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Estherville Chamber to host "Sip the Ville" October 17

Mon 10-14-2019 620 1st Ave South, Estherville, Iowa

(Estherville)-$10 ticket includes entry into Grand Prize Drawing.

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House Boat Becomes Partially Submerged While Moored At A Dock

Mon 10-14-2019

A house boat became partially submerged over the weekend while moored at a dock at Okoboji Boat Works.

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Milford Man Escapes Injury When A Vehicle He Was Driving Collided With A Bridge

Mon 10-14-2019

A Milford man escaped injury Sunday when a vehicle he was driving collided with a bridge on Highway 18 in Clay county.

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Investigation Into Suspicious Person Reports Results In Arrest Of Man On Multiple Charges

Mon 10-14-2019

An investigation by the Clay County Sheriff's Office into reports of a suspicious person in Peterson has resulted in the arrest of a Newell man on multiple charges.

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Marble Beach Campground Construction Winding Down

Mon 10-14-2019

After numerous delays, work on the Marble Beach Campground on the west side of Big Spirit Lake is finally starting to wind down.

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Estherville Police Investigating Egging Incidents

Mon 10-14-2019

Police in Estherville say they received several reports of vehicles that were egged over the weekend.

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I-90 Crash Results In Minor Injuries To Two People From Hartley

Mon 10-14-2019

Two people from Hartley were injured Saturday in a single vehicle crash on Interstate 90 at Worthington.

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Lost Island Nature Center hosting several events in October

Fri 10-11-2019 3267 350th Avenue, Ruthven, Iowa

(Ruthven)-Belgian Waffles Fundraiser and Halloween Hike on tap in next two weeks.

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Water To Be Turned Off In A Portion Of Wahpeton On Monday, Oct. 14th

Fri 10-11-2019

City officials say it's for a water main replacement project, and that once the water is back on, a boil advisory will be in place for 24 hours.

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Federated REA Donates To Three Jackson County Food Shelves

Fri 10-11-2019

Jackson-based Federated Rural Electric Association announced today (Fri.) it's donating $3,333 each to the Jackson, Lakefield and Heron Lake-Okabena food shelves.

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ILCC Trustees Vote To Proceed In Applying For Grants For Some Projects

Fri 10-11-2019

The funds would go toward improvements to the audio-visual systems for the auditorium at the Emmetsburg campus and for the meeting room at the Iowa Lakes College Farm, and for improvements to the Community Room between the Emmetsburg Public Library and the Smith Wellness Center.

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Lakes Area Hockey Association Received $50,000 Check From Okoboji Foundation

Thu 10-10-2019

The Lakes Area Hockey Association was recently presented with a $50,000 check from the Okoboji Foundation to assist with the 3rd phase of a construction project.

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Central Bank To Open Central Mortgage In Okoboji

Thu 10-10-2019

Central Bank announced today (Thurs.) it will be opening Central Mortgage in Okoboji this coming Monday at 1003 Highway 71 South, or in the Okoboji Plaza.

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3rd Annual Joy of Life Foundation Fundraiser October 12

Thu 10-10-2019 1600 15th Street, Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-Event includes live music by The Senders and Silent Auction

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MnDOT Opens Highway 60 J-Turns At Heron Lake

Thu 10-10-2019

All three J-turns on Highway 60 in Heron Lake opened to traffic late yesterday (Wednesday, October 9).

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Clay County Traffic Stop Results In Arrest (1)

Thu 10-10-2019

Authorities say upon making the stop a deputy discovered what's alleged to be marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

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Authorities Arrest Man Wanted On DCI Warrant

Thu 10-10-2019

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office says 27-year-old Michael Scheidt was arrested on a warrant charging him with two counts of purchasing or possessing a depiction of a minor in a sex act...1st offense.

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Osceola County Semi Crash Injures Montana Man

Wed 10-9-2019

The Osceola County Sheriff's Office says 54-year-old Byron Sharp of Whitehall, Montana was driving a 2007 Volvo and was turning northbound onto Monroe Avenue from 140th Street.

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16th Annual Artisans Road Trip October 12-13

Wed 10-9-2019 Spirit Lake, IA

(Spirit Lake)-More than 2 Dozen Artists Participating in self-guided tour.

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Harvest Gets Underway; Initial Soybean Yields Look Better Than First Thought

Wed 10-9-2019

The recent warmer, drier weather has allowed farmers to start combining soybeans.

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Okoboji City Council Addresses Hwy 71 Concerns; Moves Ahead With Seawall Repair

Wed 10-9-2019

City Administrator Michael Meyers says city officials and council members have been hearing concerns following the release of a conceptual video by Imagine Iowa Great Lakes.

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Presidential Hopeful Corey Booker & 4th Dist. Congressional Candidate JD Scholten Make Appearance In Spirit Lake

Wed 10-9-2019

Democratic Presidential hopeful Corey Booker and J.D. Scholten who's opposing Republican Steve King for the 4th District Congressional seat appeared today (Wed.) at a forum in Spirit Lake addressing healthcare, food insecurity and the Older Americans Act.

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