Cement Spill Leads to Temporary Closure of Portion of Highway 71 in Clay County
(Greenville)–A cement spill led to traffic being disrupted for a time Wednesday on a stretch of Highway 71 between 460th Street and 480th Street near Greenville. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says a cement truck accidentally lost some of its load late Wednesday morning. Both lanes of the highway were reportedly covered in wet cement for about three-quarters-of-a-mile.
Truck Accidentally Spills Wet Cement on Highway 71 South of Spencer
Some traffic disruptions are being reported on a stretch of Highway 71 between 460th Street and 480th Street in Clay county, south of Spencer. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office says a cement truck accidentally lost some of it’s load late this (Wed) morning. Both lanes of the highway were reportedly covered in wet cement for about three quarters of-a-mile.
City of Spencer Planning Initial Mosquito Sprayings to End Week
Spencer, IA (KICD)– The City of Spencer is planning its initial mosquito spraying for the year to end the week. Public Works Director Mark White tells KICD News the spraying schedule is very dependent on weather conditions. White says the product use for mosquito control can cause some issues...
Terry Nissen, 65, of Spencer
Memorial services for 65-year-old Terry Nissen of Spencer will be Friday, June 2nd, at 2 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer with a private burial taking place at a later date. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Warner Funeral Home in Spencer...
Update: Highway 71 Around Goat Hill Reopened Following Cement Spill
Greenville, IA (KICD)– A section of Highway 71 south of Spencer has after being shut down due to a spill late Wednesday morning. A two mile stretch of road from 460th to 480th Streets, also known as the Goat Hill area, was closed for about an hour as crews worked to cleanup cement that had been spilled onto the highway causing delays in the area.
Farm to Fork Fundraiser Returning to Clay County Fair and Events Center
Spencer, IA (KICD)– The Clay County Fair and Events Center is going back to our agricultural roots this weekend with the return of the Farm to Fork Fundraiser. Partnerships Director Jason Brockshus tells KICD News all of the funds raised on Saturday will go to the Clay County Fair Charitable Trust.
Friday, May 19 At 8:06 PM, a deputy with the Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office observed Curtis Rogers Bahr (63) of Graettinger, walking in Graettinger. The deputy tried to make contact with Bahr as …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. To continue reading, you will...
Lakeside Lab Offering Seminar Series, Wild Wednesdays
(Wahpeton)—A variety of environmental science topics are the subject of the Friends Science Seminar Series at Iowa Lakeside Lab in Wahpeton. Lakeside Lab Executive Director Mary Skopec says the seminars are held each Tuesday at 7 pm during the summer. Skopec says several other free activities will take place...
City of Spencer Extends Application Deadline for Fire Chief Position
Spencer, IA (KICD)– It will take a little longer to find a new fire chief in Spencer than originally anticipated. Although a lot of resumes came in during the initial period, two of the four top candidates withdrew their applications before final interviews were conducted. City Human Resources Director...
Southwest Iowa Man Charged After Fleeing Crash Scene
Okoboji, IA (KICD)– A Southwest Iowa man has been charged after fleeing the scene of a crash in the Iowa Great Lakes Area. Online court records 71-year-old Charles Sandvold of Soldier was taken into custody on Monday after allegedly leaving the scene of a collision with another vehicle at the intersection of Highway 71 and Stakeout Road in Okoboji.
Spencer Girls Fall in State Quarter-Finals
Des Moines, Ia (KICD) – The Spencer Tiger Girls Soccer team ran in to North Scott for the Class 2A State Quarter-Final Tournament. North Scott got off to a good start in the contest, controlling the possession for the first 10+ minutes of play. Lancer Forward Reese Hilsenbeck was able to get behind the back line with 35:09 on the clock and caught Spencer Goalie Aubrie Stell in a tough spot, scoring the goal and putting North Scott up 1-0.
Spencer Schools Recognize Retirees and Years of Service to Close Out Academic Year
Spencer, IA (KICD)– The final bell of the academic year rang Wednesday afternoon for Spencer Community Schools with staff gathering to recognize colleagues for years of service and those entering into retirement. Superintendent Terry Hemann tells KICD News the leadership seen through all of the staff withing Spencer Schools...
Clay County Accident
Spencer, IA (KICD) — A Greenville woman was injured after the bike she was riding was struck by a car. The Clay County Sheriffs Office released details on the August 15th accident, in the 2000 mile of 440th Street. 59-yr old Mary Fairchild was riding a Trek bicycle east, and was then struck by a 2017 Cadillac CTS, driven by 42-yr old Lisa Krieger of Rossie.
Spencer Tigers girls soccer season ends in state quarterfinal
SIOUX CITY, IOWA (KCAU) – The Spencer Tigers fell to #3 North Scott 3-0 in the IGHSAU State Tournament quarterfinals. Spencer ends its season with a fifth consecutive trip to the state tournament. The Tigers complete the year with a 15-4 record.
Judy M. (Church) Gilman, 82, of Spencer
A memorial service for 82-year-old Judy M. (Church) Gilman of Spencer will be Friday, June 2nd at 11am at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne, MN. A Celebration of Life gathering will also be held Saturday, June 3rd from 4-6pm at Judy’s home in Spencer. The Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne is in charge of arrangements.
High-Speed Chase Ends In Peterson With Arrest
Peterson, Iowa — A high-speed chase ended just a few miles east of our area on Sunday night and resulted in multiple charges for a Holstein man. Clay County Sheriff’s officials tell us that officers attempted to stop a car driven by 28-year-old Wesley Euchner in the 48-hundred mile of 125th Avenue, about two and a quarter miles north of Peterson. That’s about seven and a half miles east of Sutherland. The vehicle was allegedly going 69 miles per hour in a 55 zone. Officials tell us the vehicle continued to accelerate and reached speeds over 110 miles per hour.
One in custody after child abduction on Spirit Lake Reservation
SPIRIT LAKE RESERVATION, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Authorities say one person is in custody after a child abduction on the Spirit Lake Reservation. Local and federal law enforcement officers were looking for a 2006 Chevy Uplander in connection to the incident, Monday night. They say the vehicle has since...
Holstein Man Charged Following Clay County Pursuit
Peterson, IA (KICD)–A Holstein man is facing a number of charges after allegedly fleeing from Clay County law enforcement over the weekend. A Deputy with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was reportedly running radar near Peterson around 10:30 Sunday night when a traffic stop was initiated on a speeding vehicle. Instead of pulling over, the driver is said to have continued to increase velocity reaching speeds in excess of 110 mph during a pursuit that was ended at the Peterson city limits.
Future of Historic Terril Building Up For Discussion
Terril, IA (KICD)– The City of Terril hopes someone will come forward to give a historic downtown building some T.L.C. Mayor Julie Thiesen says the ornate structure at Main and State has set empty for too long. Thiesen says the city will donate the building to someone who promises...
The top 10 places people in Cherokee County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Cherokee County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
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