Ayrshire, 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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Estherville Garage Destroyed by Weekend Fire

Estherville, IA (KICD)—A garage in Estherville appears to have been destroyed by a fire that broke out over the weekend. Firefighters were called to 708 ½ 5th Avenue South around 10:45 Saturday evening. The caller told dispatchers the garage was already fully engulfed in flames with a police officer reporting siding was also starting to melt on another nearby structure.
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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.

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.

Joan Resch, 80, of Spirit Lake

A Mass of Christian Burial for 80-year-old Joan Resch of Spirit Lake will be Wednesday, July 6th, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spirit Lake with burial at St. Margaret’s Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Schuchert-Lentz Funeral...
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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...

Home On East Lake Okoboji Heavily Damaged By Thursday Fire

Spirit Lake, IA (KICD)– A home on East Lake Okoboji was heavily damaged by a fire that required attention from multiple Dickinson County fire departments Thursday evening. Spirit Lake fire crews got the initial call just before six o’clock from 404 8th Street where flames could be seen coming from the lake side of the structure which led to the Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire Department being called in with a fire boat to pump water from the lake to other responding units.
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...

Music on the Water

Annual Lake Affect concert slated for Saturday, July 2. There isn’t much that says summer more than enjoying some sun on the water or catching some great music in an outdoor setting. Damon Dotson’s annual concert combines the best of both ideas into one big, blowout event: Lake Affect....

Rolfe Woman Receives Several Animal Neglect Charges for Leaving Cats in Unsanitary Conditions

A Rolfe woman, who left several cats and kittens in unsanitary conditions, has been charged with 34 counts of Animal Neglect. According to the Pocahontas County Sheriff's Office, late in the afternoon on June 22nd, law enforcement was called to the residence at 204 Walnut Street in Rolfe. Approximately 30 cats and kittens were discovered without food and water in the vacated house. Law enforcement was advised that 51-year-old Jennifer Sproston had been bringing the cats to the residence and keeping them there.

Donna Johnson, 82, of Waukee Formerly of Spencer

A Celebration of Life for 82-year-old Donna Johnson of Waukee, formerly of Spencer, will be Wednesday, July 6th, at 11 a.m. at McLaren’s Resthaven Chapel in West Des Moines with burial at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. McLaren’s Funeral...

Fourth of July Celebrations Underway

–Fourth of July Celebrations kick off around the area today and run throughout the weekend in preparation for Monday’s holiday. In Bancroft, they have activities tonight that include a Ragin’ Roosters game, a Middle School Swim night at the pool and a street dance beginning at 9 PM featuring Casey Muessigmann. City Clerk Crysti Neumann tells KLGA News that the fun will continue on Saturday.

Milford Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Distribution; Awaits Sentencing

Sioux City, Iowa — A Milford man faces at least ten years in jail and a fine of ten million dollars after he pleaded guilty to the distribution of meth. This week, 46-year-old Justin Haubrich of Milford pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. The plea was taken in federal court in Sioux City.