Coming Soon To A Town Near You: The Clay County Fair Booster Tour
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.
Economies Of Several States, Including Iowa, Posting Declines In Output
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.
SL City Council Authorizes REAP Grant Application For Rail Trail Project
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.
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.
IFA Awards Low Interest Loans For Water, Wastewater Projects
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.
Dickinson Co. Supervisors Learn Restroom In County-Owned Building Is Not ADA Compliant
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.
Arnolds Park City Council Discusses Fireworks; Amend Ordinance To Ban Parking On One Side Of A City Street
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.
Dickinson Co. Contribution To Des Moines Waterworks Lawsuit Called Into Question
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.
Allendorff Man Sentenced On Charges Of Reckless Driving, Leaving Scene Of Personal Injury Accident
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.
Farmers Who Sustained Losses From Severe Weather May 15th-17th Eligible For Assistance
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.
Officials With ILCC Aviation/Airport Management Program Applaud FAA Decision
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.
Fire At Central Emporium Said To Be Minor In Nature
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.
Semi Pulling Flatbed Loaded With Hay Bales Collides With Paving Equipment In Hwy 18 Road Construction Zone
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.