News Archive

Collision North Of Estherville Injures Two

Mon 6-30-2014

(Estherville)-- A head-on collision Saturday on Highway four about a mile north of Estherville injured two people. Read More

Officials Closely Monitoring For Form Of Algae That Could Be Potentially Toxic

Mon 6-30-2014

(Wahpeton)-- Officials say a form of blue-green algae that can be toxic in high enough concentrations has been detected in some of the Iowa Great Lakes. Read More

Milford Teen Crowned Dickinson County Fair Queen

Mon 6-30-2014

(Milford)-- A Milford teen has been crowned queen of the 2014 Dickinson County Fair.

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Corridor Gears Up For Manufacturing 101 Course

Mon 6-30-2014

(Spencer)-- The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation is reminding everyone of its upcoming Manufacturing 101 course to be held July 7th through the 25th at Spencer High School. Read More

Dickinson County Endowment Fund, City Of Lake Park And HLP Schools Team Up For Concession Stand Project

Mon 6-30-2014

(Lake Park)-- A joint project by the Harris-Lake Park School District, city of Lake Park and $10,000 in funding from the Dickinson County Endowment Fund have resulted in the construction of a new concession stand.

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Dickinson County Endowment Fund, City Of Lake Park And HLP Schools Team Up For Concession Stand Project

Mon 6-30-2014

(Lake Park)-- A joint project by the Harris-Lake Park School District, city of Lake Park and $10,000 in funding from the Dickinson County Endowment Fund have resulted in the construction of a new concession stand.

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Dickinson County Conservation launches new survey

Mon 6-30-2014

(Okoboji) - Area residents encouraged to give input on conservation issues for future planning. Read More

Look For Increased Presence Of Law Enforcement On The Road Over 4th Of July

Mon 6-30-2014

(Undated)-- Expect to see a higher than normal presence of law enforcement on the roads beginning tomorrow (Tues. 7/2) and continuing through the 4th of July holiday period. Read More

Daily Almanac For Monday, June 30th, 2014

Mon 6-30-2014

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Casey Muessigmann at Preservation Plaza

Sat 6-28-2014

(Arnolds Park) - Arnolds Park presents another free concert tonight as part of its summer series at Preservation Plaza.
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Ditched Vehicle Investigation Results In Drug Charge

Fri 6-27-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- An investigation into a report of a vehicle in the ditch near the intersection of Highway 86 and 180th Street in Dickinson county has resulted in a drug charge against a Milford man. Read More

Shawn Mayer returns to Preservation Plaza Saturday night

Fri 6-27-2014

(Arnold's Park)-  Singer-songwriter to begin new album project. Read More

OYC Hosts Opti Regatta this weekend

Thu 6-26-2014

(Okoboji) - Motorboats urged to slow near young sailors in sailboats Saturday and Sunday.
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Compass Point And Area Businesses Team Up For Safe Boating Campaign

Thu 6-26-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- A campaign promoting safe boating in the Iowa Great Lakes is kicking into high gear just in time for the upcoming 4th of July holiday period. Read More

Daily Almanac For Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Thu 6-26-2014

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Governor Issues Disaster Proclamation For Additional Counties

Wed 6-25-2014

(Des Moines)-- Governor Terry Branstad announced today (Wed.) he's issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for nine more counties hit hard by recent severe weather and flooding. Read More

Tom Tourville And John Adams, Sr. Joining Parks Marina, Inc.

Wed 6-25-2014

(Okoboji)-- Tom Tourville, former CEO of the Pearson Lakes Art Center, and John Adams, Sr., founder of the Lakes News Shopper, will be joining Parks Marina, Inc. Read More

Spencer Woman To Open Can Redemption Center In Spirit Lake

Wed 6-25-2014

(Spencer)-- A Spencer woman in announcing plans to open a can redemption center in Spirit Lake.  Read More

Public Hearing On Rezoning Request For Former Presbyterian Church Building In SL Draws Concern

Wed 6-25-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- A public hearing on a request to re-zone some property at 605 Lake Street, or the former Presbyterian Church building, was held at Tuesday's Spirit Lake city council meeting. Read More

ILCC in Spencer Receives Grants

Wed 6-25-2014

(Spencer) - The Spencer campus of Iowa Lakes Community College has been awarded two grants to help with volunteer opportunities. Read More

Daily Almanac For Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Wed 6-25-2014

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Jackson Town & Country Days to feature Carnival, kids fishing tourney

Tue 6-24-2014

(Jackson, Minnesota)-Festival highlights include parade, live music, fireworks at Jackson Speedway.
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Traffic Stop Lands Spirit Lake Man In Jail On Multiple Charges

Tue 6-24-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Multiple charges have been filed against a Spirit Lake man stemming from a traffic stop Monday in the area of 25th Street and Center Lake Drive in Spirit Lake. Read More

Disturbance Results In Charges Against Spirit Lake Man

Tue 6-24-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- A Spirit Lake man faces charges in connection with a disturbance Monday evening at 2300 23rd Street in Spirit Lake. Read More

Daily Almanac For Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Tue 6-24-2014

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Okoboji High School Renovation

Tue 6-24-2014

(Milford) - Okoboji High School will look different this fall when students file through the halls.


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Estherville Chamber Lunch and Learn to focus on finances

Tue 6-24-2014

(Estherville) - ISU Extension's Family finance Specialst Jan Manahan to speak at Wednesday's luncheon. Read More

Milford City Council Approves Appointments Of New Mayor And Council Member

Mon 6-23-2014

(Milford)-- The city of Milford has a new Mayor and council member.

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New Dog Policy Implemented On Clay County Fairgrounds

Mon 6-23-2014

(Spencer)-- Officials with the Clay County Fair say they don't want to let the fairgrounds go to the dogs. They're implementing a new policy when it comes to man's best friend. Read More

Flood Recovery Efforts Continue In Several NW Iowa Counties

Mon 6-23-2014

(Undated)-- Flood recovery efforts continue in several northwest Iowa counties hit hard by flooding last week. Read More

Spirit Lake Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges

Mon 6-23-2014

(Spirit Lake) - A weekend traffic stop in Spirit Lake led to the arrest of a Wallingford man on drug charges. Read More

Noise Complaint Leads to Drug Arrests

Mon 6-23-2014

(Spirit Lake) - An investigation early Saturday into a noise complaint at a Spirit Lake apartment landed two men in jail on drug charges. Read More

Dickinson County Fair Queen Candidates Announced

Mon 6-23-2014

(Spirit Lake) - Four young women from Dickinson County will vie for the title of 2014 Dickinson County Fair Queen this Saturday, June 28th. Read More

One Man Injured after Pickup, Tractor Accident

Mon 6-23-2014

(Everly) - An Everly man was seriously injured Sunday when a pickup rear-ended his tractor and hay rack.
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New PT Joins LRH

Mon 6-23-2014

(Spirit Lake) - A new Physical Therapist has joined the staff at Lakes Regional Healthcare. Read More

Research Farm Field Day is Wednesday

Mon 6-23-2014

(Calumet) - The Iowa State University Northwest Iowa Research Farm Field Day will be held this Wednesday at the research farm south of Calumet. Read More

Milford City Council Agenda for June 23rd

Mon 6-23-2014

(Milford) - The Milford city council meets in regular session tonight at 6:30 in the Community Center Board Room. Read More

Little Rock Teen Arrested After Striking Man With Rock

Mon 6-23-2014

(George) - A Little Rock, IA teen has been arrested and charged after striking a man with a rock. Read More

Daily Almanac For Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Mon 6-23-2014

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YMCA seeks volunteers for LeVar Woods Football Academy

Mon 6-23-2014

(Spirit Lake) - Football Academy slated from June 27-29 in Iowa Great Lakes. Read More

Car Fire Sends One Person To Hospital

Fri 6-20-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- A car fire earlier this (Fri.) afternoon sent one person to the hospital. Read More

Flood Warnings Remain Along West Fork Of Des Moines River

Fri 6-20-2014

(Estherville)-- Flood warnings remain in effect for the West Fork of the Des Moines River. Read More

Federal Assistance Announced For Emergency Repairs To Flood Damaged Highways

Fri 6-20-2014

(Washington, D.C.)-- Some northwest Iowa counties are getting some federal assistance to repair federally-aided highways damaged by flooding. Read More

Governor Issues Disaster Proclamation

Fri 6-20-2014

(Des Moines)-- Governor Terry Branstad today (Fri.) issued a disaster proclamation for 13 Iowa counties hit hard by ongoing storms in the past week. Read More

Hwy 4 Closed South Of Emmetsburg Due To Flooding

Fri 6-20-2014

(Emmetsburg)-- A stretch of Highway 4 south of Emmetsburg has been closed due to flooding. Read More

NW Bank Honored

Fri 6-20-2014

(Spencer)-- A local financial institution has been named the 2014 Healthiest Large Employer of Western Iowa. Read More

Lakeside Lab Artist in Residence Program offers workshop on Saturday

Fri 6-20-2014

(Okoboji) - Photographer Cathleen Faubert to conduct program on botanical distillation. Read More

Weak Tornado Briefly Touches Down On SE Side Of Spencer

Thu 6-19-2014

(Spencer)-- Another bout of severe weather that rapidly developed over the area early this (Thurs.) afternoon sent some people scrambling. Read More

Storm Lake to Host Downtown Revitalization Forum

Thu 6-19-2014

(Storm Lake) - State economic development officials are planning meetings around the state with cities interested in revitalizing their downtown areas and commercial districts. Read More

Daily Almanac For Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Thu 6-19-2014

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Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation Luau on Thursday

Thu 6-19-2014

(Okoboji) - Annual event raises funds to provide scholarships for Dickinson County students. Read More

Broken Water Main In Lake Park

Wed 6-18-2014

(Lake Park)-- Residents in a portion of Lake Park are experiencing low water pressure due to a broken water main. Read More

Iowa Lakes Community College Trustees Meeting

Wed 6-18-2014

(Spencer) - The Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College held their regular monthly meeting Tuesday at the Spencer campus. Read More

Governor Branstad Issues Disaster Declaration

Wed 6-18-2014

(Des Moines) - Governor Terry Branstad has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for several northwest Iowa counties. Read More

Storms Cause More Damage Overnight

Wed 6-18-2014

Additional cleanup operations will be getting underway today after even more severe storms ravaged part of the region late last night and early this morning. Read More

Daily Almanac For Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Wed 6-18-2014

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Open House for Tom Tourville Wednesday at PLAC

Wed 6-18-2014

(Okoboji)- Reception to precede free concert featuring Buzz Cason as part of Membership Week at the Art Center.  Read More

Heavy Rains Impacting Some Drinking Water Systems

Tue 6-17-2014

(Undated)-- Recent heavy rains are impacting some drinking water systems in the region. Read More

Okoboji Summer Theatre opens for 2014 Season

Tue 6-17-2014

(Okoboji) OST now in its 57th season, adds new Friday feature. Read More

Several Area Cities To Offer Curbside Limb Pick Up

Tue 6-17-2014

(Undated)-- Several area cities hard hit with tree damage from Monday's severe weather will offer residents a special opportunity to dispose of them. Read More

Extremely Heavy Rain Forces Sanitary District To Make Bypasses Into Iowa Great Lakes

Tue 6-17-2014

(Milford)-- The Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District says Monday's extremely heavy rains forced it to bypass some wastewater into the Iowa Great Lakes. Read More

Estherville Man Arrested After Investigation Into 2008 Sexual Assault

Tue 6-17-2014

(Storm Lake) - An Estherville man was arrested Monday after an ongoing investigation into an alleged sexual assault. Read More

Scattered Areas Remain Without Power

Tue 6-17-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Area utility companies this (Tues.) morning were still reporting isolated but fairly widespread areas without power following Monday's severe weather. Read More

Wind Causes At Least Two Accidents Monday

Tue 6-17-2014

(Luverne, MN and Brewster, MN) - Two men were injured in separate incidents involving semis and strong winds on Monday. Read More

Damage Assessments And Cleanup Efforts Get Underway

Tue 6-17-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Damage surveys and cleanup efforts will kick into high gear today (Tues.) after severe thunderstorms packing 60 to 70 mph wind and heavy rain pummeled the area late Monday afternoon and evening.

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Lakes Area Damage from the June 16th Storm

Tue 6-17-2014

Estherville Man Faces OWI and Drug Charges

Mon 6-16-2014

(Ruthven) - An Estherville man was arrested Sunday and faces OWI and drug charges. Read More

No One Injured When Lightning Strikes Northbound Van On Hwy 71

Mon 6-16-2014

(Milford)-- Officials say it's a wonder no one was hurt or killed Saturday night when lightning hit a Harley Rides van as it was headed northbound on Highway 71 on the north edge of Milford near the billboards.

Lightning bolt hits Harley Rides van, blows out chunks of pavement, on Highway 71 on north edge of Milford Saturday night. (Photo courtesty Dickinson County Emergency Management).
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Work Completed On New Public Dock At State Pier

Mon 6-16-2014

(Arnolds Park)-- Work has been completed on a new public dock at the State Pier at the Arnolds Park Amusement Park.

Tom Clary, Left, Clary Lake Service, and Scott Pyle, right, Historic Arnolds Park
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Dickinson County Audit

Mon 6-16-2014

(Spirit Lake) - A report released by the State Auditor's Office into Dickinson county's finances show the county had local tax revenue of $47.1 million for the year that ended June 30, 2013. Read More

Daily Almanac For Monday, June 16th, 2014

Mon 6-16-2014

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Buzz Cason to perform at the Pearson Lakes Art Center Wednesday

Sun 6-15-2014

(Okoboji) - Legendary Nashville Songwriter's new album is Troubador Heart. Read More

PLAC Board Appoints Interim Director

Fri 6-13-2014

(Okoboji)-- Steve Lindeberg has been appointed interim director of the Pearson Lakes Art Center following the recent resignation of Tom Tourville as the center's CEO. Read More

Electric Transmission Line Update

Fri 6-13-2014

(Primghar) - Plans to build an electric transmission line through several northwest Iowa counties continue to move forward. Read More

Clay County Fair Grandstand Lineup Finalized

Fri 6-13-2014

(Spencer) - The lineup of grandstand entertainment at this year's Clay County Fair has been finalized and tickets are now on sale.
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Woman Injured in Single-Vehicle Accident

Fri 6-13-2014

(Worthington, MN) - A single-vehicle rollover early Thursday on Interstate 90 near Worthington sent one person to the hospital.
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Daily Almanac For Friday, June 13th, 2014

Fri 6-13-2014

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Estherville Man Accused Of Burglary And Assault

Thu 6-12-2014

(Graettinger)-- An Estherville man faces charges for allegedly breaking into a house in Graettinger and assaulting the occupants with a baseball bat before fleeing. Read More

Echo Plus To Cease Can Redemption Operations June 30th

Thu 6-12-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Can redemption in the Iowa Great Lakes is about to get a bit challenging. Read More

Clay County Traffic Stop Results In Arrests

Thu 6-12-2014

(Spencer)-- A traffic stop Tuesday in Clay county resulted in the arrest of a Lake Park man on drug charges and a Spencer woman who was wanted on a warrant. Read More

Jackson County Rollover Injures South Dakota Man

Thu 6-12-2014

(Jackson, Mn.)-- A rollover shortly before 10:00 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 90 west of Jackson sent one person to the hospital. Read More

Dickinson County Taxpayers Association To Hold Annual Meeting

Thu 6-12-2014

(Arnolds Park)-- The Dickinson County Taxpayers Association holds its annual meeting Friday (6/13) at 8:30 a.m. at the Hedberg Theatre in the Maritime Museum Building in Arnolds Park. Read More

Daily Almanac For Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Thu 6-12-2014

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Fairmont Fun in the Sun Festival this weekend

Thu 6-12-2014

(Fairmont, Minnesota)- Festivities include street dance, triathlon, steamroller art project and car show.
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Flap Over City Administrator Results In Resignation Of Mayor And One Council Member In Milford

Wed 6-11-2014

(Milford)-- A special session Wednesday of the Milford city council to discuss future employment of City Administrator Matt Skaret ended with a longtime Mayor and council member submitting their letters of resignation. Read More

Clay County Traffic Stop Results In Charges Against Two Women

Wed 6-11-2014

(Spencer)-- Two Spencer women face drug charges following a traffic stop Tuesday. Read More

New Mandates On Coal Fired Power Plants Causing Concern

Wed 6-11-2014

(Estherville)-- New emissions standards on existing coal-fired power plants being mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have electric utilities concerned. Read More

Spencer Emergency Comm Center Project Awarded Federal Funding

Wed 6-11-2014

(Spencer)-- An emergency communications center being constructed in Spencer is getting a boost through some federal funding that's been awarded for the project. Read More

SL Council Rejects Bids For Safe Routes To School Project

Wed 6-11-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- The Spirit Lake city council Tuesday rejected bids for a trail to be constructed along the west side of Hill Avenue from 30th to 36th Streets as part of the "Safe Route To School" project. Read More

15th Street Construction Results In SL Days Parade Route Change

Wed 6-11-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Road construction on 15th Street will result in a major change in the parade route for this year's Spirit Lake Days celebration.  Read More

Milford Traffic Stop Results In Arrest Of Storm Lake Man On Drug Charges

Wed 6-11-2014

(Milford)-- A traffic stop late Saturday night in Milford resulted in the arrest of a Storm Lake man on drug charges. Read More

Daily Almanac For Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Wed 6-11-2014

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Flag Retirement Ceremony on tap Saturday in Spirit Lake

Wed 6-11-2014

(Spirit Lake)  American Legion to perform ceremony at Hy-Vee parking lot.  Read More

Indoor Shooting Range Coming to Lakes Area

Tue 6-10-2014

(Fostoria) - Construction is underway on a new indoor shooting range set to open this fall in Fostoria. Read More

Seat on Spencer City Council Filled

Tue 6-10-2014

(Spencer) - A vacant ward two seat on the Spencer City Council has been filled. Read More

Milford Council Authorizes Negotiations To Begin On Possible Property Purchase

Tue 6-10-2014

(Milford)-- A proposal to install a turning lane off Highway 71 onto County Road A-34 in Milford has taken a step forward. Read More

ILCC Jazz Camp culminates with concerts

Tue 6-10-2014

(Estherville) - Guest instructors return as The Headliners for several performances.
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Daily Almanac For Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Tue 6-10-2014

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Emmet County Collision Injures Two

Mon 6-9-2014

(Estherville)-- A two-vehicle collision Saturday evening at the intersection of County Roads A-17 and 400th Avenue in Emmet county sent two people to the hospital. Read More

Governor And Lieutenant Governor To Visit NW Iowa

Mon 6-9-2014

(Undated)-- Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds will be making several stops in the area later this week. Read More

I90 Collision Injures One

Mon 6-9-2014

(Worthington, Mn.)-- A two-vehicle collision Sunday on Intertate 90 in Nobles county sent one person to the hospital. Read More

Work To Get Underway On County Road A34 In Milford

Mon 6-9-2014

(Milford)-- Motorists on County Road A34 through Milford can expect some delays over the next few days. Read More

I90 Motorcycle Crash Injures Ohio Man

Mon 6-9-2014

(Jackson, Mn.)-- A motorcycle crash at mile post 63 on Interstate 90 in Jackson county Saturday injured an Ohio man. Read More

Daily Almanac For Monday, June 9th, 2014

Mon 6-9-2014

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Isolated Crop Damage Reported In Thursday Rain And Hail Storm

Fri 6-6-2014

(Superior)-- Farmers in some parts of the region are out today (Fri.) assessing crop damage after heavy storms late Thursday afternoon brought torrential rain and hail to some areas. Read More

D-Day Observance Has Special Meaning For Local Veteran

Fri 6-6-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Today marks the 70th anniversary of what would serve as a pivotol moment in World War II, the allied invasion and liberation of Nazi-occupied France when troops landed at Normandy.  Read More

Four Juveniles Charged After Concession Stand Burglary

Fri 6-6-2014

(Royal) - Four juveniles face charges after the burglary of a concession stand at Royal's football field.
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NW Iowa Planning And Development Commission Awarded Funds

Fri 6-6-2014

(Spencer)-- A local agency is among five in Iowa to receive more than $300,000 in federal economic development funds. Read More

North Y Road Work To Result In Delays

Fri 6-6-2014

(Spencer)-- Travelers will encounter some delays early next week at a major intersection on the north side of Spencer. Read More

Milford Man Faces Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

Fri 6-6-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Drug charges have been filed against a Milford man following a traffic stop Wednesday evening. Read More

Small But Potent Storm Dumps Torrential Rain And Hail

Fri 6-6-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- A heavy thunderstorm that developed just about right over the Iowa Great lakes late Thursday afternoon produced torrential rain and hail. Read More

Daily Almanac For Friday, June 6th, 2014

Fri 6-6-2014

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Live at the Lake Concert Season kicks off in Arnold's Park

Fri 6-6-2014

(Arnold's Park) - All Strings Orchestra returns for June 7 concert, rain or shine. Read More

Man Arrested For Allegedly Providing False Info While Applying For Firearm Permit

Thu 6-5-2014

(Emmetsburg)-- A Rolfe man has been charged for allegedly providing false information while applying for a permit to acquire a firearm. Read More

2014 HLP Graduate Awarded Soil And Water Scholarships

Thu 6-5-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- A 2014 graduate of Harris-Lake Park High School is the recipient of a scholarship through the Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Iowa.

Megan Garms
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Two-Vehicle Accident Sends One To Hospital

Thu 6-5-2014

(Northrup, MN) - A two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning on Highway 15 south of Northrup sent one man to the hospital.
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Daily Almanac For Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Thu 6-5-2014

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Okoboji RAGBRAI seeks hosts for riders

Thu 6-5-2014

(Okoboji) -A variety of needs exist, including housing, parking, and RV hookups. Read More

Woman Faces Drunk Driving Charge After Driving Car Into Convenience Store

Wed 6-4-2014

(Spencer)-- A Spencer woman faces a drunk driving charge after a vehicle she was allegedly driving crashed into a convenience store. Read More

Stolen Vehicle Found On Fire; Arson Suspected

Wed 6-4-2014

(Spencer)-- Authorities believe arson was the probable cause of a fire that consumed a vehicle Tuesday afternoon in Spencer. Read More

Retired Teacher Joins Corridor

Wed 6-4-2014

(Spencer)-- A retired teacher has joined the staff at the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation. Read More

Hog Confinement Burglury in Sioux County

Wed 6-4-2014

(Orange City) - Sioux County authorities are investigating a burglary at a hog confinement operation five miles northeast of Orange City. Read More

Car Vs Trailer Collision Results In Minor Injuries

Wed 6-4-2014

(Windom)-- A collision Tuesday involving a car and a trailer on Highway 71 in Cottonwood county of southwest Minnesota resulted in minor injuries. Read More

Anderson, Matthews And Swanson Winners In Clay County Supervisors Primary

Wed 6-4-2014

(Spencer)-- Barry Anderson, Burlin Matthews and Linda Swanson were the winners in Tuesday's Primary Election for three seats on the Clay County Board of Supervisors. Read More

Danlee Corp plans to reposition Pronto Store, develop property

Wed 6-4-2014

(Spirit Lake) -Work may begin in Fall of 2014. Read More

Daily Almanac For Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Wed 6-4-2014

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Wills Wins Republican Nomination For House District One Seat

Tue 6-3-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- John Wills of Spirit Lake has won the Republican nomination for the Iowa House District One seat that was held previously by Jeff Smith of Okoboji, who did not seek another term. Read More

Incumbent Paul Johnson Defeats Challenger Mike Wittrock In Republican Primary For District 4 Seat On Dickinson County Board Of Supervisors

Tue 6-3-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- Incumbent Paul Johnson has defeated challenger Mike Wittrock in the Republican Primary for the District 4 seat on the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors. Read More

Hartley Man Catches Tagged Walleye In Extended Walleye Weekend Contest

Tue 6-3-2014

(Spirit Lake)-- A Hartley man is $2,283 richer after catching a tagged walleye in the extended Walleye Weekend contest.

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Health Conference in Okoboji This Week

Tue 6-3-2014

(Okoboji) - The 10th annual Lakes Health Conference is Thursday and Friday. Read More

Primary Voting Today - Polls are Now Open

Tue 6-3-2014

(Spirit Lake) - There are several local races in today's primary election. Polls in Iowa are now open through 9:00 tonight. Read More

Daily Almanac For Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Tue 6-3-2014

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Two Motorcycles Collide, Send Two To Hospital

Mon 6-2-2014

(Emmetsburg) - Two motorcycles collided Thursday, sending two to the hospital. Read More

Two Spirit Lake Residents Arrested on Drug Charges

Mon 6-2-2014

(Spirit Lake) - Two Spirit Lake residents were arrested Saturday after drugs and drug paraphernalia were found in a home. Read More

Four People Arrested on Drug Charges

Mon 6-2-2014

(Primghar) - Four people were arrested on drug charges after a recent traffic stop in Hartley. Read More

Sibley Woman Arrested after Osceola County Traffic Stop

Mon 6-2-2014

(Sibley) - A Sibley woman was arrested on several drug charges after a recent traffic stop in Osceola county. Read More

Estherville Market vendor applications due

Mon 6-2-2014

(Estherville) - Saturdays added to Market schedule beginning in July. Read More