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Sioux City Journal

Teen dies in UTV crash in Spirit Lake

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — A 15-year-old died Sunday in a utility vehicle crash in rural Spirit Lake. The crash occurred at about 2:28 p.m. in the East Lakes North neighborhood. The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office said a 14-year-old lost control while driving a Polaris Ranger 800 owned by Scott Groeneweg, of Orange City, Iowa, south on Basswood Lane. The UTV rolled onto its side and struck a tree. The driver and a 15-year-old passenger both were ejected from the vehicle.
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Trial Date Delayed For One of Two Suspects in Estherville Murder Case

Estherville, IA (KICD)– The first degree murder trial date for one of two people charged in a 2021 Estherville murder case has been pushed back. 19-year-old Connor Uhde was scheduled to go in front of a jury later this month but online court records show that date has now been pushed back to October making him the second person to go to trial in the case.
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DrugCharges Filed Following Emmet County Traffic Stop

Estherville, IA (KICD)– Drug charges have been filed against an Estherville teen following a late July traffic stop in rural Emmet County. Sheriff Mike Martens tells us a deputy initiated the stop on Highway 9 just outside of town shortly after two o’clock on the morning of July 30th where an investigation determined 18-year-old Cristian Lopez-Bartolon was allegedly in possession of an illegal substance.
Lakefield Standard

Sheriff’s report 8-11-22

A deputy responded to a report of someone receiving threats in Jackson. A deputy conducted a traffic stop on I-90 near Lakefield. As a result, the driver was issued a citation for speed — 92 miles per hour in a 70-mph zone. A deputy responded to a report of...
Jackson County Pilot

Special in-city deer hunt a go

The city of Jackson’s special deer hunt is on. That’s the word from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, as relayed to members of the Jackson City Council during their meeting last week. T...

Okoboji Council Discusses Current Projects and Issues

Okoboji, IA (KICD) — What might have been the big news from a typical Okoboji city council meeting received scant attention Tuesday night. The ordinance to amend the zoning code to require approval to establish RV campgrounds passed on all three readings without discussion. A larger story came as...

Iowa DNR Treating More Sites of Invasive Plant In Lakes Area

Okoboji, IA (KICD) — Last week KICD reported on the discovery, and rapid Department of Natural Resources response, of Eurasian watermilfoil in Lost Island Lake. The plant has now been discovered in both Lower and Upper Gar, East Okoboji and Minnewashta Lakes. Fishery biologist Mike Hawkins says frequent surveys...

Muniz Named ILCC Women’s Wrestling Coach

Estherville, IA (KICD)–The Iowa Lakes Community College Athletics Department has added a women’s wrestling program. Now the program has it’s first head coach. Pending Board approval, Corey Muniz will lead the new program as the search begins for qualified female wrestlers. Muniz is looking forward to working...
Jackson County Pilot

Local churches team up to host joint VBS

Three local Lutheran churches are teaming up to host a joint vacation Bible school next week. Belmont Lutheran Church of rural Jackson and Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and Salem Lutheran Church of Jackson host an “Anchored in Hope”-themed VBS program Aug. 15-18 at Salem Lutheran Church in Jackson. The VBS program is open to all students ages 4 to those entering fifth grade this fall. Preschoolers will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. daily; those entering first through fifth grades will meet from 12:30 to 5 p.m.