News Archive

Here's a rundown on the schedule of Memorial Day programs around the area for Monday, May 27th

Fri 5-24-2019

Here's a rundown on the schedule of Memorial Day programs around the area for Monday, May 27th

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Traffic Stop Results In Arrest Of Fairmont, Mn. Man On Drug Charges

Fri 5-24-2019

A traffic stop earlier this month in Armstrong resulted in the arrest of a Fairmont, Minnesota man on drug charges.

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Crash At Hwy 71 & 41st Street In Spirit Lake Results In Traffic Disruption For A Time

Fri 5-24-2019

A two-vehicle collision this (Friday) morning at the intersection of Highway 71 and 41st Street in Spirit Lake caused some disruptions, especially for northbound traffic on the highway. 

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IGL Sanitary District Again Reminding Full-Time & Seasonal Residents To Be On The Lookout For Illegally Connected Sump Pumps

Fri 5-24-2019

The Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District is reminding people returning for the summer to check their homes and other structures for illegal connections to the public sewer system. 

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Jackson County Collision Sends One Person To The Hospital (1)

Fri 5-24-2019

One person sustained minor injuries in a two vehicle accident on County Highway 4 in Jackson County yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.

 

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Gov. Kim Reynolds Orders Flags Flown At Half-Staff

Fri 5-24-2019

Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to noon on Monday, May 27, 2019 in honor of Memorial Day and directed that the National League of Families POW/MIA flag also be flown on Capitol grounds for the entire day.

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Corridor To Hold Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Engagement Training Sessions

Thu 5-23-2019

The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is gearing up for a special program offering diversity, equity, inclusion and engagement training. 

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Single Vehicle Crash Injures Ocheyedan Woman

Thu 5-23-2019

A single vehicle crash Tuesday in O'Brien county injured an Ocheyedan woman.

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Abbie Gardner Cabin & Museum to open for the season Memorial Weekend

Thu 5-23-2019 71 Monument Drive, Arnolds Park, Iowa

(Arnolds Park)-Historic site to be open through Labor Day Weekend.

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Vehicle Collides With Care Facility

Thu 5-23-2019

Minor injuries were reported Tuesday when a vehicle collided with a care facility in Hull.

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Strong Wind Said To Have Played A Roll In Collision Of Two Semis

Thu 5-23-2019

Strong wind was said to be a contributing factor in a collision Tuesday of two semis near Little Rock.

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Iowa Court Of Appeals To Hear Oral Arguments In Two Cases In Okoboji

Wed 5-22-2019

The Iowa Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in two cases next week during proceedings that will be held in Okoboji. 

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ILCC Trustees Approve Tuition Rates For Upcoming Year

Wed 5-22-2019

The board of trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College set tuition rates for the upcoming year at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday in Spirit Lake. 

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Primghar Man Injured After Being Struck By A Vehicle While Walking On A Roadway

Wed 5-22-2019

 A Primghar man was injured Monday after being struck by a vehicle as he was walking on a roadway.

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Fire Damages Hog Barn

Wed 5-22-2019

Fire has damaged a hog barn near Melvin. 

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Woman Accused Of Cutting & Scratching Boyfriend

Wed 5-22-2019

A Sherburn woman has been charged for allegedly cutting and scratching her boyfriend.

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Organization Donates Specially Designed Tricycles To Some Special Needs Students

Wed 5-22-2019

A recently formed non-profit group has donated two specially designed tricycles, one each to a special needs child at the Spirit Lake and Okoboji Elementary Schools.

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Help Requested With Putting Up Flags Again This Year On Dickinson County Courthouse Lawn And Cemeteries

Wed 5-22-2019

Final touches are being put on the preparations for this year's Memorial Day program in Spirit Lake.

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Rollover Results In Minor Injuries (1)

Wed 5-22-2019

The Clay County Sheriff's Office has released details into a crash late in the evening of May 7th that resulted in minor injuries.

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Burglary Investigation Results In Charges Against A Rural Terril Man

Wed 5-22-2019

A rural Terril man who was already in the Clay county jail faces additional charges stemming from an investigation into a burglary complaint filed March 31st of this year that resulted in a subsequent search of his residence on April 9th.

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Efforts To Get Potentially Life-Saving Drug To Spencer Woman Go To Congress

Wed 5-22-2019

Efforts to try to get a potentially life-saving drug to a Spencer woman fighting Lou Gehrig's Disease, or ALS, have headed to Washington, D.C.

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Delayed Planting Meeting To Be Held In Storm Lake

Wed 5-22-2019

Ongoing wet weather is making it impossible for some area farmers to get their spring planted completed, or in some cases, started even.

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Registration underway for Reggie Shive Jazz Camp at Iowa Lakes Community College

Tue 5-21-2019 300 S. 18th Street, Estherville, IA

(Estherville)-Camp is aimed at students in grades 7-12, but open to all interested players.

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Collision Injures Spirit Lake Teen

Tue 5-21-2019

A collision Monday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 71 and 36th street in Spirit Lake injured a teen.

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Single Vehicle Crash Results In Minor Injuries (2)

Tue 5-21-2019

Minor injuries were reported Sunday in a single vehicle in Sioux county.

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Construction of Weaver Commons nearing completion at Okoboji Summer Theatre

Mon 5-20-2019 2001 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-OST Association Spring Meeting will be held at Pearson Lakes Art Center Tuesday due to construction.

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IGL Chamber Announces Chair, Co-Chair For 2020 U Of O Winter Games

Mon 5-20-2019

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Monday announced the Chair and Co-Chairs of the 2020 University of Okoboji Winter Games scheduled for January 23rd-26th. 

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IGL Chamber Presents Checks To Four Lakes Area Protective Associations

Mon 5-20-2019

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Monday presented checks from the 37th Annual Walleye Weekend proceeds to four lakes area protective associations. 

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Motorcycle Crash Injures Spirit Lake Man (1)

Mon 5-20-2019

A motorcycle crash this past Thursday west of Everly injured a Spirit Lake man.

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Two-Vehicle Collision In O'Brien County Injures Two People From Spirit Lake

Mon 5-20-2019

A two-vehicle crash Saturday in O'Brien county injured two people from Spirit Lake.

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Woman Wanted On A Warrant For A Drug Charge Taken Into Custody

Mon 5-20-2019

A Sheldon woman wanted on an outstanding Clay county warrant for a drug charge was taken into custody early Saturday.

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Man Accused Of Choking A Sheriff's Deputy

Sat 5-18-2019

A Sibley man is accused of trying to choke a sheriff's deputy.

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Disturbance Investigation Results In Charges Against A Sibley Man

Sat 5-18-2019

An investigation Friday into a report of a disturbance at a residence in Sibley resulted in the arrest of a Sibley man.

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Hwy 86 Collision Sends Two People To The Hospital

Sat 5-18-2019

A two-vehicle collision Friday on Highway 86 north of Lakefield sent two people to the hospital.

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Semi Rear-Ends Car Sending One Person To The Hospital

Sat 5-18-2019

One person was sent to the hospital Friday when a semi rear-ended a car on Interstate 90 in Martin county.

 

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Woman Arrested On Sex Offender Registration Violation

Fri 5-17-2019

A Spencer woman was arrested Wednesday on a sex offender registry violation. 

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Friends of Lakeside Lab Science Seminar Series to begin May 21

Fri 5-17-2019 1838 Highway 86 Milford, IA

(Okoboji)-Professor Neil Bernstein to speak Tuesday evening.

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Pursuit Results In Arrest Of Storm Lake Man

Fri 5-17-2019

A wanted man was apprehended after Storm Lake Police early Friday morning attempted to stop a vehicle in the 200 block of West 6th Street for a traffic offense.

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MnDOT To Hold Informational Open House For Hwy 4 Project From Sherburn To The Iowa Line

Fri 5-17-2019

The public is encouraged to attend a construction open house for the Highway 4 project from Sherburn to the Iowa State line on Tuesday, June 4 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Dunnell City Hall.

 

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Jackson County Crash Injures Teen

Fri 5-17-2019

A Dunnell teen was injured in a two vehicle accident Wednesday night south of Alpha.

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Man Who Had Been Reported Missing From Spirit Lake Found Safe And Sound

Thu 5-16-2019

A Spirit Lake man who had been reported missing since late Wednesday afternoon was found safe and sound this (Thurs.) morning.

 

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Spencer Schools Host Meeting To Discuss Elementary Space Needs

Thu 5-16-2019

Space needs at Spencer's elementary schools were a topic of discussion at a public informational meeting earlier this week.

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Several Storm Lake Residents Arrested On Child Endangerment & Animal Neglect Charges

Thu 5-16-2019

Three people face child endangerment and animal neglect charges after Storm Lake Police yesterday (Wednesday) investigated a report of a large number of dogs and cats at 1014 Michigan Street, causing an unsafe environment.

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Law Enforcement Agencies To Participate In Special Traffic Enforcement Campaign

Thu 5-16-2019

Law enforcement agencies throughout the region will be participating in a special enforcement campaign that starts Monday, May 20th, and runs through June 2nd.

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Worthington Now Receiving Water From Lewis & Clark System

Thu 5-16-2019

The city of Worthington, Minnesota is now receiving water from the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System. 

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Okoboji Summer Theatre Association to hold Spring Meeting May 21

Wed 5-15-2019 2001 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-RSVP by May 18 for dinner meeting.

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Okoboji Foundation Presents Check To Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association

Wed 5-15-2019

The Okoboji Foundation recently presented a check for $45,000 to the Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association to assist with the new front reception area and gift shop in its new museum at Arnolds Park.

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Estherville Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing A Child

Wed 5-15-2019

An Estherville man has been arrested in a sexual abuse investigation.

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Man Accused Of Stealing Copper Wire From Estherville Business & Trying To Re-Sell It

Wed 5-15-2019

An investigation into a theft of copper wire from an Estherville business has resulted in the arrest of a Hazleton, Iowa man.

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Ongoing Field Work/Planting Delays Forcing Some Farmers To Make Some Difficult Decisions

Wed 5-15-2019

There's growing concern over the late planting of crops across the region due to the ongoing wet conditions.

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Street/Pothole Repairs Getting Underway In Spirit Lake

Wed 5-15-2019

The ride on some side streets in Spirit Lake should be getting smoother in coming days.

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Teens Charged In Sioux Rapids Burglaries

Wed 5-15-2019

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a series of burglaries in Sioux Rapids during the past two weeks.

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Spirit Lake City Council Denies Re-Zoning Request In Southern Hills Area

Wed 5-15-2019

A public hearing on a re-zoning request drew a large crowd to Tuesday evening's Spirit Lake City Council meeting.

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Pearson Lakes Art Center Speaker Series kicks off May 16

Tue 5-14-2019 2201 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Templeton Rye Founder Scott Bush to discuss new Okoboji Vodka brand.

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Dickinson Co. Supervisors Vote To Participate Financially In Sewer Project

Tue 5-14-2019

The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors were updated Tuesday on plans to extend sanitary sewer service to the south side of Center Lake.

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Woman Wanted On Warrant For Probation Violation Arrested

Tue 5-14-2019

A Sheldon woman wanted on a Clay county warrant for a probation violation was taken into custody Monday evening.

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Investigation Into Assault Results In Arrest Of Woman

Tue 5-14-2019

An investigation Monday by the Clay County Sheriff's Office into a report of an assault in Dickens resulted in the arrest of a 28-year-old woman.

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Disturbance Results In Arrest Of Spencer Man

Tue 5-14-2019

An investigation Monday evening into a disturbance at a residence near Spencer resulted in an arrest.

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No Injuries Reported In Truck Fire

Tue 5-14-2019

No injuries were reported Monday in a truck fire in Spirit Lake.

 

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Milford City Council Discusses Possibility Of City Buying Back The Former Smith Lumber Property

Tue 5-14-2019

Whether or not the city should buy back the former Smith Lumber property was a major topic of discussion at Monday evening's Milford City Council meeting.

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Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide In Crash Saturday In Jackson County That Claimed The Life Of A Man

Tue 5-14-2019

A Brewster man has now been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with a crash this past Saturday in Jackson county that claimed the life of a Heron Lake man.

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Arnolds Park Amusement Park to open for the season May 18

Mon 5-13-2019 37 Lake Street,Arnolds Park,IA

(Arnolds Park)-First public rides aboard the Queen II to be offered this weekend as well.

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Dickinson Co. Endowment Fund Now Accepting Applications For 2019 Grant Cycle

Mon 5-13-2019

The Dickinson County Endowment Fund is now accepting applications for their 2019 grant cycle.

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Jackson County Crash Claims Life Of A Heron Lake Man

Mon 5-13-2019

A Heron Lake man was killed in a one vehicle accident early Saturday morning in rural Jackson County.

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Minor Injury Reported In Two-Vehicle Collision On Hwy 18 Near Dickens

Mon 5-13-2019

Minor injuries were reported Friday in a two-vehicle collision in the 2800 mile of Highway 18 in Clay county.

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Search For Missing Person Makes For Some Tense Moments In Emmet County

Mon 5-13-2019

A missing person made for a few tense moments Sunday near Wallingford.

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Flood Disaster Assistance Extended

Mon 5-13-2019

Governor Kim Reynolds has extended by 30 days existing emergency disaster declarations for Iowa counties affected by flooding in March. 

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SW Mn. Crash Injures Spencer Man And Son

Sun 5-12-2019

 A single vehicle crash Saturday on Interstate 90 just east of the Magnolia exit injured a Spencer man and his son. 

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Possible Injuries Reported To Spencer Man When A Vehicle He Was Driving Collided With Some Cattle

Fri 5-10-2019

Possible injuries were reported to a Spencer man earlier this week when a vehicle he was driving collided with some cattle in O'Brien county.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For New Okoboji Middle School

Fri 5-10-2019

It was a big today (Fri.) for the Okoboji Community School District. A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the construction of the new middle school, just west of the high school in Milford. 

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Estherville Area Chamber to hold Job & Career Fair May 23

Fri 5-10-2019 2008 E Central Ave, Estherville, IA

(Estherville)-Limited space available for businesses still wanting to participate.

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Maintenance Work To Affect I-90 Traffic Between Fairmont & Blue Earth

Fri 5-10-2019

Some more road work is about to get underway in the region.

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Man Accused Of Locking Son Under Basement Stairs Now Requesting Jury Trial

Fri 5-10-2019

A man charged for locking his son under some basement steps at his home in Ackley, Iowa, now wants his case heard by a jury.

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Man Wanted On Clay County Warrants For Failure To Appear Taken Into Custody

Fri 5-10-2019

A Sioux Rapids man wanted on three Clay county warrants for failure to appear was taken into custody Wednesday.

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Spencer Schools To Hold Public Meeting Regarding Space Needs For Elementary Grades

Fri 5-10-2019

Residents of the Spencer Community School District, especially those with children in elementary grades, are urged to attend an informational meeting next week.

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City Of Orleans To Flush Fire Hydrants May 13th-15th

Fri 5-10-2019

The city of Orleans will be flushing fire hydrants next week.

 

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Preliminary Estimates Indicate Jackson County Sustained More Than $6 Million In Damage In March Ice Storm

Fri 5-10-2019

Preliminary damage assessment numbers from spring storms were released this week by the Jackson County Emergency Management Office.

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Annual Utility Shut-Off Moratorium Under LIHEAP Program About To End

Fri 5-10-2019

The extended moratorium for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program, or LIHEAP, ends this coming Monday, May 13th. 

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Kossuth/Palo Alto Economic Dev. Corp. Gets Some Special Recognition

Thu 5-9-2019

The Kossuth-Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation received special recognition today (Thurs.)  for overall business retention and expansion.

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Three Sioux City Residents Arrested On Theft Charges Following Incident In Estherville

Thu 5-9-2019

Three people from Sioux City face theft charges following an incident earlier this month at a Bomgaars store in Estherville.

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Putting for Patriots kicks off May 10th at Pirates Cove in Arnolds Park

Thu 5-9-2019 25 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA

(Arnolds Park)-Fundraising campaign runs through Memorial Weekend.

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Iowa Attorney General's Office Files Lawsuits, Including One In Dickinson County, Claiming Violations Of One Call Law

Thu 5-9-2019

Attorney General Tom Miller has filed five lawsuits, including one in Dickinson county, alleging contractors conducted illegal excavations that damaged underground utilities in violation of the “Iowa One Call” law.

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Estherville Police Looking For Intruder

Thu 5-9-2019

Police in Estherville are asking for the public's assistance as they investigate a home intrusion.

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Polaris Industries CEO Says Additional Tariffs Could Be "Catastrophic" To The Company And It's Employees If They're Implemented

Thu 5-9-2019

The head of Polaris Industries says the potential for additional tariffs on Chinese goods could be "catastrophic" to the company. CEO Scott Wine expressed his concern in an interview Tuesday with CNBC.

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FDA Approves Testing Of Potential Life-Saving Drug A Local Patient Needs To Stop Progression Of ALS

Thu 5-9-2019

The Food and Drug Administration Wednesday approved testing for a potential life-saving drug a Storm Lake native needs to stop the progression of Lou Gehrig’s Disease, or ALS.

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South O'Brien Senior Awarded $2,000 Special Education Teacher Scholarship

Thu 5-9-2019

A senior at South O'Brien High School is the recipient of the 2019 Special Education Teacher Scholarship of Iowa co-sponsored by ClaimAid Consulting Corporation and the Iowa Association of School Boards.

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Some Popular Events Will Be Returning To The Dirt Track At This Year's Clay County Fair

Thu 5-9-2019

Some popular events will be returning to the dirt track at this year's Clay County Fair.

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Minor Injuries Reported In School Bus Crash

Thu 5-9-2019

A school bus crash late Wednesday afternoon in Clay county resulted in minor injuries.

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Two Vehicle Collision At Interstate 90 & Hwy 86 Results In Minor Injuries

Thu 5-9-2019

A two-vehicle collision Wednesday at Interstate 90 and Highway 86 near Lakefield sent resulted in minor injuries.

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Arnolds Park City Council Reviews Plans For New Parking Lot Adjacent To Preservation Plaza

Wed 5-8-2019

The Arnolds Park City Council Wednesday evening reviewed plans for additional parking adjacent to the green space area at Preservation Plaza, just east of the Maritime Museum.

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Iowa Great Lakes Climate Meeting to be held May 11 at Lakeside Lab

Wed 5-8-2019 1838 Highway 86 Milford,IA

(Okoboji)-Guest Speaker Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) to discuss bipartisan approach to solving climate change.

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Area Producers Took Advantage Of Recent Dry Weather To Get Some Corn In The Ground; But More Rain Is Causing New Delays & Concern

Wed 5-8-2019

Area producers were able to take advantage of dry weather over this past weekend and earlier in the week to get some fieldwork and planting done. 

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Palo Alto Co. Sheriff's Office Awarded Grant For Equipment

Wed 5-8-2019

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office has been awarded a grant to purchase some new equipment. 

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Traffic Counts To Be Conducted This Spring & Summer In Northwest Iowa

Wed 5-8-2019

The Iowa Department of Transportation will be conducting traffic counts this spring and summer in northwest Iowa.

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Man Who's Life Has Been Personally Impacted By Drugs & Alcohol Speaking To Local Students And Parents

Wed 5-8-2019

A man who's life has been personally impacted through the use of drugs and alcohol spoke this (Wed.) morning to Spirit Lake middle and high school students.

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Cornbelt Chorus Brings Home Top Awards

Wed 5-8-2019

An acapella group that sings barbershop music recently brought home some special awards.

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Hwy 18 Collision Sends Two People To The Hospital

Wed 5-8-2019

Two people were injured in a collision early Tuesday on Highway 18 a half mile west of Boyden.

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Spirit Lake Police Department executes Search resulting in Drug charges

Tue 5-7-2019 1214 Jackson Avenue,Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Two residents face multiple charges following search on Sunday afternoon.

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Clay County Authorities Arrest Several People Wanted On Warrants

Tue 5-7-2019

Several people wanted on warrants have been taken into custody in separate arrests over the past couple of days in Clay county.

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Letter Carriers To Hold Annual Food Drive This Saturday (May 11th)

Tue 5-7-2019

Letter carriers nationwide will once again be holding their annual food drive this Saturday.

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Dickinson Co. Supervisors Hear Update From Seasons Center After Taking On Some Services Previously Provided By Compass Pointe

Tue 5-7-2019

The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors today (Tues.) heard an update from a Seasons Center representative regarding the additional substance abuse counseling services they're providing in the absence of Compass Pointe.

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Dickinson Co. Supervisors Discuss Children Mental Health Funding

Tue 5-7-2019

Funding for children's mental health services was a topic of discussion at today's (Tues.) Dickinson County Board of Supervisors meeting.

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Spencer City Council Hires New Planning Director; Approves Sidewalk Cafe Ordinance

Tue 5-7-2019

The city of Spencer has a new Planning Director. The city council Monday evening voted to formally approve the hiring of Steve Hallgren to the position. 

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Iowa Lakes Community College Spring Commencement Ceremony May 10

Mon 5-6-2019 300 S. 18th Street, Estherville, IA

(Estherville)-More than 160 students to receive degrees on Friday.

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Another Walleye Weekend Has Gone In The Books

Mon 5-6-2019

Walleye Weekend is history for another year.

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LRH Breaks Ground On New Medical Clinic

Mon 5-6-2019

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this (Mon.) afternoon on the construction of a new clinic adjacent to Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake, replacing the current facility.

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Volunteers Spend Portion Of Their Weekend Cleaning Up A Park

Mon 5-6-2019

17 volunteers spent a portion of their weekend cleaning up Kilen Woods State Park near Lakefield.

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Spencer Man Arrested On Multiple Charges

Mon 5-6-2019

A Spencer man faces multiple charges after being pulled over for speeding early Saturday in the 3100 block of Highway 71 in Clay county.

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Sunrise Farms Of Harris Files Federal Lawsuit In Connection With 2015 Bird Flu Outbreak

Mon 5-6-2019

A northwest Iowa egg farm has filed a lawsuit against companies hired by the federal government to disinfect its barns following a 2015 outbreak of bird flu. 

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Democratic Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Holds Campaign Rally In Spencer

Mon 5-6-2019

Democratic Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders made several campaign appearances across Iowa, including a couple in northwest Iowa, over the weekend.

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Man Accused Of Kidnapping His Ex-Girlfriend

Sun 5-5-2019

An Archer man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend was arrested Friday in O'Brien county. 

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Search For Missing Milford Man Ends On Tragic Note

Sun 5-5-2019

A search Saturday for a missing Milford man ended on a tragic note. 

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SW Minn. Crash Claims Life Of Colorado Woman

Sat 5-4-2019

A Colorado woman was killed in a car-semi accident Friday morning in Cottonwood County.

 

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Search Of Storm Lake Residence Results In Massive Drug Bust

Fri 5-3-2019

Three arrests were made after Storm Lake Police searched a house at 1005 East Ninth Street Thursday afternoon.

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Search for Kolton Dicus to take place in Milford on May 4

Fri 5-3-2019 1031 10th Street,Milford,IA

(Milford)-Volunteers should wear bright, reflective colors and meet at 11 am at old Milford City Hall.

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Efforts To Block Proposed Wind Farm In Palo Alto County Blocked By Iowa Supreme Court

Fri 5-3-2019

Efforts by some landowners in Palo Alto county to block a proposed wind farm have been rejected by the Iowa Supreme Court. 

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Iowa Department Of Public Safety Issues Warning Of Scam

Fri 5-3-2019

The Iowa Department of Public Safety is warning the public of a scam that misrepresents staff of the agency.

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Hope Haven CEO Comments On Factor Behind Decision To Discontinue Mental Health Therapy Services

Fri 5-3-2019

We're learning more details into the announcement by Hope Haven it will no longer be providing mental health therapy services in its nine county service region, including Dickinson county, effective June 27th. 

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Youth In Philanthropy Sets Another Fundraising Record; Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

Thu 5-2-2019

 The Okoboji Foundation has announced its Youth In Philanthropy program raised $72,377 this year for vital capital improvement projects in the Iowa Great Lakes, setting a new record.

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Hope Haven Announces It Will Discontinue Mental Health Therapy Services

Thu 5-2-2019

Hope Haven has announced it will be discontinuing mental health therapy services in its nine-county service area effective June 27th. The agency also provides mental health services to jails in the region.

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37th Annual Walleye Weekend dangles $37,000 Grand Prize

Thu 5-2-2019 Okoboji, IA

(Okoboji)-Registration for Walleye Weekend and extended contest closes at 11:59 pm on Friday.

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DNR Reminding Walleye Weekend Participants To Make Sure Their Boats Are Ready & To Check Registrations

Thu 5-2-2019

For many, Walleye Weekend will be the first time of the season to have boats out on the water. Prior to getting to the boat ramp, though, Jeff Morrison, an enforcement officer with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, says the very first thing you need to do is to make sure your registration is up to date

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New Distillery Begins Operations In Spencer

Thu 5-2-2019

Century Farms, or CF Distillery in Spencer, recently started production out of their facility on Highway 71 on the north edge of Spencer.

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Traffic Stop In Spirit Lake Results In Arrest Of Woman On Drug Charges

Thu 5-2-2019

A traffic stop Wednesday evening in Spirit Lake resulted in the arrest of a woman on drug charges.

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Proposed Re-Zoning Of Some Land In Southern Hills Area Of Spirit Lake Is Generating Controversy

Thu 5-2-2019

A proposal to rezone some land in the Southern Hills area of Spirit Lake is drawing some controversy.

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Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire & Rescue 42nd Annual Pancake Fundraiser May 3 & 4

Wed 5-1-2019 156 North Highway 71 Arnolds Park,IA

(Arnolds Park)-Annual fundraiser coincides with Walleye Weekend in Iowa Great Lakes.

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DNR: Walleye Populations In Iowa Great Lakes Appear Good; Hopeful For Successful Walleye Weekend

Wed 5-1-2019

All indicators are that the opener of the walleye season on the Iowa Great Lakes should be a successful one for anglers.

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Country Star Joe Diffie To Perform At 2019 Nobles County Fair

Wed 5-1-2019

It was announced today (Wed.) Joe Diffie will be performing in front of the grandstand at 7:30 pm Saturday, August 10th during this year's Nobles County Fair in Worthington.

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Investigation Results In Arrests Of Two People On Child Endangerment Charges

Wed 5-1-2019

An investigation by the Sioux County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa Department of Human Services has resulted in the arrests of a man and a woman from Sheldon.

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