Dickinson Co. Supervisors Vote To Purchase Electronic Air Filtering System For Courthouse; Hear Interest In Some Land At A County Owned Gravel Pit
The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this (Tues.) morning to purchase two electronic filtration systems, one for each air handler in the courthouse, for a total cost of $71,198 as part of a COVID-19 mitigation effort for the facility.
Surveillance Operation Results In Arrests Of Two People Wanted On Warrants
A surveillance operation set up October 10thafter an O'Brien county sheriff's deputy located a vehicle that he knew was associated with two subjects that had active warrants resulted in their arrests on multiple charges.
Dickinson Supervisors Adopt Trails Resolution; Hear Update On Construction Of Spirit Lake Road Maintenance Facility
The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors today (Tues.) approved a resolution supporting future grant applications for a project that would connect the county's trail system to one being built north out of Clay county.
The Number Of Absentee Votes Cast So Far In Dickinson County Has Already Surpassed The TOTAL Number Of Absentees In 2016 Election
Jordan Moyer oversees elections for the Dickinson County Auditor's Office. She says there's been a steady volume of people voting early in person at the former Paul's Body Shop building south across the street from the courthouse in Spirit Lake.
NW Iowa Businessman Originally Charged For Stealing Campaign Sign Also Charged In Thefts Of Newspapers From Stores
70-year-old Peter De Yager, owner of the Foreign Candy Company in Hull, was charged in mid-September with 5thdegree theft after being identified from security video stealing newspapers from atleast one of the stores.
Okoboji School Board Adopts Mask Mandate During Three Hour Plus Meeting
The Okoboji School Board last (Mon.) night unanimously approved a measure requiring faculty and students in 1stthrough 12thgrades, as well as visitors, when within six feet of another during the school day, wear an approved face mask.
In- Person Early Voting Now Underway In Iowa; Absentee Ballots Also Now Going Out In The mail
Today (Monday) is the day Iowa election officials begin mailing out absentee ballots for the November presidential election. It is also the first day you can go to your county auditors’ offices – or, satellite locations – to vote early in person.
Okoboji School Board Will Consider Mask Mandate During Special Meeting This Evening (Mon. 10/5)
The board will consider a proposal that would require all students and staff to wear a face covering when six feet or more of social distancing can't be maintained, such as on a bus and during the school day.
Sibley-Ocheyedan School Bd. Approves New Mask Requirement
Meeting in special session Friday, the Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board voted to revise the district's return to learn policy. It now includes a requirement that all students in grades 7-12 wear face masks whenever social distancing isn't possible.
Palo Alto County Crash Results In Minor Injuries (1)
Authorities say 36-year-old Andrew Beenken of Emmetsburg was driving a 1998 Jeep Wrangler westbound on 380thStreet when he became distracted and failed to see a semi ahead of him which had slowed to turn onto 470thAvenue.
Local Physician Talks About The Importance Of Mammography Screenings Now That Breast Cancer Awareness Month Is Underway
Dr. Craig Cunningham, a physician at Lakes Regional Healthcare, says one in eight women will be diagnosed with the disease over their lifetime, and that it's the second leading cause of cancer death among women
Seasons Center Awarded $4,100 Grant From Emmet County Community Foundation
Seasons Center for Behavioral Health say they've been awarded a grant from the Emmet County Community Foundation that will allow them to hold two special events for children and their families in Emmet county.
Two Vehicle Collision Sends Two People To The Hospital (1)
The Minnesota State Patrol says 69-year-old Carolyn Paulson of Windom was driving a 2014 Buick southbound on 470thAvenue and 69-year-old Sandra Torke of Lakefield was driving a 2017 Ford eastbound on Highway 60 when the two collided.