News Archive

Milford Police Asking For Public's Help In Theft Investigation

Tue 12-31-2019

Authorities say a bicycle was taken from a storage shed in the area of 6th Street and Stewart Apartments in Milford.

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Possible Injuries Reported In Semi Tractor-Trailer Rollover

Tue 12-31-2019

Possible injuries were reported in a semi tractor-trailer rollover early Friday in Palo Alto county.

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Milford Police Say They've Identified Vandalism Suspects

Tue 12-31-2019

Milford police say the individuals responsible in a couple of vandalism cases have been identified. Police made the announcement in a social media post, but didn't say whether any arrests have been made or if charges have been filed.

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Investigation Into A Disturbance Lands A Man In Jail

Tue 12-31-2019

An incident December 22nd at a residence in Graettinger resulted in the arrest of Graettinger man.

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New Scam Involves Your Cell Phone

Tue 12-31-2019

A new scam making the rounds involves your cell phone.

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Traffic Stop Results In Drug Arrest (3)

Tue 12-31-2019

A traffic stop December 23rd in Palo Alto county resulted in the arrest of a Spencer man on drug charges.

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Crash In Palo Alto County Results In Three People Having To Be Helped Out Of A Vehicle

Tue 12-31-2019

Authorities say 44-year-old Florence Ruiz Xon was driving a 2007 Ford Escape eastbound in the 4500 block of 280th Street when the vehicle slid sideways into the south ditch and came to rest on its side.

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No Injuries Reported In Single Vehicle Crash In Palo Alto County

Tue 12-31-2019

Authorities say Charmaigne Santiago of Algona was driving a 1997 Ford Ranger westbound and had slowed as she approached an intersection. The vehicle slid sideways across the eastbound lane of traffic and went into the north ditch, coming to rest on the driver's side.

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Crash On Hwy 71 Just South Of Spencer Claims Life Of A Spirit Lake Man

Mon 12-30-2019

A crash this (Mon.) morning on Highway 71 near John Deere just south of Spencer claimed the life of a Spirit Lake man.

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Democratic Presidential Hopeful Tom Steyer Schedules Additional Appearances For NW Iowa

Mon 12-30-2019

Democratic Presidential hopeful Tom Steyer has scheduled some additional campaign appearances for this coming Friday, January 3rd, in northwest Iowa. 

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Sibley, IA Man Arrested On Multiple Charges

Mon 12-30-2019

An incident back on Christmas Eve resulted in the arrest of a Sibley man on multiple charges.

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Milford Police Investigate Vandalism Complaints

Mon 12-30-2019

Milford police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a couple of vandalism cases.

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A Close Call Friday When A Man Falls Through The Ice In The Triboji Beach Area

Mon 12-30-2019

Two cousins are credited with saving the life of a man who fell through the ice Friday afternoon in the Triboji Beach area.

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Flood Warning Issued For Little Sioux River In Clay & Dickinson Counties

Sat 12-28-2019

The National Weather Service has issued a flood WARNING for the Little Sioux River in Clay and Dickinson counties.

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Democratic Presidential Hopeful Tom Steyer To Make Appearance In Spirit Lake

Fri 12-27-2019

A campaign spokesperson tells KUOO news Steyer will be in Spirit Lake Friday, January 3rd for the grand opening of his campaign office here. 

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Significant Winter Storm Still On Target To Impact The Region

Fri 12-27-2019

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Dickinson, Emmet, Lyon, Osceola, Plymouth, Sioux and Woodbury counties in northwest Iowa and for all of southwest Minnesota from Midnight tonight (Fri.) until 6 AM Monday.

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Iowa Secretary Of State Refers 9 Instances Of Suspected Voting, Including One In NW Iowa, To County Prosecutors

Fri 12-27-2019

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate says he has referred nine voters, including one in northwest Iowa, to county attorneys for possible prosecution for allegedly voting twice in the 2018 general election.

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Dickens Boil Advisory Lifted

Fri 12-27-2019

Officials with Iowa Lakes Regional Water say test results have come back satisfactory and that businesses and residents no longer need to boil water before consuming it. 

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Nature Tots Program At Dickinson Co. Nature Center About To Kick Off Another Year

Fri 12-27-2019

Bryana Kuhlman, Environmental Education Coordinator at the Dickinson County Nature Center says the Nature Tots program will begin its run for 2020 on January 8th

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Crash On Hwy 71 North Of Windom Sends One Person To The Hospital

Thu 12-26-2019

One person was injured in a two vehicle accident this (Thursday) morning on Highway 71 north of Windom.

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YMCA of the Okobojis selected as Beneficiary in Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program

Thu 12-26-2019 1900 41st Street Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-A portion of the proceeds from sale of Reusable Bags at Spirit Lake Hy-Vee in January will go toward YMCA programs.

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DNR To Hold Series Of "First Day Hikes", Including One At Gull Point State Park

Thu 12-26-2019

You'll have an opportunity to kick off the New Year by taking a hike through a popular state park in the Iowa Great Lakes.

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Deadline To Nominate Winter Games Cheerleaders Quickly Approaching

Thu 12-26-2019

The deadline to nominate cheerleaders for the University of Okoboji Winter Games is drawing near.

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Minnesota Man Escapes Injury In Single Vehicle Crash In Osceola County

Thu 12-26-2019

A northern Minnesota man escaped injury in a single vehicle crash Christmas day in Osceola county.

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Boil Advisory Issued For Dickens

Thu 12-26-2019

Some work on the water distribution system has resulted in water being turned off in the city of Dickens today (Mon. 12/26).

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Some Wintry Weather Appears Headed Our Way For The Upcoming Weekend

Thu 12-26-2019

The mild and calm weather pattern we've been in the past couple of weeks appears to be coming to an end.

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Bedell Family YMCA Launching New Member Drive In Early 2020

Thu 12-26-2019

If one of your New Year's resolutions involves exercise and a healthier you, the Bedell Family YMCA will be offering a special incentive to help you out.

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Snowmobile & OHV Owners Reminded To Renew Their Registrations By Jan. 1st, 2020

Tue 12-24-2019

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says those registrations purchased during the 2019 registration cycle will expire December 31st, 2019 and any decal displayed on a machine with a “19” printed on it will no longer be valid.

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Woman Wanted In Hit-&-Run Personal Injury Collision In Clay County Turns Herself In

Tue 12-24-2019

A Laurens woman wanted in connection with a hit-and-run collision December 15th that injured a Spencer man has turned herself in.

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Republican Party Of Iowa Releases List Of Feb. 3rd, 2020 Caucus Locations

Tue 12-24-2019

The Republican Party of Iowa has released it's list of sites for the February 3rd caucuses.

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Dickinson County RSVP Program Distributes Free Books To Okoboji 1st Graders As Part Of Their "Literacy Partners" Project

Tue 12-24-2019

The Dickinson County Retired Senior Volunteer Program has launched a new program that promotes reading among first graders. 

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Emmetsburg Officials Plan To Use Non-Lethal Canon To Disperse A Large Population Of Geese On Five Island Lake

Tue 12-24-2019

Residents along Five Island Lake at Emmetsburg shouldn't be surprised if they hear some loud bangs over the next several months.

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Those Venturing Out On To Ice-Covered Lakes Being Told To Use Extreme Caution

Mon 12-23-2019

No injuries were reported this (Monday) morning when a truck went through the ice on Brown's Bay, or in the Terrace Park area of West Lake Okoboji.

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Man Escapes Injury In Single Vehicle Rollover

Mon 12-23-2019

No injuries were reported Friday in a single vehicle crash in Clay county.

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Collision On Hwy 18 In Clay County Sends Two People To The Hospital

Mon 12-23-2019

A collision Friday in the 2700 mile of Highway 18 in Clay county sent two people to the hospital.

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Master Plan Being Developed For City Parks In Spencer

Mon 12-23-2019

Spencer residents will have an opportunity after the first of the year to provide input on the city's park system.

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No Injuries Reported In Structure Fire In Lake Park

Mon 12-23-2019

Lake Park Fire Chief Brandon Ehret tells KUOO news firefighters were called to 101 Avenue B West around 8:45 pm

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Fire Damages Trailer House

Mon 12-23-2019

Firefighters were called around 9:30 am to a trailer park just east  of the Clay County Fairgrounds and found flames coming from one of the mobile homes.

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Bedell Family YMCA to Celebrate 15 Years in Lakes Community in January 2020

Fri 12-20-2019 1900 41st Street Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Membership Week coming up January 10-17

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11th Annual Boat Loads of Toys produces $5,000 in toys and clothing to Upper Des Moines Opportunity

Fri 12-20-2019 Okoboji, IA

(Okoboji)-Parks Marina spearheads annual Holiday Toy Drive

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40th University of Okoboji Winter Games Registrations starting to fill up

Fri 12-20-2019 Arnolds Park, Ia

(Arnolds Park)-Official U of O Winter Games Apparel now available at several locations

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Arnolds Park Amusement Park to present Tonic Sol Fa, The Pork Tornadoes at Roof Garden Holiday Concerts

Fri 12-20-2019 37 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA

(Arnolds Park)-Tonic Sol Fa to perform Sunday Afternoon, The Pork Tornadoes for New Year's Eve

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Lakes Regional Healthcare initiates Formal Relationship with NW Iowa Bone, Joint & Sports Surgeons

Fri 12-20-2019 Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Arrangement is effective January 1, 2020

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Williams enters Not Guilty plea in connection with shooting of jessica Weisharr

Thu 12-19-2019 Algona, IA

(Algona)-Williams is due back in Kossuth County Court January 28

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Clay County Sheriff's Office seeking information on Hit and Run

Thu 12-19-2019 Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-Incident occurred in the early morning hours of December 15 on Highway 18

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Increased Law Enforcement Presence on Highway 18 in O'Brien County during Holiday

Thu 12-19-2019 Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-C.A.R.E. enforcement period from December 20-29

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Fire destroys Building in Carl Schneider Industrial Park

Thu 12-19-2019

(Windom, MN)-Flames engulfed building early Wednesday morning

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Investigation of E-Cigarette use by a Minor results in multiple Drug Charges in Emmet County

Thu 12-19-2019 Estherville, IA

(Estherville)-Three young people charged after incident earlier this month.

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Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation spreading the word on Angel Investing Network

Thu 12-19-2019 520 2nd Avenue East,Suite 2 Spencer,IA

(Spencer)-Network connects Investors with Entrepreneurs

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Jackson City Council tables Feral Cat issue

Thu 12-19-2019 Jackson, MN

(Jackson, MN)-PAWS (Precious Animals Worth Saving) has been requesting additional funds

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Lakeside Man charged with Failure to Use Child Restraints after Child Ejected from Vehicle in Accident near Storm Lake

Thu 12-19-2019 Storm Lake, Ia

(Storm Lake)-Two small children in vehicle allegedly without child restraint devices

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Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association to present Christmas Rock the Roof on December 19

Wed 12-18-2019

(Arnolds Park)-Itty Bitty Boji Band, Ugly Sweater Contest highlight Holiday Concert at Majestic Pavilion

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Governor Reynolds orders Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Iowa Coach Hayden Fry

Wed 12-18-2019 Des Moines,IA

(Des Moines)-Legendary Coach passed on Tuesday at age 90

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Driver apparently had Seizure, rolled Vehicle and hit Pedestrian in Spirit Lake on Tuesday

Wed 12-18-2019 Peoria Avenue,Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Pedestrian transported to Lakes Regional Hospital, then airlifted with multiple severe injuries.

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NW Iowa Attorney arrested at The Clay County Courthouse

Wed 12-18-2019 Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-Walley allegedly under the influence at time of arrest

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Omaha Man arrested in Storm Lake for allegedly stealing Vehicle

Wed 12-18-2019 Storm Lake, Ia

(Storm Lake)-Driver allegedly in possession of prescription medications.

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Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corp. Announces It's Priorities For Next 5 Years

Tue 12-17-2019

The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation says job retention and creation will continue to be the top priority in their planning strategy for the next five years.

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Dickinson County Supervisors Approve Pay Raises For Elected & Non-Elected Officials

Tue 12-17-2019

The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors today (Tues.) approved three percent pay increases for both elected and non-elected employees for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Williams set to be arraigned in Shooting Death of Jessica Weishaar

Tue 12-17-2019 Algona, IA

(Algona)-Williams charged with 1st Degree Murder and 1st Degree Robbery in connection with December 4th shooting in Lu Verne

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Spirit Lake Police Department participates in "Shop with a Cop"

Tue 12-17-2019 Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Eight officers accompanied children while they picked out gifts

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Emmetsburg Police seeking owner of Meth Pipe

Tue 12-17-2019 Emmetsburg, Ia

(Emmetsburg)-Department using social media, wry humor in search

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Bob Shaw named Spirit Lake Noon Kiwanis Citizen of the Years

Tue 12-17-2019 Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Accolade awarded annually for years of service and commitment to community

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Democratic Candidate Corey Booker to make stops in Northwest Iowa

Tue 12-17-2019 Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-Senator Booker returning to Iowa for five day tour.

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No injuries reported in house fire near Hull December 14

Tue 12-17-2019 Hull, Ia

(Hull)-House received significant fire and smoke damage

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Jaci Hermstad to receive 9th infusion

Tue 12-17-2019 Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-Family traveling to Minneapolis for experimental treatment

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Construction underway on State Pier and Boardwalk at Arnolds Park Amusement Park

Mon 12-16-2019 37 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA

(Arnolds Park)-The Boardwalk will be covered during construction through the winter.

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RiseFest announces addition of Matthew West to 2020 Festival Lineup

Mon 12-16-2019 Sheldon, IA

(Sheldon)-Stocking Stuffer Special going on through end of the year.

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Former Graettinger-Terrill Principal killed in Car accident

Mon 12-16-2019 Burlington, IA

Fatal crash occurred last Thursday.

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Crop Advantage Series Coming To NW Iowa In January

Mon 12-16-2019 Okoboji, IA

One session is set for January 14th at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Okoboji.

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Jackson Residents Being Told To Take Some Extra Precautions

Fri 12-13-2019

Jackson residents are being told to take some extra precautions after numerous items were recently reported stolen from vehicles and garages throughout the city. 

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Horseshoe Bend Tubing Hill To Be Open This Weekend (Dec. 14th & 15th)

Fri 12-13-2019

Kiley Roth, Community Relations Director, says the tubing hill will will be open tomorrow (Sat.) and Sunday from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm.

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Additional Details Released Into Fire At Spencer Livestock Sales

Fri 12-13-2019

Spencer Fire Chief Jon Conyn (con-yin) tells KUOO news they were called to the scene around 2:15 am.

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Spirit Lake Police: More Motion Picture Money Is Making The Rounds

Fri 12-13-2019

While the bills at first glance look real, authorities say they are clearly marked with the words “Motion Picture Use Purpose” and are fake.

 

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Republican 4th District Congressional Candidate Jeremy Taylor Makes Campaign Stop In Spirit Lake

Fri 12-13-2019

Jeremy Taylor told a gathering that he's concerned the seat could fall into the hands of Democrats should King get the nomination in the primary election.

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***BREAKING NEWS***Fire Causes Heavy Damage At Spencer Livestock Sales

Fri 12-13-2019

We're getting word of a major fire at Spencer Livestock Sales on Highway 71 on the north edge of Spencer. 

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SW Minn. Farmer Named President Of The American Soybean Association

Thu 12-12-2019

Bill Gordon, a Worthington native, was elevated to the position Thursday during the organization's December board meeting.

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Another Icon In The Iowa Great Lakes Passes Away

Thu 12-12-2019

Jack Tatman of Spirit Lake passed away earlier this week at the age of 95.

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Iowa Great Lakes Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby to meet December 14 at Lakeside Lab

Thu 12-12-2019 1838 Highway 86, Milford, IA

(Okoboji)-Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act among topics of discussion. 

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Additional On-Street Parking Planned For A Stretch Of West Broadway In Arnolds Park

Thu 12-12-2019

The Arnolds Park City Council will receive bids on a project that would add approximately 28 more diagonal parking places near a new parking lot just east of the Maritime Museum.

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City Of Arnolds Park Still Considering Whether Or Not To Submit An Offer On Current Okoboji Middle School

Thu 12-12-2019

Mayor Jim Hussong tells KUOO news they hope to make a decision at the council meeting in February.

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Clay County Convention & Visitor's Bureau Accepting Applications For Spring 2020 Tourism Grants

Thu 12-12-2019

Stephanie Horsley, Director of Clay County Heritage, says the deadline to apply is February 1st, 2020.

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Area Law Enforcement Agencies Participating In Special Holiday Traffic Enforcement

Thu 12-12-2019

The “Don't Wreck The Holidays” enforcement effort starts tomorrow (Fri.) and runs through January 1st, 2020.

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Spencer Man Convicted Of Sexually Abusing A Child

Wed 12-11-2019

Fabian Garcia was convicted Tuesday in Clay County District Court on charges of second degree sexual abuse and lascivious acts with a child.

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Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce to host Santa's Village December 14

Wed 12-11-2019 Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Visits with Santa, Carriage Rides and live music highlight festivities.

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ILCC's Estherville Campus Hosts Regional LEGO Competition

Wed 12-11-2019

Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville hosted the 7th annual First Lego League Regional Qualifying Competition this past Saturday. 

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ISU Extension & Outreach, Clay County, To Offer Programs For Area Senior Citizens In Early 2020

Wed 12-11-2019

 Sara Dierks says they'll be offering the sessions in conjunction with the Spencer Area Activities Center, or the Senior Center.

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Boil Order For Dickens Is No Longer In Effect

Wed 12-11-2019

Officials with Iowa Lakes Regional Water say samples came back good and that the advisory is no longer in effect.

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Spirit Lake City Council Approves New Recycling Contract

Wed 12-11-2019

Another lakes area city is doing away with its public recycling drop-off site. 

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Okoboji City Council Reviews Findings Of Lakeshore Drive Parking/Traffic Study

Wed 12-11-2019

The council is forming a committee to further review the information and come up with a formal recommendation.

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Suspicious Vehicle Investigation Results In Arrest Of Missouri Man On Multiple Charges

Wed 12-11-2019

Authorities in Sioux county an Orange City police officer was checking on a vehicle at a park around 2:17 am about a half mile south of Alton.

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Kazarelli's BBQ Steakhouse on the River now open in Spencer

Tue 12-10-2019 24 West Park Street, Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-Restaurant offering casual dining in restored church.

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Dickinson Co. Supervisors Table Action On 28E Agreement

Tue 12-10-2019

The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors today (Tues.) tabled action on a 28E agreement with the Sioux Rivers mental health region.

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Upcoming U Of O Winter Games To Feature Several New Events

Tue 12-10-2019

Several new events are being added to this year's lineup for the University of Okoboji Winter Games.

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Car/Deer Collision Results In Minor Injuries

Tue 12-10-2019

A Larchwood man sustained minor injuries last week when a vehicle he was driving collided with a deer in Clay county.

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Jury Convicts Man In Meth Conspiracy Case That Spanned NW Iowa & SW Minnesota

Tue 12-10-2019

31-year-old Jose Carlos Ramirez-Martinez of Denison was convicted by a jury Friday following a trial in U.S. District Court in Sioux City.

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No Injuries Reported In Collision Involving A School Bus And Car

Mon 12-9-2019

 No injuries were reported this (Mon.) morning when a car collided with a school bus in O'Brien county.

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Iowa Lakes Handbell Choir to perform Holiday Concert December 10

Mon 12-9-2019 3501 Hill Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Choir to be joined by First Presbyterian and Lakes Area Handbell groups.

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Palo Alto County Authorities Arrest Man Wanted On Several Warrants

Mon 12-9-2019

A man wanted on warrants for burglary in the 2nd degree, one count of assault and one count of criminal mischief in the 3rd degree was taken into custody by Palo Alto county authorities this past Thursday.

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Single Vehicle Crash Injures Emmetsburg Teen

Mon 12-9-2019

A single vehicle crash Friday in Palo Alto county injured an Emmetsburg teen.

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City Of Spencer To Hold Reception For Outgoing Council Members

Mon 12-9-2019

The city of Spencer will be holding a reception next week honoring outgoing city council members Steve Bomgaars, Leann Jacobsen and Rich Prentice. 

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Water To Be Off In Dickens Tuesday (Dec. 10th)

Mon 12-9-2019

Water will be turned off in Dickens tomorrow (Tues.) to fix a leak.

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Clay County Traffic Stop Results In Arrest Of Central Iowa Man On Drug Charges

Mon 12-9-2019

A traffic stop last week in Clay county resulted in the arrest of a central Iowa man on drug charges.

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Authorities Alerting Public To New Scam

Mon 12-9-2019

This one consists of a letter that claims the recipient has won a sizable amount of money from the “North America Consumer Promotion Draw”.

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Founder Of One Of The Area's Largest Employers & A Former U.S. Representative, Berkley Bedell, Passes Away

Sat 12-7-2019

KUOO news has learned Berkley Bedell passed away Friday of a stroke. 

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Fire Heavily Damages Estherville Business

Sat 12-7-2019

An Estherville business was heavily damaged in a fire Friday afternoon.

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DNR Investigating Manure Discharge In Cherokee County

Fri 12-6-2019

Officials with the Spencer field office of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are investigating a manure discharge near Cleghorn in northern Cherokee county.

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Pearson Lakes Art Center to host Music After Hours December 12

Fri 12-6-2019 2201 Highway 71, Okoboji, IA

(Okoboji)-Scott Larsen to perform in Pomerantz Hall Thursday night.

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Deadline To Sign Up For SBA Disaster Loans Quickly Approaching

Fri 12-6-2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding nonprofit organizations of a January 6th deadline in which to apply for federal disaster loans for economic injury caused by adverse weather conditions that occurred from March 12th through June 15th of this year.

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Iowa D.O.T Conducting Online Planning Study On U.S. Hwy. 18 Between Spencer And Garner

Fri 12-6-2019

Those viewing the site can scroll through the information and provide feedback.

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YIP Students Help Brighten The Holidays For Less Fortunate Children

Fri 12-6-2019

Students in the Okoboji Foundation's Youth in Philanthropy program are helping make the holidays brighter for some area children.

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Several Businesses With Ties To The Region Honored With Iowa Venture Awards

Fri 12-6-2019

They include M & C Anderson Pullets of Sioux Rapids, Iowa Select Farms, GrandStay Hotel and Suites in Rock Valley and Stensland Family Farms and Creamery of Larchwood.

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Single Vehicle Crash Injures Milford Man (1)

Fri 12-6-2019

A single vehicle crash Thursday on Highway 71 near Fostoria injured a Milford man.

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Festival of Lessons & Carols to be held December 8 in Spencer

Thu 12-5-2019 1111 4th Ave W, Spencer, IA

(Spencer)-"Brass Buddies" Quintet to perform at Concert

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Authorities Release Name Of Suspect In Fatal Shooting In Lu Verne

Thu 12-5-2019

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation identifies the suspect as 35-year-old Valentino Williams of Coralville, Iowa.

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City Of Estherville Implements New Snow Removal Ordinance

Thu 12-5-2019

The Estherville City Council earlier this week adopted a new ordinance regarding parking during snow events.

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Lu Verne, Iowa Shooting Victim Originally From Jackson, Mn.

Thu 12-5-2019

43-year-old Jessica Weishaar was a 1995 graduate of Jackson High School. Her parents still reside in Jackson.

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Last Weekend's Winter Storm Kept Things Busy For Jackson County Authorities

Thu 12-5-2019

The first round of severe winter weather this past weekend made for some hazardous driving conditions and a busy weekend for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

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Clay County Fair Takes Home Top Honors In Several Categories In International Competition

Thu 12-5-2019

The Clay County Fair took home 14 awards this year, the most in its history, including four first-place honors.

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Pearson Lakes Art Center to host Holiday Open House December 5

Wed 12-4-2019 2201 Highway 71, Okoboji, IA

(Okoboji)-Festivities include evening program to honor Supporter of the Year.

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Spirit Lake Man Accused Of Stealing Items From A Downtown Restaurant

Wed 12-4-2019

A Spirit Lake man has been charged in connection with a burglary Friday night at a downtown business.

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Man Wanted For Burglary And Other Charges Taken Into Custody

Wed 12-4-2019

A man who was wanted on charges out of Clay county has been into custody.

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Raccoon River Lawsuit Could Have Statewide Implications

Wed 12-4-2019

A lawsuit over nutrient pollution in a portion of Iowa's Raccoon River will stretch into 2020 as arguments are heard by the Iowa Supreme Court. 

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Estherville Residents Elect New Mayor

Wed 12-4-2019

Unofficial results from Tuesday's run-off election show Joseph May the winner, with 371 votes. 

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The Arts at St. Joseph to present The Browns Classic Christmas December 8

Tue 12-3-2019 1305 Okoboji Avenue Milford, Iowa

(Milford)-A reception with the performers to follow the free concert on Sunday.

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Iowa State Patrol Trooper Escapes Injury After Colliding With A Deer

Tue 12-3-2019

Not even is a State Trooper immune from hitting a deer. The very thing happened late Monday night in Palo Alto county.

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Dickinson County Supervisors Approve Zoning Change

Tue 12-3-2019

The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors today (Tues.) approved a recommendation from the county's Planning and Zoning Commission to rezone a little more than 40 acres of land southwest of Milford from Heavy Industrial to Agricultural.

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Crash Lands Woman In Jail On Multiple Charges

Tue 12-3-2019

A single vehicle crash back on November 25th in Osceola county resulted in the arrest of a Minnesota woman on multiple charges.

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Dickinson County Engineer Dan Eckert Gives A Reminder On Policy For Plowing Secondary Roads

Tue 12-3-2019

Snow removal on secondary roads was a topic of discussion at today's (Tues.) Dickinson County Board of Supervisors.

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Candlelight Service Of Remembrance To Be Held Thurs. (Dec. 5th) In Spencer

Tue 12-3-2019

A special event later this week in Spencer is intended to help those who have lost a loved one recently. 

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Some Area Farmers Are Eligible For Low Interest Loans Due To Severe Weather In August Of This Year

Mon 12-2-2019

Some local ag producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans.

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Many Voices Choir to perform several Holiday Concerts

Mon 12-2-2019 Estherville, IA

(Estherville)-Choir comprised of members from across the region

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Strong Wind & Ice-Covered Power Lines Resulted In Scattered Power Outages Over The Weekend

Mon 12-2-2019

Strong wind and ice-covered lines combined to cause scattered power outages across the region over the weekend.

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Spencer Public Meeting About Revised Flood Maps December 11th

Mon 12-2-2019 300 W 4th Street Spencer,IA

There will be an informational meeting for the public about revised flood plain maps in Spencer on December 11th.

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Minor Injuries Reported In Single Vehicle Crash In Palo Alto County

Mon 12-2-2019

Minor injuries were reported early Sunday in a single vehicle crash near Emmetsburg.

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund Awards Slightly More Than $94,000 In Grants For 2019

Mon 12-2-2019

The awards were officially presented to the organizations at an event earlier this fall in Terril.

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Run-Off Election To Be Held Tuesday (Dec. 3rd) For Estherville Mayor

Mon 12-2-2019

Voters in Estherville head back to the polls tomorrow (Tues.) to vote in a run-off election for Mayor.

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Arnolds Park Amusement Park To Hold "Gift A Smile" Party

Mon 12-2-2019

The Arnolds Park Amusement Park will be holding a special event tomorrow (Tues., Dec. 3rd) evening to help raise funds for their “Gift A Smile” program.

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I90 Rollover At Jackson Injures Wisconsin Woman

Mon 12-2-2019

A Wisconsin woman was injured in a single vehicle crash Sunday on Interstate 90 near Jackson.

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