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City Of Spencer Awarded Matching Grant From Wellmark Foundation

Thu 11-21-2019

The city of Spencer has been awarded a $25,000 matching grant from the Wellmark Foundation for the installation of pedestrian crossings. 

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Holiday Brunch to help raise funds for Spirit Lake High School J-Term trip to Haiti

Thu 11-21-2019 2701 Hill Ave, Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Fundraiser to include Pancake Feed, Live Music, Coffee Bar and Pie Sale.

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Youth In Philanthropy In The Midst Of A Fundraising Campaign

Thu 11-21-2019

As we reported previously the group of lakes area high school students set $50,000 as their team fundraising goal for 2020.

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Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corp. Awarded Grant

Thu 11-21-2019

The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation has received a $1,000 grant from Dakota BUSINESS Finance thanks to the work of a local banker.

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AP City Council Assessing Space Needs At City Hall; Okoboji Middle School Property To Be Studied As Possible Option

Thu 11-21-2019

Meeting in special session Wednesday evening, the Arnolds Park city council decided to put together an exploratory committee to look at the current Okoboji Middle School facility to see if moving city offices to that location could be feasible.

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Execution Of Search Warrant Results In Drug Arrests (2)

Thu 11-21-2019

A search warrant executed Tuesday on a residence in George resulted in the arrests of two people on drug charges.

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Central Bank To Acquire MetaBank's Community Bank Division

Thu 11-21-2019

Meta Financial Group, Incorporated announced late Wednesday it's selling its MetaBank community bank division to Storm Lake-based Central Bank.

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Family Nature Night to feature "Animal Encounters" November 22

Wed 11-20-2019 22785 Nature Center Road, Okoboji, IA

(Okoboji)-Dickinson County Nature Center program is free, however registration is requested.

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Spirit Lake Robbery Investigation Results In Arrests Of Two Suspects

Wed 11-20-2019

The Spirit Lake Police Department says officers responded around 1:45 am to a report of a robbery in the 1100 block of 15th Street. 

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Suspicious Person Investigation Results In Citations Against Graettinger Man

Wed 11-20-2019

An investigation by Palo Alto county authorities late Monday night into a report of a suspicious person resulted in citations being issued against a Graettinger man.

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Two Area Healthcare Clinics Receive Special Recognition

Wed 11-20-2019

Milford Family Care and Sioux Rapids Family Care, both operated by Spencer Hospital, have been named 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award winners by Press Ganey, a national company that monitors patient satisfaction.

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We're Learning A Few More Details About An Attempted Murder Suspect Wanted By SL Police

Wed 11-20-2019

Online court records show 43-year-old Teangelo Grice had been arrested as recently as November 1st of this year by the Milford Police Department for domestic abuse assault, 3rd or subsequent offense.

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Poet To End Production At Its Project Liberty Plant In Emmetsburg

Wed 11-20-2019

Officials with Poet DSM announced Tuesday they'll be ending production of cellulosic ethanol at their Project Liberty plant in Emmetsburg and that 30 employees will be laid off in early 2020. 

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Spirit Lake & Lake Park Fire Departments Battle Fire That Destroys Shed & Camper

Tue 11-19-2019

No injuries were reported this (Tues.) afternoon in a fire about half way between Spirit Lake and Lake Park.

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Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association to present Rock 4 Vets featuring Galaxy November 21

Tue 11-19-2019 37 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA

(Arnolds Park)-Veterans to receive free admission to concert at Majestic Pavilion Thursday night

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SL Police Say There's No Reason To Believe General Public Is In Danger As Search Continues For Suspect Wanted For Attempted Murder

Tue 11-19-2019

Spirit Lake police issued a statement early this (Tues.) afternoon saying they have no reason to believe the general public is in any danger as the search continues for a suspect wanted in a stabbing incident late Monday night in Spirit Lake.

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Dickinson County Supervisors Hear Update & Funding Request From Family Crisis Center

Tue 11-19-2019

Shari Kastein, the organization's Director, said progress continues to be made on their rapid housing housing program in Dickinson county that assists victims of domestic and other forms of violence.

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Single Vehicle Crash Injures Jackson Man

Tue 11-19-2019

A Jackson man was taken to the hospital following a one vehicle rollover in Jackson.

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Dickinson Supervisors Vote 4-1 To Adopt Resolution Of Intent To Move To Sioux Rivers Mental Health Services Region

Tue 11-19-2019

The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors made it official this (Tues.) morning and voted four-to-one to adopt a resolution for the county's intent to withdraw from the Northwest Iowa Cares Connection and to join the Sioux Rivers mental health services region.

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New Election Regulations Result In Some Districts Delaying Administering Oath Of Office To Newly Elected School Board Members

Tue 11-19-2019

A change in procedure that went into effect with this year's school board elections has resulted in a delay in some districts administering the oath of office to newly elected members.

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Spirit Lake Police Looking For Man Wanted In Stabbing

Tue 11-19-2019

Police say they were called to the Kum 'n Go shortly before 11:00 pm Monday where a female customer had been stabbed in the store.

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Okoboji School Board Discusses Infrastructure Needs & How To Fund Them

Mon 11-18-2019

As construction on the new middle school continues, planning is kicking into high gear for some projects at the Okoboji Elementary and high school along with the district's administrative facility.

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