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4th Of July Travelers Urged To Use Extra Patience, Caution, Alertness, This 4th Of July Holiday Period

Thu 6-29-2017

Patience will be the name of the game when it comes to getting around the Iowa Great Lakes as the 4th of July holiday period approaches.

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Minor Injuries Reported In Hwy 18 Crash

Thu 6-29-2017

A single vehicle crash Tuesday evening on Highway 18 about two miles east of Boyden sent one person to the hospital.

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Crash On Hwy 60 Near Hospers Sends Several People To The Hospital

Thu 6-29-2017

Three people were taken to the hospital as the result of a two-vehicle collision Tuesday evening at an intersection of a county road and Highway 60 about four miles north of Hospers.

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Pet Safety Encouraged during 4th of July Celebrations

Wed 6-28-2017 Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Local shelters already seeing spike in calls regarding stray animals.

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Well Known Lakes Area Developer Passes Away

Wed 6-28-2017

A man well known for a number of residential developments in the Iowa Great Lakes Area has passed away.

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Execution Of Search Warrant Results In Multiple Drug Charges Against Man

Wed 6-28-2017

A Greenville man was arrested on drug charges after authorities executed a search warrant June 12th.

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Dickinson County Relay for Life June 30

Tue 6-27-2017 91 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA

(Arnolds Park)-Public encouraged to attend Friday evening.

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Dickinson Co. Supervisors Adopt Resolution Supporting Trails Grant Application

Tue 6-27-2017

The Dickinson county board of supervisors today (Tues.) adopted a resolution supporting a grant application by the county's Trails Board through the state's Recreational Trails Fund.

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YMCA Of The Okoboji's Receives Polaris Ranger Through Grant From Polaris Foundation

Tue 6-27-2017

The YMCA of the Okoboji's is the recipient of a Polaris Ranger Crew 570 utility vehicle through a grant awarded by the Polaris Foundation.

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Local Bank Changing Hands

Tue 6-27-2017

A local bank is changing hands. It was announced today (Tues.) Community State Bancorporation of Spencer, parent company of Community State Bank, has entered into an agreement to purchase Little Sioux Bancshares of Sioux Rapids, the majority shareholder of First State Bank of Sioux Rapids.

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Dickinson Supervisors Vote 3-1 To Adopt Resolution Of Support For HAPI CAT Grant Application

Tue 6-27-2017

A resolution expressing support of an application by Historic Arnolds Park, Incorporated through the state's Community Attraction and Tourism grant program was on the agenda at today's (Tues.) Dickinson county board of supervisors meeting.

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Mountain Lion Shot And Killed In NW Iowa

Tue 6-27-2017

Officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources today (Tues.) shot and killed a female mountain lion near Galva in Ida county.

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Welfare Check Results In Arrest

Tue 6-27-2017

A Ringsted man was arrested earlier this month on drug charges after authorities were called to his residence for a welfare check.

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Distracted Driving Said To Be Cause Of Crash In Palo Alto County

Tue 6-27-2017

Minor injuries were reported Friday in a two-vehicle collision on a county road about two and-a-half miles east of Cylinder.

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Erratic Driving Investigation Results In Two Arrests

Tue 6-27-2017

An investigation into a complaint of erratic driving resulted in the arrests of two people.

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Milford Council Appoints New Police Chief; Amends Ordinance Pertaining To Fireworks Sales

Tue 6-27-2017

The Milford City Council Monday evening voted to appoint Bob Clark as Police Chief, effective September 8th.

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Harrassment Complaint Leads To Arrest Of Armstrong Man

Tue 6-27-2017

An Armstrong man has been arrested on charges stemming from an alleged incident earlier this month.

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Iowa DNR Furbearer and Wetlands Biologist to speak at Lakeside Lab Science Seminar

Mon 6-26-2017 1838 Highway 86 Milford, IA

(Okoboji)-“Mountain Lions, Bears and Wolves – Oh My!” the topic of Tuesday evening talk.

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Graettinger Youth dies after falling from vehicle

Mon 6-26-2017 Graettinger,Ia

(Graettinger)-Circumstances of accident remain under investigation.

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New Distracted Driving Law In Iowa Takes Affect July 1; State Patrol & Triple A Offering New Tool To Help With Compliance

Mon 6-26-2017

Motorists are being reminded of a new law in Iowa that takes affect this coming Saturday, July 1st, intended to crack down on distracted driving.

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Area Cities Issue Reminders Of Fireworks Ordinances

Mon 6-26-2017

A new law in Iowa legalizing the sale of consumer grade fireworks has brought a plethora of vendors to the Iowa Great Lakes. While the new law legalized their sale, counties and cities can still regulate fireworks usage.

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Single Vehicle Crash In Clay County Results In Minor Injuries To Florida Man

Mon 6-26-2017

Minor injuries were reported in a single vehicle crash Saturday in Clay county.

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