The Board of Directors of the Iowa Great Lakes Association has adopted a resolution reaffirming a 2008 agreement opposing any concentrated animal feeding operations within a four-mile protection barrier of the Iowa Great Lakes.
One area hospital says it barely made a profit last year thanks to a steep increase in pharmaceutical costs, rising labor costs and delays in payments through the state's Medicaid managed care program.
Tire Comes Off Semi, Strikes Two Vehicles Causing Considerable Damage
There were no injuries but there was a considerable amount of property damage Thursday when a tire came off a semi and struck several vehicles as the rig was traveling through Emmetsburg on Highway 18.
LRH Officials Alerting Public Of Scam Operation That's Spoofing The Hospital's Phone Number
Officials with Lakes Regional Healthcare say they've been getting reports from residents receiving suspicious phone calls about medical equipment that seem to be coming from the hospital's phone numbers.
Family Of Man Killed In Blaze At Former Hill Ave. Apartments Building In SL Dismisses Lawsuit Against Owners Of The Complex
The family of a man who perished in a blaze in 2014 that destroyed the Hill Avenue Apartments building at the corner of 16th Street and Hill Avenue in Spirit Lake have dismissed a lawsuit against the owners of the building.
A man who originally filed papers to run for Spirit Lake Mayor but then had his name withdrawn is now back in the race for the office. Ed Vos announced today (Fri.) he's running as a write-in candidate.
Dennis Marshall is also an announced candidate for the office.
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Hear Request To Sell County Owned Land Near Gravel Pit For Trap-Skeet Range
The Dickinson county board of supervisors today (Tues.) heard a request for the county to sell 28.6 acres of county-owned land near a gravel pit near Lake Park to a group that wants to build a trap/sporting clay range on the site.
Dickinson Supervisors Vote 4-1 To Approve Plans For Former County Home Building
The Dickinson county board of supervisors today (Tues.) voted four-to-one in favor of a proposal by the County Conservation Board to revamp the former county home building into open and closed shelters that would link the nature center to the east with Kenue Park to the west.
State Sen. David Johnson Plans To Seek Audit Of DNR Manure Management Fund
The former manager of a state program that regulates Iowa livestock farms and the manure they produce alleges money dedicated by law to the program has been illegally diverted for other uses by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.Â
Threat Has ELC Schools Taking Additional Security Measures
A threatening text message shared by a student with a school resource officer and administration Wednesday has the Estherville-Lincoln Central School District implementing some additional security measures.
Sutherland Woman Confirmed As Among Those Killed In Las Vegas Attack
Family members of Carly Kreibaum, a Sutherland woman who had been reported missing following Sunday night's mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas, have confirmed she was killed in the attack.Â