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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
Data: Oct. 27, 2016
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August 7, 2016
One dead in weekend rollover crash
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- One person is dead following a rollover crash early Saturday in Dickinson County. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported rollover vehicle accident at 12:55 a.m. at the intersection of 125th Street and 260th Avenue. When emergency crews...
August 7, 2016 - 9:42pm
July 11, 2016
Data: July 12, 2016
Accidents KINBRAE -- The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a crash reported at 5:04 p.m. Sunday from Nobles County 18, one mile west of Kinbrae. WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a crash with injuries reported at 6:28 p.m. Sunday from the...
July 11, 2016 - 9:27pm
June 21, 2016
Man found dead in waterway following crash
MONTGOMERY, Iowa -- A Lake Park, Iowa, man was found dead in a waterway in Diamond Lake Township, Dickinson County, early Tuesday morning. The body of Dale Peters, 65, was found after the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a vehicle partially submerged in...
June 21, 2016 - 1:32pm
August 4, 2015
Road Closure in Dickinson County, Iowa
UPDATE: The road has been reopened to traffic. SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Dickinson County road M56 is closed between Iowa Highways 9 and 71 at Spirit Lake and 160th Street near Elinor Bedell State Park until further notice due to a crash.
August 4, 2015 - 3:26pm
January 2, 2015
Data: Jan. 3, 2015
Accidents SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle personal injury crash reported at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 1700 block of 260th Avenue (M56). A 2009 Jeep Wrangler operated by Hope Tullis, Spirit Lake, was stopped on the east side...
January 2, 2015 - 9:44pm
December 27, 2013
Dickinson County fires 911 dispatcher caught sleeping
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa sheriff has fired a 911 dispatcher who was caught sleeping on the job twice in three months, the second time in such a deep slumber that she missed repeated messages from co-workers, according to state records. Marianne Lynch, who worked the overnight...
December 27, 2013 - 10:00pm
June 10, 2012
Estherville, Iowa, woman drowns in Okoboji
OKOBOJI, Iowa -- A 26-year-old Estherville, Iowa, woman was found dead early Sunday as a result of a drowning on East Lake Okoboji. The Dickinson County Communications Center received a 911 call at 1:52 a.m. Sunday reporting a person missing from a boat in East Lake Okoboji.
June 10, 2012 - 11:05pm
June 5, 2012
Weber victorious in Osceola County sheriff's race
SIBLEY, Iowa -- After winning his third election, Osceola County Sheriff Douglas Weber is pleased with the amount of support he got from citizens of the county. Weber emerged victorious Tuesday after a primary election against fellow Republican opponent Matt Block, who announced...
June 5, 2012 - 11:37pm
January 1, 2012
Significant turnout is expected in region for Iowa's caucuses
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Mike Koenecke is expecting such a large showing for Tuesday's caucuses, the Dickinson County Republican co-chair had to find a bigger space. "On the big elections, we get big turnouts," Koenecke said. "If it's an off year and non-presidential, it's not as big...
January 1, 2012 - 10:28pm
July 19, 2011
Branstad approves disaster assistance after storms
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Gov. Terry Branstad has announced individual disaster assistance programs for residents dealing with damage in four counties hit by recent storms. Branstad on Tuesday approved proclamations for Marion, Marshall, Tama and Dickinson counties. The program provides...
July 19, 2011 - 12:28pm
September 20, 2010
Grant OK'd for Mini-Wakan committee
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The Dickinson County Endowment Fund has approved a grant of $15,000 for the Spirit Lake Protective Association's Mini-Wakan Committee. Established in 2005, the Dickinson County Endowment Fund is a nonprofit foundation that supports projects and programs that...
September 20, 2010 - 10:37pm
July 22, 2010
Flood warnings issued for O'Brien, Dickinson counties; flash flood watch for Friday for region
3:06 p.m. Update
July 22, 2010 - 3:08pm
May 23, 2010
New trails on the way
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Northwest Iowa will trade some of its rails for trails after a landmark purchase of almost 40 miles of abandoned railroad land in Osceola and Dickinson counties, which will eventually be reworked into a biking and walking trail connecting the two counties just...
May 23, 2010 - 9:28pm
May 7, 2010
Brothers arrested on drug charges in Dickinson County
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Two East Okoboji Beach brothers are in custody after a stabbing led to the discovery of a marijuana grow operation. According to the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office, a 911 call was received Tuesday regarding a stabbing in the 25000 block of Teresa Avenue. Mark...
May 7, 2010 - 10:48pm
March 22, 2010
Update: Dry conditions mean road near Milford will not be breached
2:45 p.m. Update
March 22, 2010 - 11:06am