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Pride Group To Shut Down Local Residential Treatment Facility In Former Oak Haven Building

Wed 3-29-2017

The company that operates a residential treatment facility out of a building that formerly housed the Oak Haven Care Facility, which prior to that was known as the Dickinson County Home, have announced they'll be shutting down their local operation.

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Officials Issue Reminder Regarding Outdoor Warning Sirens

Wed 3-29-2017

While great strides have been taken in recent years to increase the number of warning sirens throughout Dickinson county, officials say chances are you aren't going to hear them if you're indoors.

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Major Renovation Of SL Public Library Beginning To Wind Down

Wed 3-29-2017

A major renovation at a local library is starting to wind down.

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Boji Voices Compete At Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships

Wed 3-29-2017

The Okoboji High School Vocal Jazz ensemble, Boji Voices, traveled to West Des Moines on Tuesday, March 28, for the Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships.

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Gillnetting Operations On Iowa Great Lakes Could Start Next Week If Conditions Allow

Wed 3-29-2017

A spring ritual in the Iowa Great Lakes may be about to get underway.

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Ernst Office Hours Rescheduled For Emmet, Palo Alto & Pocahontas Counties

Wed 3-29-2017

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst's office has announced some open office hour events in Emmet, Palo Alto and Pocahontas counties previously canceled due to inclement weather have been re-scheduled for this coming Tuesday, April 4th.

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Area Businesses Interested In Participating This Summer In International Student Outreach Program Urged To Attend Informational Meeting

Wed 3-29-2017

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce will be putting on an informational meeting Monday, April 10th, for area businesses interested in participating in the International Student Outreach Program, or ISOP, this coming summer.

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Tuesday Was A Busy Day For Some Area Fire Departments

Wed 3-29-2017

It was a busy day Tuesday for some area fire departments.

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Iowa Farmland Values Show Slight Increase

Tue 3-28-2017

A new survey suggests that farmland values in Iowa have inched upward in the past six months.

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LRH Seeking SHIIP Volunteers

Tue 3-28-2017

Lakes Regional Healthcare is putting out a call for anyone interested in volunteering as a counselor for the Senior Health Insurance Information Program, or SHIIP.

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American Red Cross Puts Out Call For Blood Donors

Tue 3-28-2017

The upcoming month of April has been designated National Volunteer Month. One organization, the American Red Cross, is looking for a special kind of volunteers: blood donors.

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Eight Young Ladies To Vye For Title Of Clay County Fair Queen

Tue 3-28-2017

Eight young ladies will compete for the title of Clay County Fair Queen on Sunday, April 2 at the Spencer Community Theatre.

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Milford City Council Reviews Proposed Street/Road Projects For Next 5 To 6 Years

Tue 3-28-2017

A review of the city's road and street projects over the next 5 to 6 years was a highlight of Monday evening's Milford City Council meeting.

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Estherville Man Arrested On Drug And Child Endangerment Charges

Tue 3-28-2017

What started off as an investigation into a disturbance at a residence in Estherville last Thursday wound up in police obtaining and executing a search warrant, which resulted in the arrest of a man on drug and other charges.

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Palo Alto County Traffic Stop Results In Arrest Of Estherville Man

Tue 3-28-2017

Palo Alto county authorities have released information from a traffic stop this past Friday that resulted in the arrest of an Estherville man.

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Three Month Investigation Lands Man In Jail On Sex Charges

Tue 3-28-2017

A three-month long investigation into a sexual abuse case in Palo Alto county has resulted in the arrest of a Graettinger man.

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Spencer Man Charged After Leading Officers On Foot Pursuit Following A Traffic Stop

Mon 3-27-2017

A Spencer man faces charges after leading officers on a foot pursuit following a traffic stop Saturday in the Cargo Express parking lot.

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Search Of Spencer Apartment Results In Arrests

Mon 3-27-2017

A search warrant executed last Thursday on an apartment in Spencer resulted in several arrests.

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Southern Minnesota Congressman To Run For Governor

Mon 3-27-2017

Rep. Tim Walz, a five-term Democrat, says he is running for governor of his home state of Minnesota.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Being Observed This Week In Iowa

Mon 3-27-2017

This week marks the annual observance of Severe Weather Awareness Week in the state of Iowa.

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Informational Meeting On Curley Leaf Pond Weed Set For Early April

Mon 3-27-2017

An informational meeting regarding curley leaf pond weed will be held in early April in the Iowa Great Lakes.

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H-M-S Voters To Head To Polls A Third Time To Decide Fate Of Bond Issue For New Elementary School

Mon 3-27-2017

Voters in the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn school district head to the polls a third time Tuesday, April 4th to decide the fate of a $16.5 million measure to build a new elementary school that would be attached to the existing high school in Hartley.

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