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Arnolds Park Okoboji Fire & Rescue urging caution during Winter Games

Fri 1-24-2020 37 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA

(Arnolds Park)-Officials will set a perimeter around Polar Plunge to keep ATVs & Snowmobiles away from area.

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Palo Alto County Authorities Arrest Man Wanted On Weapons Charge

Fri 1-24-2020

A Rodman wanted on a weapons charge was taken into custody earlier this week by authorities in Palo Alto county.

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Education Advocates In Iowa Calling On Governor And Legislature For Increased Funding

Fri 1-24-2020

The Iowa legislative session is underway and school funding has become a key topic. 

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40th Annual University Of Okoboji Winter Games Officially Underway

Fri 1-24-2020

The cheerleaders for the 40th annual University of Okoboji Winter Games helped officially kick off the weekend during our live broadcast this (Fri.) morning from the Ritz.

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Dickinson County Ranks Near The Top Of The List When It Comes To Starting Up Small Businesses In Iowa

Fri 1-24-2020

 A study by Smart Asset, a New York financial technology company, ranks Dickinson county as the third highest county in Iowa when it comes to starting up your own business

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New Social Security Scam Making The Rounds

Thu 1-23-2020

The caller states that your Social Security number is being cancelled by law enforcement and that you need to call a number to avoid that from happening.

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Spencer Police Seeking Public's Help In Burglary Investigation

Thu 1-23-2020

Authorities say the J.C. Penney store at the South Park Mall was forcibly entered around 2:00 am Wednesday and that various merchandise had been taken.

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Harris Man Accused Of Threatening People With A Hatchet

Thu 1-23-2020

Charges have been filed against a Harris man who allegedly threatened some people with a hatchet in an incident this past Saturday (Jan. 18th).

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ILCC Seeking Nominations For 27th Annual Jim Hall Outstanding Alumni Award

Thu 1-23-2020

The award is presented each year at spring commencement to prior graduates of Iowa Lakes exemplifying outstanding support for community, business, school, service clubs and more. 

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An Investigation Is Underway Into A Fiery Crash In Marion County That Claimed The Life Of An Arnolds Park Man

Thu 1-23-2020

Authorities are investigating after some improvised explosive devices, or IED's, were recovered from a crash of a truck earlier this month near Knoxville, Iowa that claimed the life of an Arnolds Park man.

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SL City Council Sets Feb. 11th As Date For Public Hearing On "Maximum Property Tax Dollar Resolution"

Thu 1-23-2020

City Attorney/Administrator Gregg Owens tells KUOO news it pertains to the maximum amount of property tax dollars a governmental entity could POSSIBLY levy.

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Lakes Regional Healthcare Among Top 10% Of Hospitals For Value

Thu 1-23-2020

It was announced Wednesday LRH has scored among the top 10 percent in centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Reimbursement program.

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Two Vehicle Collision Injures Everly Teen

Thu 1-23-2020

A two-vehicle collision Tuesday evening on Highway 18 a mile and-a-half east of Sheldon injured an Everly teen.

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Authorities Alerting The Public To A New Scam That They Say Is Alarming

Thu 1-23-2020

Some people have reported getting a phone call from a male claiming he has kidnapped the potential scam victim's daughter.

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7th Annual Winter Games Benefit for Humane Society of NW Iowa January 23

Wed 1-22-2020 575 US-71, Arnolds Park, IA

(Arnolds Park)-Jason Grinnen to perform plus live auction and karaoke at event.

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Arnolds Park Officials Say Construction On Boardwalk Project Won't Impact Winter Games Events In That Area, But People Are Asked To Stay Away From Roped Off Areas

Wed 1-22-2020

Those attending Winter Games events at the Arnolds Park Amusement Park are being reminded to use caution in the area of the lakefront, where construction on the boardwalk project continues.

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Icy Roads Causing Travel Difficulties & Making For A Busy Day For Law Enforcement Officers & Tow Truck Operators

Wed 1-22-2020

So far, authorities say no serious injuries have been reported.

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DNR Reminds Snowmobile, ATV, ORV Owners To Make Sure Registrations Are Up To Date Before Hitting The Ice For Winter Games

Wed 1-22-2020

Another reminder prior to Winter Games weekend for owners of snowmobiles, ATV's and other off road vehicle owners.

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Slick Roads Causing Headaches For Motorists This (Wed.) Morning

Wed 1-22-2020

Freezing rain and drizzle that fell overnight and very early this (Wed.) morning resulted in very hazardous travel across the region, especially in areas just to the south and east of the Iowa Great Lakes.

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Iowa Lakes Community College to host Annual Jazz Band Contest January 23-24

Tue 1-21-2020 300 S 18th St, Estherville, IA

(Estherville)-Hundreds of area High School Students to participate

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DNR: Dangerous Ice Conditions Still Exist On Some Of The Iowa Great Lakes, Even With The Recent Cold Temps.

Tue 1-21-2020

Steve Reighard, an enforcement officer with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources says the recent snow on top of the ice is acting as insulation and he says there are several areas that should be avoided at all cost.

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Iowa A-G Calling On Legislature To Take Action After Getting Complaints From Owners Of Manufactured Homes

Tue 1-21-2020

Miller says the complaints include significant rent increases, utility fees, arbitrary fees and fines, lack of clear title and being forced to move for no reason and then losing their homes.

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