News Archive

Boil Advisory Issued For Moore Lake, Twin Hills, Bridges Bay & Kelly's Beach Areas

Mon 9-30-2019

A broken water main on the East side of East Lake Okoboji has prompted the issuance of a boil advisory.

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American Red Cross holding several Blood Drives in Northwest Iowa

Mon 9-30-2019 Spencer,Ia

(Spencer)-Blood drives scheduled in Spencer, Sanborn and Sheldon over next few days.

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Three Suspects Wanted In Burglaries In Four Counties Of NW Iowa And SW Minnesota Taken Into Custody

Mon 9-30-2019

Three men have been arrested in connection with numerous burglaries in Nobles and Cottonwood counties in southwest Minnesota and Osceola and Dickinson counties.

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Dickinson County Public Health Announces Availability Of Free Once A Week Fitness Classes Beginning In October

Mon 9-30-2019

Rohrig says the free fitness classes will be offered on Sundays beginning October 6th and will rotate among four different sites, with each offering a different activity.

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Federated REA Donates Funds To Jackson & Martin County Historical Societies

Mon 9-30-2019

Jackson, Minnesota based Federated Rural Electric Association has donated $7,500 to historical societies in both Jackson and Martin counties.

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Clay County Authorities Looking For Man Wanted On Multiple Charges Who They Say Is Known To Carry Weapons

Mon 9-30-2019

In a post on its Facebook page, the Sheriff's Office says it's looking for 32-year-old Nathan Ray Tesch.

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SLHS Marching Band "The Force" Competes In Sioux City

Mon 9-30-2019

Congratulations to Spirit Lake High School's Force Marching Band on their outstanding performances at Starfest in Sioux City on September 28th.

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Suspicious Person Investigation Results In Arrests Of Two Men On Multiple Drug Charges

Mon 9-30-2019

An investigation Friday by authorities in Lyon county into a report of a suspicious person resulted in the arrests of southwest Minnesota men on drug charges.

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Driver's License Station At Dickinson Co. Treasurer's Office To Close Early Oct. 1st & All Day Oct. 2nd

Fri 9-27-2019

The Driver's License station at the Dickinson County Courthouse will close at 1:00 pm Tuesday, October 1st and will be closed all day Wednesday, October 2nd. 

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Tickets for TEDxOkoboji to go on sale October 1 at 10 am

Fri 9-27-2019 2201 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Tickets will be limited to 100 for November 22 event.

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Car Vs Deer Collision Results In No Injuries But Considerable Property Damage

Fri 9-27-2019

No injuries were reported but there was a considerable amount of property damage when a vehicle collided with a deer Thursday evening in the 2900 mile of Highway 71 in Clay county.

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Field Of Republicans Looking To Unseat Steve King Grows Some More

Fri 9-27-2019

A businessman from the Iowa Great Lakes is the fourth Republican to announce a primary challenge to Congressman Steve King. 

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Emmet County Traffic Stop Results In Arrests Of Two Men On Drug Charges

Thu 9-26-2019

A traffic stop last week at the intersection of Orchard Lane and Highway 9 in Estherville resulted in the arrests of two men on drug charges.

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Estherville Woman Wanted For Stalking Taken Into Custody

Thu 9-26-2019

A woman wanted for stalking was taken into custody this past Saturday by police in Estherville.

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Spirit of Harmony Chorus to present Annual Fall Concert September 29

Thu 9-26-2019 612 28th Street, Spirit Lake, Iowa

(Spirit Lake)-Special Guests The Benson Family Singers to perform at Sunday's show. 

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Dickinson County Izaak Walton League Awarded Okoboji Foundation Youth In Philanthropy Grant

Thu 9-26-2019

The money went toward the recent upgrade of a handicap accessible walkway on the organization's property.

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Man Wanted On Multiple Charges Taken Into Custody By Clay County Authorities

Thu 9-26-2019

A man wanted on multiple charges in connection with a domestic incident was taken into custody Wednesday by authorities in Clay county.

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DNR To Hold Third Annual Volunteer Day This Saturday; Will Be Painting Picnic Tables At Gull Point

Thu 9-26-2019

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will hold its third annual statewide Volunteer day this Saturday.

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Palo Alto Co. Authorities Arrest Two Men On Multiple Drug Charges

Thu 9-26-2019

Two Emmetsburg men were arrested Wednesday in connection with an ongoing criminal investigation by the Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office.

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Charges Are Pending Against A Sibley Man Following A Pursuit And Stand-Off

Thu 9-26-2019

A Sibley man faces charges following a pursuit and stand-off Tuesday in Lyon county.

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Scottie Miller Band to return to Pearson Lakes Art Center September 26

Wed 9-25-2019 2201 Highway 71, Okoboji, IA

(Okoboji)-Minnesota Blues Hall of Famer's latest release is Stay Above Water

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Dickinson County Voters Will Notice Some Big Changes In November 5th School & City Elections

Wed 9-25-2019

For starters, Jordan Moyer, Elections Clerk at the Dickinson County Auditor's Office, says a number of polling sites in the county will be moved to new locations.

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Good Neighbor Fund Of Dickinson County Kicks Off 2019 Fundraising Campaign

Wed 9-25-2019

Committee member Luke Donnenwerth says flyers will be mailed out next week.

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BVU Awarded $1 Million Grant For Scholarships

Wed 9-25-2019

Buena Vista University has been awarded a one million dollar scholarship by an anonymous donor to be used for scholarships.

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North Central Iowa Crash Claims A Life

Wed 9-25-2019

A two-vehicle collision Tuesday in Calhoun county in north central Iowa claimed the life of a Lytton man.

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No Injuries Reported In Dorm Room Fire

Wed 9-25-2019

No injuries were reported in a fire in a dorm room early this (Wed.) morning in Estherville.

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National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims is September 25

Tue 9-24-2019 Sioux Center,IA

(Sioux Center)-WISH Unit of Family Crisis Center spreading word that help is available to those in need of support.

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Local Insurance Agent Receives Special Recognition

Tue 9-24-2019

Curt Petersen of Bank Midwest in Spirit Lake was recently named a 2019 Top Life Insurance Agent of the year by Group Benefits, Ltd.

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Repair Work On Arnolds Park Seawall Getting Underway

Tue 9-24-2019

Crews have started making repairs to the seawall on the waterfront at the Arnolds Park Amusement Park.

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Dickinson Co. Supervisors Want To Hear In Layman's Terms Findings Of Environmental Study

Tue 9-24-2019

With one abstention, the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors this (Tues.) morning voted to hold a public meeting October 1st to hear in layman's terms, the findings of an environmental study of the landfill east of Arnolds Park.

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Authorities Release Statistics From Special Multi-County Traffic Enforcement Project

Tue 9-24-2019

Authorities have released statistics from a special multi-county traffic enforcement project conducted this past Friday in Lyon, Osceola and Sioux counties.

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Man Faces Multiple Charges After Leading Estherville Police On Short Foot Chase

Mon 9-23-2019

A Manson, Iowa man was arrested Sunday on multiple charges after leading police in Estherville on a short foot pursuit. 

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Community First Digital to offer free seminar "Master your Online Presence" in Jackson on September 26

Mon 9-23-2019 I-90,Jackson,MN

(Jackson, MN)-"Digital Coffee Break" is free and open to public.

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A Number Of Dickinson County Cities & School Boards Will Have Contested Races In November 5th Election

Mon 9-23-2019

The filing period for city and school elections to be held November 5th expired at 5:00 pm this past Friday.

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Reminder Of Accesses To LRH During Construction

Mon 9-23-2019

Another reminder of some temporary changes to access certain areas of Lakes Regional Healthcare during construction.

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Clay County Traffic Stop Results In Arrests Of Two Teens

Mon 9-23-2019

A traffic stop earlier this month in Clay county resulted in the arrests of two teens.

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Michele Goodenow Hired As Executive Director For Imagine Iowa Great Lakes

Mon 9-23-2019

Imagine Iowa Great Lakes has hired its first Executive Director.

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Head-On Crash In Pocahontas County Claims Life Of Emmetsburg Woman

Mon 9-23-2019

A two-vehicle collision Friday in Pocahontas county claimed the life of an Emmetsburg woman.

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Special Program At Milford Memorial Library To Talk About History Of Barns

Mon 9-23-2019

A special program on barns will be presented at 2:00 pm this Thursday, September 26th at the Milford Memorial Library.

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IGL Amateur Radio Club To Hold Annual "Ham Fest"

Mon 9-23-2019

The Iowa Great Lakes Amateur Radio Club will hold their annual Ham Fest event this coming Saturday, September 28th, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm at the Milford American Legion. 

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Elderbridge Agency On Aging To Hold Caregiver Conference In Arnolds Park

Mon 9-23-2019

A free caregiver conference this Thursday (Sept. 26th) at Calvary United Methodist Church in Arnolds Park.

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Lakes Area Marina Makes Donation To Abben Cancer Center

Mon 9-23-2019

A Lakes Area marina recently donated $700 to the Abben Cancer Center in Spencer.

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SLHS Marching Band "The Force" Places 1st In Competition At Waseca, Minnesota

Mon 9-23-2019

Congratulations to Spirit Lake High School's Force Marching Band for their first place finish at the Waseca Marching Classic on September 21st.

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Dickinson County Sheriff's Office Looking For Suspects Wanted In Connection With A Commercial Burglary

Fri 9-20-2019

A post on the department's Facebook page says the business was burglarized apparently late Wednesday night and again in the early morning hours of today (Fri.). 

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Estherville Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Meth & Firearm Charges

Fri 9-20-2019

35-year-old Dustin Julich entered the plea today (Fri.) in U.S. District Court to charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and illegal possession of a firearm.

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Construction Resulting In Some Changes At Lakes Regional Healthcare

Fri 9-20-2019

Jennifer Gustafson of Lakes Regional Healthcare tells KUOO news other than for emergency room patients, access to the hospital beginning Monday will be temporarily limited to the east side of the facility.

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Police In Worthington Make Arrest In School Shooting Threat

Fri 9-20-2019

Authorities in Worthington say a teen has been taken into custody in connection with a school shooting threat.

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DNR Investigating A Fish Kill In NW Iowa

Fri 9-20-2019

The DNR says it appears the fish kill happened Tuesday or possibly before at an unnamed tributary of Burr Oak Creek near a golf course north of Hull in Sioux county.

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Crews Making Good Progress On Construction Of New Lodge & Open-Air Shelter At Kenue Park

Thu 9-19-2019

Kiley Roth, Community Relations Coordinator for the Dickinson County Conservation Board, says crews have been able to make good progress on the project over the summer.

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LOCASH Added To Fall/Winter Concert Line Up At Roof Garden

Thu 9-19-2019

LOCASH will perform at 7:30 pm Saturday, October 26th. 

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Iowa DNR To Hold Series Of Meetings In October Regarding Proposed Waterfowl Season & Zone Structure For 2021-2025 Seasons

Thu 9-19-2019

(Alta)-- The meeting for northwest Iowa is scheduled for 6:00 pm Wednesday, October 23rd at the Community Center in Alta.

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Seasons Center To Hold Free Kid's Carnival Sept. 26th

Thu 9-19-2019

Season's Center for Behavioral Health will hold a free kids' carnival next week in Spencer. 

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ISU Extension Clay County Offering Program Titled "Finances Of Care Giving"

Thu 9-19-2019

Sara Dirks of Iowa State University Extension, Clay County, says it's intended for adults who are or may be caring for a parent either now or in the future, or for parents who who may be needing help from their adult children in the future.

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Inclement Weather Adversely Affected Attendance At This Year's Clay County Fair

Thu 9-19-2019

Fair officials announced this (Thurs.) morning 296,998 people attended this year's fair, down about four percent from last year's attendance of 308,603.

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Loose Cow Triggers School Lock Down

Thu 9-19-2019

A loose cow triggered a lock down Tuesday at the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School in Hartley.

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Another Area Employer Recognized As A Top Workplace In Iowa

Wed 9-18-2019

Another local employer is being recognized as a top workplace in Iowa for 2019.

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Emmet County Traffic Stops Result In Several Arrests

Wed 9-18-2019

A North Las Vegas, Nevada man was arrested on a drug charge in Emmet county following a traffic stop back on August 22nd on Highway 9 seven miles east of Estherville.

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Corridor Officials Excited About Grant From Google That Was Recently Awarded To Them And BVU

Wed 9-18-2019

Local economic development officials say they have a new tool available to help keep small businesses in the area.

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Estherville Woman Faces Charges Following Head-On Crash In Lyon County

Wed 9-18-2019

Charges have been filed against an Estherville woman as the result of a head-on crash early Tuesday in Lyon county.

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SW Mn. Semi Crash Sends One Person To The Hospital

Wed 9-18-2019

A semi crash Tuesday on Highway 60 at Highway 71 in Windom sent one person to the hospital.

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Lyon County Pursuit Results In Arrest

Wed 9-18-2019

Multiple charges have been filed in connection with a high speed pursuit Tuesday evening in Lyon county.

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Major Improvements/Additions Being Made To Indoor And Outdoor Water Features & Other Amenities At Bridges Bay

Tue 9-17-2019

John Broek of Sioux Falls-based Equity Homes, which designed and built Bridges Bay, tells KUOO news the project represents an investment of about two million dollars.

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Author Of Book Detailing A Deadly Boat Crash On West Lake Okoboji In 1929 To Speak At Jackson & Lakefield Libraries

Tue 9-17-2019

Author Lloyd Cunningham will present the program “The Death Boat” at the Jackson and Lakefield Libraries on Wednesday, Sept 18. The book is a true story of a boating accident on West Lake Okoboji in 1929 resulting in nine deaths.

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Another Invasive Aquatic Species Has Been Discovered In A Northwest Iowa Lake

Tue 9-17-2019

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says rusty crayfish have been found in Storm Lake. 

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Another Local Bank Receives Top Workplace Recognition

Tue 9-17-2019

This is the 6th year Central Bank in Spirit Lake has received the recognition. 

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Multiple Agencies To Participate In Special Traffic Enforcement Project In Three Northwest Iowa Counties

Tue 9-17-2019

Multiple agencies will be participating in a special traffic enforcement project this Friday in Lyon, Osceola and Sioux counties.

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Estherville Police Make Two Arrests In Death Investigation

Tue 9-17-2019

Police in Estherville say they've made two arrests in connection with the investigation of the death of a man back on January 29th of this year. 

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ILCC Students To Again Help Welcome Home Honor Flight Vets

Tue 9-17-2019

Music students from Iowa Lakes Community College will once again this year participate in a welcome home program for veterans returning from a visit to Washington D.C.

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Hwy 60 Crash Injures Windom, Mn. Man

Tue 9-17-2019

A single vehicle crash Monday on Highway 60 near Mountain Lake injured a Windom man.

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Estherville Woman Arrested On Meth & Firearms Charges

Tue 9-17-2019

Multiple charges have been filed against an Estherville woman as the result of an alleged incident September 9th 225 7th Avenue North in Estherville.

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Emmet County Sheriff's Office Releases Info. On Arrests Made In August

Tue 9-17-2019

The Emmet County Sheriff's Office has released information into some arrests made back in August.

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Spencer Man Wanted On Drug Charge Taken Into Custody

Mon 9-16-2019

A Spencer man was arrested this past Thursday on a drug charge stemming from a traffic stop that had been made previously.

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Road Work Affecting Access To Spirit Lake & Orleans Green Waste Site

Mon 9-16-2019

Road work on 140th Street is temporarily affecting access to the green waste site east of Orleans.

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Local Bank Again Receives Top Workplace Award

Mon 9-16-2019

The honor once again this year has been bestowed upon Northwest Bank.

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Much Above Normal Temps. For Mid-September Are Just What The Doctor Ordered For Late Planted Crops

Mon 9-16-2019

Paul Kassel, a Crops Specialist with Iowa State University Extension in Spencer tells KUOO news it's allowing them to catch up considerably in development..

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IGL Chamber Gearing Up For Oktoberfest

Mon 9-16-2019

Kiley Zankowski of the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce says they'll be holding their annual Oktoberfest Saturday, September 28th...

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Minor Injuries Reported In Collision Involving A Car And A Bicycle

Mon 9-16-2019

Minor injuries were reported when a car collided with a bicycle over the weekend in Everly.

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Man Wanted On Warrants For Invasion Of Privacy Taken Into Custody

Mon 9-16-2019

An Emmetsburg man wanted on four counts of invasion of privacy was taken into custody September 7th.

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Physical Domestic Altercation Results In Arrest

Mon 9-16-2019

An investigation by Palo Alto county authorities last week into a domestic dispute resulted in an arrest.

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Reception To Be Held For A Couple Of Longtime City Of Spencer Employees Who Are Retiring

Sat 9-14-2019

A retirement celebration for two longtime employees of the city of Spencer will be held later this month.

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Annual Walk/Run To Remember 5K To Be Held Sept. 21st

Sat 9-14-2019

A special event honoring those who have passed away and those currently in hospice care will be held Saturday, September 21st. 

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Head-On Collision At 23rd St. & Sunner Avenue In Spirit Lake Sends One Person To The Hospital

Fri 9-13-2019

A two-vehicle collision this (Fri.) morning at the intersection of 23rd Street and Sunner Avenue in Spirit Lake sent one person to the hospital.

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Dickinson Co. Driver's License Station To Be Closed Wed., Sept. 18th & Part Of The Day Sept. 19th

Fri 9-13-2019

The driver's license station at the Dickinson County Courthouse will be closed all day this coming Wednesday, September 18th and won't re-open until 11:00 am Thursday, September 19th.

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Single Vehicle Crash Sends One Person To The Hospital (3)

Fri 9-13-2019

A single vehicle crash earlier this week in Lyon county sent one person to the hospital. 

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Estherville Man Charged After Allegedly Firing A Handgun Through A Window Of An Apartment Building

Thu 9-12-2019

An Estherville man faces charges after being arrested Wednesday for allegedly shooting a hole in a window at an apartment complex.

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Officials Say Iowa's New "Blackout Plates" Are A Huge Hit And That There's A Backlog For Them, Including In Dickinson County

Thu 9-12-2019

Officials with the Iowa Department of Transportation say the new blackout license plate has become extremely popular among Iowans. So much so, in fact, they say there's a shortage of them. 

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Okoboji Schools No Boundaries Program To Hold "Partner Palooza" Events

Thu 9-12-2019

The general public and area businesses will have an opportunity this coming Monday to learn more about a program involving 65 8th, 11th and 12th grade students from the Okoboji, Spencer, Graettinger-Terril and Ruthven-Ayrshire School Districts.

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Clay Co. Authorities Investigating Residential Burglary

Thu 9-12-2019

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a residential burglary that occurred on an acreage North of Peterson, Iowa, where a large safe containing cash, jewelry, and firearms was stolen.

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Arnolds Park City Council Re-Visits One-Way Traffic Near Central Emporium

Wed 9-11-2019

The Arnolds Park City Council this past spring voted to make traffic one way on Lakeshore Drive in the area of the Central Emporium under the premise it would re-visit the issue this fall to see how it worked. And that's exactly what the council did Wednesday evening.

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Man Wanted For Stalking, Harassment & Other Charges Taken Into Custody

Wed 9-11-2019

A man wanted on warrants charging him with stalking, harassment in the 3rd degree, violation of a no contact order and careless driving has been arrested by the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

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911 Mobile Exhibit Helps Us Remember What Happened 18 Years Ago

Wed 9-11-2019

It's only fitting that as we observe the somber anniversary of the 911 terror attacks that a special exhibit to remember that tragic day is at this year's Clay County Fair. 

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Long Time Okoboji Police Officer Receives Special Recognition Upon Retiring

Wed 9-11-2019

A longtime police officer for the city of Okoboji who’s retiring received some special recognition at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

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Federal Judge Denies Request For Additional Time For Company To File An Appeal Against City Of Sibley

Tue 9-10-2019 []

A northwest Iowa company fined thousands of dollars for a stink that came from its plant will not get more time to file an appeal in a lawsuit against the City of Sibley, Iowa.

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Voters In Spirit Lake, Okoboji & Spencer School Districts Approve "SAVE" Measures

Tue 9-10-2019 []

Voters in three area school districts have approved renewals of the Local Option Sales Tax, or "SAVE" measures, also known as revenue purpose statements.

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D.O.T Commission Awards Funding For Local Rail To Trails Project At Meeting In Arnolds Park

Tue 9-10-2019 []

The Iowa Transportation Commission approved $1.5 million for four state recreational trail projects at their meeting today (Tues.) in Arnolds Park.

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Iowa Lakeside Lab to host Science on the Menu Program September 17

Tue 9-10-2019 ["1838 Highway 86 Milford, IA"]

(Okoboji)-Dr. Mary Skopec to speak on Blue-Green Algae in the Iowa Great Lakes in first event of Fall Series.

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Voters In Several School Districts Head To The Polls Today (Tues. 9/10)

Tue 9-10-2019 []

Voters in several area school districts are headed to the polls today (Tues., Sept. 10th) to vote on revenue purpose statements, or what basically amounts to an extension of a one cent local option sales tax for schools.

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BVU Singled Out In Study As Being Among Best In Midwest For Value

Tue 9-10-2019 []

A northwest Iowa college is ranked 4th in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report Best Value Schools Among Regional Universities in the Midwest.

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Car Vs Deer Collision Results In Minor Injuries (1)

Tue 9-10-2019 []

A Worthington woman was injured last (Mon.) night when a vehicle she took evasive action to avoid colliding with a deer.

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Grain Truck Crash Injures Milford Man

Mon 9-9-2019 []

A crash last week in Palo Alto county involving a grain truck injured a Milford man.

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Congressman Steve King To Hold Town Hall Meeting In Palo Alto County

Mon 9-9-2019 []

Congressman Steve King will be holding another in what's been a series of town hall meetings he's been hosting in the region.

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Lyon County Crash Claims Life Of A South Dakota Woman

Mon 9-9-2019 []

A single vehicle crash Sunday evening in Lyon county claimed the life of a South Dakota woman.

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Clay County Fair To Refund Foreigner Concert Tickets After Cancellation Of Concert

Mon 9-9-2019 []

Clay County Fair officials say they'll be issuing refunds to holders of tickets for the Foreigner Concert that was scheduled for the opening night of the fair Saturday but wound up getting cancelled. 

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4th District Congressional Candidate J.D. Scholten Visits Clay County Fair

Sun 9-8-2019 []

A Democrat running for Iowa's 4th District Congressional seat made an appearance Sunday at the Clay County Fair.

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Clay County Fair Goers Will Notice More Changes At Centennial Plaza Area

Fri 9-6-2019 []

Fair General Manager Jeremy Parsons says the additions will help preserve the memories of what once stood at that location.

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17th Annual Prairie Winds Kite Fly To Be Held Sat. (9/7) At The Jackson Airport

Fri 9-6-2019 []

For the 17th year, giant kites will take over the skies above the Jackson Municipal Airport for the annual Prairie Winds Kite Fly.

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Motorcycle Crash Injures Jackson Man (1)

Fri 9-6-2019 []

A Jackson man was injured Thursday evening after losing control of a motorcycle he was operating on Highway 71 near Jackson County Road 21.

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City Of Lake Park Awarded Community Development Block Grant

Fri 9-6-2019 []

Lake Park is among seven cities in the state that have been awarded a Community Development Block Grant for infrastructure projects.

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Sioux Falls Man Faces Multiple Charges Following An Incident That Started In Worthington And Ended SW Of Sibley

Thu 9-5-2019 []

Authorities say it started when police in Worthington tried to pull over a vehicle for a traffic violation but the driver refused to stop and went southbound into Osceola county.

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Foreigner to rock opening day of Clay County Fair September 7

Thu 9-5-2019 IA"], Spencer, ["800 W 18th St

(Spencer)-Iconic rockers to kick off Grandstand entertainment at 2019 Fair.

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A Long Time Superintendent Of The Spirit Lake Community School District Has Passed Away

Thu 9-5-2019 []

A longtime Superintendent of the Spirit Lake Community School District has died. Harold Overmann passed away Wednesday evening in Marion, Iowa at the age of 83.

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Paving, Re-Surfacing & Bridge Projects About To Get Under Way In Dickinson County

Thu 9-5-2019 []

Dickinson County Engineer Dan Eckert tells KUOO news nine different asphalt and four bridge projects will be done yet this fall throughout the county.

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Dickinson Soil & Water Conservation District Holds 41st Annual Outdoor Classroom

Thu 9-5-2019 []

Fourth grade students from several schools in the area will head to the great outdoors today (Thurs.) to learn about the environment.

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September Is Voter Registration Month

Thu 9-5-2019 []

If you plan to vote in upcoming school or other elections, now is a good time to make sure your voter registration is up to date. 

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Voters In Several Area School Districts To Vote September 10th On Revenue Purpose Statement Measures

Thu 9-5-2019 []

Terry Heman, Superintendent of the Spencer Community Schools, says it basically amounts to a renewal of a local option sales tax.

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Okoboji Foundation Awards $8,000 Grant To Dickinson Co. Agricultural Society

Wed 9-4-2019 []

The money will go toward the purchase and installation a new sound system on the Dickinson county fairgrounds, inside and out. 

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Lakes Area Marina Raises More Than $7,000 For Honor Flights Program

Wed 9-4-2019 []

The funds were raised during the annual "Salute To Veterans" event held Saturday, August 3rd the Barefoot Bar at Parks Marina.

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Several Bridge Projects In NW Iowa, Including Two In Dickinson County, Awarded Federal Funding

Wed 9-4-2019 []

A federal grant awarded to the Iowa Department of Transportation will go toward several bridge projects in northwest Iowa...including two in Dickinson county. It includes bridges at 195th Avenue and 140th Street, both of which cross the Little Sioux River.

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There Will Be Plenty To See And Do This Year At The 4-H Auditorium At The Clay County Fair

Wed 9-4-2019 []

Jill Engel of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tells KUOO news the displays will cover the gamut

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Clay County Fair To Offer Free Admission To Kids 12 & Under

Wed 9-4-2019 []

The Clay County Fair this year will be offering a special incentive to get more families through the gates.

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Single Vehicle Crash Injures Teen (4)

Wed 9-4-2019 []

A Primghar teen was injured in a single vehicle crash Saturday in O'Brien county.

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Crash On Hwy 86 At Treasure Village Sends One Person To The Hospital With Possible Serious Injuries

Wed 9-4-2019 []

A rear-end collision Saturday on Highway 86 sent one person to the hospital.

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Minor Injuries Reported In Collision On Hwy 86 On West Side Of West Lake Okoboji

Wed 9-4-2019 []

Minor injuries were reported in a crash Saturday morning on Highway 86 on the west side of West Lake Okoboji.

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Dickinson County Nature Center to host Bee & Butterfly Festival September 6

Tue 9-3-2019 Okoboji, Iowa"], ["22785 Nature Center Road

(Okoboji)-Event is free and open to public, concessions will be available for purchase.

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High Speed Pursuit That Started In Spencer Winds Up With Suspect Driver Being Arrested In Milford

Tue 9-3-2019 []

An Iowa City woman faces multiple charges following a high speed pursuit this past weekend that started in Spencer and resulted in the suspect being taken into custody in Milford.

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Man Escapes Injury In Vehicle Fire

Tue 9-3-2019 []

A Cherokee man escaped injury Friday evening when a vehicle he was driving caught on fire.

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This Year's Clay County Fair To Feature 50 Food Vendors

Tue 9-3-2019 []

You'll soon be able to satisfy that craving for Clay County Fair food.

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Dubuque Band Wins Finals In Iowa Rocks Talent Competition At Arnolds Park

Tue 9-3-2019 []

A band from Dubuque called “Riding Atlas” is the winner of the final round of this year's Iowa Rocks Talent Competition.

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Single Vehicle Crash Claims Life Of A Sibley Man

Sun 9-1-2019 []

A single vehicle crash Friday in Osceola county claimed the life of a Sibley man.

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Osceola County Traffic Stop Results In Multiple Charges Against Two People From Wisconsin

Sun 9-1-2019 []

Two people from Wisconsin were arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop Saturday at the intersection of Highway 60 and 130th Street in Osceola county.

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