ILCC projects budget deficit for fiscal year '18Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees accepted current projections estimating a deficit for FY18 at its monthly meeting, Tuesday afternoon at its Spencer campus. "This morning we pushed out...
Garden Club hosting tour FridayThe Clay County Federated Garden Club will host its 2017 Garden Tour, from 6-8 p.m. Friday. The self-guided tour will begin at the Spencer Hospital Grand Avenue Park. Maps for the tour will only be...
Johnson sworn-in as county deputy1Spencer native Blaine Johnson was sworn in as a deputy sheriff for the Clay County Sheriff’s Office by Clay County Supervisor Chairman Burlin Matthews Wednesday morning at the local sheriff’s office...
Tonic Sol-fa returns to Iowa stageTonic Sol-fa has established itself as one of the most in-demand vocal groups in the Midwest, and at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, the group will take the stage at the SCT Playhouse to entertain local...
- Supervisors continue investigations of turbine concerns (6/21/17)
- New Iowa bill to foster home-buying (6/21/17)
- Curlyleaf continues to cause summer woes (6/21/17)
- Arnolds Park pavement adds to local water quality (6/21/17)
- Local exchange program donates winnings to Reigns of Hope (6/21/17)
- Ambassadors welcome new Aventure manager (6/21/17)
- Muni Band keeps time with 'Syncopated Clock' (6/19/17)
- OCC, e-waste ban to go into effect July 1 (6/19/17)
- The search for city manager begins (6/19/17)
- Iowa Automobile Dealers awards grant to ILCC (6/19/17)
- Tiger girls finish ‘Dogs earlyJosie Heisinger and Haylie Peters each jacked two long balls, and Ashlyn Nissen added a fifth homer for the Tiger softball girls Wednesday night as Spencer finished Le Mars off 13-0 in just four innings. A leadoff error allowed the first batter of the game to reach base, and Spencer looked far from a team capable of ending things early. However, starting pitcher Bre Small retired the next three Bulldogs, and the Tiger offense took it from there...
Randy’s Review: ‘The Mummy' (6/15/17)At least Tom Cruise has the Mission Impossible series to fall back on, Fraser had nothing to go to except "George of the Jungle." Actually, Fraser might have been a better choice for the new mummy, his career has been wrapped up for quite some time and makeup time would have been limited. Pun intended. Apologies to Fraser. Compared to this, his first mummy movie was art...
Kathi SoknessKathi Sokness, of Penacook, New Hampshire, passed away on June 16 from complications from myelodysplastic syndrome/leukemia. She was 73 years old. Originally from Royal, Iowa, Kathi was born to...
Lorraine SarvoldFuneral services for Lorraine Sarvold, 98, of Spencer, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Paul Frederiksen will officiate the service at Warner...
Saint FreeburgToday marks the end of our beautiful present. Loving husband, brother, father, and friend Saint Freeburg has gone with his Savior Jesus Christ to live forever in the presence of God. There to greet...
Seibt, Kruse to wed in Brazil (6/21/17)Caroline Seibt and Matthew Kruse are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Aug. 4, 2017, in Patos de Minas, Brazil. Following their wedding the couple will reside in West Des MoInes, Iowa, where Matthew works for CommStock Investments of Royal as the director of business development and Carol is employed by her family’s agri-business in Brazil...
Bohr, Clothier plan Texas wedding (6/21/17)Allen and Barbara Bohr, of Royal, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kristyn Bohr to Grant Clothier, son of Norm and Jeanette Clothier of Parker, Texas. Kristyn works in Children’s Ministry at Hope Fellowship Church in Frisco, Texas, and Grant is a firefighter/EMT for the Fort Worth Fire Department...
Garage SalesMulti-Family Garage Sale: 404 East 19th St. Spencer. Friday, June 23, 3-8p.m.; Saturday, June 24, 8-Noon. Girls and boys clothing NB-3T, childrens toys, womens clothing, household goods, decorations, LOTS of misc.
Garage SalesMulti Family Garage Sale: 300 Southmoor SW, Spencer. Thurs. June 22, 8-7p.m.; Fri. June 23, 9-6p.m. Air Conditioned. Kids clothes size 0-8, toys, bikes, couches, big wheel, baby gate, life jackets, desk, Thomas the Train items, baby bed frame, crib mattress, zero gravity chair, rocker, table, bar stools, various lighting, kitchen items, doors, window sashes, curtains, tablecloths, siding, TVs, videos, CDs, bedding, car repair manuals, Christmas items, wallpaper rolls and equip., fishing net,...
Garage Sales3 Party Garage Sale: 1702 18th Ave W., Spencer. Friday 10-5p.m.; Saturday 8a.m.-? Craft items, lots of misc.
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