Area Rainfall

April 19, 2016

for 24 hours ending at 7am Tuesday.

Annexation Request Approved

April 19, 2016

No objections were raised during a public hearing Monday afternoon for annexation of about 35 acres of land into the Storm Lake city limits.

Spencer Drug Arrest

April 19, 2016

A search warrant executed Monday on a residence in Spencer turned up 6.7 pounds of marijuana, three firearms, and a large amount of cash.

Police Blotter

April 18, 2016

On the evening of Sunday, April 17, 2016, at approximately 10:35pm, the Storm Lake Fire Department

SL Walleye Gillnetting Completed

April 18, 2016

Walleye gillnetting on Storm Lake was completed last week… and DNR fisheries biologist Ben Wallace says a record was set.

St. Mary’s Food Project: “Then Feed Just One”

April 18, 2016

On Wednesday, Saint Mary’s School will hold its seventh annual food packing event to help provide nourishing meals for starving children in Honduras in cooperation with the Then Feed Just One organization of LeMars.

Spencer Motorcycle Fatality

April 18, 2016

A Spencer man was killed shortly before noon Sunday when a car collided with his motorcycle.

SL City Council Agenda

April 18, 2016

The Storm Lake city council Monday afternoon will hold a public hearing on annexation of property into the city south of West Lake Estates.

BV 4-H Lock In Future

April 15, 2016

The Buena Vista County 4-H Program encouraged youth to “Lock In their 4-H Future” at an overnight leadership event April 1st and 2nd at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake.

Police Blotter

April 15, 2016

The Storm Lake Police Department has an arrest in connection with a series of thefts in the form

Cherokee Man Wins 2nd $30K Lottery Prize

April 15, 2016

Nearly one month after claiming his first 30-thousand dollar lottery prize, Clark Voge of Cherokee claimed a second 30-thousand dollar prize this week.

SL St. Mary’s 6th Grade Honor Choir

April 15, 2016

Six Storm Lake St. Mary’s sixth graders will participate in the Northwest Iowa ICDA 5-6 Honor Choir Tuesday, April 19 at LeMars Community High School.

N-F FFA Students Going To State Next Week

April 15, 2016

Several Newell-Fonda High School students will be in Ames next week, attending the State FFA Leadership Conference.

DNR Gillnetting Underway On Area Lakes

April 15, 2016

The late night, week-long annual walleye collection is underway at Storm Lake, Rathbun Lake, Clear Lake ,and the Iowa Great Lakes.

MidAmerican Energy Announces Wind Project

April 15, 2016

MidAmerican Energy Thursday announced plans for a three-point-six billion dollar wind energy project.