Habitat makes a house into a homeSTORM LAKE — About 50 well-wishers gathered to help Habitat for Humanity dedicate its 15th home project Saturday for the Umda Juma and Nyagay Werge family. The moment had been a long time coming. The...
Cruz admits delaying Northey’s nomination processU.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday acknowledged responsibility for holding up Bill Northey’s nomination for a key post at the USDA. Iowa’s statewide officials on Thursday praised Northey, a Spirit Lake...
Food and fellowshipFirst Christian Church of Spencer continued its long-standing tradition of ensuring those in the area had access to a full Thanksgiving meal Thursday. For more than two decades, volunteers associated...
SMS students share their passionsSpencer Middle School sixth-grade students shared their passion projects with community members on Tuesday afternoon. The projects are the latest attempt by SMS teachers to incorporate project-based...
- More moving days on government calendars (11/23/17)
- Alliant Energy operations center planned for Spencer (11/23/17)
- Spencer Fire makes quick work of kitchen fire (11/23/17)
- Hundreds fight hunger at OHS (11/23/17)
- Holiday Family Adoption Program focuses on gift of Christmas (11/23/17)
- Ambassadors cut ribbon at Spencer’s newest residential offering (11/23/17)
- Choirs ready to present the Festival of Lesson and Carols (11/23/17)
- Camp returns to RiseFest (11/23/17)
- Annual Candlelight Memorial Service honors loved ones (11/21/17)
- 2017 ‘Spencer residential property tax abatement’ deadline nearing (11/20/17)
- Hargens, Storey, Thompson named all stateA trio of local football players earned their way onto the Iowa Newspaper Association’s all state football teams this season. Sioux Central junior Ben Hargens (DIRECTION) earned first team honors in Class A as a running back after tallying 1,549 yards and 16 touchdowns on 291 attempts this season, leading the Rebels to a long awaited playoff berth. Spencer junior Michael Storey (DIRECTION) received second team status in Class 3A as a defensive back after hauling in the class’s second most interceptions this season (eight), including a 34-yard pick six. Storey’s classmate, Drew Thompson, claimed a spot on the Class 3A third team as an offensive lineman. Thompson played multiple positions on a line that paved the way for a Tiger rushing attack that put up the the sixth most rushing yards per game in 3A (256 yards per game). The full list of INA all staters, voted on by 105 INA members, can be found at inanews.com. (File photos)
Randy’s Review: ‘Justice League’ (11/23/17)Let me start off by saying, I was really looking forward to “Justice League.” I’m a huge Batman fan and after Gal Gadot’s portrayal of Wonder Woman proved that DC filmmakers could make a really, really good film, I had high hopes for this bringing together of the DC comics elite superhero team...
Terry SteffenFuneral services for Terry Donald Steffen, 65, of Linn Grove, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal. Rev. Mark Wilms will officiate the service....
Mildred Elizabeth BrunsFuneral services for Mildred Elizabeth Bruns, 101, of Spencer, were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at the Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev John Syvertson officiated. Bruns passed away...
Clifford FroehlichFuneral services for Clifford Froehlich, 98, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. William Schreiber will officiate the...
Seibt, Kruse wed in Brazil (11/1/17)Matthew Kruse, son of David and Jane Kruse, formerly of Spencer, and Caroline Seibt, daughter of Rogerio and Solange Seibt, of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil were united in marriage on Aug. 4,...
Heibult, Frink wed in June (11/1/17)Leah Christine Heibult and Chad Daniel Frink were united in marriage Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the United Methodist Church in Sheldon. Parents of the couple are Doug and Debbie Heibult, of Sheldon;...
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RentalsNewly remodeled 2 bedroom apartment. Water and cable included. Available Dec. 1. $495/month plus deposit. Call 712-262-4264 or 712-240-4264.
RentalsFor Rent: 2 bedroom duplex. Clean and cozy. Additional living space in basement. $695/month, $695 deposit. Tenants responsible for utilities, lawn care, snow removal. Available Jan. 1. 312 E 16th St. Call Danny (712)240-3765 or Candy (712)240-3764
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