THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES What to do with a HB: The Okoboji Bridge
In connection with my last article on Thacher truss bridges, we are going to have a look at this bridge, the Okoboji Bridge. Located four miles west of Fostoria over the Little Sioux River on 180th ... Posted on 4/16/13 at 2:05 AM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Weekend update
It turned out to be a tasty weekend for Hubby Bryan and me.
First of all, we made a quick Jeep foray down to Okoboji on Saturday and finally stopped at a place we've been hearing about for years: the... Posted on 6/27/11 at 11:15 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Don't rock the boat!
I had never, ever, dared to ride the Ferris Wheel ... until Friday.
My three-year-old niece, Katie, looked up at me with pleading eyes and whined, "Juwee, I want you to come with me."
Knowin... Posted on 8/7/09 at 7:54 PM
OKOBOJI, Iowa — On Wednesday, search crews recovered the body of 35-year-old Juan Miguel Gonzales of Sioux City, Iowa. Gonzales had gone into West Lake Okoboji while boating on Sunday afternoon around 5 p.m.
OKOBOJI, Iowa — On Tuesday, the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a drowning in West Lake Okoboji. Jennifer Galagher, 46, of Denver, Colo., had been swimming the previous night in West Lake. On Tuesday morning, Galagher was reported missing by family.
EDGERTON — Southwest Christian’s Zach Huisken became the all-time leading scorer in SWC history Thursday, scoring 24 points to pass Kara Van Dyke’s 1,428 career points in an 83-55 route of Adrian in boys’ basketball action. Huisken added 10 rebounds, five assists and three blocks along with moving his career points mark to 1,438.
OKOBOJI, Iowa — Guns and Hoses Boot Hockey, Polish Horse Shoe and Farkle tournaments are among the new activities to debut at the 32nd annual University of Iowa Winter Games next weekend, Jan. 27-29, in Okoboji, Arnolds Park and Spirit Lake.
FULDA — In a highly-anticipated Red Rock Conference high school girls’ basketball game Tuesday night between a pair of teams who were undefeated in league action, the red-hot Fulda Raiders dominated from beginning to end, claiming a 25-point victory over Southwest Christian, 87-62.
ROUND LAKE — Brady Nissen ripped the nets for 28 points Tuesday night, leading undefeated Harris-Lake Park (12-0) to a 74-39 victory over Round Lake-Brewster in a non-conference, across-the-border high school boys’ basketball game.
WINDOM — Windom’s boys’ basketball team cruised versus Westbrook-Walnut Grove Tuesday in front of the home crowd with an 88-40 win. The Eagles (2-1) had five players in double digits for scoring to lead the way.
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