Lakes Area Businessman Submits Highest Bid On Existing Okoboji Middle School Property
Meeting in special session Thursday evening, the Okoboji School Board acknowledged the successful bidder on the existing middle school site in Arnolds Park was lakes area businessman Neal Slater at $1.1 million.
Progress Continues On Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District Lift Station, Force Main Project
Progress continues on a project to relocate a sanitary sewer lift station at Hayward's Bay, along with installation of a new force main that will run through Brooks Golf Course and along a portion of the west side of Highway 71 in Okoboji.
NW Iowa Man Pleads Guilty To Filing Fake Tax Returns
A northwest Iowa man has pled guilty to three counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of false and fraudulent tax returns and three counts of receiving stolen government money or property.
Some Huge Changes Could Be In Store For A Heavily Traveled Street In Okoboji
Meeting in special session Tuesday, the Okoboji City Council approved a motion to formerly request Imagine Iowa Great Lakes consider taking on the project on Sanborn Avenue between Highway 71 and Spier Park.
Clay County Traffic Stop Results In Arrest Of Spencer Man On Multiple Charges
The Clay County Sheriff's Office says the driver, Dalton Garrett, was arrested and charged with driving with a revoked license, possession of a controlled substance, 1stoffense...marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Hear Interest From Okoboji Community Schools Over Possibly Purchasing More Of A Gravel Pit
Superintendent Todd Abrahamson was at today's (Tues.) Dickinson County Board of Supervisors meeting to see if the county might be interested in selling off another portion of a gravel pit on the west side of Milford.
Herman's Hermits Featuring Peter Noone & Special Guest Gary Lewis & The Playboys To Perform At Clay County Fair
It was announced this (Tues.) morning Herman's Hermits featuring Peter Noone with special guest Gary Lewis and The Playboys will be performing in front of the grandstand at this year's Clay County Fair the evening of Sunday, September 13th.
Hwy 86 Crash North Of Iowa-Minnesota Border Injures Three People
According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, around 8:40am, 62 year-old Dallas Stark of Okoboji was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on Highway 86, near 740thStreet, when he lost control, entered the ditch and rolled.
Alliant Energy Says It's Getting Reports From Customers Getting Calls From Scammers Threatening To Shut Their Power Off
Alliant Energy officials say the company does NOT call customers demanding immediate treatment, and that they do not ask customers to purchase prepaid debit cards, nor do they ask for payment through email.
Des Moines Woman Arrested On Multiple Charges In Incident Earlier This Month In Dickinson County
The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office says it received a call shortly before 7:00 pm February 7thon a vehicle in the 3100 block of Highway 71 that was traveling northbound in the southbound lane at a high rate of speed.
Authorities Trying To Find Source Of Petroleum Smell In Milford Sewer System
A strong odor of a petroleum type product in the sanitary sewer system has officials taking some special precautions in Milford. Mayor Steve Anderson, who's also Superintendent of the Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District tells KUOO news crews have been detecting the odor coming from a lift station on the south side of Milford.
There Are Renewed Concerns In The Iowa Great Lakes Over School Start Dates Due To Labor Day Falling Late This Year
That's resulted in the Iowa Great Lakes and Spirit Lake Area Chambers of Commerce, Okoboji Tourism and the Milford Commercial Club drafting a letter to area school officials urging them to start school a little later this year.
Proposed Drainage Project Near Lake Park Dies Due To Opposition From Landowners
The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors today (Tues.) learned requirements had been met for a remonstrance on the project in Drainage District 15, which extends from the south side of the city of Lake Park to south of Highway 9.
Federal Jury Convicts NW Iowa Man On Meth Conspiracy Charge
50-year-old Juan Lopez-Zuniga of Denison, Iowa was convicted Friday by a jury in U.S. District Court in Sioux City for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in northwest Iowa, southwest Minnesota and southeast South Dakota.
President & CEO Of Lakes Regional Healthcare Attends State Of The Union At Invitation Of Congressman Steve King
King says he extended the invitation to Jason Harrington for his assistance in getting Jaci Hermstad of Spencer, who's battling A-L-S Lou Gehrig's Disease, back and forth to Rochester for her treatments.