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Sheriff’s report 6-30-22

A deputy conducted a traffic stop on Highway 71 near Industrial Parkway in Jackson. As a result, the driver was issued a citation for speed — 62 miles per hour in a 45-mph zone. A deputy issued two “I Got Caught” tickets good for free ice cream cones to...
JACKSON, MN
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Dickinson County Authorities Investigating Illegal Tire Dumping

(Milford)--The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in the illegal dumping of tires near the Little Sioux River, southwest of Milford. The post doesn’t give the location of where the dumping occurred. Anyone with information is asked to call...
DICKINSON COUNTY, IA
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Elderly Bulldog Is Rescued from Sinkhole Thanks to an Iowa Community Coming Together

An elderly bulldog named Tupelo made it safely back home to his family thanks to a team of first responders as well as members of the nearby community. Police officers in Estherville, Iowa, responded to a call about a family's lost dog at 3:10 a.m. Monday morning, according to the Estherville Police Department. The dog owner told dispatchers she could hear her pet barking in the ravine located behind another person's home in the area.
ESTHERVILLE, IA
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CEYLON MAN FACING CHARGES AFTER SLEEPY EYE CRASH

A Ceylon man faces several charges after he was involved in a crash in Sleepy Eye Friday. Kenneth Sanz faces two gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI charges and misdemeanor proof of insurance and open bottle charges. Authorities say they had received a report of a small black car in the ditch near the Sleepy Eye Golf Club. A couple of minutes later, a crash occurred. Authorities say Sanz rear-ended a vehicle, then tried to back up and hit a semi. Police say they found a half-empty vodka bottle in the car and there was no insurance on the car. Sanz admitted to having four vodka drinks and a preliminary breath test registered a point-248 alcohol content. Sanz was arrested for DUI. He was taken to detox in new Ulm with no hold on him. He is set to appear in court July 19 at 8:30 am.
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Humboldt Man Ejected From Motorcycle in Spencer Crash

Spencer, IA (KICD)– A Humboldt man was hurt after being ejected from his motorcycle Monday evening on the south side of Spencer. A crash report from the Spencer Police Department says 57-year-old Kip Ireland was westbound in the 200 block of 11th Street Southeast around 7:45 when he apparently hit a bump in the road causing him to be thrown from the motorcycle hitting his head an briefly losing consciousness.
SPENCER, IA
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Northwest Iowa family gets their dog back after he gets stuck in drain pipe

ESTHERVILLE, Iowa (KTIV) - For many, pets are considered to be part of the family. And an Estherville, Iowa family is glad to have their family back to full strength. As part of a nightly routine, Taylor Nissen let her dog, Tupelo, go outside so he could go to the bathroom. But one particular evening, he didn’t come back and Taylor got worried. She paced around, and looked for him, and eventually woke up her grandma to help in the search.
ESTHERVILLE, IA
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Spencer man jailed for 2020 pickup theft

SPENCER—A 34-year-old Spencer man was arrested about noon Wednesday, June 22, on an O’Brien County warrant on a charge of first-degree theft. The arrest of Jordan Richard Walbaum stemmed from a Dec. 21, 2020, report of the theft of a white 2014 Ford F-150 pickup from Waddell Heating & Air Conditioning in Hartley, according to the Hartley Police Department.
SPENCER, IA
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Gary Meier, 80

Gary Meier, age 80, of Lakefield, Minnesota passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Society in Windom, Minnesota. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 15, 2022, at Hegre Cemetery in Madison, Minnesota with Pastor Kendall Stelter officiating. Condolences may be...
LAKEFIELD, MN
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Newly Remodeled Pool At Beddell Family YMCA Reopens

Spirit Lake, IA (KICD)– The newly redone pool area at the Bedell Family YMCA is making its debut this week. The upgrade is part of the Igniting a Healthy Legacy campaign, which aims to enhance programs and facilities to give community members the best experience. Like many other recent...
SPIRIT LAKE, IA
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Emerald Ash Borer found in Fairmont

FAIRMONT, Minn. (KEYC) - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed an emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation in the City of Fairmont. The city identified ash trees on the Heritage Acres site off Lake Avenue that appeared to be dead or dying. After an investigation, it was apparent that...
FAIRMONT, MN
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James “Jim” Johannsen, 91, of Spencer Formerly of Sutherland

Memorial services for 91-year-old James “Jim” Johannsen of Spencer, formerly of Sutherland, will be Saturday, July 2nd, at 10 a.m. at Church of Christ in Sutherland with burial at Waterman Cemetery. Warner Funeral Home in Sutherland is in charge of the arrangements.
SPENCER, IA
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Offer Made on Milford Airport, City Approves Usage Study

Milford, IA (KICD) — The non-profit Spirit of Okoboji has made an official offer to purchase the ground where the Milford Airport sits. Attorney Barry Sackett chairs the Okoboji Airport Foundation and tells KICD News the offer is for one million dollars. Milford City Attorney Dave Stein is currently reviewing the offer, with the city council expected to review it at their next regular meeting on July 25h.
MILFORD, IA
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Open Enrollment Change a Concern For Spencer School District

Spencer, IA (KICD) — The biggest concern administrators in the Spencer School District addressed at their meeting on Tuesday was the new rule for open enrollment removing the deadline. With no deadline students would be able to change schools at any time in the year, creating potential for budgeting...
SPENCER, IA
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