Farmer Contributes Money From America's Farmers Grow Communities Program To Local School District
(Sioux Rapids)-- A local school district is getting a financial boost thanks to an area farmer. Stacy Mills, who farms near Sioux Rapids, has presented a check for $2,500 to the Sioux Central School District.
(Iowa City)-- Polaris Industries and the University of Iowa are teaming up in a venture that will benefit the university's scholarship fund while providing the company assistance to improve efficiency of its manufacturing facility in Spirit Lake.
Warm, Dry Weather Translates To Increased Fire Danger
(Spirit Lake)-- While the reprieve from old man winter has been welcomed by most, there's growing concern the much above normal temperatures, dry and breezy conditions may all combine to cause a higher fire danger this spring.
Des Moines Water Works Board Votes To Sue Several NW Iowa Counties Over Nitrate Issue
(Des Moines)-- The Des Moines Water Works board has voted to sue three northwest Iowa counties in an effort to hold them responsible for the high nitrate levels in rivers the utility uses for source water.
(Emmetsburg)-- The welding program at Iowa Lakes Community College has received some special recognition. It's been selected for this year's Career Preparedness Award from the Iowa Department of Education's division of Community Colleges.
Spencer Business Finalist In Dream Big Grow Here Program
(Iowa City)-- A local business is among five finalists that will be competing for $5,000 of start-up capital at an event called "EntreFEST" in Iowa City May 21st. It's through the "Dream Big Grow Here" program.
Traffic Stop Results In Drug Charge Against Estherville Man
(Estherville)-- A traffic stop Friday by the Emmet County Sheriff's Office landed an Estherville man in jail on a drug charge. Authorities say it happened when a deputy pulled over a vehicle in the 10 block of South 13th Street.
(Spirit Lake)-- A joint investigation involving the U.S. Postal Service, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement and the Spirit Lake Police Department has resulted in the arrest of a Spencer resident on a drug charge.