‘We’re just shocked and saddened’In a social media post Wednesday evening, the city of Spencer announced the passing of Spencer Ward 1 City Councilman Francis “Frank” Petska. “It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that...
Gannon stumps in OkobojiOKOBOJI — Democratic candidate for Iowa secretary of agriculture, Tim Gannon, met with northwest Iowan constituents at the Arrowhead Resort and Conference Center in Okoboji Wednesday afternoon. The...
SHS marching band continues proud traditionSpencer High School Tiger Marching Band Field Commanders Emma Katzer and Vanessa Reardon spoke for many members in the band when they expressed how important upholding a tradition of excellence,...
'Death and Mourning' at Spencer libraryWhat started out as curiosity has turned into a platform to engage the larger topic of how traditions surrounding death and mourning have changed over the centuries. When historian Kathy Wilson...
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- Rains keep Marble Beach concrete work at bay (10/17/18)
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Randy’s Review — ‘A Star is Born’Make no mistake about it, the latest incarnation of “A Star is Born,” is a romantic tragedy. And it is amazing. The acting, the music and the very hard look at an unlikely love story set amongst a legend’s fall, a superstar’s rise and a world twisted by addiction...
Nancy VerMeerServices for Nancy Joan VerMeer, 72, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at Church of Christ in Sutherland. Interment will be conducted at Waterman Cemetery in Sutherland. Nancy...
Elsie AndersonFuneral services for Elsie Anderson, 89, of Royal, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Rev. Mark Wilms will officiate the service. Visitation...
Kim ChristensenPrivate family services will be conducted for Kim Christensen, 62, of Spencer. Kim Christensen, aka “Kim The Great,” the son of Phillip Lee and Joyce (Dennett) Christensen, was born March 17, 1956,...
Garage SalesGarage Sale: 504 E. 17th St. Spencer. Saturday 8-1pm. Home decor, clothes, toys, PS 2 & 3 games, antique vanity, much misc.
Cars & VansFor Sale: 2015 Chevy Cruze LT 4-door sedan, dark green with black leather interior. Very clean, less than 40,000 miles. Estate car. Asking $13,500. 712-296-3927
RentalsFor Rent: Two Bedroom Duplex, basement, 1 bath, two garages, appliances furnished. Renter pay utilities. No Pets. No Smoking. $600/month plus deposit. (712)240-3004.
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