Alta Receives Wellmark Foundation Grant

May 06, 2016

The Wellmark Foundation recently announced 13 recipients of its 2016 Healthy Communities small grant program… including a grant to Alta.

Trujillo Sentenced

May 06, 2016

A Laurens woman… arrested last December for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend… has been sentenced on a reduced charge.

Wanted Man Found At BVRMC ER

May 06, 2016

A man wanted by Storm Lake police was taken into custody after an incident at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center emergency room Thursday evening.

Police Blotter

May 06, 2016

On the evening of Thursday, May 5, 2016 at approximately 11:52pm, the Storm Lake Fire Department

St. Mary’s Students Help Beautify Storm Lake

May 06, 2016

Storm Lake Saint Mary’s students were enjoying Thursday’s beautiful weather and helping to make the City Beautiful more beautiful.

Many Area Farm Fields Flooded

May 06, 2016

More than half of the state’s corn crop has been planted, but some Iowa farmers are waiting to see if they’ll be forced to do some replanting.

Ft. Dodge Honor Flight To Washington DC

May 06, 2016

The latest Iowa Honor Flight for veterans will fly out of Fort Dodge on Saturday morning.

Contraband In Jail Charges Filed

May 06, 2016

Two inmates at the Cherokee County Jail were arrested after the sheriff’s office investigated a report from jailers that two inmates were sharing prescription medication.

BV Deputies Using Body Cameras

May 06, 2016

Body cams have been in use by the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office the past two weeks, and are working well.

Tree-Planting May 14 at SL Cemetery

May 06, 2016

The Storm Lake Cemetery Board is planning a tree-planting event on Saturday, May 14th.

Sexual Abuse Arrest

May 05, 2016

A Storm Lake man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after police investigated a report of an alleged sexual abuse to a young child.

Zebra Mussels Found In Two More Lakes

May 05, 2016

Invasive zebra mussels are confirmed in two more Iowa lakes and state Department of Natural Resources officials are urging Iowa boaters to take precautions to prevent further spread.

Bird Flu Detected In SW Missouri

May 05, 2016

A commercial turkey flock in southwest Missouri has been depopulated after a low-path strain of Avian Influenza was discovered through testing.

15,000 Gallons Of Wastewater Into West Okoboji Lake

May 05, 2016

The Great Lakes Sanitary Sewer District discovered a wastewater discharge Wednesday morning following an electrical failure at a pumping station in Spirit Lake.

BVU 125th Anniversary

May 05, 2016

This year marks Buena Vista University’s 125th anniversary… and a community birthday celebration was held Wednesday afternoon on the lawn above the Harold Walter Siebens Forum on the BVU campus.