Rural School Advocates strive for improvementsThe Rural School Advocates of Iowa discussed issues that are impeding the best possible education and chose four key focus points to be set for the 2017 legislative agenda. "We discussed legislative...
MaxYield hosts grain importers from MexicoBELMOND — On Thursday, MaxYield Cooperative hosted representatives from five Mexican grain importers at the company’s grain facility in Belmond. The grain buyers were visiting cooperatives, grain...
- Harris-Lake Park superintendent announces retirement
- Mom, dad, I'm gay...
- Iowa Lakes Community College 50th celebration next weekend
- Clay County 4-H youth staff receive national recognition
- Herd escapee or wandering guest?
- Blue Zones Summit spurs Spencer growth (10/20/16)
- Trees move from Graham to golf course (10/20/16)1
- Local car sales stay on track (10/20/16)
- Police, PSY to conduct ‘Drug Take Back’ (10/20/16)
- SPD, local teens connect over ‘Zombie Tag’ (10/20/16)1
- Interesting facts about batsHalloween is just around the corner, and one animal associated with this holiday is the bat. Because bats are secretive and active only at night, people don’t understand and are afraid of them. Bats are one of the world’s most interesting animals. Bats are the only mammals (animals with fur) that are true flyers. ...
Randy’s Review: ‘The Accountant’ (10/20/16)Ben Affleck took off Batman’s cape and cowl and donned a suit and pocket protector to play a functionally autistic man who is brilliant with numbers as an accountant, needs to finish projects he starts as an auditor and has a thing about taking out people who break his moral code...
Melvin MyersMelvin “Mel” H. Myers passed away at Mayo Clinic on Oct. 16, 2016. Mel was a devoted friend, adored husband, talented artist, and beloved teacher, whose large frame and gruff exterior belied the...
June CampbellServices are pending for June Thiesen Campbell, 88, of Spencer, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at Longhouse-Residence in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of...
Juanita PetersonFuneral services for Juanita Grace Haburn Peterson, 91, of Spencer, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at First Baptist Church in Spencer. Rev. Curtis Batschelet will officiate the...
Cushman, Boothby announce New Year's Eve wedding (9/29/16)Lance and Jamie Cushman, of Spencer, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Cushman, to Matthew Boothby, the son of David and Gigi Boothby, of Cherokee. Samantha is a 2008 graduate of Spencer High School and a 2012 graduate from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor's degree in business marketing and management. ...
Help WantedPart-Time Teaching Position Available Part-time teaching position for on-campus Physical Science courses. Master's degree required. Spring semester begins January 5, 2017. For more information, contact Dr. Rhonda Pennings, Northwest Iowa Community College, 603 Park St. Sheldon, IA 51201 or phone (712)324-5061, ext. 188, or 800-352-4907 AAEOE
RentalsNewly Remodeled 1 bedroom apartment. $400/month includes utilities. No Pets. No Smoking. Call after 6p.m. (319)429-3662 or 712-260-0008.
RentalsFor Rent in Spencer: Nice, clean 2 bedroom house, 821 E. 8th. Available Nov. 1. No Pets. No Smoking. References Required. Leave message at 712-240-0063.
- 94-year-old who has been fire chief since 1953 is retiring
- Peanut butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally
- Yoga pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear
- Police: Man thanks trooper in letter after speeding ticket
- Move along, Bozo: Mississippi county bans clowns for now
- Guinness declares massive Michigan ice cream sundae a record
- Bank places 100 'lucky pennies' across US worth $1,000 each