Informational Meeting To Be Held On Hwy 71 Bridge Replacement Project In Jackson
An informal come-and-go informational meeting on a project to replace the Highway 71 bridge over the West Fork of the Des Moines River in Jackson is scheduled for this coming Monday, January 29th from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. at the Jackson City Hall.
Vehicle Plunges Into Icy Marsh On Hwy 9 Near Little Sioux River
A close call late Thursday afternoon after a driver lost control of a vehicle that wound up in a marsh. Officials say the incident took place around 5:00 p.m. on Highway 9 just east of the Little Sioux River.
Near Capacity Crowd Gathers For Meeting On Curly Leaf Pond Weed Problem
A near capacity crowd filled the meeting room of the Spirit Lake Public Library Tuesday evening for a meeting to gauge interest in a pilot project that would result in a partial erradication of curly leaf pond weed on the north side of East Lake Okoboji.
A fire has damaged a Spencer business. The Spencer Fire Department was called to Vanderhaag’s Salvage in north Spencer around 6:15 p.m. after getting a report of a fire alarm that was going off in the business.
Leon Panetta, who served as U.S. Secretary of Defense from 2011 to 2013, will be speaking this fall as part of the William Siebens American Heritage Lecture series at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake.
Hitmakers Reunion Tour, Starring Restless Heart, To Perform At CCF
Officials with the Clay County Fair are announcing today (Fri.) the Hitmakers Reunion Tour starring Restless Heart plus Richie McDonald, Suzy Bogguss and Billy Dean will be appearing in front of the grandstand Monday, September 12th at 7:30 p.m.
Iowa utilities regulators are meeting for the fourth day to consider whether to allow a Texas company to bury 346 miles of crude oil pipe under Iowa farmland and whether to give the company authority to force unwilling landowners to sign easements using eminent domain laws.
The Iowa Utilities Board is meeting to consider whether to approve a hazardous liquid pipeline permit for an oil pipeline that will stretch 346 miles across the state diagonally from the northwest to the southeast.
A blizzard has shut down pretty much all state highways in southwest Minnesota, including Highway 71 from the intersection with Iowa Highway 9 to Windom; Highway 86 from the Iowa State Line to Windom; and Minnesota Highway 60.
Lack Of Funding For Voter Approved Iowa Legacy Fund Topic Of Discussion At Legislative Forum
The fact that a constitutionally protected fund approved by Iowa voters in 2010 under which 3/8ths of a percent of any future increase in the state sales tax would go toward environmental protection still isn’t funded was a topic of discussion at Saturday’s legislative forum put on by the Iowa Great Lakes Chamber of Commerce.
Supreme Court Rules In Defense Attorney Malpractice Case
The Iowa Supreme Court says an Emmetsburg man who pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor for sex but later had the conviction overturned can sue his defense attorneys for legal malpractice without being required to prove his innocence.
A traffic stop early Saturday in Estherville resulted in the arrest of a Thompson man on drug charges. Estherville police say it happened shortly after 4:00 a.m. when an officer pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation.
A major winter storm is just beginning to make its presence known, and conditions will deteriorate rapidly as snow begins to pick up in intensity and is blown by winds gusting to nearly 40 mph and even higher at times.