Dickinson County Announces Weed Policy For 2021 Season
The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors last week adopted the county's policy for noxious weeds. County Weed Commissioner Douglas Todey (Todd-ee) told the board it's pretty much unchanged from last year
Spencer ADA Council Produces Videos To Increase Disability Awareness Among Youth
Tom Rutt of the city of Spencer's ADA Council says prior to COVID, they would physically go out to the schools. Now, he says they're getting the message out through some videos they've produced with the help of Spencer Municipal Utilities.
Severe Weather Awareness Week Continues With Tuesday's Focus On Warnings
Dickinson County Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Ehret says it's important to have a plan in place and even more so to actually implement it when a severe thunderstorm or even a tornado warning is issued
Avera Home Medical Equipment To Open New Store At Lakes Regional Healthcare Campus
LRH President and CEO Jason Harrington tells KUOO news the new 2,500 square foot store will be located in the former Lakes Family Practice clinic space on the northwest corner of the hospital's campus.
A spokesperson with the Iowa Poison Control Center in Sioux City says it's a good time to look under our kitchen sinks and storage areas when it comes to cleaners, medicine, and materials that may fall into younger hands.
Traffic Stop Results In Arrests Of Two People On Drug Charges
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office says the driver, 40-year-old Anton Alsip and a passenger, 34-year-old Pablo Marchessini, both of Sibley, were allegedly found to be in possession of two controlled substances.
Car Vs. School Bus Collision Claims The Life Of A 9-Year-Old Child
According to the ISP's crash report, 9-year-old Jessica Yeaman of Inwood, Iowa was killed in a crash Friday morning when the car she was a passenger in rear-ended a school bus for the West Lyon Community School District.
Improvements Planned For First Promenade Arch At Arnolds Park
Michele Goodenow, Executive Director of Imagine Iowa Great Lakes, says LED lighting is being installed in the arch, which will light the signage for the entrance to the Arnolds Park Amusement Park property.
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Looking At Establishing Committee To Establish IRVM Guidelines
Supervisor Steve Clark represents the supervisors on the Conservation Board. He says action taken last year to remove a stretch of 252ndAvenue from the program after some nearby property owners complained may affect the program's future
Major Changes Planned For Highway 71 In Portions Of The Lakes Corridor; Public Informational Meeting Set For March 30th
Dakin Schultz, a planner with the Iowa Department of Transportation's regional office in Sioux City tells KUOO news it's part of a major reconstruction of the thoroughfare through the lakes corridor between East View Avenue in Okoboji and 202ndStreet in Arnolds Park.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz Further Rolls Back COVID Restrictions
Beginning Monday, bars and restaurants can go up to 75 percent capacity, fitness centers and pools can allow 50 percent capacity, and entertainment venues can have half capacity with up to 250 customers.
Emmet County Public Health & Estherville Pharmacy To Hold Large COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Saturday
Emmet County Public Health and Estherville Pharmacy are teaming for the clinic, which will be held for any patient in the previous tiers 1A or 1B or anyone 16 and older with a health condition defined by the CDC as having a greater risk of severe COVID-19 disease.
Two Vehicle Collision West Of Milford Sends One Person To The Hospital
The Iowa State Patrol says 20-year-old Johannah McKibben of Mapleton was driving a 2010 Buick westbound on County Road A-34 when she pulled into the path of a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 77-year-old Dennis Nurse of Hartley, who was northbound on County Road M-27.
Mayor Bill Maas says as a result, Orleans water customers living north of St. Margaret's Cemetery on the West Side of Big Spirit Lake may temporarily experience an interruption in service this (Tues.) afternoon.
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Again Discuss Sign Regulations; Bump Up Swan Lake Culvert Project
There was additional discussion this (Tues.) morning by the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors into a recommendation from the county's Planning and Zoning Commission that would limit signs to one per parcel.
Milford City Council Adopts Ordinance Revisions; Approves Vacating Unused Alley
One does away with licensing requirements for dog owners; another removes council approval of members serving on the Fire Department; while yet another makes a change to the city's dangerous and/or vicious animals ordinance.
Congressman Randy Feenstra Selected To Serve On Two House Ag Subcommittees
Fourth District Congressman Randy Feenstra of Hull says he's been selected to serve on two House Agriculture Subcommittees, including the Livestock and Foreign Agriculture and Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit.
ISU Extension & Outreach To Hold Additional Informational Meetings This Week On The Farm Bill
Gary Wright of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach says they'll be held Tuesday (March 9th) at 9:30 am in the Community Room at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds, and Thursday (March 11th) at 9:30 am at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer.