Voluntary Action Center of Dickinson County Held Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
(Okoboji, IA) The Voluntary Action Center of Dickinson County held its Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Friday evening at the Iowa Lakeside Laboratory on West Okoboji. Executive Director Amy Peterson acknowledged a number of outstanding volunteers in the community.
May 12th Program To Assist Area Businesses In Employing And Retaining Former Military Service Members
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, the Northwest Iowa/Southwest Minnesota Area Human Resources Association and the Iowa National Guard are teaming up to offer a program in May for area human resources professionals and other business leaders.
Lake Park Simulation Intended To Drive Home Dangers Of Distracted Driving
Authorities are hoping an exercise that was conducted this (Wed.) morning at the intersection of County Road M-27 and the entrance to the Harris-Lake Park High School will make students and others stop and think.
Voters In Okoboji School District To Decide Fate Of Middle School Proposal
(Milford)-- Voters in the Okoboji School District head to the polls Tuesday (4/7) to decide the fate of a measure that would fund construction of a new middle school adjacent to the high school in Milford.
(Arnolds Park)-- While they're disappointed they were unable to get the legislature to decide on a school start date that's after Labor Day, tourism officials in the Iowa Great Lakes say they're content with the August 23rd compromise that was reached.
Large Grass Fire Ravages Spring Run Complex; Seriously Injures Firefighter
(Spirit Lake)-- It took firefighters from seven area fire departments as well as a firefighting unit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service several hours to extinguish a massive fire late Wednesday afternoon and evening in the Spring Run complex east of Arnolds Park.