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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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2019 Clay County Fair Down To Its Final Days

Sat 9-14-2019

The 2019 Clay County Fair is down to its final days. 

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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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