Albert City, IA

Everly Woman Hurt in Crash Involving Motorcycle East of Spencer

Spencer, IA (KICD)—An Everly woman was hurt in crash involving a motorcycle Sunday afternoon east of Spencer. The Iowa State Patrol says the motorcycle, operated by 39-year-old Heather Dillingham was westbound on Highway 18 near the intersection of County Road N-14 around 1:30 when a southbound vehicle driven by 31-year-old Sara Murphy of Springfield, Illinois reportedly pulled out in front of her leading to the collision.
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Iowa woman charged for neglecting more than 30 cats

POCAHONTAS, Iowa (KCAU) – An Iowa woman has been charged with more than 30 counts of animal neglect after a cat rescue. On June 22, law enforcement officers were called to 204 Walnut Street in Rolfe, Iowa, for a report of domestic assault, according to the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office. However, when they arrived, there was no assault incident. Officers did notice a large number of cats inside the home living in dirty conditions.
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Zimmerman funeral services announced

Funeral services for Mark Zimmerman, 56, of Spencer will be held Friday, July 8 at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, Marshfield. A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 7 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Lucille Tack Center at Spencer High School and on Friday, July 8 at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. A live stream of the services will be carried on the Faith Lutheran Church-Marshfield YouTube channel. Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield, is assisting the family. Burial will be at Thompson Valley Cemetery near Osseo at 4 p.m. Zimmerman died peacefully at his home on June 29, after a 4 ½-year battle with cancer.

Newell Fonda Baseball Wins District Opener

Newell Fonda defeated Boyer Valley 14-4 in six innings in a class 1A 1st round district game Saturday in Moville. After Boyer Valley scored two runs to start the game, the Mustangs answered with two in the bottom of the 1st on an RBI single by Beau Wilken and a bases loaded walk issued to Ty Tauber.
Sioux City Journal

Tyson's Storm Lake pork plant turns 40 years old

STORM LAKE, Iowa -- Tyson Foods is celebrating its 40th year slaughtering and processing pork in Storm Lake. In 1982, Iowa Beef Processors, Inc., a forerunner to Tyson, purchased the then-vacant plant from Hygrade Food Products and remodeled it extensively. It was IBP's first venture into pork production. Hygrade, which...
Emmetsburg News

Robert “Bob” Scott

Robert “Bob” Scott, age 86, of Emmetsburg passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at PARC Hall in Emmetsburg. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg, with military rites conducted...
Emmetsburg News

Marvin “Muff” Enns

RUTHVEN -- Funeral service for Marvin “Muff” Enns was held Tuesday, June 21, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven. The Rev. Eric Patten officiated. Interment was in Lost Island Lutheran Cemetery, Ruthven. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven was in charge of arrangements. Marvin D. Enns, son of...

Clay County Health Update: Spencer Hospital Receives National Accreditation

Spencer, IA (KICD)– Spencer Hospital has been recognized at the national level for its commitment to healthcare practices and standards consistent with patient safety. President Bill Bumgarner joined us for Saturday’s Clay County Health Update to talk about the accreditation process that he says consists of a number of different steps and pieces.

Drought Concerns Return As June Ends Warm and Dry

Spencer, IA (KICD)– Drought concerns are once again on the minds of many following a very dry and also warm month of June for Northwest Iowa. State Climatologist Justin Glisan tells us picking up less than three inches of rain in June is only making matters worse considering the Spencer area is now more than three and a half inches below normal for the first half of the calendar year.

Man sentenced 52 years ago for northern Iowa crimes has died in prison

FORT MADISON — A man sent to prison for his involvement in a 1969 crime spree in northern Iowa has died in the Iowa State Penitentiary. According to Iowa court records, Elvin Gilroy was one of four men who broke out of a jail in St. Cloud, Minnesota in June of 1969. They stole a county car, ditched that vehicle and stole another car. They made their way south and robbed a grocery store in Spirit Lake, a filling station in Emmetsburg and the Fareway Store in Algona. Melvin Bay, the store manager in Algona, was shot during the robbery. He died ten days later.

Sioux City man wins $25,000 from Iowa Lottery scratch ticket

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (WHO) — A Siouxland man has won thousands of dollars through the lottery. Jesus “Danny” Gonzalez won a bingo scratch game after buying a lottery ticket at the Gordon Drive Hy-Vee in Sioux City. He claimed his $25,000 prize on Thursday in Storm Lake. The top prize of the Wild Bingo game […]