News Archive

Secret Santa Tree program getting underway

Mon 10-31-2016 IA"], Milford, ["922 Okoboji Avenue

(Milford)-Deadline to nominate a child is November 11.

Read More

Algona National Guard Armory Slated For Closure

Mon 10-31-2016 []

The Iowa National Guard says it will close its Algona Readiness Center next spring.

Read More

Two People Sentenced In Federal Court For NW Iowa Meth Conspiracy

Mon 10-31-2016 []

Two people have pleaded guilty in US District court in Sioux City to charges stemming from a meth conspiracy in northwest Iowa.

Read More

Officials Urge Everyone To Be Extra Safe On Halloween

Mon 10-31-2016 []

It's halloween and along with that comes a reminder for everyone to exercise some extra precautions when going out and about this evening.

Read More

Northwest Iowa Museum & Planetarium Installing New State-Of-The-Art Projector

Mon 10-31-2016 []

A museum in northwest Iowa is marking the retirement of its vintage planetarium projector.

Read More

Program Pairs Artists With Businesses

Mon 10-31-2016 []

An organization is offering a special incentive for artists in the Spencer area to team up with businesses.

Read More

Northwest Iowa Community College To Host STEMFest Event

Mon 10-31-2016 []

Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon will host a STEM Fest program for area 4th through 8th grade students Saturday, November 12th from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Read More

Car Collides With Deer

Mon 10-31-2016 []

A car-deer collision over the weekend in southern Minnesota sent two people to the hospital.

Read More

Creekfest Organizer Files For Bankruptcy

Fri 10-28-2016

A popular country music festival in northwest Iowa has filed for bankruptcy.

Read More

Threat of Shooting Results In Lockdown of Harris Lake Park Schools

Fri 10-28-2016 IA"], ["Lake Park

The threat of a school shooting posted on the Instagram social media site resulted in a lockdown Friday morning of the Harris-Lake Park Schools.

Read More

ILCC/Palo Alto County Scholarship Fundraiser Planned

Fri 10-28-2016 []

It's still out there a ways, but tickets have already gone on sale for the Iowa Lakes Community College Palo Alto County Scholarship Fundraising event coming up February 10th and 11th at The Shores in Emmetsburg.

Read More

Election Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

Fri 10-28-2016 []

An important deadline for the November 8th General Election is quickly approaching.

Read More

Paullina Man Dies When Bike He Was Riding Was Struck By An SUV

Fri 10-28-2016 []

A Paullina man died after the bicycle he was riding was hit by an s-u-v Thursday morning.

Read More

Traffic Stop Results In Drug Charge Against Hartley Man

Fri 10-28-2016 []

A traffic stop Thursday on Highway 60 north of Ashton resulted in the arrest of a Hartley man.

Read More

Report Shows Iowa Is Deriving 35 Percent Of Its Electricity Through Wind Energy

Thu 10-27-2016 []

A new report shows Iowa is deriving more than 35 percent of its electricity from wind energy, an increase from statistics made public earlier this year.

Read More

Water, Wastewater Projects Awarded Funds

Thu 10-27-2016 []

Several area cities have been awarded funding through the Iowa Finance Authority and DNR's State Revolving Fund.

Read More

Winter Games Chair, Co-Chair Officially Announced

Thu 10-27-2016 []

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce today (Thurs.) officially announced the chair and co-chair of the 2017 University of Okoboji Winter Games.

Read More

Iowa Lakes Community College to Hold 50th Anniversary Celebration October 29th

Thu 10-27-2016 IA"], Estherville, ["2421 7th Avenue South

(Estherville)-Event to include live music by the Scott Larsen Band, appearance by new Mascot, Captain Jack.

Read More

Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative Completes Construction On Solar Demonstration Project

Thu 10-27-2016 []

Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative will hold a dedication ceremony this (Thurs.) afternoon on its recently completed solar demonstration project.

Read More

O'Brien County Road Crash Injures Man

Thu 10-27-2016 []

A single vehicle crash Wednesday in O'Brien county injured a Sheldon man.

Read More

Lakes News Shopper Spearheading "Turn our Community Blue" Project

Wed 10-26-2016 IA"], ["Milford

(Spirit Lake)-Drive to support local law enforcement will benefit Domestic and Sexual Abuse Victims in Dickinson County.

Read More

Lakes Area Adventurer, Author & Photographer Is Out With A New Book

Wed 10-26-2016 []

(Arnolds Park)-David Thoreson will officially launch "Beyond the Horizon" Friday evening.

Read More

City Of Spirit Lake & Spirit Lake High School's J-Term Program Collaborate to Build Sculpture at Hwy 9 & 71 Intersection

Wed 10-26-2016 IA"], Spirit Lake, ["2201-2263 U.S. 71

The Spirit Lake city council Tuesday voted to proceed with plans for a joint project involving students in the Spirit Lake High School J-Term program.

Read More

Northwest Bank Makes List Of 2016 Top Workplaces

Wed 10-26-2016 []

Northwest Bank has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by the Des Moines Register.

Read More

Spirit Lake City Council Approves Appointment To Fill Vacant Seat

Wed 10-26-2016 []

The Spirit Lake city council Tuesday approved the appointment of Wes Farmer to fill a vacancy.

Read More

O'Brien County Crash Sends One Person To Hospital

Wed 10-26-2016 []

One person was injured Monday in a two-vehicle collision in O'Brien county.

Read More

Three People Escape Injury In Palo Alto County Rollover

Wed 10-26-2016 []

Three people escaped injury in a single-vehicle crash last Wednesday on a Palo Alto county road.

Read More

Search For Cell Phone Results In Head-On Crash

Wed 10-26-2016 []

A head-on crash Monday in Palo Alto county sent one person to the hospital.

Read More

Dickinson County Rollover Injures Two

Wed 10-26-2016 IA"], ["A-34 Spirit Lake

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office has released details into a single-vehicle crash this past Sunday on County Road A-34 that sent two women to the hospital.

Read More

Semi Rear-Ends Farm Tractor & Grain Wagons

Wed 10-26-2016 Mn"], ["Hwy. 60 Windom

A collision Monday evening involving a semi and a farm tractor on Highway 60 in Jackson county sent one person to the hospital.

Read More

Iowa Lakes Community College Jazz Festival October 27th

Tue 10-25-2016 ["300 South 18th Street Estherville, Iowa 51334"]

(Estherville)-Guest artists Andy Hall, Tony Guilizia and Joey Guilizia to perform.

Read More

Estherville Extends Fall Yard Waste Pickup

Tue 10-25-2016 IA"], ["Estherville

One area city is extending its fall pickup of leaves and lawn rakings.

Read More

Suspect Charged In Theft From Residence

Tue 10-25-2016 IA"], ["Sibley

An Ashton woman has been charged in connection with a theft from a residence in that town.

Read More

Fire Heavily Damages Pole Barn

Tue 10-25-2016 []

There's no word to the probable cause of a fire that heavily damaged a pole barn yesterday (Mon.) on some property owned by Robert Neal on the west edge of Jackson.

Read More

No Injuries Reported In Grain Bin Fire Near Wallingford

Tue 10-25-2016 IA"], ["220th St. Wallingford

No injuries were reported last (Mon.) evening in a grain bin fire east of Wallingford

Read More

Minneapolis Man Faces Charges In O'Brien County Crash

Tue 10-25-2016 []

Charges are pending in connection with a single vehicle crash Saturday evening in O'Brien county.

Read More

Single Vehicle Crash In Jackson County Claims A Life

Tue 10-25-2016 Mn"], ["530th Ave. & 760th St. Middletown

A Jackson man has died as the result of a single vehicle crash Sunday night southwest of Jackson.

Read More

Upper Des Moines Opportunity Taking Applications for Adopt a Family Program

Mon 10-24-2016 IA"], ["1575 18th Street Spirit Lake

(Spirit Lake)-Application deadline November 8 for holiday program.

Read More

Judge Issues Order Banning Guns & Other Weapons From Judicial Offices In Northern Iowa Courthouses

Mon 10-24-2016 []

A judge has issued an administrative order banning guns and other weapons in and around judicial offices in north Iowa courthouses.

Read More

Pipeline Construction Giving Economic Boost To Communities

Mon 10-24-2016 []

Businesses in northwest Iowa are seeing a clear boost in business when construction workers building the Dakota Access oil pipeline arrive in town.

Read More

Man Accused Of Leading O'Brien County Authorities On Pursuit While Driving A Stolen Motorcycle

Mon 10-24-2016 []

A suspect accused of leading deputies in O'Brien county on a pursuit this past Thursday faces multiple charges.

Read More

Vehicles Collide With Cow Just North Of Jackson "Y" Resulting Minor Injuries Reported

Mon 10-24-2016 IA"], ["300th Ave & Hwy 71 Spirit Lake

Minor injuries were reported Friday evening when two vehicles collided with a cow on Highway 71 near the drive-in theatre just north of Highway 9, or the Jackson Y.

Read More

Spirit Lake Firefighters Battle Combine, Grain Bin Fires Within Minutes Of Each Other

Sun 10-23-2016 IA"], ["28th St. & Sunner Ave. Spirit Lake

Two fire calls within minutes of each other kept the Spirit Lake Fire Department on the run late Saturday afternoon and evening

Read More

Halloween Hike at Lost Island Nature Center October 25th

Fri 10-21-2016 IA"], Ruthven, ["3267 350th St

(Ruthven)-Reservations are required to reserve time slot.

Read More

Dickinson County Conservation Board Awarded REAP Grant For Mill Creek Project

Fri 10-21-2016 []

The Dickinson County Conservation Board has been awarded a $71,500 grant through the Resource Enhancement and Protection program, or REAP.

Read More

Single Vehicle Crash Seriously Injures Milford Man

Fri 10-21-2016 IA"], ["230th St. & HWY. 71 Milford

A Milford man was seriously injured Thursday in a single vehicle crash on Highway 71 near the Milford Cemetery just south of Milford.

Read More

Arnolds Park-Okoboji Fire & Rescue Team Up With Arnolds Park PD To Acquire AED's For Police Cars

Fri 10-21-2016 []

Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire and Rescue and the Arnolds Park Police Department have teamed up to save lives by purchasing five automated external defibrillators that will be placed in Arnolds Park Police Department squad cars.

Read More

Major Expansion Planned For Wells Blue Bunny

Thu 10-20-2016 []

Ice cream maker Well Enterprises plans a $40.5 million expansion that will create 81 jobs in Le Mars.

Read More

One Of Three People Charged In An Iowa Lottery Ticket Fraud Case Won't Be Going To Trial

Thu 10-20-2016 []

One of three people charged in an Iowa Lottery ticket fraud case won't be going to trial.

Read More

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst Comments On Bird Flu Recovery

Thu 10-20-2016 []

It's been a little more than a year ago since bird flu, or avian influenza, decimated the poultry industry.

Read More

Iowa Lakes Corridor Announces 2016 Business Recognition Awards

Wed 10-19-2016 []

The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation this (Wed.) afternoon held its 2016 Business Recognition Luncheon.

Read More

Fertilizer Truck Rollover Sends One Person To Hospital

Wed 10-19-2016 IA"], ["M27 & 4th St. Clay County

A Greenville man was injured when semi pulling a trailer loaded with fertilizer overturned this (Wed.) morning in Peterson.

Read More

Jeremy Johnston to present "Snapshots of Modern Percussion" at PLAC October 20th

Wed 10-19-2016 IA"], ["2201 Highway 71, Okoboji

(Okoboji)-Premiere of original work by Ted Moore included in program.

Read More

Clay County Traffic Stop Results In Drug Charges Against Two People

Wed 10-19-2016 []

A traffic stop late Monday night in Clay county for an alleged speeding resulted in the arrests of two people on drug charges.

Read More

Judge Meets With Jurors In Christensen Case

Wed 10-19-2016 []

Jurors met Tuesday with the judge in the case of an Estherville, Iowa, man convicted of second-degree murder last month.

Read More

Estherville Traffic Stop Lands Milford Man In Jail On Drug Charges

Wed 10-19-2016 IA"], ["Estherville

A Milford man faces drug charges following a traffic stop this past Friday in Estherville.

Read More

Arnolds Park Drug Investigation Results In Two Arrests

Wed 10-19-2016 []

Charges have been filed against two Arnolds Park residents as the result of a drug investigation.

Read More

Iowa Great Lakes Association produces new video on Zebra Mussels

Tue 10-18-2016 IA"], ["Okoboji

(Okoboji)-Lake service operators encountering thick growth on docks and hoists in some locations.

Read More

Massive Re-vamp Of Cooling System About To Get Underway At Dickinson County Courthouse

Tue 10-18-2016 []

They will soon be making massive amounts of ice at the Dickinson County Courthouse in Spirit Lake.

Read More

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst Visits NW Iowa

Tue 10-18-2016 []

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst is making the rounds today (Tues.) in several northwest Iowa counties.

Read More

Teen Leads Lyon County Authorities On High Speed Pursuit

Tue 10-18-2016 []

A teen wanted for trespassing and possibly burglarizing vehicles about 6 miles northwest of Rock Rapids is accused of leading authorities on a pursuit this past Sunday.

Read More

Work Continues On Windom Pork Plant Project

Tue 10-18-2016 []

Billionaire printing magnate and Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor is becoming involved in the food industry.

Read More

Crash Early Sunday Knocks Out Power To Gruver, Sends One Person To Hospital

Tue 10-18-2016 IA"], ["445th Ave. Gruver

A single vehicle crash early Sunday knocked out power to the city of Gruver and sent one person to the hospital.

Read More

Friends Of Lakeside Lab To Hold Annual Membership Meeting

Mon 10-17-2016 []

Friends of Lakeside Lab will hold its annual membership meeting this Thursday (Oct. 20th) in the Dining Hall at Lakeside Lab campus, on the west side of West Lake Okoboji.

Read More

Domestic Suspect Holds Authorities At Bay Several Hours Before Surrendering

Mon 10-17-2016 IA"], ["10 East Park St. Unit #4 Spencer

A Spencer man faces multiple charges in connection with an alleged domestic disturbance Friday evening in Spencer.

Read More

Spirit Lake Man Pleads Not Guilty In Alleged Shooting Incident

Mon 10-17-2016 []

A Spirit Lake man has pleaded not guilty to charges filed against him in connection with an incident in which he's accused of firing a gun that struck a female neighbor in the leg as she was sitting on her patio.

Read More

Milford Traffic Stop Results In Drug Arrests

Mon 10-17-2016 IA"], ["230th St & Okoboji Ave. Milford

Two Spencer men face drug charges as the result of a traffic stop this past Thursday in the area of 230th Street and Okoboji Avenue, or Highway 71, in Milford.

Read More

Medicare Open Enrollment Under Way In Iowa

Mon 10-17-2016 []

For the next several weeks, Iowans with Medicare plans have an opportunity to review their health care options for 2017.

Read More

Dennis Peters to Step Down as Harris-Lake Park Superintendent at End of Current School Year

Mon 10-17-2016 []

The Superintendent of the Harris-Lake Park Community School District is calling it quits.

Read More

Lyon County Authorities Investigate Poisoned Cattle; Atleast 40 Head Have Died So Far Of Lead Poisoning

Mon 10-17-2016 []

Someone in Lyon county is poisoning cattle and authorities are trying to find out who's doing it.

Read More

Possible Injuries Reported In Rural O'Brien County Crash

Mon 10-17-2016 []

Possible injuries were reported in a single vehicle crash early Friday morning on a gravel road on O'Brien county.

Read More

Iowa Great Lakes Chamber Annual Meeting October 17th

Fri 10-14-2016 IA"], Okoboji, ["1405 Highway 71 N

(Okoboji)-Keynote speaker David Aaker is internationally recognized trainer in customer service.

Read More

Single Vehicle Crash Claims Life Of Spencer Man

Fri 10-14-2016 IA"], ["HWY. 10 Clay County

A single vehicle crash this (Fri.) morning on Highway 10 in Clay county claimed the life of a Spencer man.

Read More

Work About To Get Underway On Another Intersection Reconstruction Project Near Lake Park

Fri 10-14-2016 []

A heavily traveled intersection will be closed to traffic beginning this coming Monday, October 17th .

Read More

Men Accused Of Stealing Identities To Get Jobs

Fri 10-14-2016 []

An Orange City man faces charges following a traffic stop early Wednesday in Sioux county.

Read More

More Improvements In Store For Center Lake

Fri 10-14-2016 IA"], Spirit Lake, ["Center Lake

Another phase of improvements to Center Lake is underway.

Read More

IRRMA presents "Buddy 80" Saturday, October 15th

Thu 10-13-2016 IA"], Arnolds Park, ["91 Lake Street

(Arnolds Park)-Event to feature new exhibit at Iowa Rock 'n Roll Museum and live music at Roof Garden.

Read More

Elk Seen Swimming On West Side Of Big Spirit Lake

Thu 10-13-2016 IA"], ["Marble Beach Spirit Lake

It isn't exactly every day you see an elk going for a swim in Big Spirit Lake. But that's exactly what Courtney Bolluyt and others saw this (Thurs.) morning on the west side of the lake.

Read More

City Of Orleans To Flush Fire Hydrants

Thu 10-13-2016 []

The city of Orleans will be flushing fire hydrants

Read More

Change In Location For Meet & Greet For One Of The Finalists For Executive Director At Lakeside Lab

Thu 10-13-2016 []

There's been a change in location for a meeting giving the public an opportunity to hear from one of two finalists for the Executive Director position at Lakeside Lab.

Read More

DNR Investigating Red Color In Northwest Iowa Stream

Thu 10-13-2016 IA"], ["Bear Creek Larrabee

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is trying to find out what's causing the water on a portion of a northwest Iowa stream to look red.

Read More

Grand Opening Celebration Set For Autumn's Center

Thu 10-13-2016 IA"], ["120 East 5th Street in Spencer

November 10th has been set as the date for a grand opening of Autumn's Center at 120 East 5th Street in Spencer.

Read More

Pink Ribbon Salad Luncheon October 14 in Spirit Lake

Wed 10-12-2016 IA"], Spirit Lake, ["3501 Hill Ave

(Spirit Lake)-Proceeds ear-marked for Breast Cancer research with the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Read More

Spencer Chamber Announces Dates For Eggs & Issues Legislative Forums

Wed 10-12-2016 []

The Spencer Chamber of Commerce has released the schedule for its Eggs and Issues legislative forum for the upcoming session.

Read More

Iowa Harvest Lagging Somewhat In Some Areas

Wed 10-12-2016 []

Iowa farmers are a little behind getting corn and soybeans out of fields because rain has caused soft ground and in some cases muddy conditions, slowing their progress.

Read More

Judge Denies Tyson Foods' Request For New Trial

Wed 10-12-2016 []

A federal judge has rejected Tyson Foods' request for a new trial in a case that awarded $5.8 million to thousands of employees at the company's pork plant in Storm Lake.

Read More

GRIT Collaborative Presents Water: Our World at PLAC October 13th

Tue 10-11-2016 IA"], ["2201 Highway 71, Okoboji

(Okoboji)-Local artists to join internationally renowned composers and visual artists.

Read More

Cut Fiber Optic Cable Causes Cancelled Television Classes at All Iowa Lakes Community College Locations

Tue 10-11-2016 []

Due to a fiber optic cable being cut, television classes have been immediately cancelled for today and tonight.

Read More

New Fall Hours To Go In Effect At Spirit Lake's Greenwaste Site

Tue 10-11-2016 []

Shorter days and the upcoming time change will result in a change of operating hours at the city of Spirit Lake green waste site located just east of Orleans.

Read More

Iowa Based Company Recalls Cookie Dough

Tue 10-11-2016 []

An Iowa company is recalling the cookie dough it sold to other companies because it may be contaminated with listeria bacteria.

Read More

Branstad & Reynolds To Campaign On Behalf Of Several Republican Candidates Running For The State House

Tue 10-11-2016 []

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds are hitting the campaign trail in hopes of giving Republican legislative candidates a boost.

Read More

Affordable Care Act Leaves Some Counties With Only One Choice Of Insurance Companies

Tue 10-11-2016 []

Residents of 13 Iowa counties… including Buena Vista and Pocahontas…only have one provider available for subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Read More

O'Brien County Rear-End Collision Injures One

Tue 10-11-2016 []

A rear-end collision Friday in Sheldon sent one person to the hospital.

Read More

Dickinson County Taxpayers Association Board To Meet

Tue 10-11-2016 []

The Board of Directors of the Dickinson County Taxpayers Association will meet at 8:00 am Thursday at the Arnolds Park City Hall. Guest speaker will be Todd Abrahamson, Superintendent of the Okoboji Community School District.

Read More

Iowa Lakes Community College Coffee House Series Kicks Off October 11th

Mon 10-10-2016 IA"], ["300 S. 18th Street, Estherville

(Estherville)-Popular concert series to begin at 6:30 Tuesday evening.

Read More

ATV Mishap Injures Woman

Mon 10-10-2016 []

A Terril woman was injured in an accident involving an all-terrain-vehicle Sunday evening west of Terril.

Read More

2016 Fire Prevention Week Underway

Mon 10-10-2016 []

“Don't Wait, Check The Date”. That's the theme for this year's observance of National Fire Prevention Week.

Read More

Field Of Candidates For Executive Director Position At Lakeside Lab Narrowed To Two

Mon 10-10-2016 []

The field of candidates for the Executive Director position at Lakeside Laboratory and Regents Resource Center on West Lake Okoboji has been narrowed to two.

Read More

Spirit Lake Marching Band Receives Accolades

Mon 10-10-2016 []

The Force Marching Band received a Division I Superior Rating at State Marching Band Contest on Saturday, October 8.

Read More

Semi Sideswipes Car Resulting in One Person Injured

Fri 10-7-2016 Mn"], ["Interstate 90 & 130th Ave. Welcome

(Fairmont, Mn.)-- A two-vehicle collision this (Fri.) morning at Interstate 90 and 130th Avenue near Welcome sent one person to the hospital.

Read More

Clay County Heritage Center to Open New Exhibit on the Great Depression Era October 11th

Fri 10-7-2016 Spencer, Iowa"], ["7 Grand Avenue

(Spencer)-New exhibit to include original correspondence to and from President Hoover.

Read More

Hwy 169 About To Reopen Between Mankato & St. Peter

Fri 10-7-2016 []

There's some good news for motorists who travel on Highway 169 in southern Minnesota.

Read More

Construction Continues On Hwy 71 Bridge Over Des Moines River In Jackson

Fri 10-7-2016 []

Replacement of the Highway 71 bridge in Jackson is nearing completion.

Read More

Rollover Injures Jackson Woman

Fri 10-7-2016 []

A Jackson woman was injured in a single vehicle crash Thursday evening on Highway 60 in Watonwan county.

Read More

Superior Crash Injures Estherville Woman

Fri 10-7-2016 []

A two-vehicle collision shortly before 4:00 pm Thursday on Highway 9 in Superior sent one person to the hospital.

Read More

Iowa Great Lakes Fall Fest at Roof Garden October 8

Thu 10-6-2016 IA"], ["Arnolds Park

(Arnolds Park)-Rides to be open in the lower Amusement Park, weather permitting.

Read More

Man Arrested On Identity Theft & Forgery Charges

Thu 10-6-2016 []

A Sheldon man has been arrested on identity theft and forgery charges.

Read More

Rear End Collision Injures Woman

Thu 10-6-2016 []

A two-vehicle collision Wednesday on Highway 71 near Windom sent one person to the hospital.

Read More

Court Documents Reveal A Few More Details Into Spirit Lake Shooting

Thu 10-6-2016 []

Court documents are providing a few more details into an incident Sunday evening in Spirit Lake in which a woman was shot in the leg.

Read More

State Officials Hear Concerns From Operators Of Lakes Area Tourist Attractions

Wed 10-5-2016 []

Representatives of several state agencies heard firsthand today (Wed.) concerns from various tourism-related venues in the Iowa Great Lakes during a visit to the area.

Read More

Emmet County Traffic Stop Results In Drug Charges Against Two Men

Wed 10-5-2016 []

Two men face drug charges as the result of a traffic stop this (Wed.) morning in Emmet county.

Read More

Artisan's Road Trip October 8-9 in Northwest Iowa

Wed 10-5-2016 IA"], ["Okoboji

(Okoboji)-This year's tour features 41 artists.

Read More

Lightning Strike Sparks House Fire South Of Terril

Wed 10-5-2016 []

No injuries were reported last (Tues.) evening in a house fire south of Terril.

Read More

GKN Receives Special Recognition From One of Their Largest Customers

Wed 10-5-2016 []

GKN Armstrong Wheels has received some special recognition from one of its largest customers.

Read More

Six Men From Northwest Iowa & Southwest Minnesota Face Meth Conspiracy Charges

Wed 10-5-2016 []

Six men from northwest Iowa and southwest Minnesota have been charged in a meth conspiracy.

Read More

Iowa Great Lakes Chamber of Commerce Temporarily Removes Fireworks Can Donation Trailers

Tue 10-4-2016 []

Have some cans you were going to drop off in the fireworks donation bin? You're going to have to find something else to do with them.

Read More

Harvest Continues To Make Good Progress

Tue 10-4-2016 []

Harvest is underway with 21 percent of soybeans and 10 percent of the corn crop already completed in Iowa.

Read More

National 4-H Week

Tue 10-4-2016 []

It's National 4-H Week this week.

Read More

Local Company Receives Special Recognition

Tue 10-4-2016 []

A local food manufacturer and distributor is getting some special recognition.

Read More

Survey Of Economists Indicates Continued Decline In Rural Economy

Tue 10-4-2016 []

A monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy will continue slowing in nine Midwest and Plains states because of weakness in agriculture and energy businesses.

Read More

Former CEO Of Spencer Dream Center Faces Additional Charges As New Alleged Victim Comes Forward

Mon 10-3-2016 []

Former CEO Of Spencer Dream Center Faces Additional Charges As New Alleged Victim Comes Forward

Read More

Tagami to exhibit and teach art classes at Nature Center

Mon 10-3-2016 IA"], Okoboji, ["2279 170th St

(Okoboji)-Opening reception for new exhibit Thursday, October 6

Read More

Lakes Regional Healthcare To Utilize Robotic Surgery For Partial Knee/Total Hip Replacements

Mon 10-3-2016 []

The surgery center at Lakes Regional Healthcare is now equipped with a robotic arm system.

Read More

Spirit Lake Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

Mon 10-3-2016 IA"], ["1200 Fargo Ave. Spirit Lake

A Spirit Lake man is in jail this (Mon.) morning on an attempted murder charge.

Read More

Several Area Newspapers Changing Hands

Mon 10-3-2016 []

Some area newspapaers have been sold.

Read More

Clay County Fair Launches Contest To Name New Exhibit Building

Mon 10-3-2016 []

The Clay County Fair is looking for a name for its new exhibit building, and it's asking the public to help.

Read More

No Injuries Reported In Tractor Fire

Mon 10-3-2016 []

Here's a reminder as to just how dangerous this time of the year can be for farmers.

Read More