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Teen Passenger Dies After Accident In Side-By-Side UTV Owned By Orange City Man

Spirit Lake, Iowa– One teen was killed and one was injured after a side-by-side UTV accident near Spirit Lake on Sunday, August 7, 2022. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 2:30 p.m., a 14-year-old was driving a 2012 Polaris Ranger 800 side-by-side, owned by Scott Groeneweg of Orange City, southbound on Basswood Lane in East Oaks North (that’s between Camp Foster and The Narrows on the east side of East Lake Okoboji), or about 3.3 miles up into East Lake from the East/West crossover.

Teen Dies From Injuries in Dickinson County UTV Crash

Spirit Lake, IA (KICD)– A teenager has died from injuries sustained in a weekend UTV crash in Dickinson County. Emergency crews were called to Basswood Lane in rural Spirit Lake around 2:30 Sunday afternoon where an investigation revealed the UTV’s 14-year-old driver lost control causing the vehicle to roll onto its side and hit a tree.

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...

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.

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'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...

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...

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.

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...

Teen dies after UTV accident in Spirit Lake

DICKINSON COUNTY, Iowa — One teenager has been hurt and another killed, after a UTV accident over the weekend in Spirit Lake, Iowa. According to a release by the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office, a 14-year-old was driving a Polaris Ranger in rural Spirit Lake when they lost control, rolled and struck a tree on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 7th.

A Taste of Storm Lake Returns

A Taste of Storm Lake is getting underway this week. The weekly end of summer/early fall event features non-profits and other organizations around Storm Lake serving a meal as a fundraiser. The events are being held at the Chautauqua Park Shelter House on Thursdays in August and September. The meals will be served from 4:30 to 7:30pm, unless otherwise noted.
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WATCH NOW: Virus causes carp kill in Storm Lake

Dead carp line the northwest shore of Storm Lake near Frank Starr Park Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. A virus is causing common carp to die in the lake and wash up on shore. The fish kill was first noticed in late July.

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.

Storm Lake Man Dies In 2-Vehicle Crash

(Primghar, IA) – A Storm Lake man is dead following a two-vehicle crash near Primghar in northwestern Iowa. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 56-year-old Laurie Ann Banks of Sutherland ran a stop sign Saturday at a rural intersection east of Primghar and struck a car driven by 66-year-old Mark Stanley Kirkholm of Storm Lake. Kirkholm was partially ejected and died at the scene.