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Hundreds of dead fish are piling up in Iowa community

STORM LAKE, Iowa — Dead carp are piling up in Storm Lake. It's causing people to ask the Department of Natural Resources what they can do to get rid of them. One resident had more than one hundred on his shoreline Monday with dozens more floating in the water.
STORM LAKE, IA
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Marcus Woman Charged With Drug and Child Endangerment Offenses

Marcus, IA (KICD)– A Marcus woman has on a warrant for drug and child endangerment charges. 29-year-old Marissa Hageman was taken into custody Sunday evening accused of exposing her child to methamphetamine while possessing drug paraphernalia in the home. The Marcus Police Department was assisted during the investigation by...
MARCUS, IA
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Wednesday News, August 10

A new school season approaches, and that means teachers are preparing to welcome students. In the Le Mars Community School District, new teachers are being enfolded into an extensive orientation and mentoring process. Superintendant Dr Steven Webner says the district continues to find well-qualified teachers. Dr Webner says new teachers...
LE MARS, IA
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Four hurt in collision near Sioux Center

SIOUX CENTER—Four people received minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision about 1:05 p.m. Friday, July 29, at the intersection of 430th Street and Garfield Avenue, five miles southwest of Sioux Center. Thirty-five-year-old Roman Enique Huerta Nunez of Le Mars was driving north on Garfield when his 2014 Chevrolet van...
SIOUX CENTER, IA
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Tuesday Morning Semi Fire

The Le Mars Fire Department was called out shortly after 7 a.m. Tuesday morning to a location just north of Le Mars, on the ramp near Fedders Marine and RV. The engine compartment of a semi-trailer truck was engulfed in flames. The fire was quickly extinguished. The trailer was filled with livestock, but none of the animals were injured.
LE MARS, IA
Sioux City Journal

MINI: What's wrong with this picture?

I was just at my local pharmacy and saw a sign saying if I gave a fake note to get three different cold medications I could be fined up to $250,000. Due to the current administration's open border policies the Mexican drug cartels have been allowed to bring in China made fentanyl easily resulting in over 100,000 American deaths last year. What's wrong with this picture? --Roger L. Wilson, Moville, Iowa.
MOVILLE, IA
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Pizza Ranch Deploys Revel Systems’ Cloud Platform Chain-Wide

Pizza Ranch, the largest pizza chain in the Midwest, has chosen Revel Systems’ Revel Enterprise to drive increased revenue across all of its ordering channels. Pizza Ranch’s Jon Moss said the move “dramatically lowered our cost of ownership while…gaining flexibility for the future.”. Pizza Ranch, headquartered...
ORANGE CITY, IA
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Sutherland to get long-awaited fire truck

SUTHERLAND—Before anyone asks, yes, the dollar amount is American and not Canadian. The Sutherland Fire & Ambulance Department appears to finally have a deal on a new ladder truck. At the Aug. 1 city council meeting, the crew reported it has a hold on a $90,000 vehicle previously owned by an Ontario department.
SUTHERLAND, IA
KLEM

Crystal McHugh – Citizen of the Day

Crystal McHugh of Le Mars is the KLEM Citizen of the Day for Wednesday, August 10, 2022. Crystal is the new Plymouth County Mental Health Coordinator and General Relief Director. She may pick up a pizza from Pizza Hut in Le Mars, a long stem rose from Le Mars Hy Vee Floral Department and car wash from 12th Street Touchless or Highway 75 Touchless Auto Wash and Pet Wash.
LE MARS, IA
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Storm Lake Unveils Possible Downtown Projects

Storm Lake, IA (KICD)– The City of Storm Lake has reached the next step in a possible downtown master plan. Spokesman Dana Larson tells KICD News their consultant has identified some potential projects. Larson says input from public meetings indicates the desire for versatile, open, pedestrian space along Lake...
STORM LAKE, IA
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Steve Blom named 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient

Steve Blom, executive director at Bright Promise Fund in Chicago, Illinois, has been named the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient at Dordt University. This award recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in an extraordinary fashion, who give evidence of living out a Reformational worldview, and who demonstrate exemplary service to the community and the world.
SIOUX CENTER, IA
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Storm Lake's Marroquin to be Inducted into Latino Hall of Fame

A local resident is being inducted into the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame. Emelia Marroquin of Storm Lake is one of six new members that will be inducted later this year...(audio clip below :35 ) Marroquin works with the Iowa Department of Education's Migrant Education Program, providing assistance for migrant...
STORM LAKE, IA

Storm Lake hauls 1,600 pounds of dead carp to landfill

The herpes outbreak at Storm Lake in northwest Iowa that has killed thousands of carp in recent weeks resulted in a pungent problem for city leaders: How would they rid the shoreline of rotting fish carcasses? The most efficient way to expedite the decay would involve shoving them back into the water, but that would […] The post Storm Lake hauls 1,600 pounds of dead carp to landfill appeared first on Iowa Capital Dispatch.
STORM LAKE, IA
dordt.edu

Aaron Van Beek named 2022 Horizon Award recipient

Aaron Van Beek (’18) has been named the 2022 Horizon Award recipient at Dordt University. This award identifies alumni who are community-minded and​ entrepreneurial—those who are using their knowledge, gifts, and talents to participate in God's redemptive work in the world. “I am humbled to have been...
SIOUX CENTER, IA
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Marlene Barber, 90

Services for 90-year-old Marlene Barber will be Saturday, August 13th at 10:30 AM at Summit Evangelical Free Church in Alta. Visitation will be at the church, one hour prior to the services. Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home of Storm Lake is in charge of arrangements.
ALTA, IA
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Virginia Christensen, 91 of Spencer Formerly of Royal

Services for 91-year-old Virginia Christensen of Spencer, formerly of Royal, will be Friday, August 12th, at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Royal with a private family burial taking place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Warner Funeral Home...
SPENCER, IA
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