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Pearson Lakes Art Center to present Transit Authority January 25

Fri 1-18-2019 2201 Highway 71,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-8 piece tribute band recreates hits of legendary group Chicago

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Oath Of Office Administered To Governor Kim Reynolds & Lt. Governor Adam Gregg

Fri 1-18-2019

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has taken the oath of office as the state's 43rd governor and the first woman to be elected to the job.

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Iowa's 2.4 Percent Unemployment Rate Remains Lowest In The Nation

Fri 1-18-2019

Iowa's unemployment rate remained at a national low of 2.4 percent in December.

 

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SMU Customers To See Changes On Their Bills

Fri 1-18-2019

Customers of Spencer Municipal Utilities will be seeing some changes in their billing statements.

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CCF Announces Bag Checks, Beer Sales At Some Grandstand Events Beginning With This Year's Fair

Fri 1-18-2019

Some big changes are coming to grandstand events at the Clay County Fair.

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SHOPKO Has Change Of Heart: Decides To Keep Fairmont Store Open

Fri 1-18-2019

After announcing on Wednesday that they would be closing the Fairmont store, Shopko announced late yesterday that they have reevaluated, and the location will remain open.

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Bankers Becoming Increasingly Concerned Over Likelihood Of Defaults On Farm Loans

Thu 1-17-2019

A monthly survey of rural bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states suggests banks are growing increasingly concerned about farm loan defaults in 2019.

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Dickinson County Nature Center to kick off Family Nature Night Series January 25

Thu 1-17-2019 22785 Nature Center Road, Okoboji, Iowa

(Okoboji)-Event is free, however registration requested to ensure adequate supplies.

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SLHS Robotics Team Gears Up For Another Season Of Competition

Thu 1-17-2019

The Spirit Lake High School Robotics Team is gearing up for another season of competition.

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Limited Number Of FSA Offices To Temporarily Re-Open

Thu 1-17-2019

A limited number of Farm Service Agency offices will re-open today (Thurs.), tomorrow (Fri.) and Tuesday to assist ag producers with existing farm loans, tax documents and to release securities from the sale of loan security.

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Fire Damages Ag Partners In Sheldon

Wed 1-16-2019

 An electrical problem is believed to be the cause of a fire early this (Wed.) morning that damaged a building at Ag Partners in Sheldon.

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DNR Postpones Spencer Trout Stocking Event Due To Expected Inclement Weather

Wed 1-16-2019

Predictions for inclement weather have resulted in the Iowa Department of Natural Resources postponing a trout stocking event that had been scheduled for this weekend in Spencer. 

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Keelson Harbour to host Balance Impairments Class on January 18

Wed 1-16-2019 2810 Aurora Avenue,Spirit Lake,IA

(Spirit Lake)-Class is free and open to public, continuing education credit offered for medical professionals.

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List Of Shopko Stores Slated For Closure Continues To Grow

Wed 1-16-2019

The list of Shopko stores slated for closure continues to grow.

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No Injuries Reported In Milford House Fire (1)

Wed 1-16-2019

No injuries were reported in a house fire last (Tues.) evening in Milford.

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Head Of Iowa Court System Addresses State Lawmakers

Wed 1-16-2019

The head of the Iowa court system says technology and the need to ensure justice for everyone demands increased spending.

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Free Service Available To Help Those Looking To Quit Smoking

Wed 1-16-2019

Looking to quit smoking but need some help? It's as close as a phone call away.

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Semi Rollover Injures Hartley Man

Wed 1-16-2019

A Hartley man was injured Tuesday when a semi he was driving left the road and overturned in Sioux county.

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Single Vehicle Crash Sends Two People To The Hospital (1)

Wed 1-16-2019

A Worthington woman was injured Tuesday when a vehicle she was driving left a Nobles county road and rolled.

 

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Iowa Lakes Community College to host Jazz Band Contest January 17-18

Tue 1-15-2019 300 S. 18th Street, Estherville, IA

(Estherville)-Hundreds of students from regional middle and high schools expected to participate.

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Governor Kim Reynolds Outlines Priorities In Speech To Legislators

Tue 1-15-2019

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is proposing the Legislature pass a constitutional amendment that would no longer allow the state to strip convicted felons of their right to vote.

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Okoboji Elementary Teacher Receives 2019 Iowa STEM Teacher Award For NW Iowa

Tue 1-15-2019

An Okoboji Elementary teacher has received some special recognition for instructing students on the importance of STEM, or Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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