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Spencer Man Wanted On Drug Charge Taken Into Custody

Mon 9-16-2019

A Spencer man was arrested this past Thursday on a drug charge stemming from a traffic stop that had been made previously.

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Road Work Affecting Access To Spirit Lake & Orleans Green Waste Site

Mon 9-16-2019

Road work on 140th Street is temporarily affecting access to the green waste site east of Orleans.

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Local Bank Again Receives Top Workplace Award

Mon 9-16-2019

The honor once again this year has been bestowed upon Northwest Bank.

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Much Above Normal Temps. For Mid-September Are Just What The Doctor Ordered For Late Planted Crops

Mon 9-16-2019

Paul Kassel, a Crops Specialist with Iowa State University Extension in Spencer tells KUOO news it's allowing them to catch up considerably in development..

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IGL Chamber Gearing Up For Oktoberfest

Mon 9-16-2019

Kiley Zankowski of the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce says they'll be holding their annual Oktoberfest Saturday, September 28th...

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Minor Injuries Reported In Collision Involving A Car And A Bicycle

Mon 9-16-2019

Minor injuries were reported when a car collided with a bicycle over the weekend in Everly.

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Man Wanted On Warrants For Invasion Of Privacy Taken Into Custody

Mon 9-16-2019

An Emmetsburg man wanted on four counts of invasion of privacy was taken into custody September 7th.

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Physical Domestic Altercation Results In Arrest

Mon 9-16-2019

An investigation by Palo Alto county authorities last week into a domestic dispute resulted in an arrest.

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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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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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