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Okoboji School Bd. Votes 3-2 To Approve Purchase Agreement With Imagine Iowa Great Lakes For Middle School Property

Thu 7-19-2018

Meeting in special session this (Thurs.) morning, the Okoboji school board voted 3 to 2 to approve an agreement with Imagine Iowa Great Lakes, the organization behind the multi-million dollar beautification project of the lakes corridor, to purchase the middle school property in Arnolds Park for $1.1 million.

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Authorities Investigating Death Of A Jackson Woman

Thu 7-19-2018

Authorities in Jackson are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in that city. 

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Silt Problem Forces Central Water To Briefly Halt Operations On The 4th Of July

Wed 7-18-2018

A lakes area water treatment facility was forced to halt operations for a few hours on the 4th of July. 

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Lakes Area Beach Tests High For Ecoli Bacteria

Wed 7-18-2018

An advisory has been posted for swimmers at the public beach at Gull Point State Park regarding high levels of Ecoli bacteria.

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Okoboji School Bd. To Meet In Special Session At 7:00 AM Thurs. To Consider Offer For Middle School Property

Wed 7-18-2018

The Okoboji School Board meets in special session at 7:00 am Thursday (July 19th) to consider a purchase agreement for the land where the Okoboji Middle School stands in Arnolds Park.

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Cooperative Energy Company To Acquire Energy Assets Of Cooperative Farmer's Elevator

Wed 7-18-2018

Cooperative Energy Company is announcing it's acquiring the energy assets belonging to Cooperative Farmer's Elevator, or CFE.

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Motorcycle Vs Deer Collision Injures Lakefield Man

Wed 7-18-2018

A Lakefield man was injured last (Tues.) evening when a motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer on Interstate 90 near Adrian in Nobles county.

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Hy-Vee Recalls Spring Pasta Salad Due To Potential Salmonella Contamination

Wed 7-18-2018

Hy-Vee is voluntarily recalling its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to potential salmonella contamination.

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Registration underway for Prairie Lakes Conference to be held August 9-10

Tue 7-17-2018 1405 Highway 71 N, Okoboji, IA

(Okoboji)-Conference leads into Okoboji Blue Water Festival August 11

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Clay County Heritage Center Awarded Grant

Tue 7-17-2018

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs has awarded two million dollars in grants for projects across the state. 

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Crops Continue To Make Progress

Tue 7-17-2018

Warm weather and drier conditions allowed Iowa farmers 4.8 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending July 8th, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Hwy 9 Crash Sends One Person To The Hospital

Tue 7-17-2018

A two-vehicle collision Monday on Highway 9 in Lyon county sent one person to the hospital.

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Special Blood Drive To Be Held In Estherville

Tue 7-17-2018

A special blood drive will be held tomorrow (Wed.) in Estherville.

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Spencer To Be Host Site Of Future Ready Iowa Summit

Tue 7-17-2018

Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the schedule for a series of regional summits intended to address workforce needs and challenges.

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Mexican Man Sentenced For Illegally Entering The U.S. After Getting Arrested In Spirit Lake

Mon 7-16-2018

A man who entered the U.S illegally from Mexico was sentenced last week in U.S. District Court in Sioux City.

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Recent Weather Results In Abundance Of Ticks

Mon 7-16-2018

All of the recent wet weather has resulted in a bumper crop of ticks in the region, and that has officials reminding everyone of the importance of protecting yourself.

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Clay County Fair Announces Entertainment Line-up For One Of Its Free Stages

Mon 7-16-2018

The Clay County Fair has announced the line-up of acts for this year for the Farmer's Bank Stage.

 

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Car Vs Deer Collision Sends One Person To The Hospital

Sun 7-15-2018

A collision Saturday evening involving a car and a deer on Interstate 90 near Jackson sent one person to the hospital.

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Pickup Collides With Excavator

Sat 7-14-2018

A Ringsted man was was injured Tuesday when a vehicle he was driving collided with an excavator in Palo Alto county.

 

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Palo Alto County Authorities File Additional Charges Against Two Ruthven Residents

Sat 7-14-2018

Additional charges have been filed against two Ruthven residents.

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Southern Minnesota Crash Injures Whittemore Woman

Sat 7-14-2018

A rear-end collision Thursday in southern Minnesota injured two people.

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Sanborn Man Sentenced On Federal Drug And Weapon Charges

Fri 7-13-2018

A Sanborn man has been sentenced on federal drug and firearms charges.

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