February Fireworks2It took a while to get there, but once the topic of last week’s collective bargaining legislation hit the floor at Saturday’s Eggs & Issues session, the gloves came off in council chambers at Spencer...
Late ice and big crappiesThere is something special about late ice fishing. The fish can really go on a fantastic bite. Of course, this is also the time to be careful of ice conditions. This year, especially, ice depth isn’t...
Fair, Arts on Grand to host centennial art contestThe Clay County Fair and Arts on Grand are collaborating on a commemorative art project contest, "100 Years of The Clay County Fair" to help commemorate the centennial celebration of the “World’s...
Spencer native donates for new park shelter4A donation of $100,000 has been given to the Spencer Parks Department to be put toward a new shelter in North School Park. Former Spencer resident Robert Wright, who was born in Spencer in 1927,...
- Lifelong resident seeks to give back on council (2/17/17)2
- Wilson re-enters supervisors race (2/17/17)
- ‘Do not get too comfortable with this, it’s not going to last forever’ (2/17/17)
- Around Campus (2/17/17)
- The migration begins (2/17/17)
- Jackson County man faces child solicitation charges (2/17/17)
- ILCC Trustees receive progress report on grant to strengthen education (2/17/17)
- Former Arnolds Park man placed on Florida sex offender registry (2/17/17)
- Sacred Heart students CDA posters advance (2/17/17)
- Business Briefs (2/17/17)
- Podium boundDES MOINES — Spencer heavyweight Nic Hoefling entered the Iowa State Wrestling Championships as the No. 7-ranked big man in 2A. He'll grapple for that very position Saturday in Wells Fargo Arena against Sioux Center's Elijah Van't Hof. Van't Hof knocked off Hoefling 4-3 in the district championship in Spencer last Saturday...
Randy’s Review: ‘John Wick: Chapter 2' (2/16/17)If there was a lesson to be taken away from the original "John Wick" — played with zero personality by Keanu Reeves — it's don't mess with his stuff, particularly his dog or his car. And the movie picks up not long after the conclusion of the first film. Having avenged the murderer of his dog, the former contract hitman, Wick sets out to locate his Ford Mustang from a Russian gangster uncle of the first film's bad guy...
Louis HansenLouis R. Hansen, 63, of Warsaw, Missouri, passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at the St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born on Oct. 16, 1953, in Spencer, Iowa, to Edgar Andrew and...
James BrackettJames “Jim” W. Brackett, 71, born Jan. 4, 1946, passed away Feb. 13, 2017. He loved traveling, with his trip of a lifetime coming while he and wife Christine were “roughing it” in the pickup and...
Blanche BensonFuneral services for Blanche LaVelle Johnson Benson, 96, of Hartley, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at United Methodist Church in Ocheyedan. Rev. Steve Swenson will...
Proctor, Meyer wed in Pocahontas (2/15/17)Randy Meyer, of Everly, and Rachel Proctor, of Pocahontas, were married Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at 4:30 p.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, with Rev. Michael Hernandez, uncle of the...
Zenkovich, Vanderberg wed Sept. 17 (2/15/17)Megan Zenkovich and Brady Vanderberg were united in marriage on Sept. 17, 2016. The ceremony was held at Prairie Pedlar Gardens in Odebolt with Rev. Lee Laaveg officiating. A reception followed....
Beck, Seaman to wed in June (2/8/17)Tim and JoLynn Vos are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessie Beck, to Jake Seaman. Jake is the son of the late Greg Seaman and Connie Seaman, of Dickens. Jessie is going to school at Faust in Spirit Lake. She will graduate in April...
Metz, Reardon set May 15 date (2/8/17)Mike and Theresa Reardon, of Spencer, Iowa, and Del and Susan Metz, of Newton, Iowa, are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their children Alicia Metz and Patrick Reardon. Patrick is a graduate of Spencer High School and Iowa State University. Alicia is a graduate of Newton High School and Iowa State University. Both are employed in Des Moines...
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- Single mom dresses the part at 'Dads and Donuts' event
- Jeep stuck in sand dune for 40 years to be removed this week
- Trump wigs in big demand during Carnival season in Austria
- American flag has 51 stars for Pence visit to European Union
- Cops warn of cows trying to sell dairy products after escape
- Misspelled note on pickup apologizes for 'anger isusesh'
- Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids