Branstad on Budget

Gov. Terry Branstad explains what led him to veto that part of a budget bill.


Smoke In Region: Health Effects

Levels of smoke from Canadian wildfires cause health concerns in the region.

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Jackson County Accident

A Lakefield woman was injured in a Jackson County accident this (Tuesday) morning.


Gas Leaking Vehicle

A gas leaking vehicle caused a disturbance in Storm Lake Monday afternoon.


Manasil Arson Sentence

A Sheldon woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in connection to arson at Buddz s Sports Bar and Grill in Sheldon.

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Reaction To Branstad Veto Of One Time Funding For Schools

Spencer, IA (KICD)–Governor Terry Branstad vetoed nearly $56 million in one time funding for K-12 schools in Iowa last week.…

Highway 71

Highway Boulevard Speed Limit Discussed

The first filing of an ordinance regulating the speed limit on Highway Boulevard, or Highway 71, was approved at Monday night's Spencer City Council session


Spencer Tourism Grant Funds Available

The 2nd round of 2015 Spencer Tourism Grant funding is now available.


Presidential Forums for Minorities

Democrats and Republicans in Iowa are planning to host presidential forums that focus on minority communities.


Algona Emergency Plane Landing

A Kossuth county blacktop became a landing field for an airplane.


Law Enforcement Report

An update of area crimes and incidents.

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Man Wanted For Sexual Assault

A Storm Lake man is wanted in connection to a July 1st sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl.


SCT Presents: Children of Eden

The Spencer Community Teen Theater production of Children of Eden takes to the stage this weekend.


Jackson Library Renovation and Expansion

The city of Jackson's Library is set for a major renovation and expansion.


Shevchuck Fundraising Efforts

Thousands of dollars have been raised to help the family of a woman who was killed in a car versus bicycle accident in Spirit Lake.

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Jackson County Accident

A Worthington woman was injured in a Jackson County accident last week.


Horizons Unlimited Recycling Ending

Horizons Unlimited in Emmetsburg will stop recycling...

Bernie Sanders

Sanders In Northwest Iowa

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in northwest Iowa Friday.

Iowa Lottery

Lottery Money To Veterans

A change in Iowa law directs the Iowa Lottery to send two-and-half million dollars each year to the Iowa Veterans Trust Fund...


Marijuana Arrests

Two from Cherokee are jailed on drug related charges...

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