Spencer Man Sentenced For Discharging Firearm While Under Influence Of Eight Different Controlled Substances
A former federal firearms licensee from northwest Iowa who unlawfully discharged a loaded firearm while under the influence of eight different controlled substances has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison.
Spencer Quality Housing Initiative Making Grants Available
Spencer Area Jobs Trust and the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation announced today (Wed.) new homes in Spencer with total land and dwelling values up to $250,000 are now eligible for grants through the Spencer Quality Housing Initiative.
New Law Establishes Tough Penalties For Pipeline Protesters
Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are still awaiting federal and Iowa Supreme Court rulings in a case over the controversial project but any new actions against pipelines could land them in jail for 25 years. Governor Kim Reynolds signed the so-called "sabotage" legislation, or Senate File 2235 last week
LRH To Once Again Offer Junior Volunteer Program This Summer
Lakes Regional Healthcare will once again this summer give high school and college students interested in seeking a career in the healthcare field a chance to see first hand what it's like to work in the industry.
Concern Mounts Over Potential Impacts Chinese Tariffs Could Have On Ag Products
Farmers are anxiously watching tit-for-tat tariff threats, as China has responded to import duties proposed by the Trump administration on aluminum and steel by going after products produced in states such as Iowa and Minnesota.
SL City Adminstrator/Attorney Reacts To Mayor's Resignation, Saying He's Going To Be Greatly Missed
As we reported earlier, Spirit Lake Mayor Ed Vos announced Tuesday he plans to resign from the position at the end of May, saying he and his wife Angie plan to relocate to Des Moines to pursue new career opportunities and be closer to family.
KUOO news spoke this (Wed.) morning with City Administrator/Attorney Gregg Owens who had this reaction to the announcement...
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Re-Visit Issuance Of Fireworks Permits
With the 4th of July now just a few months away, the issuance of permits for commercial-type fireworks displays was once again a topic of discussion at Tuesday's Dickinson county board of supervisors meeting.
Proposed Re-Development Of Inn Property Clears First Hurdle
The proposed re-development of property where the Inn resort complex, golf course and convention center are currently located cleared a first hurdle at a meeting Monday evening of the city of Okoboji's Planning and Zoning Commission.
Polaris Industries To Pay $27.25 Million Civil Penalty To Consumer Product Safety Commission
The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced today (Mon.) Polaris Industries will pay a $27.25 million civil penalty to the agency as part of a settlement on two claims from 2016 stemming from defective recreational vehicles that were later recalled.