News Archive

O'Brien County Collision Sends Two People To The Hospital (1)

Mon 7-31-2017

A two-vehicle collision Friday at the intersection of O'Brien County Road L54 and 380th Street sent two people to the hospital.

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Single Vehicle Crash Injures Sioux City Man

Mon 7-31-2017

A single vehicle crash early Monday on Highway 60 a mile south of Alton injured a Sioux City man.

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Collision Involving Semi And Pickup Results In Minor Injuries

Mon 7-31-2017

Minor injuries were reported in a collision shortly after 5:30 am Monday involving a pickup and a semi on Highway 18 three miles west of Sheldon.

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Albert City Man Arrested In Palo Alto County Burglary

Mon 7-31-2017

An Albert City man faces charges following an incident Thursday at a residence in rural Palo Alto county.

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So-Called Publisher's Clearing House Scam Making The Rounds

Mon 7-31-2017

Local authorities are sounding the alarm over a new scam that's making the rounds.

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Former Officer Of NW Iowa Union Sentenced In Federal Court For Embezzlement

Mon 7-31-2017

A former officer of a northwest Iowa union has been sentenced in U.S. District Court for embezzlement.

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20th Annual Estherville Sweet Corn Days August 3-6

Mon 7-31-2017 Estherville,IA

(Estherville)-New events include Friday's Golf Tournament and Corn Dog Races.

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Drought Concerns Are Mounting Among Area Farmers

Mon 7-31-2017

Concerns over drought conditions are mounting among area farmers.

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Okoboji Foundation Accepting Applications For Youth In Philanthropy Program (1)

Mon 7-31-2017

Applications are now available for area high school students interested in participating in the Okoboji Foundation's Youth In Philanthropy program during the upcoming school year.

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Coming Soon To A Town Near You: The Clay County Fair Booster Tour

Mon 7-31-2017

The Clay County Fair Centennial Booster Tour powered by Winnebago is kicking off an 84-city tour of Clay County and eight neighboring counties on Tuesday, August 1 with visits to Sibley, Ashton, Sheldon and Allendorf.

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Plastic Surgery Associates Says Data Breach May Have Compromised Some Patient Records

Sat 7-29-2017

Plastic Surgery Associates of South Dakota has announced a data breach that might have left some patient records open to hackers.

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DNR Officials Say Improper Disposal Of Pesticide And Other Chemicals Results In NW Iowa Fish Kill

Sat 7-29-2017

Iowa Department of Natural Resources officials say improper disposal of a pesticide and other chemicals led to a fish kill in northwest Iowa.

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Collision Of Two Semis Sends One Person To Hospital

Sat 7-29-2017

One person was taken to the hospital in collision in which one semi rear-ended another on Highway 60 at Bigelow, Minnesota on Friday.

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Pro-Am Tournament to benefit Wounded Warrior Project August 7 & 8

Fri 7-28-2017 808 Highway 71 South,Arnolds Park,IA

Emergency Haying & Grazing Approved For Dickinson & Emmet Counties Due To Drought

Fri 7-28-2017

Several northwest Iowa counties have been approved for emergency haying and grazing of CRP set-aside acres. Dickinson and Emmet counties are among them.

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Economies Of Several States, Including Iowa, Posting Declines In Output

Fri 7-28-2017

A report from a federal commerce bureau says the economies of Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota logged the worst performance in the U.S. in the beginning of 2017, with economic output declining in all three states.

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Drought Conditions Worsening In Several States

Fri 7-28-2017

Drought conditions are getting worse in several states, and extreme heat and weeks with little rain have begun to stress corn, soybeans, wheat and livestock in some areas, including Iowa.

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Iowa Sales Tax Holiday Coming Up Friday & Saturday, August 4th & 5th

Fri 7-28-2017

The 18th annual Iowa Sales Tax Holiday will be held Friday and Saturday, August 4th and 5th.

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37th Annual Jerry Dyhrkoop Antique and Classic Boat Show July 29

Thu 7-27-2017 Arnolds Park,Ia

(Arnolds Park)-Free show runs from 10-3, Boat parade at 3:30.

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2017 Clay County Fair Will Feature Several Changes

Thu 7-27-2017

Clay County Fairgoers will notice some changes in the layout of the fairgrounds this year.

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Vettes in the Park July 28 & 29

Wed 7-26-2017 Arnolds Park,Ia

(Arnolds Park)-Seven generations of Corvettes to be on display inside Roof Garden Saturday.

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District Judge Position About To Be Vacated Will Remain Open Nearly A Year Due To Budget Cuts

Wed 7-26-2017

State budget cuts are having an additional impact on Iowa's judicial system.

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Head Of Spirit Lake Chamber To Serve In Dual Capacity With Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber Of Commerce

Wed 7-26-2017

The man who heads the Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce is also now in charge of operations at the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Man Accused Of Threatening Neighbor With A Gun

Wed 7-26-2017

A Royal man has been arrested on a warrant stemming from an alleged incident that took place either late Monday or early Tuesday in Royal.

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Man Charged In Armed Robbery Of Barb's Corner Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

Wed 7-26-2017

A Lake Park man charged in an armed robbery at Barb's Corner in March of last year has been sentenced in Clay County District Court.

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SL City Council Authorizes REAP Grant Application For Rail Trail Project

Wed 7-26-2017

The Spirit Lake city council last (Tues.) evening approved a request from the Dickinson County Trails Board to apply for a REAP Grant on the city's behalf that would help fund construction of a trail along a 1.8 mile segment of former railroad right-of-way from Peoria Avenue west to Lundberg Drive.

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ILCC Trustees Approve Hiring Of New Executive Dean At Estherville Campus

Wed 7-26-2017

The board of trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College Tuesday approved the hiring of Lisa Stich as the new Executive Dean at the Estherville campus.

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First Annual Boji Brew Fest July 29

Tue 7-25-2017 84 Dewey Street,Arnolds Park,IA

(Arnolds Park)-Proceeds to help improve Shelby Duis Playground

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Director Of Sioux Falls V-A Medical Center To Visit Spirit Lake

Tue 7-25-2017

The Director of the Sioux Falls V-A Medical Center will be in Spirit Lake Thursday, August 3rd.

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Clay County Collision Injures Woman

Tue 7-25-2017

A two-vehicle collision Monday evening at an intersection in Clay county sent one person to the hospital.

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Okoboji Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Tue 7-25-2017

The Board of Directors of the Okoboji Foundation has some new faces on it.

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Farmers In Several Counties Eligible For Low Interest Disaster Assistance Loans

Tue 7-25-2017

Farmers in a number of counties in the area affected by severe weather that struck some areas between June 12th and June 17th of this year may be eligible for emergency loans.

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Vehicle Collides With Dumpster, Pushing It Into Building

Tue 7-25-2017

An Armstrong man has been charged in connection with an incident this past Saturday morning on the west side of Armstrong.

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Center Lake restoration project nearing completion

Mon 7-24-2017 Center Lake,Iowa

(Center Lake)-Wetlands enhancement, fish barrier part of larger project.

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Emmet County Arrests

Mon 7-24-2017

An investigation early Saturday by the Emmet County Sheriff's Office and Estherville police into a suspicious vehicle resulted in the arrest of a Fort Dodge woman on a drug charge.

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Protesters Admit To Damaging Dakota Access Pipeline In NW Iowa

Mon 7-24-2017

Two opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline have admitted to damaging the pipeline and construction equipment.

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Revised Form Of 'Grandson In Jail' Scam Making The Rounds

Mon 7-24-2017

A revised form of the so-called “grandson in jail” scam is making the rounds.

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New Ride To Be Featured On The Midway At This Year's Clay County Fair

Mon 7-24-2017

This year's Clay County Fair will feature a new ride on the midway.

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Interstate 90 Collision Injures Three People

Mon 7-24-2017

Three people were injured Sunday in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 90 in Jackson county.

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13-Year-Old Boy Killed While Riding His Bike

Sun 7-23-2017

A 13-year-old boy was killed Friday while riding his bike in Emmetsburg. 

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State Archaeologist to speak at Friends of Lakeside Lab Science Seminar July 25

Sat 7-22-2017 1838 Highway 86 Milford, IA

(Okoboji)-Doershuk will discuss recent Lakeside Lab Archaeological Field School Investigations of The Prairie Lakes Woodland Era.

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Collision Involving Motorcycle And Car Injures Jackson Man

Sat 7-22-2017

A Jackson man was injured Friday evening when a motorcycle he was driving collided with the rear of a car in North Mankato.

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O'Brien County Farmer Elected To Iowa Corn Promotion Board

Fri 7-21-2017

A farmer from O'Brien county has been elected to the Iowa Corn Promotion Board.

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Three Vehicle Collision On Hwy 9 West Of Superior Sends One Person To The Hospital

Fri 7-21-2017

A three-vehicle collision this (Fri.) morning at the intersection of Highway 9 and County Road N-14 west of Superior sent one person to the hospital.

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Bow Wow Breakfast July 23 to help People For Pets with rescue dogs

Fri 7-21-2017 Arnolds Park,Ia

(Arnolds Park)-10 puppies and 9 adults rescued from abandoned home last week.

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IRRMA announces 2017 Iowa Hall of Fame Induction Spectacular Schedule

Fri 7-21-2017 91 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA

(Arnolds Park)-Tickets on sale at Iowa Rock 'n Roll Museum and online.

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Woman Pleads Guilty To Eluding, Drug & Theft Charges

Fri 7-21-2017

A Spencer woman... arrested in March after a traffic stop in Spencer... has been sentenced in Clay County District Court.

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I90 Road Construction Update

Fri 7-21-2017

Motorists are advised of upcoming traffic changes for the Interstate 90 project from Sherburn to Fairmont.

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New Tennants Coming To Pine Tree Plaza In Spencer

Fri 7-21-2017

Pine Tree Plaza in Spencer will soon have some new tennants.

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Playwright Ernest Thompson to speak following OST production of On Golden Pond

Fri 7-21-2017 2001 Highway 71 North,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Thompson to host Q & A session following tonight's performance.

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Regional Economic Index Plummets

Thu 7-20-2017

Drought conditions in some areas and weak grain prices are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western states.

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Cowboy Mouth to rock Preservation Plaza July 22

Thu 7-20-2017 Arnolds Park,Ia

(Arnolds Park)-New greatest hits album, The Name of the Band is... now available.

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Authorities Make Arrests In Storm Lake Meth Distribution Ring

Thu 7-20-2017

Police in Storm Lake say they've arrested several people in connection with an investigation into a methamphetamine distribution ring in that city.

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World Champion Dogs & Movie-Star Monkeys To Be Featured At 2017 Clay County Fair

Thu 7-20-2017

Some world champion dogs and movie-star monkeys will be among the featured free entertainment at this year's Clay County Fair.

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Osceola County Arrests

Thu 7-20-2017

An investigation Tuesday into disturbance at a residence in Melvin resulted in the arrest of a man.

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Spencer RAGBRAI to host cyclists Sunday at Clay County Fairgrounds

Wed 7-19-2017 Spencer,Ia

(Spencer)-Shuttles to be running Sunday in Spencer.

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Investigation Into Report Of A Passed Out Person Results In Arrest Of Spirit Lake Woman

Wed 7-19-2017

A Spirit Lake woman was arrested Tuesday after police responded to a report of a person that had passed out near the Kum 'n Go convenience store in Spirit Lake.

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McDonalds Opts Not To Locate In Jackson

Wed 7-19-2017

Less than five months after announcing they were building in Jackson, McDonalds has officially announced they no longer plan on building in Jackson.

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Clay County Sheriff's Office Seeking Information Into Theft

Wed 7-19-2017

The Clay County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft that took place earlier this month at First Co-op Associates in Peterson.

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Suspicious Person Investigation Results In Arrest Of Hartley Man On Multiple Charges

Wed 7-19-2017

An investigation into a suspicious person report by this past Sunday resulted in the arrest of a Hartley man on multiple charges.

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Car Vs Pedestrian Collision Injures Ocheyedan Woman

Wed 7-19-2017

One person was injured in a car-pedestrian collision yesterday (Tues.) in Spirit Lake.

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Center Lake Project To Result In Road Closure

Wed 7-19-2017

Those looking to get to the west side of Center Lake next week will have to take an alternate route.

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Single Vehicle Crash Injures North Carolina Man

Wed 7-19-2017

A single vehicle crash Tuesday in Clay county injured a North Carolina man.

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Dickinson County Fair Deans Announced

Wed 7-19-2017

Each year the Dickinson County Fair Board names a Dean of the Fair.

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Citizen Action Groups File Petition With DNR For Tighter Master Matrix Requirements

Wed 7-19-2017

A citizen activist group and an environmental organization have filed a petition asking the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to improve the state's livestock farm permit process.

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Burglary Investigations Result In Two Arrests

Tue 7-18-2017

Spencer police have arrested two suspects wanted in connection with two burglaries at businesses in Spencer.

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Law Enforcement to step up patrols during RAGBRAI

Tue 7-18-2017 Spencer,Ia

(Spencer)-Public encouraged to view route and to plan accordingly.

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Okoboji Foundation Gives Update On $5,000 July Non-Profit Challenge

Tue 7-18-2017

A local philanthropical organization is continuing a special fundraising campaign this month.

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Health Officials Issue Caution Over Food Borne Illnesses

Tue 7-18-2017

Local public health officials are reminding everyone to play it safe with food this time of the year, especially if you're having a picnic.

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Text-A-Tip Results In Drug Arrest

Tue 7-18-2017

A Sheldon man has been arrested on a drug charge after Sioux counties authorities received a report from their Text-A-Tip system of possible illegal drug use in a vehicle and an apartment about a mile east of Sheldon.

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Public Health Officials urge Cycling Safety as RAGBRAI approaches

Mon 7-17-2017 Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-New Iowa law requires motorists give cyclists a full lane when passing.

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Two Spencer Men Arrested In Stolen Boat Case

Mon 7-17-2017

Two Spencer men were arrested last week after authorities recovered a stolen boat in Ruthven.

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Possible Injuries Reported In Clay Co Rollover

Mon 7-17-2017

Possible injuries were reported in a single vehicle crash Saturday in Clay county.

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Clay County Fair Announces Additional Free Entertainment Acts

Mon 7-17-2017

Entertainment lineups have been announced for two more free stages at this year's Clay County Fair.

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Palo Alto Co Authorities Arrest Several People Wanted On Warrants

Mon 7-17-2017

Palo Alto county authorities arrested several people wanted on warrants in separate incidents last week.

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Dickinson County 4-H & FFA Fair Underway In Spirit Lake

Mon 7-17-2017

The Dickinson County 4-H and FFA Fair is underway in Spirit Lake.

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Single Vehicle Crash Claims Life Of A Graettinger Man

Mon 7-17-2017

A single vehicle crash early Saturday in Palo Alto county claimed the life of a Graettinger man.

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Oversize Load Strikes Bridge Railing While Going Through Construction Zone On Hwy 18 In O'Brien County

Sat 7-15-2017

No injuries were reported Wednesday when an oversize piece of equipment struck a guard rail on a bridge that was under construction on Highway 18 in O'Brien county.

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O'Brien County Crash Injures Sheldon Woman

Sat 7-15-2017

A Sheldon woman was injured Wednesday in a single vehicle crash in O'Brien county.

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Milford to Celebrate 125th Anniversary with Pioneer Days July 17-23

Fri 7-14-2017 Milford,IA

(Milford)-Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey to speak at Opening Ceremony Monday evening.

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IFA Awards Low Interest Loans For Water, Wastewater Projects

Fri 7-14-2017

The Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources announced today (Fri.) 32 communities in the state have been awarded low-interest loans totaling more than $78.1 million through the state's revolving fund for various projects.

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SBDC Hires New Regional Director For Spencer Office

Fri 7-14-2017

A new Regional Director has been hired for the Northwest Iowa Small Business Development Center in Spencer.

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Minnesota Officials Exploring Potential New Method To Control Zebra Mussels

Fri 7-14-2017

A study is continuing in Lake Minnetonka this year on a potential new method to control zebra mussel populations.

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Man Accused Of Setting Fires Along Bike Trail In Spencer

Fri 7-14-2017

A Spencer man is accused of setting several small fires along a bike trail west of the Grand Avenue bridge over the Little Sioux River in Spencer.

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Dickinson Co. Supervisors Learn Restroom In County-Owned Building Is Not ADA Compliant

Fri 7-14-2017

The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors are looking at their options after learning the only restroom in a county owned building that's being leased out to another organization isn't compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act.

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Trial For SL Man Accused Of Discharging Gun Toward A Neighbor Delayed

Fri 7-14-2017

Trial for a Spirit Lake man accused of discharging a gun toward his neighbor while she was sitting on her patio last October has been delayed.

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Hairball to rock Live at the Lake Concert Series July 15

Thu 7-13-2017 Arnolds Park,Ia

(Arnolds Park)-Free concert to be followed by Fireworks Saturday night.

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Osceola Co. Crash Injures Oklahoma Man

Thu 7-13-2017

Osceola county authorities say an Oklahoma man was injured Tuesday when a pickup he was driving left the road and rolled.

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Annual Children's Miracle Burn Camp Underway At Camp Foster

Thu 7-13-2017

The annual Miracle Burn Camp is going on this week at Camp Foster YMCA.

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Ernst, Reynolds To Visit Dickinson County

Thu 7-13-2017

The Dickinson County Republican Party's Central Committee announced Wednesday Governor Kim Reynolds and U.S. Senator Joni Ernst will be on hand for it's annual summer picnic.

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Supervisors Hear From New Head Of Dickinson County Public Health

Thu 7-13-2017

The Dickinson county board of supervisors Tuesday heard from the new Director of the county's Public Health Department, Brandon Rohrig.

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Arnolds Park City Council Discusses Fireworks; Amend Ordinance To Ban Parking On One Side Of A City Street

Thu 7-13-2017

The Arnolds Park city council last (Wed.) evening voted to revise a section of city code to make it legal to sell fireworks in the city during those times of the year spelled out in a bill passed in the last session of the Iowa Legislature.

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Dickinson Co. Contribution To Des Moines Waterworks Lawsuit Called Into Question

Thu 7-13-2017

A contribution by Dickinson county into a fund to help three northwest Iowa counties defend themselves in a lawsuit filed by Des Moines Waterworks was called into question at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting.

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40th Annual University of Okoboji Homecoming Weekend July 14-16

Wed 7-12-2017 37 Lake Street,Arnolds Park,IA

(Okoboji)-Deadline for sporting event registration 5 pm Thursday.

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Spencer Police Dept. Gearing Up For Annual Drug Prevention 5K Run-Walk

Wed 7-12-2017

The Spencer Police Department is gearing up for its 4th annual Drug Prevention 5K run-walk to be held August 5th at 8:00 am at West Leach Park in Spencer.

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Clay County 4-H Programs Receive $10,000 Donation From Bankers

Wed 7-12-2017

The Clay County 4-H Program is getting a financial boost thanks to a $10,000 donation from the Clay County Bankers Association.

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Officials Break Ground On $1.7 M Expansion Of Dickinson County Nature Center

Wed 7-12-2017

Ground was broken Tuesday evening on a $1.7 million two-story addition onto the Dickinson County Nature Center.

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Dickinson Co. Supervisors Hear Update On Proposed Wind Farm Project

Tue 7-11-2017

The Dickinson county board of supervisors today (Tues.) heard an update on plans by Apex Wind Energy for a wind farm proposed for southwestern Dickinson and northwestern Clay counties.

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Manure Management Plan Draws Scrutiny At Dickinson County Board Of Supervisors Meeting

Tue 7-11-2017

The Dickinson county board of supervisors today (Tues.) voted 5-0 to recommend the Iowa Department of Natural Resources deny an amendment to a manure management plan.

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PLAC adds second performance by Hotel California

Tue 7-11-2017 2201 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Tickets still available for Thursday night's show of A Tribute to the Eagles.

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IRRMA Announces New Executive Director

Tue 7-11-2017

The Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association has a new Executive Director.

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New Dollar General Store Now Open In Milford

Tue 7-11-2017

The newly constructed Dollar General Store on the north end of Milford is now open for business.

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Allendorff Man Sentenced On Charges Of Reckless Driving, Leaving Scene Of Personal Injury Accident

Tue 7-11-2017

An Allendorff man has been found guilty in Osceola County District Court of operating while intoxicated and/or reckless driving causing serious injury...a class “D” felony, along with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident resulting in serious injury...an aggravated misdemeanor.

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Clay County Traffic Stop Results In Multiple Charges (1)

Mon 7-10-2017

Multiple charges have been filed against a Greenville man in connection with a traffic stop Sunday in the 4300 mile of 270th Avenue in Clay county.

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Investigation Into Possible Drunk Driver Results In Arrests Of Two Men

Mon 7-10-2017

An investigation by Clay county sheriff's deputies into a report of a possible drunk driver resulted in the arrests of two Linn Grove men Saturday evening.

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Kid's Day Returns To Clay County Fair With Special Free Performances

Mon 7-10-2017

Kid's Day at this year's Clay County Fair will have a new feature this year, with the addition of a stage show.

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Dickinson County Nature Center To Offer Science Quest Camp

Mon 7-10-2017

The deadline is quickly approaching for kids to sign up for the Science Quest Camp at the Dickinson County Nature Center.

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Marilyn Maye Performance At The Inn Draws National Media Attention

Mon 7-10-2017

The Iowa Great Lakes is getting some national exposure thanks to an iconic performer.

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Center Lake Restoration/Enhancement Project Continues

Mon 7-10-2017

Work continues on a project to restore and enhance Center Lake, and to help protect the Haywards Bay area of West Lake Okoboji.

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Investigation Into Reckless Driving Complaint Results In Two Arrests

Sat 7-8-2017

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office has released details into an investigation into reckless driving complaint back on June 25th that resulted in two arrests.

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Crash On Hwy 9 Near Dickinson-Osceola County Line Injures Man

Fri 7-7-2017

Osceola county authorities have released details into a two vehicle collision June 30th that sent one person to the hospital. 

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Farmers Who Sustained Losses From Severe Weather May 15th-17th Eligible For Assistance

Fri 7-7-2017

Physical loss loans are available for farmers in 15 Iowa counties who suffered major physical losses caused by excessive rain, flash flooding, flooding, hail, high winds, lightning and tornadoes that occurred from May 15th through 17th.

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Local Marina Raises Funds For Humane Society Of NW Iowa

Fri 7-7-2017

A local marina has raised $960 for the Humane Society of Northwest Iowa.

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Groundbreaking Planned For $1.7 M Expansion To Dickinson County Nature Center

Fri 7-7-2017

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday on a $1.7 million expansion to the Dickinson County Nature Center.

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Collision At Hwy 18 & Clay Co. Road N-14 Injures Emmetsburg Man

Fri 7-7-2017

A two-vehicle collision Thursday at the intersection of Highway 18 and Clay County Road N-14 injured an Emmetsburg man.

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Traffic Stop Results In Several Arrests On Drug Charges

Thu 7-6-2017

A traffic stop Sunday evening in Estherville resulted in the arrests of several people on drug charges.

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Estherville Traffic Stop Results In Arrest Of Ankeny Man

Thu 7-6-2017

A traffic stop this past Sunday evening in Estherville resulted in the arrest of an Ankeny man.

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DNR Hard Hit By Budget Cuts

Thu 7-6-2017

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has announced layoffs and will dissolve its forestry bureau to offset a $1.2 million reduction in its budget.

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Seasons Center Awarded Grant For Respite & Day Camp Services At Camp Autumn

Thu 7-6-2017

Seasons Center for Behavioral Health has been awarded a $2,250 grant through the Emmet County Community Foundation.

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Fiery Crash In Sioux County Claims A Life

Thu 7-6-2017

A collision Wednesday in Sioux county involving a truck that was pulling a grain trailer and a pickup claimed the life of a Le Mars man.

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Teen Charged In Bathroom Fires

Thu 7-6-2017

An Emmetsburg teen has been charged in connection with some fires set at a bathhouse in Emmetsburg.

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O'Brien County Crash Injures Woman (1)

Thu 7-6-2017

A single vehicle crash Monday in O'Brien county injured a Primghar woman.

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4th Annual Iowa Lakes Music Festival to feature Trio Jinx

Wed 7-5-2017 1305 Okoboji Ave,Milford,IA

(Milford)-Trio Jinx may pop up for impromptu performances in Iowa Great Lakes this weekend.

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Reception Planned For Local Banker Turning 90

Wed 7-5-2017

A reception honoring a longtime Spirit Lake banker for his 90th birthday will be held this Friday, July 7th.

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No Injuries Reported When Car Crashes Into Creek

Wed 7-5-2017

Five people escaped injury when a vehicle they were in crashed into a creek in Clay county Monday.

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Woman Wanted On Multiple Warrants Arrested During Clay County Traffic Stop

Wed 7-5-2017

A Sanborn woman wanted on multiple warrants was arrested Sunday during a traffic stop in Clay county.

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Officials With ILCC Aviation/Airport Management Program Applaud FAA Decision

Tue 7-4-2017

Officials with the Aviation/Airport Management program at Iowa Lakes Community College say a recent decision by the Federal Aviation Administration could potentially save graduates of that program thousands of dollars and several months of flight experience before they can fly as airline pilots.

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Okoboji Foundation Conducting Its $5,000 July NonProfit Challenge

Tue 7-4-2017

The Okoboji Foundation is putting on a special campaign to raise funds for it's nonprofit partners.

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A Reminder Of Flag Etiquette This 4th Of July

Tue 7-4-2017

This Fourth of July, many Americans will show their patriotic spirit by flying the Stars and Stripes-and they're being asked to keep flag etiquette in mind.

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Crash On Hwy 60 Near Bingham Lake Injures Two

Tue 7-4-2017

A two-vehicle collision Monday at the intersection of Highway 60 and a Cottonwood county road near Bingham Lake sent two people to the hospital.

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Clay County Fair Announces Entertainment Lineup For Another Of Its Free Stages

Tue 7-4-2017

The Clay County Fair has announced the lineup of entertainment for this year at another of its free stages.

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O'Brien County Crash Injures Teen

Tue 7-4-2017

A Hartley teen was injured Saturday after losing control of a van on an O'Brien county road.

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Spencer Man Accused Of Threatening Neighbor With What Turned Out To Be BB Gun

Mon 7-3-2017

A Spencer man is accused of threatening a neighbor with what appeared to be a handgun but instead turned out to be a BB gun.

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Local Authorities Reporting An Increase In Fireworks Complaints

Mon 7-3-2017

Authorities say they're seeing an uptick in the number of fireworks complaints this 4th of July holiday period.

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Rollover On Clay-Dickinson County Line Results In Minor Injuries

Mon 7-3-2017

Minor injuries were reported Friday in a single vehicle crash near the Clay-Dickinson county line.

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Boaters Reminded To Stay Away From Fireworks Barges

Mon 7-3-2017

With fireworks displays tonight (Mon.) on Big Spirit Lake and tomorrow (Tues.) night on West Lake Okoboji comes a reminder about safety.

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Curly Leaf Pond Weed Dies Off; But DNR Official Says It Likely Will Be Prevalent Again Next Year

Mon 7-3-2017

Curly Leaf pond weed should no longer be a problem the rest of the season in the Iowa Great Lakes.

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Teens Arrested On Drug Charges

Mon 7-3-2017

Two teens have been arrested on drug charges after authorities came across a suspicious vehicle at a wildlife area north of Rock Rapids Friday.

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ATV Crash Sends One Person To Hospital

Mon 7-3-2017

An ATV crash Sunday in George injured two people.

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Car Vs Motorcycle Collision Claims A Life

Mon 7-3-2017

A Fairmont man was killed Friday evening when a car collided with a motorcycle he was operating.

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Fire At Central Emporium Said To Be Minor In Nature

Sun 7-2-2017

A fire Saturday at the Central Emporium in Arnolds Park was minor in nature but it resulted in a temporary evacuation of several businesses and caused an estimated $20,000 in damage to the building and merchandise.

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DNR Warns Against Shooting Fireworks Out Of Boats

Sat 7-1-2017

The heavy volume of boats that will be on the water over the 4th, along with the nearby availability of fireworks, is causing concern among DNR Lake Patrol enforcement officers.

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Remains Of World War II Airman Returned For Burial At His Hometown In NW Iowa

Sat 7-1-2017

The remains of a World War II airman have been returned for burial at his hometown in northwest Iowa.

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Iowa Supreme Court Strikes Down Portion Of Iowa's Drunken Boating Law

Sat 7-1-2017

The Iowa Supreme Court has struck down as unconstitutional a portion of Iowa's drunken boating law that allows officers to seek alcohol breath tests declaring the law coercive.

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Semi Pulling Flatbed Loaded With Hay Bales Collides With Paving Equipment In Hwy 18 Road Construction Zone

Sat 7-1-2017

There were no injuries but there was a considerable amount of property damage when a semi pulling a flatbed loaded with hay bales collided with some equipment in a construction zone on Highway 18 in O'Brien county Friday.

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