Spirit Lake driver pleads not guilty after colliding with pedestrianThe Spirit Lake man who lost control of his vehicle and hit a local worker entered a "not guilty" plea Thursday to serious injury by vehicle. Authorities believe 76-year-old James Lee Stevens lost...
New year marks start of new local tax transparency billNow that the new year is here, local government officials will have to mark a few extra dates on the calendar as they prepare their next annual budget — particularly in regard to property tax income....
Dickinson County man pleads guilty to indecent exposureA Dickinson County man charged with sexual assault entered a guilty plea to lesser charges Dec. 27 in Emmet County District Court. David Michael Clinton of Superior received a pair of one-year...
Steyer's Spirit Lake stump focuses on climate change, corporationsCollege students and retirees alike were trying to find a seat as Democratic candidate for president Tom Steyer made a campaign stop in Spirit Lake Friday morning. The stop highlighted the...
- County treasurer to require bill of sale for vehicle transfers (1/14/20)
- Holy Rocka Rollaz to perform in Okoboji (1/14/20)
- Parks Marina to host 8th 'Battle of the Bartenders' (1/14/20)
- Lakeside Lab hosts 'Soup and Slide' for Winter Games (1/14/20)
- Commodores welcome Central Mortgage (1/14/20)
- Cherish Center introduces Fox as executive director (1/14/20)
- Spirit Lake Key Club plans 'Red Out' (1/14/20)
- Big changes announced for State Pier at Arnolds Park Amusement Park (1/14/20)
- Spirit Lake grad to be featured on 'Dateline NBC' (1/14/20)
- Buttigieg to campaign in Arnolds Park (1/14/20)
- Blizzard Warning in effect until 6:00 PM CST on Saturday for Dickinson County and 7 other counties in Iowa
- Winter Storm Warning in effect until midnight CST on Saturday for Dickinson County and 7 other counties in Iowa
- Blizzard Warning in effect until 6:00 PM CST on Saturday for Emmet County and 6 other counties in Iowa
- Blizzard Warning in effect until 6:00 PM CST on Saturday for Jackson County, Minnesota and 6 other counties in Minnesota
- Winter Storm Warning in effect until 6:00 AM CST on Saturday for Emmet County and 6 other counties in Iowa
- No. 8 Pioneers down No. 14 Emmetsburg
- Pioneers snap 3-game skid with win over E-Hawks
- Indians extend win streak to 7 games
- Indians fall to No. 2 West Hancock
- Pioneers place 9th at Clear Lake Invitational
- No. 8 Pioneers suffer first loss
- Pioneers fall to Comets in Milford
- Spirit Lake Park wrestlers fall to Storm Lake
- Indians pull away late in win over West Lyon
- Indians dominate Jackson County Central
A DECADE IN REVIEW: PART 1--- The well-worn saying among Iowans is: "If you don't like the weather, wait five minutes because it's sure to change." So it's no surprise strong winds, high waters and even an ice storm secure a...
10 years: No bullLooking back, I can see how unsure I was when first arrived as Managing Editor of the Dickinson County News. This DCN issue happens to mark the 10th anniversary of my arrival. A decade ago, I...
Richard MaranellJune 22, 1931 — Jan. 9, 2020 A funeral service for Richard "Dick" Maranell, age 88, of Milford was held Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery...
Eleanor WienkeApril 17, 1940 — Jan. 5, 2020 A funeral service for Eleanor Wienke, age 79, of Spirit Lake, was held Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Interment was at Rush Lake...
Wayne KriegerMarch 2, 1928 — Dec. 30, 2019 A funeral service for Wayne Krieger, 91, of Dickens, was held Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Terril. Burial was at a later date at Fairview...
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