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'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
April 5, 2016
Escaped inmates were bound for Jackson
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. — Two inmates being transported by private van to southwest Minnesota escaped Monday morning and are at large, a Spencer, Iowa, radio station reported. KICD reported Monday that Florida police were looking for Michael Rottuno, 30, and James Banks, 31, who...
April 5, 2016 - 7:29pm
December 20, 2015
Spencer wrestler dies after collapsing at tournament
SPENCER, Iowa — A Spencer High School wrestler has died after collapsing at a tournament in northwest Iowa. Austin Roberts died Saturday night at Spencer Hospital, hospital spokeswoman Tia Manwarren said. Roberts collapsed earlier in the day during a tournament at his high school...
December 20, 2015 - 9:14pm
October 5, 2015
Fishkill linked to Sunrise Farms
HARRIS, Iowa — Sunrise Farms, located south of Harris, is said to be the source of a large fishkill west of the Iowa city of Spencer. According...
October 5, 2015 - 8:12pm
April 9, 2015
Bomb threat briefly closes Spencer Hy-Vee
SPENCER, Iowa — A bomb threat forced the evacuation and closure of the Hy-Vee Food Store in Spencer for about two and a half hours on Thursday, according to information from the Spencer Daily Reporter. The newspaper reported Thursday evening that the franchise’s corporate office...
April 9, 2015 - 8:43pm
January 10, 2014
Automotive nirvana: Okoboji Classic Cars is museum, restoration facility and dealership -- all under one roof
WEST OKOBOJI, Iowa — It’s a museum. It’s a dealership showroom. It’s a gift shop. It’s a restoration garage. It’s the ultimate...
January 10, 2014 - 3:55pm
February 14, 2013
Two Minnesotans face many charges
SPENCER, Iowa -- A Pipestone woman and Iona male were arrested in Spencer last week on numerous charges. Kayla Fuller of Pipestone was arrested after the Spencer Police Department's receipt of information from a local business about an allegedly forged check. The checks were reportedly...
February 14, 2013 - 11:19pm
February 25, 2011
Housing fund money released
SPENCER, Iowa -- The Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund Inc. (NWIRHTF) has announced the release of $268,989 from the State Housing Trust Fund for fiscal year 2011. The money was released from the Iowa Finance Authority, which administers the State Housing Trust Fund. This...
February 25, 2011 - 8:43pm
February 13, 2011
Arnold Motor Supply of Spencer, Iowa, earns honor
SPENCER, Iowa -- Arnold Motor Supply, headquartered in Spencer, recognized the 2010 top performers for the Machine Shop Division of The Arnold...
February 13, 2011 - 7:58pm
November 17, 2010
Help available for NW Iowa homeowners
SPENCER, Iowa -- Low-income homeowners in O'Brien, Osceola and Lyon counties may now apply for funding to repair their homes. The State Housing Trust Fund has released nearly $268,000 to the Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund Inc. for fiscal year 2011. Those funds, along...
November 17, 2010 - 7:28pm
February 22, 2010
BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Windom wins SWC thriller
WINDOM -- Twice on Saturday, Windom's girls' basketball team trailed by four points with less than one minute left. And twice, Eagles' forward Aimee Johnson came up with clutch baskets -- one to send the game into overtime, and one to win it. Johnson had 18 points and 15 rebounds,...
February 22, 2010 - 12:58am
March 8, 2009
PREP WRESTLING: Steuber crowned state champion
ST. PAUL -- Bronson Steuber raised his arms and pointed toward the Xcel Energy Center stands, flashing a wide smile in the direction of his family...
March 8, 2009 - 11:53pm
August 12, 2008
Brief: Tickets on sale for Nashville Star tour
SPENCER, Iowa -- Pre-sale tickets are now available for the Nashville Star Live Tour, which will make a stop Nov. 22 at the Clay County Regional Events Center, Spencer. The show will feature the final four contestants, including northwest Iowa's own Shawn Mayer and the 2008 Nashville...
August 12, 2008 - 12:00am
July 7, 2008
Jackson wins a pair Sunday, Heron Lake comes from behind to defeat Fox Lake, 3-2 (amateur baseball round-up)
JACKSON -- The Jackson Bulls scored two runs in the first inning and held on for a victory over Heron Lake Sunday in an amateur baseball tilt. Ben Rops earned the victory for Jackson (11-5), allowing no runs on four hits while walking four and striking out four. Matt Franks suffered...
July 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 16, 2008
Adrian, Jackson win Sunday (amateur baseball round-up)
ADRIAN -- Adrian's Matt Gades did it on the mound and at the plate for the A's Sunday. Gades earned the victory in relief, allowing one hit in two innings, and had three hits and an RBI at the plate to lead Adrian past Tracy 5-1 in an amateur baseball tilt. Cody Kontz started on...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Luverne, Adrian win twice in busy amateur baseball weekend (amateur round-up)
HERON LAKE -- In a busy day of amateur baseball, the Heron Lake Lakers suffered a pair of losses Sunday. In the first game, Pipestone scored seven runs in the first three innings en route to a 13-4 victory over the Lakers.
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am