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Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

Adoption

We shine when we're kind (12/15/14)
Each year the student council at Spencer High School organizes special projects for the student body to participate in. In addition to homecoming, dances and blood drives, the holiday family adoption within the Spencer Schools community is coordinated this time of year. This year, four families within the three elementary schools and Sacred Heart were gifted with clothes, toys and other items purchased by students and staff at the high school...
Holiday Family Adoption drop off concludes today (12/12/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. The final drop off opportunity for gifts is 8:30 a.m. to noon today at The Depot on the Clay County Fairgrounds. On Sunday, the Spencer Volunteer Firemen, Spencer Rotary volunteers and area UPS employees will deliver the gifts to families...
Holiday Family Adoption drop off concludes Saturday (12/11/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. The final drop off opportunity for gifts is 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at The Depot on the Clay County Fairgrounds. On Sunday, the Spencer Volunteer Firemen, Spencer Rotary volunteers and area UPS employees will deliver the gifts to families...
Holiday Family Adoption drop off concludes Saturday (12/10/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. The final drop off opportunity for gifts is 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at The Depot on the Clay County Fairgrounds. On Sunday, the Spencer Volunteer Firemen, Spencer Rotary volunteers and area UPS employees will deliver the gifts to families...
Holiday Family Adoption drop off concludes Saturday (12/08/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. The final drop off opportunity for gifts is 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday at The Depot on the Clay County Fairgrounds. On Sunday, the Spencer Volunteer Firemen, Spencer Rotary volunteers and area UPS employees will deliver the gifts to families...
Holiday Family Adoption drop off begins today (12/05/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. Three families remain and are listed below. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (12/03/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (12/01/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/27/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/24/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/21/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/20/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/19/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/17/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/14/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/13/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/12/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/10/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/07/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/06/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/05/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/03/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (10/31/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption kicks off (10/30/14)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. Our first group of names is being published today, kicking off the event. More families will be added over the next weeks...
State Representative House District 2 (10/29/14)
Party Affiliation: Republican Office You Are Seeking: State representative, House District 2 Age: 27 Residence: Sioux Rapids Occupation: Associate Attorney, Hemphill Law Office, PLC Immediate Family: Husband, Will State representative and associate attorney at Hemphill Law Office, PLC. ...
Puppy mills concern pet shelter supporters (09/05/14)
MILFORD -- Mary LaHay wants you to look around. She says you'll find seven licensed breeders producing more than 390 puppies a year in Lyon County. A pair of Osceola County breeders keep more than 150 dogs per year. Animal shelter staff members in Dickinson County hear about unlicensed dog breeders as well...
Judah's Journey (05/14/14)
Since before they were married, Micale Hillerud and her husband, Kyle, knew that they wanted to make adoption a part of their family plan. "We've always wanted a mixed family, with both biological and adopted children," Hillerud said. "We had talked about it even when we were dating."...
Legislative wrap-up (05/08/14)
During the 2014 Iowa legislative session, 1,425 bills and resolutions were introduced to and considered by the House and Senate. Among the bills and resolutions introduced, income tax exemption for military pensions, Charlotte's Web, expansion of education and health care spending and human trafficking laws were among those that were passed. Gov. Terry Branstad's anti-bullying and broadband expansion bills were among those not passed...
Foster and adoption informational meeting held March 3 (02/26/14)
Representatives from Iowa KidsNet will come to the Spencer Public Library March 3 for an informational meeting beginning at 6 p.m. for prospective foster and adoptive families. "We'll give a general overview of what foster care and adoption is," said Penny McGee, statewide recruitment supervisor for Iowa KidsNet. "Some people could have some misconceptions, and we want to make sure we get accurate information out there."...
Meet the new assistant city attorney (01/14/14)
During Monday's city council meeting, the Spencer City Council appointed attorney at law Barry Sackett to the position of assistant city attorney, a position that had been left unfilled since the passing of former assistant city attorney Brad Howe in 2012...
Families available for Holiday Family Adoption (11/30/13)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Families available for Holiday Family Adoption (11/29/13)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Families available for Holiday Family Adoption (11/29/13)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Families available for Holiday Family Adoption (11/26/13)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Families available for Holiday Family Adoption (11/23/13)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Many Hands Market makes pair of local donations (11/15/13)
Many Hands Market made its second local donation of $1,000 since opening its doors in Spencer on Aug. 2. This month, the market opted to share some holiday cheer, splitting its funding between a pair of local projects. Holiday Family Adoption and SOS Santa each received $500 to go towards the group's respective holiday missions...
New names added to Holiday Family Adoption list (11/12/13)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption underway (11/09/13)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption underway (11/08/13)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption underway (11/07/13)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption (11/05/13)
List of families in need below. While it's hard to believe, the holidays are right around the corner. The Holiday Family Adoption program kicks off today with a listing of families in The Daily Reporter. The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty...
Waiting for the lullaby (09/07/13)
In middle school Jennifer Schultz and Doug Thorson dated and discussed in a new-love kind of way their future kids' names. It has been 15 years and they are now searching for a baby so they can fulfill their dream of becoming parents. Jennifer was raised in Storm Lake by her parents Larry and Carolyn Schultz and she also graduated from Storm Lake Public High School in 2003. ...
Kelley named new Humane Society director (06/15/13)
The newest Executive Director for the Humane Society of Northwest Iowa knows the impact a shelter pet can have. Justine Kelley's four-legged reminder, Ruby, greets her each day when she comes home from the full-service animal shelter in Milford. Ruby was adopted from the Humane Society office, which serves a six-county area, including Spencer, Emmetsburg, Sheldon and the Iowa Great Lakes...
Life gets in the way (04/25/13)
Spencer Community Theatre's production of "The Last Romance," directed by Roger Partridge, opens this weekend. Ralph Bellini, played by Jerry MacNeil, is an 80-year-old widower who is cared for by his sister, Rose, played by Rosie Shaughnessy. One afternoon, while taking a different route on his daily walk, Ralph sees Carol, played by Kella-Klinker Simonin, who is at the dog park with the Chihuahua mix she rescued from the ASPCA...
Finding a new place (04/13/13)
Like so many pets at the Humane Society of Northwest Iowa shelter, Kate Whitrock wants to enjoy the comforts of home. Whitrock is retiring, with May 24 as a tentative last day. Animals will still be a big part of life for a woman who has kept horses, ducks, dogs and cats on her 7 1/2 acres of land east of Milford...
Holiday Family Adoption serving area families (11/29/12)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption serving area families (11/24/12)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption serving area families (11/17/12)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption serving area families (11/16/12)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...
Holiday Family Adoption serving area families (11/10/12)
The Holiday Family Adoption Program, a Spencer-area holiday staple, allows generous area families, businesses and service groups to share in the holiday spirit and bounty. It's easy to "adopt" a family. You can contact The Daily Reporter Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 262-6610 and let us know the number of the family you wish to "adopt."...