Dolliver, IA


Closed lanes on I-90 to temporarily reopen

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The eastbound and westbound lanes on I-90 between Sherburn and Fairmont that were closed for construction are reopening temporarily. Construction on I-90 between Sherburn and Fairmont began on May 9. Since then, traffic has been reduced to a single lane in the eastbound lanes with westbound lanes also being closed off during construction.
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With B&B, entertainment and dining, Little Swan Lake Winery is a northwest Iowa destination

Scott and Diane Benjamin from just outside the small town of Superior in northwest Iowa became interested in winemaking more than two decades ago. “We visited a winery in New Mexico about the time the whole Iowa winery movement started and just jumped in,” said Scott Benjamin. “We planted cold-hardy grapes and started the licensing and building process. We remodeled our now 100-year-old barn into a tasting room, gift shop and wine production area.”
Faribault County Register

House fire in Blue Earth displaces 2 families

A house fire in Blue Earth on Saturday, June 18, resulted in no injuries, but did displace two families. The fire call came in at 6:08 p.m. on Saturday. A duplex at 401 S. Galbraith Street in Blue Earth had the southwest side fully engulfed in flames and the fire was spreading to the attic of the home when firefighters arrived.

Okoboji Summer Theater Getting Summer Season Started

Okoboji, IA (KICD) — Okoboji Summer Theatre holds its first production of the summer this week. John Barrow is president of the local volunteer group and says the crew arrived last week. Barrow tells KICD News it will be a return to a nearly normal summer. This week’s kickoff...

Deloris Newbrough, 90, Spirit Lake and formerly of Lake Park

Services for 90 year old Deloris Newbrough of Spirit Lake, formerly of Lake Park will be Tuesday, June 28th at 2:00pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Lake Park. Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the Church. Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Lake Park in charge of arrangements.
Faribault County Register

BE Council hears of a ‘grave’ concern

The Blue Earth City Council attended to business briskly at a meeting held on Tuesday, June 21. At the beginning of the meeting, Faribault County Historical Society (FCHS) director Randy Anderson brought a potentially ‘grave’ issue to the council’s attention. According to Anderson, the issue came to...
Faribault County Register

W’bago helps couple after a fire

“This is nothing I would wish on my worst enemy. It’s devastating.” . These were the words of Ron Howe, who lost his home, possessions, and beloved pet in a span of 20 minutes last weekend. Seemingly, Howe and his wife, Carolyn, were left with nothing after a raging...
Jackson County Pilot

Bulls rally past Frogs

The Jackson Bulls used a six-run fourth inning to beat the Lakefield Frogs 7-2 Sunday night at Wacker Field in Jackson. The game was the second of the day for both teams, with both losing their Sunday openers. Lakefield scored a run in the top of the first and another...

Prominent marina excavated Okoboji lake without permit

Arnolds Park, Iowa — Parks Marina, a staple of East Okoboji Lake in northwest Iowa, removed lake bed sediment last year near its boat forklift station without a permit — a repeat offense, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The Iowa Capital Dispatch reports that the...
Faribault County Register

A century of memories

When the Farm Bureau recognizes Century Farm owners at the Faribault County Fair this summer, Randy and Gerri Peter will have to make two trips to the stage to receive their plaques. Farms on both Randy’s father’s and his mother’s side of the family are being recognized for their family...

ELC School Board Approves Adding Vote to Extend PPEL in September

Estherville, IA (KICD) — The Estherville Lincoln Central School Board approved adding a vote to the ballot in September to renew the Physical Plant and Equipment Levy used for several district operations. The vote is meant to extend the PPEL for another 10 years and avoid a lapse in...

Ceylon man injured in collision near Sleepy Eye Friday afternoon

A Ceylon man was injured in a collision in Brown County Friday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at about 4:38 p.m., an unidentified 18 year old female from New Ulm was driving a Subaru Outback northbound on Highway 4 when she stopped for the stop light at the intersection with Highway 14. A Hyundai Elantra driven by Kenneth Conrad Sanz, age 59, of Ceylon, MN, collided with her at the intersection.

Elderly Dog Rescued From Drainage Pipe in Estherville

Estherville, IA (KICD) — Estherville Police Officers and Firemen worked together to rescue an elderly dog early this morning. According to Police Chief Brent Shatto, the dog’s owner called the Estherville Police Department a little after 3 am this morning reporting that she could hear her dog barking from a ravine behind her house in the Orchard Lane neighborhood. Officers searched the area and found the dog, named Tupelo, in a sinkhole created by a drainage tile about 3 feet around and 3 feet deep.