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New Law Establishes Tough Penalties For Pipeline Protesters

Mon 4-23-2018

Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline are still awaiting federal and Iowa Supreme Court rulings in a case over the controversial project but any new actions against pipelines could land them in jail for 25 years. Governor Kim Reynolds signed the so-called "sabotage" legislation, or Senate File 2235 last week

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DNR Official: Late Ice-Out Likely Will Not Have Any Detrimental Affects On Curly Leaf Pond Weed

Mon 4-23-2018

Officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources say the later than usual ice-out on the Iowa Great Lakes likely won't have any detrimental affects on the curly leaf pondweed problem.

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I90 Crash Sends Teen To The Hospital

Sat 4-21-2018

A single vehicle crash Friday on Interstate 90 near Sherburn sent one person to the hospital.

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Sanborn Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug & Firearm Charges

Fri 4-20-2018

A Sanborn man has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to firearms and drug charges.

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Earth Day Trivia NIght at Dickinson County Nature Center April 20

Fri 4-20-2018 2279 170th Street,Okoboji,IA

(Okoboji)-Free family friendly event to be held in new Pollinator Paradise addition.

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DNR: Later Than Normal Ice-Out Will Impact Gill Netting Operations

Fri 4-20-2018

The later than normal ice-out on the Iowa Great Lakes will likely have a significant impact on this year's gill netting operations.

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Lakefield Man Faces Multiple Charges Stemming From Incident Thursday

Fri 4-20-2018

A Lakefield man is in custody following an incident yesterday in Lakefield.

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Dickinson County Authorities Release Name Of Man Killed In Fatal Accident

Thu 4-19-2018

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a man killed earlier today (Thurs.) in an accident in the area of 255th Avenue and Highways 9 & 71 just east of Spirit Lake. 

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Former Teacher And Coach With Ties To NW Iowa Sentenced For First Degree Sexual Assault

Thu 4-19-2018

A former teacher and football coach that has ties to northwest Iowa has been sentenced to 55 to 85 years in prison in Nebraska for sexually assaulting a child. 

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Terril Man Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Child Porn

Thu 4-19-2018

A Terril man has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to possessing child pornography. 

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Emmet County Traffic Stop Results In Arrest Of Man Wanted For Grand Theft

Thu 4-19-2018

A traffic stop Tuesday evening in Estherville resulted in the arrest of a man wanted by authorities in Florida for grand theft. 

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Nominating Commission Establishes Procedures For Filling Vacant Judgeship

Thu 4-19-2018

The Judicial Election District 3A Nominating Commission has established procedures for filing a vacancy created when District Court Judge Patrick Carr retired in July of last year. 

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Semi Vs Pedestrian Collision Just East Of Spirit Lake Claims A Life

Thu 4-19-2018

A collision late this (Thurs.) morning just east of Spirit Lake involving a semi and a pedestrian has claimed a life. 

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Crops Specialist: Farmers Shouldn't Panic...Yet

Thu 4-19-2018

As we all know much too well, April has been one for the record books when it comes to cold and snow.

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Palo Alto Co. Sheriff's Office To Hold Drug Take Back Event

Thu 4-19-2018

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Administration for a drug take back event.

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Nobles County Crash Claims A Life

Thu 4-19-2018

A two-vehicle collision Wednesday in Nobles county claimed the life of a Worthington man.

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Lakeside Lab to host Earth Day Celebration featuring Eagle Hike April 21

Wed 4-18-2018 1838 Highway 86 Milford,IA

(Okoboji)-Family friendly activities including spotting Bald Eagles.

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American Legion Soup & Sandwich Fundraiser April 21 in Spirit Lake

Wed 4-18-2018 1102 15th Street,Spirit Lake,Ia

(Spirit Lake)-Proceeds to help with improvements at facility.

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Pickup Rear-Ends Snow Plow

Wed 4-18-2018

No injuries were reported earlier today (Wed.) when a pickup collided with the rear of a snow plow on Highway 18 near Ruthven.

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Iowa Court Of Appeals Rules In Favor Of Lee Christensen's Appeal For New Trial

Wed 4-18-2018

The Iowa Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for an Estherville man convicted of murder.

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Bridge Deck Overlay Project On Hwy 71 & 18, Or Grand Ave. Bridge In Spencer To Get Underway April 23rd

Wed 4-18-2018

Motorists in Spencer can expect some delays starting this coming Monday.

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Local Law Enforcement To Participate In Campaign To Crack Down On Drug Impaired Drivers

Wed 4-18-2018

Several area law enforcement agencies will be participating in a six-state campaign cracking down on drug impaired drivers.

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