Court to decide if fees for OMS sale records stymied requestA judge is expected to hear from attorneys as they sort out whether the Okoboji School District was unreasonable in applying more than $2,000 in fees for a records request from local businessman Tom...
Boys Town Okoboji camp remembers Reit's contributionsBoys Town celebrated its centennial in 2017 and the nonprofit's Okoboji camp has generated funds through the annual Blue Water Bash for the last 10 years, but the camp's 2021 fundraiser began on a...
Okoboji Blue Water Festival quickly approachingExcitement and anticipation are in the air with only a few days until the Okoboji Blue Water Festival, the premier clean water event in the state of Iowa. The event is set to unfold Aug. 7 at the...
Spirit Lake woman arrested near Sibley in stolen vehicleA Spirit Lake woman was charged with stealing a vehicle from northern Milford. Chloey Lorraine Baldwin was arrested July 19 near Sibley the day after the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse was reported stolen....
- Byers named county fair dean
- Pioneer Days cribbage winners awarded winnings
- Pioneer Days bridge winners declared
- Spirit of Harmony to present pre-show entertainment at OST
- Hotel California to perform at PLAC
- Seasons Center President, CEO submits resignation
- Spirit Lake Library News
- Milford Memorial Library News
- IRMMA to host a ‘Boat-in’ Rock the Park
- IRMMA announces additions to 2021 Hall of Fame class
- Heat Advisory in effect until 9:00 PM CDT on Wednesday for Dickinson County and 9 other counties in Iowa
- Heat Advisory in effect until 9:00 PM CDT on Wednesday for Emmet County and 37 other counties in Iowa
- Heat Advisory in effect until 9:00 PM CDT on Wednesday for Jackson County, Minnesota and 7 other counties in Minnesota
- Spirit Lake baseball earns 9 conference honorsThe Spirit Lake baseball team was a force inside and outside of the Lakes Conference this season, collecting an overall record of 17-8 and a conference mark of 6-4. All four of the Indians’ conferences losses were to conference champion Storm Lake and runner-up Estherville Lincoln Central. Both the Tornadoes and Midgets fell a win short of qualifying for the state tournament. For their efforts, nine Indians earned postseason honors in the conference...
- 7 Indians earn conference softball honors
- Strong reputation keys Northwest Amateur golf tourney
- A hodgepodge of thoughts
- Faster trolling for faster fishing action
- Catfish are biting across Iowa
- Boaters, be aware of carbon monoxide poisoning while on the water
- Spirit Lake’s tournament run ends with loss to No. 7 Midgets
- Indians earn comeback win over Emmetsburg
- U of O Junior Tennis Tournament slated for July 31-Aug. 1
- Back on the water
What is government good at?Governments do some things well and they do some things not so well. While at the FAMiLY Leader Conference on Friday, July 16, I started thinking about this and wondered how many people would agree...
Passing policies to support our rural communitiesSince I was sworn-in just six months ago, I have made it a priority to advance policies that will benefit our farmers, students, main street business owners and veterans. A number of efforts that I...
Pearl Droll TrebbienAug. 5, 1925 – July 22, 2021 Pearl Droll Trebbien, age 95, of Milford passed away on July 22, at Keelson Harbour Memory Care in Spirit Lake. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10 at St....
William VerdoornJan. 3, 1933 – Aug. 4. 2020 The family of William Verdoorn invites everyone to join them as they celebrate Bill's life well lived. Bill died Aug. 4, 2020, and a private burial was held at Newkirk...
Mary Ann HansonApril 24, 1933 – July 21, 2021 A funeral service for Mary Hanson, age 88, of Spirit Lake, was held on Saturday, July 24, at at the Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Interment was in...
Help WantedBoth Spencer Subways are now hiring for all positions. Pay based on experience. Flexible scheduling. Apply at www.mysubwaycareer.com
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Help WantedPolice Officer Test Notice. Test Dates: August 13 & 14, 2021 in Milford, Iowa. Application deadline is July 30, 2021, at 4:00pm. Lakes Area Law Enforcement Employment Co-op is establishing an eligibility list for current and future law enforcement openings in the Beautiful Iowa Great Lakes area. This Co-Op consists of: Armstrong, Arnold's Park, Emmetsburg, Estherville, Lake Park, Milford, Okoboji, Spencer, Spirit Lake Police Departments; Clay & Dickinson County Sheriff's Offices. At the time of...
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