Updated: Death investigation leads to drug charges, Spencer man's arrestThe Clay County Sheriff's Office on Friday said it is still looking into the circumstances of a South Dakota woman's death at nightfall last night.
5 mph speed limit eased on Big Spirit Lake, more changes anticipatedWatch the forecasts, but for now it looks like boaters can go a little faster in some areas of the Iowa Great Lakes. The Dickinson County Emergency Management Commission on Tuesday reversed a July 3...
No one injured as boat goes over spillwayNo one was injured after a Lund fishing boat went over the spillway between Big Spirit and East Okoboji before 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 4. Underwater Solutions co-owner Mark Petersen was in the area as...
New bid tables proposed OMS saleAn unexpected bid to purchase the Okoboji Middle School property in Arnolds Park is causing a change of plans for the local school board. The district held a public hearing Monday regarding a $1.1...
- Commodores visit Oak Hill Outdoor (7/10/18)
- Scooter's Coffee headed for Spencer, Iowa Great Lakes (7/10/18)
- Local climate group to meet (7/10/18)
- 'Our Neighbors, The Amish' program planned in Milford (7/10/18)
- Foundation gifts make 3D mammography available at LRH (7/10/18)
- Spirit Lake Library News (7/10/18)
- Area's last video rental store announces plans to close (7/10/18)
- County officials divided on proposed road name change (7/10/18)
- Hydrology study to shed light on Iowa Great Lakes sources (7/10/18)
- Okoboji Foundation nonprofit challenge underway (7/10/18)
- #TICKETPUNCHEDFour years had passed since Spirit Lake's 'Cardiac Kids' earned three straight one-run regional tournament victories to secure the softball team's first state tournament trip since 2006. While the area's cardiologists weren't waiting on standby after a pair of convincing wins in the first two rounds of the 2018 tournament, there were undoubtedly a few well-worn tickers in need of a checkup following a thrilling one-run Spirit Lake victory in the regional championship Monday night...
- Pioneers' season ends with loss to E-Hawks
- Indians land 1-2 punch in win over Wolverines
- Pioneers drop conference road trip to Sioux Center
- Indians fall to No. 4 Remsen St. Mary's
- Wolves season ends in district tournament
- Martin pitches complete-game shutout for Okoboji
- Spirit Lake baseball falls to West Sioux
- Indians drop non-conference baseball game to Heelan
- A TIP OF THE CAP: Unranked Spirit Lake defeats fifth-ranked Lakes Conference rival Estherville Lincoln Central at home
- ONE FOR THE THUMB: Spirit Lake softball wins its fifth straight Lakes Conference crown
House Republicans Support Health Care Workforce InitiativesOver the next few months, this space will highlight some of the significant appropriation increases and policy changes in the Health and Human Services Budget for FY 2019 (SF 2418) that were...
Remember to move overAnyone who has changed a tire next to 70 mph traffic will appreciate the "move over" law update that took effect July 1. Since 2002, Iowa's "Move Over" law has required motorists to move over or slow...
Vernon PuckDec. 29, 1932 — July 2, 2018 A funeral service for Vernon Puck, age 85, of Lakefield, Minnesota, and formerly of Sioux Valley, Minnesota, was held Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in...
Marlis AhrenstorffMay 11, 1933 - July 4, 2018 A funeral service for Mr. Marlis M. Ahrenstorff, 85, of Lakefield, Minnesota, and formerly of Sioux Valley, Minnesota, was held Monday, July 9, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran...
Lavonne 'Bonnie' HalfordFeb. 20, 1922 — July 3, 2018 Lavonne R. “Bonnie” Halford, 96, of Spirit Lake passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at Accura Healthcare of Spirit Lake. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday,...
Engagement: Ranum, Prochnow announce July wedding (6/26/18)Nancy and Gary Ranum are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Amber Ann Ranum to Jeremy RayMond Prochnow, son of Tammy and John Prochnow. Amber graduated from Spirit Lake High School...
Engagement: Leu, Heithus announce August wedding (6/19/18)Bruce and Jolene Leu are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sandy Leu, to Brandon Heithus, son of Brian and Nancie Heithus, all of Milford. Sandy is a 2015 graduate of Okoboji High...
Garage SalesMULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE: 2400 Denver Ave., Spirit Lake. July 13 & July 14, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Baby clothes and toys; children's clothes-all sizes; Hoosier cabinet; bookcase; lots of home decor; Christmas and seasonal. Lots more.
Misc WantedGUITAR WANTED! Local musician will pay up to $12,500 for pre-1975 Gibson, Fender, Martin and Gretsch guitars. Fender amplifiers also. Call toll free! 1-800-995-1217. (INCN)
Misc WantedWANTED TO BUY OR TRADE FREON R12 WANTED: CERTIFIED BUYER will PAY CA$H for R12 cylinders or cases of cans. (312) 291-9169; www.refrigerantfinders.com (INCN)
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