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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.


in Entertainment

Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2′ trailer

The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.


in Local

Christensen Enters Not Guilty Plea

A not guilty plea has been filed by an Estherville man charged with first degree murder.


in Local

Greenville Assault

A Greenville man has been jailed in connection to a Friday night assault incident.


in Local

Milford Company Wins Renew Rural Iowa Award

Land Mark Products is the newest recipient of Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa Award.

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Teen Moped Accident

A teen from Spirit Lake was injured following a Sunday evening accident.


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Estherville Man Named Iowan Of The Day

An Estherville man has been named one the Iowans of the Day for the 2015 Iowa State Fair.

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Interview with 2015 Northwest Iowa Amateur Golf Tournament Winner Jay Monahan

Hear From the Winner of the 2015 Northwest Am, Jay Monahan.

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SMU Transmission Line Replacement

Construction is underway on the replacement of SMU's transmission line between their center and east substations.

Warner Funeral

in Obituaries

Dave Edmonds, 62, of Spencer

Services for 62-year-old Dave Edmonds of Spencer will be Wednesday, Aug. 5th, at 10:30am at Grace United Methodist Church in…

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Cora Uittenbogaard, 97, of Primghar

Services for 97-year-old Cora Uittenbogaard of Primghar will be Wednesday, Aug. 5th, at 11am at American Reformed Church in Primghar…


in Entertainment

Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."


in Music

Lawmakers at odds over Billy Joel highway

The argument over naming a highway for "The Piano Man" has sparked a debate over whether roads should be named for the living or only the dead.


in Sports

Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

City Council

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Spencer Council Preview

The Spencer City Council will meet this evening.


in Sports

SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.


in Music

Chris Brown’s ex wants supervised visits for their daughter

The "Loyal" hitmaker wants the courts to establish official paternity of his one-year-old daughter and is fighting a request for increased child support.


in Lifestyle, Weird

‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.


in National

Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

Recent Headlines

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5


A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

in Entertainment

‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie


Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

in Entertainment

Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank


The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

in Music

Zayn Malik is single


The former One Direction star has called off his engagement.

in Entertainment

‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen


Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.