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January 10, 2011
PREP BOYS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Eagles fly high with 66 points from starting five
WINDOM -- Four players scored in double figures and all 66 points were from the starting five as Windom earned a 66-55 non-conference victory against Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin in Saturday's boys' basketball game. Jake Holt scored a team-high 22 points, while Travis Mattson added...
January 10, 2011 - 12:20am
October 25, 2010
Spirit Lake woman sentenced for filing false tax return
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- A Spirit Lake woman accused of taking money from a non-profit group was sentenced to more than a year in federal prison after pleading guilty to one count of filing a false 2004 federal tax return. Margaret Ruth Waltz, 46, of Spirit Lake, was executive director...
October 25, 2010 - 9:55pm
Haunted house delivers scares
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Prepare for a frightfully fun time at the fairgrounds this week as the ghouls of Spirit Lake convene at their annual Halloween...
October 25, 2010 - 9:41pm
September 24, 2010
PREP FOOTBALL: Sibley-Ocheyedan aims at another home victory
SIBLEY, Iowa -- One win. That's all that's on the mind of Sibley-Ocheyedan head football coach Jordan Menning. "We're looking to be 1-0, that's our goal every week," Menning said. "We have Pocahontas coming in and a lot of people have said, 'Oh, it's an easy game for you because...
September 24, 2010 - 12:29am
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
August 12, 2010
First-ever 'ChalkStock' is Saturday in Spirit Lake
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Sharpen your chalk and sweep off your sidewalk square, it's time for northwest Iowa's first-ever ChalkStock event. The...
August 12, 2010 - 8:57pm
August 4, 2010
Voss captured history as WWII soldier
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Vernon Voss is a real sharp shooter. And he ain't bad with a rifle, either. As a corporal in the 33rd Infantry Division...
August 4, 2010 - 9:33pm
July 6, 2010
Drug arrest in Spirit Lake
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Four people were arrested Saturday in Spirit Lake after an anonymous tip regarding illegal drug activity led authorities to an apartment on 18th Street. Caleb Lee Reed, 19, of Graettinger, Iowa, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia...
July 6, 2010 - 10:23pm
June 29, 2010
Missing boater's body found at Lake Okoboji
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The body of a man who jumped into West Lake Okoboji was recovered Monday afternoon approximately 24 hours after he went missing, according to the Dickinson County Sheriff's Officer. Chad Lenz, 30, of Carroll, Iowa, jumped into the water from a boat to retrieve...
June 29, 2010 - 9:02pm
June 2, 2010
Brief: Spirit of Harmony gets high honors
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The Spirit of Harmony Chorus was awarded first place in the A division and second place overall in the Sweet Adelines International Region 6 competition recently in Winnipeg, Canada. The 27-member chorus from northwest Iowa also had the third highest score earned...
June 2, 2010 - 8:47pm
May 28, 2010
Brief: Home and building show is June 12-13
SPIRIT LAKE. Iowa -- The Home Builders Association of Northwest Iowa Parade of Homes and Building Products Show will be June 12-13. Included in the featured homes this year are new lake shore dwellings, affordable custom-built options and two "Builders Showcase" homes. Along with...
May 28, 2010 - 9:56pm
May 11, 2010
Investigation nets 17 arrests in Iowa
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Many facts of the case were kept non-specific, but the Dickinson County Attorney's Office and the Spirit Lake Police Department...
May 11, 2010 - 8:36pm
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
April 22, 2010
Spirit Lake man to make court appearance for criminal vehicular operation
WORTHINGTON -- A Spirit Lake, Iowa man charged with criminal vehicular operation is scheduled to make a first court appearance next week. The charges, filed last week, stem from a car crash in February. Donny Jay Utley, 49, is charged with two counts of criminal vehicular operation...
April 22, 2010 - 8:26pm
February 12, 2010
Levy provides laptops to Spirit Lake students
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Come August, students in the Spirit Lake Community School District will have a whole lot of laptops -- 1,054 to be exact. But what interests faculty and staff in the district isn't as much the laptops as the academic boost that could come with them. "We're trying...
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am