News Archive

Minor Injuries Reported When SUV Rearends Tractor

Sat 8-31-2013

(Spirit Lake)—A Spirit Lake man was injured Monday evening when an SUV collided with a tractor he was driving. Read More

SUV Collides With Motorcycle

Sat 8-31-2013

(Lake Park)—Dickinson county authorities have released information into a collision that took place last Sunday at the intersection of Highway 9 and County Road M-27 near Lake Park that injured a Sibley man.

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Man Injured After Falling Out Of Bed Of Pickup

Sat 8-31-2013

(Estherville)—The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office has released details into an incident in which a man fell out of the bed of a pickup he was riding in.

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Daily Almanac For Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Sat 8-31-2013

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Traffic Stop Results In Arrests Of Teens On Drug Charges

Fri 8-30-2013

(Spencer)--  A traffic stop earlier today in the 1700 block of West 4th Street in Spencer resulted in the arrests of two teens on drug charges.

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Senate Candidate Makes The Rounds

Fri 8-30-2013

(Spirit Lake)—One of the republican candidates seeking the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Tom Harkin made the rounds yesterday (Thurs.) in the lakes area. Read More

State Of Iowa Offers $3 Million For Watershed Improvement Projects

Fri 8-30-2013

(Des Moines)-- Local government agencies may now apply for state funds to help build projects designed to improve water quality. Read More

SW Minnesota Collision Claims A Life

Fri 8-30-2013

(Windom)—A two vehicle collision yesterday (Thurs.) in southwest Minnesota claimed the life of a Windom woman.

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Daily Almanac For Friday, August 30th, 2013

Fri 8-30-2013

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Plans For New Public Dock At State Pier To Be Discussed At September 12th Meeting

Thu 8-29-2013

(Arnolds Park)—Plans to replace a public dock at the State Pier in Arnolds Park will be the topic of discussion at a public meeting Thursday, September 12th. Read More

Local Fitness Club Changes Hands

Thu 8-29-2013

(Milford)—A lakes area fitness center is changing hands. YMCA of the Okoboji’s announced today (Thurs.) it’s purchasing the Snap Fitness location on Highway 71 in north Milford. Read More

SL Council Discusses Drainage Issues In Developments

Thu 8-29-2013

(Spirit Lake)—Concern over drainage in some of the city’s newest developments was a topic of discussion at Tuesday’s Spirit Lake city council meeting. Read More

LRH Looking Into Possible Affiliation With Sioux Falls Based Avera

Thu 8-29-2013

(Spirit Lake)—Healthcare reform and Medicare. Officials with Lakes Regional Healthcare say it’s those two factors that have the hospital looking at a possible affiliation with the Sioux Falls-based Avera Health System. Read More

Daily Almanac For Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Thu 8-29-2013

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ILCC President Reappointed To STEM Advisory Council

Wed 8-28-2013

(Des Moines)—The Governor’s office this (Wed.) morning announced the reappointment of Val Newhouse to the STEM Advisory Council. Read More

SL Council Discusses Possible Options For Glass Recycling

Wed 8-28-2013

(Spirit Lake)—A flat market for recycled glass has the city of Spirit Lake thinking about discontinuing its pick up of glass recycling. Read More

Clay County Jail Inmate Accused Of Exposing Himself To Jail Staff

Wed 8-28-2013

(Spencer)—A Spencer man already in jail faces additional legal trouble after allegedly exposing himself to staff in the Clay county jail.

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SL Council Awards Bid On Center Lake Water Quality Improvement Project

Wed 8-28-2013

(Spirit Lake)—The Spirit Lake city council Tuesday gave the go-ahead for work to get started on a project intended to improve water quality in Center Lake.

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Additional Arrests Made In Burglary Case

Wed 8-28-2013

(Orange City)—Additional arrests have been made in connection with a series of burglaries that took place this past January and February and earlier this month at a rural Rock Valley company. Read More

Airport Awarded Funding

Tue 8-27-2013

(Sheldon)—A northwest Iowa airport has been awarded funding for a pavement rehabilitation project. Read More

Pearson Lakes Art Center unveils 2014 line-up

Tue 8-27-2013

Performers include Michael Martin Murphy. Read More

UDMO Puts Out Plea For Donations To SL Food Pantry

Tue 8-27-2013

(Spirit Lake)—A local organization that assists the less fortunate is putting out an urgent call for help. Read More

U S Senate Candidates To Appear Locally

Tue 8-27-2013

(Spirit Lake)—The campaign trail for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Tom Harkin will make its way through the Iowa Great Lakes tomorrow (Wed.) evening. Read More

Daily Almanac For Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Tue 8-27-2013

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Two NW Iowans Sentenced On Federal Meth Charges

Mon 8-26-2013

(Sioux City)—Two northwest Iowa residents have been sentenced on meth charges in U.S. District Court in Sioux City.

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Authorities Arrest Wanted Man After He Was Spotted Riding A Bike

Mon 8-26-2013

(Graettinger)—A Graettinger man wanted on multiple charges was arrested by Palo Alto county authorities over the weekend.

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Man Dies Of Injuries After Falling From Grain Bin

Mon 8-26-2013

(West Bend)— A grain bin accident in Palo Alto county has claimed the life of a West Bend man.

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Pet Owners Reminded To Keep Close Eye On Fido And Fluffy During Heat Wave

Mon 8-26-2013

(Undated)—Pet owners are being reminded to keep an extra eye out on Fido and Fluffy in light of the heat wave. Read More

Senator Chuck Grassley To Visit Region This Week

Mon 8-26-2013

(Undated)—U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley is holding a series of Town Hall meetings in stops he’ll be making in the region this week.

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Start Of School Has Officials Reminding Motorists Of School Bus Laws

Mon 8-26-2013

(Undated)—With the start of schools in the area comes the annual reminder to motorists of Iowa’s school bus laws.

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Extreme Heat Forcing Some Area Schools To Dimiss Early

Mon 8-26-2013

(Undated)—The late summer heat is forcing some schools in the area that don’t have air conditioning to dismiss early. Read More

Heat advisory issued for Northwest Iowa, Southern Minnesota

Sat 8-24-2013

Heat index values above 100 degrees likely through Wednesday. Read More

Storm Lake P.D. seeking assistance following burglary

Fri 8-23-2013

New business hit prior to opening. Read More

O'Brien County okays more than 200 new turbines

Fri 8-23-2013

Construction to begin this fall. Read More