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Little Rock Man Arrested On Warrant Faces Multiple Other Charges

A Little Rock man was arrested Monday on a warrant and drug charges. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office says 41-year-old Anton Alsip was wanted out of Lyon county for a probation violation. Bond on the warrant was set at $5,000. Alsip was additionally charged with possession of a controlled...

Sheffield man injured in motorcycle crash near Boyden

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motorcycle accident that occurred on Highway 18, four miles east of Boyden, early Sunday morning. The Sheriff's office says that shortly after 6am, 41 year old Matthew Lane of Sheffield, IA, was driving a 2017 Harley-Davidson motorcycle eastbound on Highway 18 when he lost control of the vehicle and was ejected from it.

Little Rock Man Arrested On Warrant, Plus Felony, Misdemeanor Drug Charges

UPDATE: Little Rock, Iowa — We now have more information on the arrest of a Little Rock man on drug charges. According to a criminal complaint filed by Lyon County authorities with the Lyon County Clerk of Court’s office, 41-year-old Anton Alsip of Little Rock was stopped on Monday evening, August 8th. It says he was taken into custody on an active warrant for his arrest. During a search of his person, Alsip was found to have a “dime baggie” in his right pants pocket. The deputy writing the report indicates that inside the dime baggie was a crystalline rock and residue consistent with that of methamphetamine. The deputy says the substance field tested positive for methamphetamine. He says Alsip also was found to be in possession of a pipe with burnt residue consistent with that used to smoke methamphetamine, and in his sweatshirt pocket was a case containing a dugout with a green leafy substance consistent with that of marijuana along with a pipe with burnt residue consistent with that of burnt marijuana. The green leafy substance field tested positive for marijuana. Alsip has at least four previous convictions (two in Lyon County and two in Osceola County), making the meth charge a felony.

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.

One hurt in Harley-car crash by Hospers

HOSPERS—One person was injured in a car-motorcycle collision about 5:40 p.m. Friday, July 29, at the intersection of 400th Street and Hospers Drive South in Hospers. Twenty-one-year-old Logan Craig Koedam of Ireton was driving a 2009 Harley-Davidson motorcycle north on Hospers Drive when 16-year-old Edilma Lopez-Morales of Sioux Center pulled out from 400th Street and his 2013 Hyundai collided with the motorcycle in the intersection, according to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.

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.

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.

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...

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...

South Shore Drive resident wins 'Yard of the Week' honor

The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce through the Community Image Committee is sponsoring the “Flower Power – Yard of the Week.” This week’s winner is Lezlie Jones, 1337 S. Shore Drive. Anyone is eligible to nominate a residence as a candidate for the “Flower Power –...

Reptostyle offers unique pets for sale

SHELDON—A downtown Sheldon business is wrangling reptiles for pet owners everywhere. John Daniels opened Reptostyle Scales N Tails on 205 Ninth St. in February, wanting to fill a void in local reptile resources. “I felt like there was a niche that needed to be filled,” Daniels said. “To get...

Sheldon Officers, Love, INC Help Families Through Shop With A Cop

Sheldon, Iowa — It’s a way to help out families in the school district, plus it’s a chance for public relations for the police department. That describes Sheldon’s Shop With A Cop program. The shopping is done at back-to-school time, says Sheldon Police Chief Scott Burtch.

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.

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.