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Public Notice
Legals - Week of 9.21.16 (09/20/16)
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT DICKINSON COUNTY Probate No. ESPR014254 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE ESTATE OF GUY J. HUGUNIN, Deceased To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Guy J. Hugunin, Deceased, who died on or about the August 6, 2016:...
Sirens 9-21 (09/20/16)
Brittany Alejandra Galvan-Ortiz, 22, of Milford, was charged with driving while barred at 10:18 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 30th Street and Center Lake Drive in Spirit Lake. Brandon Domenic Smigliani, 24, of Spirit Lake, was charged with driving while under suspension at 1:19 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at 1600 15th Street in Spirit Lake...
Robert Stetzel
Sept. 15, 1930 -- July 17, 2016 Robert Stetzel, formerly of Spirit Lake, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2016, at the age of 85 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was born Sept. 15, 1930, the eldest son of Vernon and Jean Stetzel. He has a younger brother, Gary Stetzel, who resides in Santa Rosa, California...

Rita Wuebker
July 23, 1925 -- Sept. 13, 2016 A funeral service for Rita Wuebker, age 91, of Milford, was held Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Milford. Rita Christina (Berning) Wuebker, the daughter of Francis (Jasper) and Leo Berning, was born July 23, 1925, in Breda. She attended the St. Bernard's School in Breda...

John Joseph Halbur
Nov. 17, 1948 -- Sept. 9, 2016 A Mass of Christian Burial for John Halbur, 67, of Milford was held Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Milford. John Joseph Halbur was born Nov. 17, 1948, in Milford, to Clarence and Lenora "Jo" (Lowry) Halbur. ...
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Editor's Note: This is the fifth installment of a weekly series previewing prep football in Dickinson County. The rankings are according to the Associated Press poll. After a rough week three, in which Dickinson County teams...
YMCA Kinship hosts back-to-school celebration

Area students navigated the gutters and knocked down some pins as part of YMCA Kinship's back-to-school event at Corner Lanes in Spirit Lake. The YMCA of the Okobojis offers a community and academic-based youth mentoring program established to match...

Suits and chaps come together for Shayla Bee cause

Friday night's Black Tie Black Leather Affair, a fundraiser for the Shayla Bee Fund, generated close to $50,000 for the organization between the auction and tickets -- which were sold out with more than 400 attending. Set at Okoboji Classic Cars,...

2016 Spirit Lake Football

This gallery contains photos from the entire 2016 Spirit Lake football season. The complete collection of digital images will be available for purchase at the end of the season. Contact DCN Sports Editor Matt Heinrichs at...

2016 Okoboji Football

This gallery contains photos from the 2016 Okoboji football season. These photos are available for purchase from photographer Dave Petrick. You can find them at his website: http://davepetrickphotographicartist.zenfolio.com/

2016 Harris-Lake Park Football

This gallery contains photos from the entire 2016 Harris-Lake Park football season. The complete collection of digital images will be available for purchase at the end of the season. Contact DCN Sports Editor Matt Heinrichs at...

2016 Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire Football

This gallery contains photos from the entire 2016 Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire football season. The complete collection of digital images will be available for purchase at the end of the season. Contact DCN Sports Editor Matt Heinrichs at...

2016 Spirit Lake Volleyball

This gallery contains photos from the entire 2016 Spirit Lake volleyball season. The complete collection of digital images will be available for purchase at the end of the season. Contact DCN Sports Editor Matt Heinrichs at...

2016 Okoboji Volleyball

This gallery contains photos from the entire 2016 Okoboji volleyball season. The complete collection of digital images will be available for purchase at the end of the season. Contact DCN Sports Editor Matt Heinrichs at...

2016 Harris-Lake Park Volleyball

This gallery contains photos from the entire 2016 Harris-Lake Park volleyball season. The complete collection of digital images will be available for purchase at the end of the season. Contact DCN Sports Editor Matt Heinrichs at...

2016 Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire Volleyball

This gallery contains photos from the entire 2016 Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire volleyball season. The complete collection of digital images will be available for purchase at the end of the season. Contact DCN Sports Editor Matt Heinrichs at...

2016 Spirit Lake Cross Country

This gallery contains photos from the entire 2016 Spirit Lake cross country season. The complete collection of digital images will be available for purchase at the end of the season. Contact DCN Sports Editor Matt Heinrichs at...

2016 Okoboji Cross Country

This gallery contains photos from the entire 2016 Okoboji cross country season. The complete collection of digital images will be available for purchase at the end of the season. Contact DCN Sports Editor Matt Heinrichs at...

2016 Harris-Lake Park Cross Country

This gallery contains photos from the entire 2016 Harris-Lake Park cross country season. The complete collection of digital images will be available for purchase at the end of the season. Contact DCN Sports Editor Matt Heinrichs at...

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Stan's Bait and Tackle to host Second Annual Kayak Yellow Bass Roundup
By Steve Weisman - Outdoor Editor ~ 09/21/16
A year ago, John Wittkamp, owner of Stan's Bait & Tackle, held the first annual yellow bass roundup on Lake Minnewashta. It was such a huge success that Wittkamp has organized the Second Annual Kayak Yellow Bass Roundup for Sunday, Sept. 25. The cool part about this tournament is that it is kayak-only. That's right no hi-powered fishing boats. There is a 50-person limit...
A song, a country and a quarterback
BY RUSS MITCHELL-- MANAGING EDITOR ~ 09/21/16
Let's get this out of the way. A column on national anthem etiquette isn't plowing fresh ground. The first grumbles came in Rio de Janeiro, when a U.S. athlete or two didn't put their hand over their heart -- or didn't pay attention on the podium. Colin Kaepernick, a San Francisco 49ers quarterback, started taking a knee during "The Star-Spangled Banner" before games. An increasing number athletes have followed suit...
A song, a country and a quarterback

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