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Frost-Covered Roads Result In Numerous Collisions In Southern Minnesota Friday

Sat 1-20-2018

Frost-covered roads are being attributed to numerous crashes Friday in southern Minnesota.

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U of O Winter Games Registrations filling quickly

Fri 1-19-2018 Arnolds Park,Ia

(Arnolds Park)-38th Annual Winter Games January 25-28

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Group Files Lawsuit Against Dickinson County Over Re-Zoning For East Loch Estates Project

Fri 1-19-2018

A group calling itself “Concerned Citizens of Dickinson County” has filed a lawsuit challenging action taken by county officials to approve the rezoning and a planned unit development for the East Loch Estates project just north of Chalstrom Beach.

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Fire Causes Minor Damage To Downtown Spencer Restaurant

Fri 1-19-2018

Fire this (Fri.) morning caused minor damage to a downtown Spencer restaurant.

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Construction Completed On New Spec. Building At East Lakes Industrial Park In Spirit Lake

Fri 1-19-2018

Construction has been completed on a new speculative building in the East Lakes Industrial Park on the east side of Spirit Lake

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Iowa Rock 'N Roll Music Association Receives Challenge Donation For Museum Project

Fri 1-19-2018

The Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association has received a challenge donation that will go toward equipping the organization's new museum currently being constructed in Arnolds Park.

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Collision Near Fostoria Results In Minor Injuries

Fri 1-19-2018

Minor injuries were reported Thursday in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 71 near Fostoria.

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Monthly Survey Of Bankers Suggests Economy Remains Weak In Rural Parts Of Several States, Including Iowa & Minnesota

Fri 1-19-2018

Declining numbers in a new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy remains weak in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, including Iowa and Minnesota.

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Traffic Stop Results In Two Arrests (1)

Fri 1-19-2018

A traffic stop Thursday in George resulted in the arrests of two people on drug charges.

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Legislative Forums To Resume Saturday (Jan. 20)

Fri 1-19-2018

Legislative forums resume tomorrow (Sat.) in both Spencer and the Iowa Great Lakes.

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Major Winter Storm Likely Sunday Into Monday

Fri 1-19-2018

Forecasters say there's growing confidence over the potential for a significant winter storm for the region over the second half of the upcoming weekend lasting through the day Monday.

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Spirit Lake Chamber Issues Advisory Regarding Solicitation Calls

Thu 1-18-2018

Officials with the Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce say they've been getting reports today (Thurs.) from members saying they've been getting phone calls soliciting advertising, and that they specifically mention the Chamber in the sales pitch.

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Iowa Lakes Community College to host Jazz & Show Choir Festival January 23-24

Thu 1-18-2018 Estherville,IA

(Estherville)-Festival designed to help area students prepare for Contest Season.

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Area Law Enforcement Agencies Team Up With IABD For I-Pledge Program

Thu 1-18-2018

Several area law enforcement agencies are teaming up with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division for a program to educate retailers and to enforce the state's tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor product law.

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Jazz Band Contest underway at Iowa Lakes Community College in Esthervile

Thu 1-18-2018 300 S 18th St, Estherville, IA

(Estherville)-21 High School Bands competing in annual contest.

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Former Teacher Found Guilty Of Sexual Assault

Thu 1-18-2018

A former teacher has been found guilty of sexually abusing a nine-year-old boy.

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Okoboji Sailing Center teaming up with Lakeside Lab for Winter Games events

Wed 1-17-2018 1900 Manhattan Blvd,Milford,IA

(Okoboji)-Partnership creating new program called "Adventure Sailing"

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Clay County Authorities Say No Charges Will Be Filed In Home Invasion Shooting

Wed 1-17-2018

Clay county authorities say no charges will be filed in connection with a home invasion shooting in Spencer that happened shortly after 12:30 am September 1st, 2017. 

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ILCC Trustees Updated On Upcoming Visit By Representatives Of Higher Learning Commission

Wed 1-17-2018

Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College Tuesday were updated on an upcoming visit from representatives of the Higher Learning Commission, which oversees an accreditation process every seven years.

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Carbon Monoxide Leak Traced To Malfunction In A Furnace

Wed 1-17-2018

A faulty furnace has been cited as the source of a carbon monoxide leak in a Lake Park home that sent two people to the hospital early Tuesday with symptoms of possible carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Benefit for Todd & Stacie Huckfelt January 21 in Spencer

Tue 1-16-2018 2320 HIghway 71 North,Spencer,IA

(Spencer)-Funds raised will go to family for medical expenses.

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Nationally Known Los Angeles Vlogger Speaks In Person To Spirit Lake & Okoboji J-Term Students

Tue 1-16-2018

Beauty is so much more than skin deep. That's the message a Los Angeles You Tube blogger had today (Tues.) for some Spirit Lake and Okoboji High School J Term students who have been learning about beauty and hair at the Faust Institute for Cosmetology in Spirit Lake.

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