

(Arnold's Park)-Lower Amusement Park rides to open during Saturday's event for kids 12 & under.

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IGL Region Takes Home Hardware From Iowa Tourism Conference

Fri 10-24-2014

(Council Bluffs)-- Some high accolades for the Iowa Great Lakes at the Iowa Tourism Conference which started Wednesday and runs through today (Fri.) at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs. Read More

Daily Almanac For Friday, October 24th, 2014

Fri 10-24-2014

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Juvenile Accused Of Stealing Gun And Bringing It On ILCC Campus

Thu 10-23-2014

(Estherville)-- An Estherville teen faces charges for allegedly stealing a 9 mm handgun and carrying it on the campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. Read More

Dickinson Soil And Water Conservation District Hires New Watershed Coordinator

Thu 10-23-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- The Dickinson Soil and Water Conservation District has hired a new Watershed Coordinator.

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Arnolds Park Business Owner Sentenced On Tax Fraud Charges

Thu 10-23-2014

(Sioux Falls, S.D.)-- A South Dakota woman who owns an Arnolds Park business that's been convicted of not paying taxes on more than $600,000 earned from exotic dances over four years has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison. Read More

Echo Plus Joins Hope Haven

Thu 10-23-2014

(Rock Valley)-- Hope Haven, Incorporated of Rock Valley has announced Echo Plus of Spirit Lake and Estherville will be joining its family of facilities. Read More

Reluctancy To Raise State Sales Tax Leaves Legacy Fund Dry

Thu 10-23-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Reluctancy by politicians to raise Iowa's sales tax is leaving the state's Legacy Fund high and dry.

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Daily Almanac For Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Thu 10-23-2014

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Estherville Traffic Stop Results In Drug Arrest

Wed 10-22-2014

(Estherville)-- A Des Moines man faces a drug charge following a traffic stop this past Saturday in Estherville.

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No Injuries Reported In Jackson County Corn Stalk Fire

Wed 10-22-2014

(Lake Park)-- The Lake Park Fire Department was called Tuesday to a report of a field of some corn stalks on fire. Read More

Beyond Blue to perform at Pearson Lakes Art Center Oct 23

Wed 10-22-2014

(Okoboji)-Vocalist Debbie Ankeny former backup singer for legendary Anne Murray. Read More

Daily Almanac For Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Wed 10-22-2014

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Okoboji RAGBRAI donates proceeds to Trails, Campgrounds and Emergency Services

Tue 10-21-2014

(Okoboji)-Donation to Trails Association to be used for  signage and maintenance.


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Crowded Ballot For Clay County Extension Council Election

Tue 10-21-2014

(Spencer)-- Voters in some northwest Iowa counties will find not only the highly publicized races on the ballot when they head to the polls in just a couple of weeks, but in Clay county they'll also find a crowded ballot for that county's Extension Council. Read More

Nature Center Awarded Grant

Tue 10-21-2014

(Okoboji)-- Officials with the Dickinson Conservation Board say a $6,200 grant that's been awarded to the entity by the Dickinson County Endowment Fund will be used to expand a native garden area near the Nature Center's butterfly house.

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Republican US Senate Candidate Joni Ernst Campaigns In Spencer And Iowa Great Lakes

Tue 10-21-2014

(Spencer)-- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst made campaign appearances Monday evening in Spencer and the Iowa Great Lakes.

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Daily Almanac For Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Tue 10-21-2014

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DNR Issues Warning For Late Season Boaters

Mon 10-20-2014

(Wahpeton)-- The beautiful fall weather we've been experiencing is resulting in an extended recreational boating season on the Iowa Great Lakes.


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Special Honor For Chamber Official

Mon 10-20-2014

(Arnolds Park)-- The Executive Vice-President of the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce has received some special recognition.


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Intersection Collision Injures Woman

Mon 10-20-2014

(Pocahontas)-- A two-vehicle collision Thursday at the intersection of two county roads in Pocahontas county sent one person to the hospital. Read More

Ace Cory Award Winner Announced

Mon 10-20-2014

(Wahpeton)-- A Wildlife Management Biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is this year's winner of the Ace Cory Conservation Award. Read More

Emmet County Crash Claims Life Of Estherville Woman

Mon 10-20-2014

(Estherville)-- A single-vehicle crash Friday in Emmet county claimed the life of an Estherville woman. Read More

Rolfe Boy And Mother Charged In Explosives Case

Mon 10-20-2014

(Rolfe)-- A student and his mother face felony charges after authorities say they searched the boy's home in Rolfe and found enough explosive materials to level a two-story building. Read More

Daily Almanac For Monday, October 20th, 2014

Mon 10-20-2014

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Emmet County Supervisor candidate forum on tap Monday evening

Mon 10-20-2014

(Estherville)-Six candidates to participate in open forum at ILCC Auditorium. Read More

Emmet County Supervisor candidate forum on tap Monday evening

Mon 10-20-2014

(Estherville)-Six candidates to participate in open forum at ILCC Auditorium. Read More

LRH And Other Area Hospitals Review Protocol For Ebola And Other Infectious Diseases

Fri 10-17-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Be prepared to be asked a few more questions when you show up for that next Doctor's appointment. Read More

Authorities Say Its A Wonder No One Was Hurt When Truck And Trailer Sideswipes Car

Fri 10-17-2014

(Emmetsburg)-- Authorities say it's a wonder no one was hurt in a sideswipe collision Thursday on Highway 18 in Palo Alto county. Read More

Nobles County Collision Injures Four

Fri 10-17-2014

(Worthington, Mn.)-- A three-vehicle collision Thursday at the intersection of Highway 60 and a Nobles county road sent four people to the hospital. Read More

Milford Firefighters to be honored with Award of Honor

Fri 10-17-2014

(Milford)-Firefighters to receive distinguished award from the Governor on Tuesday. Read More

Estherville Police Arrest Burglary And Assault Suspect

Fri 10-17-2014

(Estherville)-- A former Estherville man has been arrested and charged in connection with a break-in, burglary and assault that allegedly took place at an Estherville residence.

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Daily Almanac For Friday, October 17th, 2014

Fri 10-17-2014

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Black Hills Corporation Purchases Wyoming Based Utility Company

Thu 10-16-2014

(Cody, Wyo.)-- Energy West Inc. is selling its subsidiary, Energy West Wyoming Inc. to Black Hills Corp. for $17 million. Read More

Meeting On Status Of Iowa Water and Land Legacy And Trust Fund To Be Held Next Week In Iowa Great Lakes

Thu 10-16-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- A meeting to update the public on the status of Iowa's Water and Land Legacy and efforts to fund a state trust fund devoted to natural resources and outdoor recreation, which Iowa voters approved in 2010, will be held next week in the Iowa Great Lakes. Read More

SL Council To Appoint Someone To Fill Vacant Council Seat

Thu 10-16-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- The Spirit Lake city council will appoint someone to fill a vacancy created when Clyde Ihrke resigned to go to work for the city. Read More

Corridor Gears Up For Annual Business Recognition Luncheon

Thu 10-16-2014

(Spencer)-- The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is once again gearing up for its annual Business Recognition Luncheon. Read More

Additional Improvements Planned For Queen II

Thu 10-16-2014

(Arnolds Park)-- Officials are releasing more information into some additional renovations planned for the Queen II.  Read More

Daily Almanac For Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Thu 10-16-2014

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Mau Marine's Okoboji Winter Project in full swing

Thu 10-16-2014

(Okoboji)-Mau owners target Memorial Day 2015 as opening date for new restaurant on property.

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Spencer's Grand Avenue Receives Special Recognition

Wed 10-15-2014

(Spencer)-- Spencer residents are celebrating the designation of Grand Avenue to the National Register of Historic Places. Read More

City Of Spencer Looking To Convert Abandoned Rail Line To Recreational Trail

Wed 10-15-2014

(Spencer)-- The city of Spencer and a consultant, RDG Planning and Design, will host a public workshop Wednesday, October 22nd from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. at the Spencer City Hall.

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OBrien County Drug Arrests

Wed 10-15-2014

(Primghar)-- A traffic stop last Thursday in Primghar resulted in the arrest of Shawn Baker of Primghar. Read More

Sibley Man Accused Of Damaging Vehicles

Wed 10-15-2014

(Sibley)-- A Sibley man has been charged for allegedly damaging some vehicles earlier this week in front of the Osceola County Sheriff's Office in Sibley. Read More

Daily Almanac For Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Wed 10-15-2014

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Mission Possible registration due at Bedell Family YMCA

Wed 10-15-2014

(Spirit Lake)-Teams will compete to reach weight loss goals with help of personal trainer. Read More

RISE Grant Approved For Project Near George

Tue 10-14-2014

(Sioux Center)-- A RISE Grant of nearly $189,000 was awarded to Lyon county during today's (Tues.) meeting of the Iowa Department of Transportation Commission in Sioux Center. Read More

Estherville Chamber open house and meeting Tuesday evening

Tue 10-14-2014

(Estherville)-Public invited to tour remodeled Chamber building.
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SL School Board Fills Vacancy

Tue 10-14-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- The Spirit Lake School Board has a new member. Read More

Southern Minnesota Crash Injures Milford Couple

Tue 10-14-2014

(LeSeur, Mn.)-- A two-vehicle collision Monday in southern Minnesota injured a Milford couple. Read More

Daily Almanac For Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Tue 10-14-2014

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Farming Related Incident Knocks Out Power To Large Portions Of Two Counties

Mon 10-13-2014

(Jackson, Mn.)-- A farming-related incident knocked out power for nearly two hours Friday evening to customers of Federated Rural Electric Association in Jackson and Martin counties.

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Reminder Of Columbus Day Holiday

Mon 10-13-2014

A reminder: Today (Mon. 10/13) marks the observance of the Columbus Day Holiday. As a result, most offices of the federal government, including the Post Office, along with some financial institutions, are closed. Some city offices, including the city of Milford and the Milford Memorial Library, are also closed. They will re-open tomorrow (Tuesday). Read More

Man Wanted On Tax Evasion And Other Charges Arrested In Palo Alto County

Mon 10-13-2014

(Emmetsburg)-- A Spencer man wanted on warrants stemming from an investigation by the Iowa Division Of Criminal Investigation was arrested Friday night in Palo Alto county. Read More

OSL Debaters Bring Home Hardware From Heelan Invitational

Mon 10-13-2014

(Milford)-- Okoboji-Spirit Lake debaters placed in the top 3 at the Heelan Invitational Saturday, claiming three firsts, two seconds and three thirds, along with the team trophy.


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Carson Miller, Hannah Grosvenor, Jack Humphry
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Taylor Hoffman, Brittany Kolbeck, Andrew Dunn, Kaycee Arrowood, Bin Huang, and Emma Myhre
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Investigation Into Possible Overdose Results In Arrest Of Man On Drug Charges

Mon 10-13-2014

(Spencer)-- An investigation into a report of a possible overdose over the weekend resulted in the arrest of a man on drug charges. Read More

Local Microbrewery Wins Coveted Prize

Mon 10-13-2014

(Denver, Co.)-- A lakes area microbrewery has captured a top honor at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado. Read More

Sign Up Gets Underway For LIHEAP Program

Mon 10-13-2014

(Emmetsburg)-- Sign up is getting underway for the 2014-15 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP.  Read More

Southern Minnesota Crash Injures Two

Mon 10-13-2014

(Butterfield, Mn.)-- A two-vehicle crash Sunday in southern Minnesota sent two people to the hospital. Read More

Polaris Industries President And CEO Sounds Alarm Over Shortage Of Affordable Housing

Mon 10-13-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- The President and Chief Executive Officer of one of the area's largest employers is sounding an alarm to local officials over a lack of affordable housing.

Polaris Industries President and CEO, Bennett Morgan
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Daily Almanac For Monday, October 13th, 2014

Mon 10-13-2014

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30th Annual Marsh Marigolds Banquet October 16

Mon 10-13-2014

(Arnold's Park)- Advance tickets encouraged for event at Majestic Pavilion. Read More

Several NW Towns To Realize Savings Through Reduced Interest Rates On Revolving Fund Bonds

Fri 10-10-2014

(Des Moines)-- Several cities in northwest Iowa are among those in the state that will share in a total savings of $1.3 million in interest cost through bonds funded through the State Revolving Fund, which provides financing for projects to improve water quality.
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SL Art Gallery Closing Its Doors

Fri 10-10-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- An art gallery in downtown Spirit Lake will be closing its doors for good at the end of the month.


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Man Sentenced For Distributing Meth In NW Iowa

Fri 10-10-2014

(Sioux City)-- A man involved in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in northwest Iowa has been sentenced in federal court in Sioux City. Read More

Daily Almanac For Friday, October 10th, 2014

Fri 10-10-2014

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Hartley Man Sentenced On Federal Meth Charge

Thu 10-9-2014

(Sioux City)-- A Hartley man has been sentenced on a federal methamphetamine charge. Read More

Polaris Industries Officially Unveils New Slingshot Line

Thu 10-9-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Officials with Polaris Industries today (Thurs.) officially launched their latest product line, a three-wheeled motorcycle known as the "Slingshot".

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Clay County Traffic Stop Results In Drug Arrest

Thu 10-9-2014

(Spencer)-- A traffic stop Wednesday at the intersection of Clay County Road M54 and 405th Street landed a Spencer man in jail on drug charges. Read More

Single Vehicle Crash Seriously Injures Spencer Woman

Thu 10-9-2014

(Spencer)-- A Spencer woman was seriously injured Wednesday in a single vehicle crash on a Clay county road. Read More

Transit Authority brings sounds of Chicago to PLAC Thursday

Thu 10-9-2014

(Okoboji)-Premiere tribute band stays true to signature style of classic rock group.  Read More

Work To Begin On Lake Shore Drive In Arnolds Park

Thu 10-9-2014

(Arnolds Park)-- Work on the north half of Lake Shore Drive in Arnolds Park is expected to get underway later this week or next week. Read More

O'Brien County Authorities Investigate Attempted Burglaries

Thu 10-9-2014

(Sheldon)-- Police in Sheldon are investigating attempted burglaries at a Casey's Convenience Store at the corner of Highway 18 and Washington Avenue and at the Shopko department store. Read More

Daily Almanac For Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Thu 10-9-2014

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ILCC Awarded Federal Grant

Wed 10-8-2014

(Estherville)-- Iowa Lakes Community College has been awarded a sizable grant through the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Former Councilman Now Serving In Different Capacity

Wed 10-8-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- After serving eight years on the Spirit Lake city council, Clyde Ihrke is now serving in a different capacity: he's the city's new building and code enforcer.  Read More

State Representative Dwayne Alons Diagnosed With Renal Cancer

Wed 10-8-2014

(Des Moines)-- State Representative Dewayne Alons says he has been diagnosed with renal cancer but plans to continue to serve in the Iowa Legislature. Read More

EPA Fines Local Recycling Facility

Wed 10-8-2014

(Spencer)-- A commercial recycling facility will pay $120,000 to settle allegations it violated federal cleanwater regulations. Read More

Daily Almanac For Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Wed 10-8-2014

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15th Street Project Continues In Spirit Lake

Tue 10-7-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Work continues on the 15th Street reconstruction project in Spirit Lake.


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Estherville Police Officer Honored

Tue 10-7-2014

(Estherville)-- An Estherville police officer has received some special recognition. Officer Matt Reineke was presented last Thursday with the Enrique Camarena Award by the Estherville Elks Lodge.

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Fundraising Underway For Queen II Engine Replacement

Tue 10-7-2014

(Arnolds Park)-- Fundraising is underway to replace two engines on the Queen II and refurbish the excursion boat.


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Coffee House Music Series begins for school season at ILCC

Tue 10-7-2014

(Estherville)-Popular program features students and community members at Max Student Center. Read More

Daily Almanac For Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Tue 10-7-2014

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Juvenile Accused Of Assaulting Two Family Members

Mon 10-6-2014

(Mallard)-- A 15-year-old male juvenile on probation with Iowa Juvenile Courts faces new charges after being accused of assaulting two family members during an incident Sunday in Mallard. Read More

Stolen Vehicle Arrest

Mon 10-6-2014

(Graettinger)-- An investigation into a vehicle reported stolen from a residence in Graettinger late last (Sun.) evening has resulted in charges against a Ruthven man. Read More

Minor Injuries Reported In Crash Near Sheldon

Mon 10-6-2014

(Sheldon)-- Minor injuries were reported Friday evening in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 18 three miles west of Sheldon. Read More

Hwy 60 Semi Rollover Results In Minor Injuries

Mon 10-6-2014

(Orange City)-- A semi rollover early this past Thursday on Highway 60 in Sioux county resulted in minor injuries to the driver. Read More

Suspect Arrested In Estherville Subway Burglary

Mon 10-6-2014

(Estherville)-- Estherville police say a suspect has been charged in connection with a burglary late last month at a Subway restaurant in the city.

Kristi Rutherford
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No Injuries Reported In Spirit Lake House Fire

Mon 10-6-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- No injuries were reported in a house fire late last (Sun.) night and early this (Mon.) morning in Spirit Lake.

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Mon 10-6-2014

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Echo Plus 4th Annual Night Under the Stars October 11

Mon 10-6-2014

(Spirit Lake)-Fundraiser to feature sock-hop theme, live music from John Senn & Friends. Read More

Friends Of Lakeside Lab Announces New Executive Director

Sat 10-4-2014

(Wahpeton)-- Friends of Lakeside Lab has a new Executive Director.

Lisa Roti, new Executive Director of Friends of Lakeside Lab
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Longtime Estherville Business To Close

Fri 10-3-2014

(Estherville)-- A longtime business in downtown Estherville is closing its doors for good. Read More

Daily Almanac For Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Fri 10-3-2014

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3rd Annual University of Okoboji Mutt Strut Saturday

Fri 10-3-2014

(Okoboji)-Event coincides with National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. Read More

Single Vehicle Crash Injures Woman

Thu 10-2-2014

(Armstrong)-- A single vehicle crash late Wednesday afternoon injured a Ringsted woman.
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Car Collides With Bicycle

Thu 10-2-2014

(Estherville)-- One person was injured when a bicycle he was riding was involved in a collision with a car in Estherville. Read More

Suspicious Smell Results In Estherville Police Deploying K9 Unit

Thu 10-2-2014

(Estherville)-- A report of a suspicious smell had the Estherville Police Department deploying its K9 Unit today (Thurs.) at the Roosevelt school building. Read More

Controversy Continues Over Osceola County TIF Proposal

Thu 10-2-2014

(Sibley)-- Controversy continues to flare over a proposed urban renewal district that would finance community improvement projects in eastern Osceola county, specifically in Harris and Ocheyedan.

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Sioux Rapids Man Accused Of Shooting Gun During Disturbance

Thu 10-2-2014

(Spencer)-- Charges have been filed against a man accused of firing a gun during a disturbance late Tuesday night at a residence near Sioux Rapids.
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Registration Renewals Due

Thu 10-2-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Owners of ATV's, ORV's and snowmobiles are reminded that it's time once again to renew registrations. Read More

Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards Nearly $100,000 In Grants

Thu 10-2-2014

(Okoboji)-- The Dickinson County Endowment Fund Board has awarded nearly $100,000 in grants to 24 non-profit organizations serving Dickinson county.

Representatives of various Dickinson county groups and projects awarded grants through the 2014 Dickinson County Endowment Fund were on hand September 25th during the annual grant celebration at the Dickinson County Nature Center.
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Cozy Coats for Kids Campaign begins

Thu 10-2-2014

(Spirit Lake)-New and gently used kids coats accepted through November 12. Read More

Semi Tanker Crash Injures Man

Thu 10-2-2014

(Fulda, Mn.)-- A semi crash Wednesday in southwest Minnesota sent one person to the hospital. Read More

Motorcycle Crash Results In Arrest

Thu 10-2-2014

(Milford)-- The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office has released details into a motorcycle crash last week that sent one person to the hospital and another to jail. Read More

Daily Almanac For Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Thu 10-2-2014

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Sioux Central Postpones Homecoming

Wed 10-1-2014

(Sioux Rapids)-- The Sioux Central School District announced late Tuesday it's postponing its Homecoming activities until the week of October 13th. Read More

Good Neighbor Fund Drive underway

Wed 10-1-2014

(Spirit Lake)-Annual fund drive benefits local charitable organizations.
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Area Authorities Issue Scam Reminder

Wed 10-1-2014

(Estherville)-- Area law enforcement agencies are again reminding residents to be alert for scams. Read More

Daily Almanac For Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Wed 10-1-2014

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