Emmetsburg, IA

Bob Schacherer, 79, of Estherville

Services for 79-year-old Bob Schacherer of Estherville will be Saturday, August 13th, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Estherville with burial at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Henry-Olson Funeral Home in Estherville is in charge...

Judge Issues Ruling in Spencer Trailer Court Case

A judge has ruled against the owner of a Spencer trailer court who sued after the city turned off power to the trailer court just east of the Clay County Fairgrounds. The City of Spencer took the action last month citing safety concerns over wiring and other issues. Owner Bill Caskey was seeking an injunction to get power restored to the trailer court. But, District Court Judge Shayne Mayer sites an administrative rule prohibiting dangerous conditions from existing in residential areas. The judge adds that claims by those who are still living at the trailer court about what they say are dangerous conditions due to there being no power don’t hold merit because those residents are still choosing to live there.

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...

Judge denies request to restore power to Spencer Trailer Court

SPENCER, Iowa — A mobile home park in northern Iowa will not have its power turned back on. A judged denied a request on Tuesday to restore electricity to the Spencer Trailer Court. The power was turned off in July due to serious city code violations. The city said...

Four Iowa Lakes Students Honored as Outstanding Servants

Emmetsburg, IA (KICd) — Four students were presented the Jack Kibbie Outstanding Service Award at the recent summer graduation ceremony at Iowa Lakes community College in Emmetsburg. Eliya Johnson of Coon Rapids, Minnesota was a first team academic all-American, Presidential Scholar, College Ambassador, and student tutor. Mackenna Otte of...

Palo Alto county RSVP needs more Pen Pal volunteers

EMMETSBURG, Iowa (KEYC) - There are still plenty of people out there that remember feeling the joy of getting a handwritten letter as a child. Although writing and sending letters may seem like a lost art, the Pen Pal program organized by Northwest Iowa RSVP aims to bring that simple pleasure back to local youth.

Judge Denies Trailer Park’s Injunction Request

Spencer, IA (KICD) — The judge hearing the request for an injunction to have power turned back on at a Spencer Trailer Park has ruled against the petitioners. The ruling Monday was somewhat of a surprise after Judge Shayne Mayer last Tuesday advised both sides to remedy the situation on their own because researching the case could take her an extended period of time.

Four ILCC Students Receive Outstanding Service Awards

(Estherville)–-Four Iowa Lakes Community College students were recently awarded the John P. “Jack” Kibbie Outstanding Service Award. Ruth Marth of Estherville, Eliya Johnson of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, Melody Kuhn of Pocahontas and Mackenna Otte of Randolph, Minnesota were presented with the honor during Iowa Lakes’ 2022 Summer Commencement Ceremony.

Options For Younger Spencer Students

Spencer, IA (KICD) — Registration is underway for the new schoolyear in Spencer. Johnson Elementary Principal Melissa Mcguire says there are options for young learners. Mcguire tells KICD News an intake conference is available for every student. 100 percent of this year’s registration is online, but parents should feel...
Spencer Daily Reporter

Muni Band to play 'favorites' at Mainstreet Market

The Spencer Municipal Band under the direction of co-director Katie Bush welcomes everyone to join them for their final concert Thursday at 7 p.m. at the lawn of the Clay County Courthouse as part of Spencer’s Mainstreet Market.
Spencer Daily Reporter

Tiger Youth Football Camp wraps up summer

SPENCER — Tiger youth football camp wrapped up their week on Thursday, finishing their 2022 program with the future of Spencer varsity football. Campers got the chance to learn drills, skills and other knowledge surrounding the gridiron.

J.D. Anderson of Johnston wins Northwest Am

Spencer, IA (KICD)–The winner of the 100th edition of the Northwest Amateur Golf Tournament has some local ties. J.D. Anderson of Johnston tell KICD News that he is a Pocahontas native and that the weather over the weekend made the course play a bit different. Anderson is a good...