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Friday, May 27, 2016
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Legals - Week of 5.25.16 (05/24/16)
ARNOLDS PARK, IA REGULAR SESSION COUNCIL PRESENT: Adams, Christensen, Jensen, Richter, Watters. Mayor Hussong presided. COUNCIL ABSENT: None. OTHERS PRESENT: Kiley Miller, Arvin D. Druvenga, Charley Whittenburg, Jeff Rose, Jana Erickson, Spirit Lake High School Students, Al Krueger, Kara Rice, and Ron Walker...
Charges filed following crash along N-14 (05/24/16)
A Danbury man was cited for driving on the wrong side of a two-lane highway following a crash at 10:24 a.m. Monday, May 16, in the 3600 mile of Clay County road N-14. Clay County deputies say 22-year-old Andrew Seuntjens was northbound in the southbound lane and tried to return to the northbound lane when he sideswiped an approaching northbound 2006 Freightliner driven by 65-year-old Craig Nelson of Terril...

Mary Schultz
Aug. 31, 1932 -- May 14, 2016 A funeral service for Mary Schultz, 83, of Milford, was held Thursday, May 19, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Milford. 
Mary Ann Nichols was born Aug. 31, 1932 in Wells, Minnesota, the daughter of Percy and Elfie (Littlefield) Nichols. ...

Jack Maynard Goodell
June 4, 1933 -- May 13, 2016 Funeral services for Jack Maynard Goodell, 82, of Lake Park were held on Wednesday, May 18, at the United Methodist Church in Lake Park. Burial was at Silver Lake Cemetery. Jack, the son of Bessie (Snow) and Glenn Goodell, was born June 4, 1933 in Excelsior Township in Dickinson County. ...

Lois Marie Otte
April 30, 1920 -- May 19, 2016 Funeral services for Lois Marie Otte, mother of Jane Ford, 96, of Spirit Lake and formerly of Clarinda, was held Monday, May 23, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake. Interment was at Clarinda Municipal Cemetery in Clarinda.
Lois leaves a legacy of hope, faith, and love to her children and grandchildren. ...
Dickinson County athletes brought home three medals from the 2016 Iowa High School State Track and Field Championships held Thursday-Saturday, May 19-21, concluding a solid season at Drake University's famed Blue Oval....
Spirit Lake celebrates class of 2016

Commencement ceremonies for Spirit Lake seniors were held Sunday, May 22, in the high school gymnasium. The class flower was the white rose. The class colors were red and silver. The class song was "Verge" by Owl City. The class motto was: "Do not...

Harris-Lake Park Graduation

Commencement ceremonies for Harris-Lake Park seniors were held Sunday, May 15, in the high school gymnasium. The class flower was the rose. The class colors were black, gold and silver. The class song was "I'll Always Remember You" by Hannah...

Spirit Lake students celebrate 'A Black Tie Affair'

Spirit Lake students enjoyed a night to remember as prom weekend unfolded in the Iowa Great Lakes. The 2016 prom theme was "A black tie affair."

Harris-Lake Park prom

This gallery contains photos from the Harris-Lake Park prom held on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Okoboji High School prom

This gallery contains photos from the Okoboji High School prom held on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Spirit Lake Mock Accident

This gallery contains photos from the mock accident held at Spirit Lake High School on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

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Time for panfish mania
By Steve Weisman - Outdoor Editor ~ 05/24/16
Finally, weather in the 70s! I've been waiting for this to come, and with it comes my favorite time of year: panfish mania! Water temperatures are warming and the bluegills, crappies and yellow bass are staging in the shallows as they move toward spawning. They are aggressive, willing biters and really put up a fight...
Helping the PLAC education department
The Pearson Lakes Art Center would like to sincerely thank the Good Neighbor Fund for their donation to the education department, specifically the preschool art program. Their commitment to the non-profit organizations in the Lakes Area is appreciated by the PLAC staff, the preschool teachers and most importantly the preschool students who participate in this unique program...
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