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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
December 19, 2009
Brief: Snowmobile accident under investigation
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with an incident that occurred Wednesday afternoon. A female was involved in a snowmobile accident somewhere on Highway 9 east of Spirit Lake. The female was transported to Lakes Regional...
December 19, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
Spirit Lake district among greenest
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Students in the Spirit Lake Community School District don't need textbooks to learn about renewable power sources. They need only glance out the window to see them in action. With two wind turbines supplying half the district's electricity and a goal of 100...
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
October 26, 2009
Spirit Lake district among greenest in U.S.
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today the Spirit Lake Community School District is listed among the agency's new Top 20 K-12 Schools List of the largest green power purchasers among all primary and secondary schools in the country. The district...
October 26, 2009 - 1:45pm
May 27, 2009
Brief: Area students named National Merit Scholarship winners
WINDOM -- Three area students, Brandon Brockshus of Bigelow, Jack Kelly of Windom, and Heather Steele of Spirit Lake, Iowa, have been named as 2009 National Merit Scholarship winners. They are among more than 2,800 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and...
May 27, 2009 - 11:14am
February 2, 2009
GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Trojans pick up decisive win against Indians
WORTHINGTON -- Senior Holli Aggen and junior Gabby Boever each scored 13 first-half points Saturday night, leading the Worthington Trojans to...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Brief: Woman sentenced for embezzlement
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Margaret Ruth Waltz, a Spirit Lake woman who was charged with misappropriation and mismanagement of government funding between 2000 and 2004, has been sentenced to repay more than $400,000 and placed on probation for five years. Waltz was serving as the executive...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
September 22, 2008
Teens' gunshots close part of highway
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- A couple of motorists traveling on Iowa 86 came under fire Saturday night. A report of shots being fired at vehicles resulted in the closing of Iowa 86 from the Minnesota border to Iowa 9 Saturday evening, as well as the activation of numerous law enforcement...
September 22, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Generals win five-game battle
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Kally Iedema was in the zone. The senior outside hitter had 14 kills, including eight in a dramatic, come-from-behind victory...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
Longtime art professor enjoying retirement in Spirit Lake
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Now that he has retired, Dennis Dykema has more time to spend painting. "I'd go nuts if I didn't have a studio," he said recently from his workspace at 1720 Hill Ave. in Spirit Lake. Dykema retired from his 31-year teaching career at Buena Vista University...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Generals rally in last inning for victory
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Marshall Doeden delivered an RBI double to score Greg Hiemstra in the bottom of the seventh to lead Sibley-Ocheyedan to a 7-6 non-conference baseball victory Tuesday night against Spirit Lake. Craig Hertz allowed six runs on four hits in six and two third innings...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am