News Archive

Okoboji Yacht Club to host Interlake Regatta August 5th & 6th

Sun 7-31-2016 IA"], Okoboji, ["1900 Manhattan Boulevard

(Okoboji)-X Inland Regatta concluded Saturday.

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Southwest Minnesota Collision Injures Three, One Seriously

Sat 7-30-2016 []

A two-vehicle collision Friday at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 60 and Jackson County Road 29 in Heron Lake injured three people, one seriously.

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Northwest Iowa Lottery Retailer Charged with Stealing A Winning Ticket

Sat 7-30-2016 []

An employee at an Iowa Lottery retailer is charged with stealing a winning $250,000 scratch ticket and working with her boyfriend and mother in an attempt to claim the prize.

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Polaris Industries Issues Stop-Ride, Stop Sale Advisory On MY2016 RZR Turbo Off-Road Vehicles

Sat 7-30-2016 []

Polaris Industries has issued a stop-ride, stop sale advisory for its MY2016 RZR model of Off-Road Vehicles.

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Osceola County Officials Arrest Man in Connection with Accident Thursday Night

Fri 7-29-2016 IA"], ["240th St. & Oriole Ave. East Ashton

(Ashton)-Allendorf man faces multiple charges after allegedly leaving scene.

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Vettes in the Park this Weekend in Iowa Great Lakes

Fri 7-29-2016 IA"], ["Arnolds Park

(Arnolds Park)-Caravan will parade Friday evening to Barefoot Bar.

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Accident Claims Life of Rock Valley Man

Fri 7-29-2016 IA"], ["Rock Valley

(Rock Valley)-Sioux County officials investigated incident Wednesday night.

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Local Manufacturer To Be Honored

Fri 7-29-2016 []

A lakes area manufacturer is among 22 Iowa organizations, businesses and communities that will receive special recognition for it's efforts in helping to protect the environment.

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Hull Woman Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Mail Fraud And Filing False Tax Return

Fri 7-29-2016 []

A Hull woman has pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud and one count of filing a false tax return.

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36th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show July 30th

Thu 7-28-2016 IA"], ["Arnolds Park

(Arnolds Park)-Event culminates with Classic Boat parade at about 3:30

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Few Details Being Released By Spirit Lake Police Department Into Assault On Bike Trail

Thu 7-28-2016 IA"], ["Orleans

The public is asked to be extra vigilant following an incident last (Wed.) evening in which a person was physically assaulted on a bike trail in Orleans.

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Semi Rollover In Osceola County Results In Minor Injuries

Thu 7-28-2016 []

A semi rollover Wednesday in Osceola county resulted in minor injuries to the driver.

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Emmet County Fair Underway

Thu 7-28-2016 IA"], ["Estherville

The Emmet County Fair in Estherville kicks off today (Thurs.) and runs through Sunday.

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Sheldon Woman Charged With Identity Theft

Thu 7-28-2016 []

An investigation into an identity theft case has landed a Sheldon woman in jail.

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Semi Rollover Dumps Lumber On I-90 Near Worthington

Thu 7-28-2016 Mn"], ["I-90 Worthington

A Seattle, Washington man sustained minor injuries Wednesday when a semi he was driving left Interstate 90 and rolled.

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Authorities Rule Death Of Jesse Wendelsdorf As An Accident

Thu 7-28-2016 IA"], ["Cherokee

Authorities have ruled that the death of an Iowa man acquitted in the slaying of a 2-year-old girl in 2000 was an accident.

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Community Unification Project in Iowa Great Lakes Friday July 29th

Wed 7-27-2016 IA"], ["Okoboji

((Okoboji)-Camera drone will record event along Highway 71.

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Holly Hoffman, Former Contestant on Survivor Nicaragua, Guest Speaker at K/PACEDC County Wide Breakfast

Wed 7-27-2016 IA"], ["Whittemore

(Whittemore)-Gary Kroeger of SNL Master of Ceremonies

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Local Winery Brings Home Hardware From Mid-American Wine Competition

Wed 7-27-2016 []

A local winery brought home some hardware from the 10th Annual Mid-American Wine Competition July 8-10th in Ankeny.

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Jackson County Collision Injures Milford Man

Wed 7-27-2016 []

One person sustained minor injuries in a two vehicle accident Monday afternoon near Alpha.

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Execution Of Search Warrant Results In Arrest Of Man On Weapons Charges

Wed 7-27-2016 []

The execution of a search warrant on a residence in Rock Rapids back on July 7th has resulted in the arrest of a man on weapons charges.

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Dickinson County Residents To Vote On Whether To Elect Or Appoint Township Clerks/Trustees

Wed 7-27-2016 []

A big change could be coming in how township clerks and trustees are selected in Dickinson county.

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Dickinson Supervisors Hear Plans For Two Proposed Wind Farms

Wed 7-27-2016 []

The Dickinson county board of supervisors this (Tues.) morning heard preliminary plans for not one, but two wind farms in the eastern and southeastern portions of the county.

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IRRMA Adds Two Classic Bands to Iowa Hall of Fame Induction Concert

Tue 7-26-2016 IA"], Arnolds Park, ["91 Lake Street

(Arnolds Park)-DJ & The Runaways and The Velaires to mark IRRMA 20th Anniversary

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Head-on Crash On Hwy 9 In Osceola County Results In Multiple Injuries

Tue 7-26-2016 IA"], ["Highway 9 & Olive Ave. Osceola County

Multiple injuries were reported in a head-on collision Monday on Highway 9 just east of the intersection with Olive Avenue in Osceola county.

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Van Rear-Ends Semi (CORRECTION TO PREVIOUS STORY)

Tue 7-26-2016 Mn"], ["I-90 Worthington

Several people were injured Monday when a semi rear-ended a van on Interstate 90 near Worthington.

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Andrew Fisher Named Interim CEO Of YMCA Of The Okoboji's

Tue 7-26-2016 []

The YMCA of the Okoboji's has gone from within to select a new interim CEO with the recent departure of Norm Johnson who stepped down to take a position with the YMCA of Greater Louisville.

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Okoboji Foundation July Non-Profit Challenge Continues

Mon 7-25-2016 []

A special incentive to encourage people to donate to the Okoboji Foundation continues to make progress.

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Drone Helps Kossuth County Authorities Find Missing Man And Child

Mon 7-25-2016 []

The new drone Kossuth County invested in helped authorities rescue a man and his granddaughter from the Upper Des Moines River earlier this month.

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Scientists Say Corn Crops Contribute To Humidity Levels

Mon 7-25-2016 []

A local researcher says much of the sticky, humid weather that hovers over the region in the summer could be attributed to abundant corn crops.

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Jackson County Fair Gets Underway

Mon 7-25-2016 []

Another fair gets underway today (Mon.) in the area.

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Semi Crash Claims 39 Hogs

Mon 7-25-2016 []

A semi crash last week in Lyon county killed 39 head of hogs.

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Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials at Greenspace in Arnolds Park July 23rd

Fri 7-22-2016 IA"], ["Arnolds Park

(Arnolds Park)-Free concert starts at 7:30 Saturday.

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ILYA Class X Championship Regatta July 28th-30th on West Okoboji

Fri 7-22-2016 IA"], Okoboji, ["1900 Manhattan Boulevard

(Okoboji)-Motor boat drivers urged to slow down and not throw large wakes during races.

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Excessive Heat Warning Remains in Effect Until Friday Evening

Fri 7-22-2016 SD"], ["Sioux Falls

(Sioux Falls)-Forecasters say heat index values will again top 100 degree mark.

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Tickets for Mannheim Steamroller at Clay County Regional Events Center Go on Sale July 25th

Fri 7-22-2016 IA"], ["Spencer

(Spencer)-Holiday classic returns December 15.

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Milford Pioneer Days July 22nd -24th

Fri 7-22-2016 IA"], ["Milford

(Milford)-All-town garage sales, 5k, Parade, concerts and TRAWL highlight annual celebration.

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Sioux County Collision Injures Sanborn Woman

Fri 7-22-2016 []

A two vehicle collision Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 75 and a county road two miles west of Hull injured two people.

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Man Arrested On Weapon And Drug Charges After Stand Off With Authorities

Thu 7-21-2016 IA"], ["4760 180th St. Estherville

What started as an investigation by the Emmet County Sheriff's Office into a report of a possible suicidal man in an outbuilding with access to a firearm resulted in the arrest of the suspect on drug and weapons charges.

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Dallas Clark to Appear at Fundraiser for Lymphoma Research Foundation

Thu 7-21-2016 IA"], Spirit Lake, ["1902 Peoria Ave

(Spirit Lake)-Unique partnership will help with research and services.

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4-H Club Donates Refurbished Doll House To CAASA

Thu 7-21-2016 []

Members of the Milford Pioneers 4-H Club have made a very special donation to the Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault.

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Rural Webb Man Charged With Assault With A Deadly Weapon

Thu 7-21-2016 IA"], ["Webb

An investigation into a report of a man with a gun at a residence near Webb earlier this month resulted in the arrest of a rural Webb man.  

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Dangerous Heat Causing Concern Among Healthcare Providers

Thu 7-21-2016 []

The excessive heat we're experiencing is causing concern among healthcare providers.

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DNR Hears Controversy Over Plans For Proposed Trail In Gull Point Area

Thu 7-21-2016 IA"], ["Edgewood Dr. & Harpon St. Wahpeton

Controversy over plans to construct a paved recreational trail through a portion of Gull Point State Park spilled over at a public hearing the DNR hosted on the matter Wednesday evening.

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U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley To Hold Townhall Meeting In Emmetsburg

Thu 7-21-2016 IA"], ["1302 Broadway St. Emmetsburg

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley will hold a townhall meeting this Friday (July 22nd) in Emmetsburg.

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ILCC Trustees Scrap Bids On Roof Replacement Project At Spencer Campus

Thu 7-21-2016 IA"], ["Gateway North 1900 Grand Ave. Spencer

Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College this week scrapped bids on a roof replacement project at the Spencer campus after bids came in higher than expected.

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Warrant to Rock "Cherry Pie Extravaganza" at Boji Bay July 23rd

Wed 7-20-2016 IA"], Milford, ["2501 Boji Bend Drive

(Milford)-Firehouse and Hericane Alice also to perform on Okoboji Harley Davidson Stage.

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Dickinson County Recorder Attains Re-certification

Wed 7-20-2016 []

Dickinson County Recorder Ann Ditsworth was recently honored for completing the Iowa County Recorders Association’s Re-certification program, allowing her continued status as an Iowa Certified County Recorder.

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Reminder Of Deadline For Nominations To Dickinson County FSA County Committee Seat

Wed 7-20-2016 []

Farm operators and landowners interested in serving on the Farm Service Agency County Committee representing Silver Lake, Excelsior, Diamond Lake and Lakeville Townships in Dickinson county are being reminded of an important deadline that's quickly approaching.

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Boyden Woman Charged With Fraud In Ticket/VIP Scandals

Wed 7-20-2016 []

An Iowa woman who duped dozens of people into buying non-existent tickets to the Super Bowl and other high-profile events has been charged with fraud.

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Lakes Area Dog Park Progressing at Okoboji Methodist Camp

Tue 7-19-2016 IA"], Spirit Lake, ["21413 154th Street

(Okoboji)-Organizers hope that 6 acre park will be used by residents and visitors.

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Farm Chore Olympics Return To Dickinson County Fair

Tue 7-19-2016 []

It's Beef Day today (Tues.) at the Dickinson County 4-H and FFA fair.

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Arcing Power Lines Result In No Injury Or Damage

Tue 7-19-2016 IA"], ["253 Ave. & Sunset Dr. Orleans

The Spirit Lake Police and Fire Departments responded to an electrical fire just south of Sunset Park on the east side of Big Spirit Lake in Orleans Monday afternoon.

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Three Arrested On Alcohol And Drug Charges While Camping

Tue 7-19-2016 []

Three people face alcohol and drug charges after deputies in Lyon county made contact with the suspects who were camping in Island Park this past Sunday.

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Okoboji Summer Theatre to present The Diary of Anne Frank July 19-24th

Mon 7-18-2016 IA"], Okoboji, ["2001 Highway 71

(Okoboji)-Special Guest Beatrice Karp to be featured following Friday's performance. 

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Terril Couple Honored For Years Of Service By Dickinson County Fair Board

Mon 7-18-2016 []

A Terril couple has received special recognition for their years of service to the Dickinson County Fair.

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Traffic Stop Results In Drug Charges Against Spencer Couple

Mon 7-18-2016 IA"], ["703 3rd Ave. East Spencer

A Spencer couple faces drug charges following a traffic stop July 9th.

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Lakes Area Hockey Association Announces High School Hockey

Mon 7-18-2016 IA"], Spirit Lake, ["3800 Sunner Ave

The Boji Mammoths, the first High School Hockey team will hit the ice and Head Coach and Founder of the Lakes Area Hockey Association Brett Hetland

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Iowa Tax-Free Shopping Holiday Set For August 5th-6th

Mon 7-18-2016 []

Those preparing for the new school year in Iowa might want to wait a few weekends before hitting the back-to-school sales.

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Crop Conditions Looking Good So Far

Mon 7-18-2016 []

Area crops continue to make good progress.

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Time To Be On The Lookout For Green-Blue Algae

Mon 7-18-2016 []

Toxic blue-green algae outbreaks that are harmful to humans and pets aren't limited to Florida, where a state of emergency has been declared.

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Unrest In Turkey Hitting Close To Home For Young Man From That Country Working This Summer In Iowa Great Lakes

Sat 7-16-2016 []

What's going on in Turkey right now is of utmost concern to a young man from that country who's working this summer in the Iowa Great Lakes on a visa program.

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Longtime City Administrator Of Okoboji Passes Away

Sat 7-16-2016 []

The longtime City Administrator of Okoboji has passed away.

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Fire Destroys Worthington Minnesota Auto Salvage Business

Sat 7-16-2016 Mn"], ["27148 Us Highway 59, Worthington

Fire has destroyed a business in Worthington.

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Vietnam Moving Wall to Arrive in Emmetsburg July 20th

Fri 7-15-2016 IA"], Emmetsburg, ["777 Main Street

(Emmetsburg)-Hundreds of Vietnam Vets expected to escort Wall from Algona to Emmetsburg.

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Large Blaze at Worthington Auto Salvage Being Contained Friday Afternoon

Fri 7-15-2016 Mn"], ["27148 Us Highway 59, Worthington

(Worthington, MN)-Several buildings engulfed in flames earlier today.

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Owner Of Defunct Meat Processing Facility In Cherokee Says It's Willing To Work With City

Fri 7-15-2016 IA"], ["Cherokee

Tyson Foods is offering to pay $400,000 to buy out its remaining lease on a plant it closed in 2014 in Cherokee.

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Dickinson County 4-H & FFA Fair Kicks Into High Gear Saturday

Fri 7-15-2016 []

The Dickinson County 4-H and FFA Fair kicks into high gear tomorrow (Saturday).

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Mankato Collision Injures Sherburn Man

Fri 7-15-2016 []

A Sherburn man was injured Thursday when a vehicle he was driving collided with a semi at the junction of Highways 169 and 14 in Mankato.

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I-90 Pickup vs Dump Truck Collision Injures North Dakota Man

Fri 7-15-2016 []

One person was injured Thursday in a collision involving a dump truck and a pickup on Interstate 90 near Worthington in Nobles county.

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Iowa Great Lakes Recording Company's 50 Year Reunion Celebration July 16th

Thu 7-14-2016 IA"], Arnolds Park, ["91 Lake Street

(Arnolds Park)-New exhibit at Iowa Rock n Roll Museum features legendary recording studio.

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Emmetsburg Business Broken Into

Thu 7-14-2016 IA"], ["1907 10th St Emmetsburg

Authorities are investigating a break-in at Agri Services of Northern Iowa in Emmetsburg.

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Estherville Police Looking For Driver Of Vehicle That Collided With Fire Hydrant, Breaking It Off

Thu 7-14-2016 IA"], ["6th Ave. North & North 17th St. Estherville

Estherville police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that collided with a fire hydrant shortly before 5:00 AM this past Sunday, breaking it off.

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University Of Okoboji Homecoming Is Upon Us

Thu 7-14-2016 []

This coming weekend looks to be another action packed one in the Iowa Great Lakes.

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Dickinson County 4-H & FFA Fair About To Kick Into High Gear

Thu 7-14-2016 []

Even though most of the events associated with the 2016 Dickinson County 4-H and FFA Fair don't get under way until Saturday, Wednesday technically marked the beginning of the fair.

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Man's Body Found Next To Motorcycle In Rural Palo Alto County; Investigation Underway

Thu 7-14-2016 IA"], ["Ayrshire

An investigation is underway into the death of a 47-year-old man who's body was found around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at an intersection of two county roads about four miles south of Ayrshire.

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Victor & Penny to Dazzle at Pearson Lakes Art Center July 14th

Wed 7-13-2016 IA"], ["2201 Highway 71, Okoboji

(Okoboji)-New original album Electricity showcases group's unique sound.

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Fake Money Making The Rounds

Wed 7-13-2016 []

Area businesses are being told to be on the lookout for some phony money that's making the rounds.

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Iowa DOT Driver's License Station in Spencer to Close Due to Budget Constraints

Wed 7-13-2016 []

The Iowa Department of Transportation says it is closing two driver's license stations and seven maintenance garages because of reduced budget funding from the Iowa Legislature.

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Rear-End Chain Reaction Crash Sends One Person to Hospital

Wed 7-13-2016 []

A rear-end, chain reaction collision at the intersection of Highway 18 and a city street in Hull sent one person to the hospital and resulted in the arrest of another wanted on a warrant.

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Meeting to Help Support Family Crisis Center & CAASA July 13th in Spirit Lake

Tue 7-12-2016 IA"], Spirit Lake, ["702 16th St

(Spirit Lake)-Meeting aimed at Dickinson County residents.

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Grassley Weighs In On Cherokee Tyson Plant

Tue 7-12-2016 IA"], ["Cherokee

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley is weighing in on the fray over the vacant Tyson Foods plant building in Cherokee.

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Possible Injuries Reported In Spencer Collision

Tue 7-12-2016 IA"], ["West 14th St. & Grand Ave. Spencer

Possible injuries were reported this past Friday in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of West 14th Street and Grand Avenue in Spencer.

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Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey To Make Stops In Area

Tue 7-12-2016 IA"], ["808 US 71 Arnolds Park

Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey will be making several stops in the region on Thursday of this week.

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Vehicle vs Guardrail Collision Sends One Person To Hospital

Tue 7-12-2016 Mn"], ["I-90 Fairmont

One person was injured Monday when a vehicle collided with a guardrail on Interstate 90 in Martin County.

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Pickup vs Bicycle Collision Injures Man

Tue 7-12-2016 []

A Fairmont man was injured Monday when a pickup collided with a bicycle in LeSeur county, near Montgomery, Minnesota.

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Head On Crash In Southwest Minnesota Injures One Person

Tue 7-12-2016 Mn"], ["Hwy. 30 & County Road 4 Cottonwood Co.

One person was injured Monday in a head-on crash at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 30 and County Road 4 in Cottonwood county.

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Marilyn Maye returns to The Inn at Okoboji

Mon 7-11-2016 IA"], Okoboji, ["2201 Lake Shore Drive

(Okoboji)-"Diamond Diva" first performed at The Inn 60 years ago.

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Sewage Discharge Results In Swim Advisory Being Issued For Popular Beach In Iowa Great Lakes

Mon 7-11-2016 IA"], ["Orleans Beach Arean Spirit Lake

Officials say a blocked sewer main sent about 4,000 gallons of untreated wastewater into Big Spirit Lake late yesterday (Sun.) morning.

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Authorities Release Details Into Incident On 4th Of July That Resulted In Several Arrests

Mon 7-11-2016 IA"], ["Hwy 86 & 200th St. MIlford

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office has released details into an altercation on the 4th of July near a lakes area campground that resulted in the arrests of three people on drug charges.

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Early Morning Traffic Stop Results In Two Arrests

Mon 7-11-2016 IA"], ["H Ave. & 13th St. Milford

A traffic stop early this (Mon.) morning at the corner of “H” Avenue and 13th Street in Milford resulted in two arrests.

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Plenty of Cyclists Expected for BRASL July 9th

Fri 7-8-2016 IA"], ["Spirit Lake

(Spirit Lake)-No parking on Hill Avenue in Downtown Spirit Lake during the event.

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Friends of Lakeside Lab Science Seminar to Focus on Algal Blooms July 12th

Fri 7-8-2016 ["1838 Highway 86 Milford, IA"]

(Okoboji)-Sarah Bartlett will discuss algal toxins and their affect on humans and animals.

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Ongoing Investigation Results in Arrest of Suspect on Identity Theft & Forgery Charges

Fri 7-8-2016 []

An ongoing investigation by authorities in Lyon county, Iowa has resulted in the arrest of a Mountain Lake, Minnesota man.

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Domestic Abuse Investigation Leads to Arrest of George Man

Fri 7-8-2016 IA"], ["George

An investigation into a domestic abuse report in Lyon county has resulted in the arrest of a George man.

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DCI Joins in Investigation of Suspicious Lottery Ticket in Storm Lake

Thu 7-7-2016 []

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says it's assisting the Iowa Lottery in reviewing a possible fraudulent claim of a $250,000 winning lottery ticket.

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Colordash at Bedell Family YMCA July 9th

Thu 7-7-2016 IA"], Spirit Lake, ["1900 41st Street

(Spirit Lake)-Event benefits YMCA and the Pearson Lakes Art Center.

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Collision at Hwy 71 & 38th St in Spirit Lake Injures Two

Thu 7-7-2016 IA"], ["Hwy. 71 & 38th St. Spirit Lake

A two vehicle collision Wednesday at the intersection of Highway 71 and 38th Street in Spirit Lake sent two people to the hospital.

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Execution of Search Warrant Lands Spirit Lake Man in Jail on Domestic Abuse and Drug Charges

Thu 7-7-2016 IA"], ["2408 25th Street Lot 11 Spirit Lake

A search warrant executed Wednesday at 2408 25th Street Lot 11 at the Center Lake Village Trailer Park in Spirit Lake resulted in the arrest of a Spirit Lake man on domestic abuse and drug charges.

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Motorcycle Crash Seriously Injures Peterson Man

Thu 7-7-2016 []

The Clay County Sheriff's Office has released details into a motorcycle crash on June 28th that seriously injured a Peterson man.

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13th Annual Dickinson County Relay for Life July 8th

Wed 7-6-2016 IA"], Arnolds Park, ["243 West Broadway Street

(Arnolds Park)-This year's theme "Paint the World Purple".

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Spirit Lake Collision Sends 3-Year-Old To Hospital

Wed 7-6-2016 IA"], ["Hwy 9 & Lake St. Spirit Lake

A two-vehicle collision Tuesday at the intersection of Highways 9 and 71 and Lake Street in Spirit Lake sent one person to the hospital with possible injuries.

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IRS Scam Again Making The Rounds

Wed 7-6-2016 []

Authorities are alerting the public to another scam making the rounds, in which the caller claims to be a representative of the Internal Revenue Service.

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Graettinger Man Arrested On Warrant

Wed 7-6-2016 IA"], ["Graettinger

A Graettinger man wanted on warrants out of Palo Alto county was taken into custody Tuesday at about 5:00 p.m

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Spirit Lake Man Faces Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

Wed 7-6-2016 IA"], ["19th St & Chicago Ave. Spirit Lake

A Spirit Lake man faces multiple drug charges following a traffic stop shortly after 9:00 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of 19th Street and Chicago Avenue in Spirit Lake.

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Governor Terry Branstad Appoints Various Local Residents To Boards And Commissions

Wed 7-6-2016 []

Governor Terry Branstad has appointed several northwest Iowans to various boards and commissions.

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Okoboji Board Of Adjustment Hears Appeal Of Landscaping Permit

Wed 7-6-2016 IA"], ["2609 Lakeshore Dr. Okoboji

The Board of Adjustment for the City of Okoboji says the city's Zoning Administrator, Dennis Daly, did nothing wrong in granting a landscaping permit for work going on at 2609 Lakeshore Drive in Okoboji.

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PLAC presents Interactive Beatles Show, Yesterday and Today July 7

Tue 7-5-2016 IA"], ["2201 Highway 71, Okoboji

(Okoboji)-Art Center to also host workshop, concert with Victor & Penny July 13-14

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Wahpeton Collision Sends Two To Hospital

Tue 7-5-2016 IA"], ["HWY 86 & Edgewood Dr. Wahpeton

A two-vehicle collision Sunday on Edgewood Drive just off Highway 86 in Wahpeton sent two people to the hospital.

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Authorities Investigate Thefts From Several Businesses In Jackson

Tue 7-5-2016 Mn"], ["Jackson

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of the theft of several vehicles and equipment from 3 different businesses in Jackson last week.

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Palo Alto County Authorities Looking For Driver Of Crashed Pickup

Tue 7-5-2016 []

Palo Alto county authorities are looking for the driver of a vehicle involved in a single-vehicle crash Saturday morning on a county road.

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Rural Superior Teen Crowned Dickinson Co. Fair Queen

Tue 7-5-2016 []

A rural Superior teen has been crowned 2016 Dickinson County Fair Queen.

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Authorities Release Details Into Arnolds Park Motorcycle Crash

Mon 7-4-2016 []

A motorcycle accident last (Sun.) night in a private parking lot near Bob's Dogs and the Central Emporium in Arnolds Park seriously injured the driver of the bike.

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Two Southern Minnesota Women Face Public Assistance Fraud Charges

Mon 7-4-2016 []

Prosecutors have charged two St. James women with public assistance fraud.

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Retiring ILCC Professor Honored For Years Of Volunteer Service

Mon 7-4-2016 []

An Estherville resident and longtime professor at Iowa Lakes Community College has received some special recognition for his volunteer efforts.

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4th Of July Holiday Period A Busy One For Lakes Area Law Enforcement Agencies

Mon 7-4-2016 []

It's been a busy 4th of July holiday weekend for lakes area law enforcement.

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DNR Now Says O'Brien County Manure Spill Killed 2,500 Fish

Fri 7-1-2016 IA"], ["Sutherland

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources now says Thursday's manure spill northeast of Sutherland in O'Brien county killed about 2,500 fish along a nearly two mile stretch of Barry Creek.

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Clean Up Day for Little Miller's Bay Planned July 9th

Fri 7-1-2016 ["1838 Highway 86 Milford, IA"]

(Okoboji)-AmeriCorps Volunteer hopes to raise awareness about the amount of trash deposited in lake during holiday weekend.

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Lee Christensen Found Guilty of 2nd Degree Murder

Fri 7-1-2016 IA"], ["Estherville

The Jury deliberated just over 10 hours before reaching the verdict, which was announced on Friday afternoon at about 2:15.

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Operation Dry Water Highlights Boating Safety Heading Into Holiday Weekend

Fri 7-1-2016 IA"], Okoboji, ["West Lake Okoboji

Efforts to focus on enforcement of Iowa’s boating while intoxicated law is intended to draw public attention to the hazards of boating under the influence going into the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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Extra Care with Pets Urged Over 4th of July weekend

Fri 7-1-2016 IA"], ["Okoboji

(Okoboji)-Safety tips offered to help protect and calm pets.

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Jury Deliberating Fate of Lee Christensen

Fri 7-1-2016 IA"], ["Estherville

(Estherville)- Closing arguments delivered Thursday in murder case. The jury continues to deliberate today.

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IRRMA to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Iowa Great Lakes Recording Company July 16th

Fri 7-1-2016 IA"], Arnolds Park, ["91 Lake Street

(Arnolds Park)-Celebration to include book signing, autograph session and concert at Roof Garden

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