Milford, IA

One Killed and Another Injured in Crash Near Primghar

Primghar, IA (KICD)– One person was killed and another injured in a weekend crash just outside of Primghar. The Iowa State Patrol and O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office were called to the intersection of Taft Avenue and 390th Street, about three miles east of town, just before two o’clock Saturday afternoon.
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Storm Lake Man Dies In Saturday O’Brien County Crash

Primghar, Iowa — A 66-year-old Storm Lake man is dead as the result of a two-vehicle crash east of Primghar Saturday afternoon. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the mishap occurred shortly before 2:00 Saturday afternoon, when a 2000 Chevrolet pickup, driven by 56-year-old Laurie Ann Banks of Sutherland, was northbound on Taft Avenue and allegedly failed to stop for the stop sign at 390th Street. Banks’ vehicle struck the driver’s side of a westbound 2020 Ford Escape, driven by 66-year-old Mark Stanley Kirkholm of Storm Lake. Troopers say Kirkholm’s Ford entered the ditch, rolling at least once, partially ejecting him from the vehicle. Troopers report he was not wearing a seatbelt.

Jeanne Olhausen, 92, of Hartley

A Memorial Service for 92-year-old Jeanne Olhausen of Hartley will be held Thursday, August 11th at 2 PM at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hartley. Visitation will be at the church, one hour prior to the service. Hartley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Spencer Library Unveils New Mural To Wrap Up Summer Reading Program

Spencer, IA (KICD)– A new mural was unveiled at the Spencer Public Library on Saturday to help mark the end of the Summer Reading Program. The work by local favorite Chad Elliott entitled “Prairie Song” was made possible by a grant from the American Library Association and will be displayed above the library’s fireplace in the near future. Elliott tells KICD News the piece has been in the works for more than six months helps take him back to the early days of his career.

Linda Zech, 67, of Rock Rapids Formerly of Spencer

Graveside services for 67-year-old Linda Zech of Rock Rapids, formerly of Spencer, will be Wednesday, August 10th, at 10:30 a.m. at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Visitation will will be Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of the arrangements.

Storm Lake man dies after O'Brien Co. crash

PRIMGHAR, Iowa — A Storm Lake man is dead after a two-vehicle crash east of Primghar, Iowa on Saturday afternoon, August 6th. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident happened around 2:00 p.m. Saturday. Investigators say a pickup, driven by 56-year-old Laurie Ann Banks of Sutherland, Iowa, was going...
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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.

1 dead in NW Iowa crash, Saturday, 1 injured

(Primghar, Iowa) – One person died and another was injured Saturday afternoon, during a collision between a full-size pickup truck and an SUV. The crash happened east of Primghar, in O’Brien County, at around 2-p.m. The Iowa State Patrol reports 66-year-old Mark Stanley Kirkholm, of Storm Lake, died at the scene of the crash at the intersection of County Roads L-54 and B-40.

Ladies Night Returns

Oak Hill Outdoor hosting wine and food pairing event. After a brief summer break, Ladies Night is back at Oak Hill Outdoor. The popular monthly event took July off, but returns with a Wine and Food Pairing event scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 in Milford. Tickets are $60...

Daily Recipes

The Spencer Radio Group is excited to announce we’ll once again be handing out daily recipes during this year’s Clay County Fair!!. Our theme this year is “Crock-Pot Recipes!” Do you have a special recipe you love to make in your crock-pot? Send it to us, if we select your recipe to hand out at this year’s fair, we’ll give you a pair of gate-admission passes to the fair!

Teen dies after northwest Iowa scooter crash

O’BRIEN COUNTY, Iowa — A 15-year-old died Wednesday after his scooter hit a car in northwest Iowa. It happened just north of Sheldon around 12:32 p.m., according to a crash report from the Iowa State Patrol. The teen was operating a Honda NPS50 scooter when he drove it into the intersection of Highway 60 and 280th Street. The report said the scooter struck a southbound Hyundai Elantra driven by 71-year-old Bonnie Allison of Spencer.

Martha Wood, 94, of Fairmont, formerly of Emmetsburg

Services for 94-year-old Martha Wood of Fairmont, formerly of Emmetsburg, will be Tuesday, August 9th, at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Church in Emmetsburg with burial at Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9:00 to 10:30 at the church. Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of the arrangements.