Spencer Police Look For Stolen Car

January 28, 2016

Spencer police are seeking the public’s assistance as they look for a stolen vehicle.

Pork Producers ‘Cautiously Optimistic’

January 28, 2016

Hog farmers are concerned about over-expansion, but an industry leader says he hopes it can be avoided.

Iowa Holdout On Pipeline Approval

January 28, 2016

Officials with the Dakota Access Pipeline are working to secure the needed easements in preparation for construction of the 11-hundred-plus-mile crude oil pipeline.

Home Base Iowa Ceremony

January 28, 2016

A ceremony for Buena Vista County becoming a “Home Base Community” was held Thursday morning.

No One Injured In Spencer Fire

January 27, 2016

No injuries were reported in a house fire early Tuesday in Spencer.

Federal Money For Clean Water, Flood Control

January 27, 2016

The $97 million grant announced Friday for Iowa from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will go toward flood reduction, but it will also be used for water quality improvement.

Nitrite Reduction Plan Presented

January 27, 2016

A rural Storm Lake resident has a plan he hopes will help reduce nitrates in Buena Vista County drainage ditches.

Storm Lake 7th Grader Wins State Essay Contest

January 27, 2016

A Storm Lake Middle School student is the statewide winner of the “If I Were Mayor” essay contest, sponsored by the Iowa League of Cities. 

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges

January 27, 2016

A traffic stop by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office leads to the arrest of a Sheldon man on narcotic and traffic charges.

Police Blotter

January 27, 2016

On the morning of Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at approximately 10:14am, the Storm Lake Police

Cost of Production Not Sustainable

January 27, 2016

There’s agreement in the ag industry that the current cost of crop production is not sustainable if low markets continue and there are concerns that some farmers won’t be able to weather the storm.

Pork Congress Wednesday & Thursday

January 26, 2016

The Iowa Pork Producers Association says there are eleven new seminars at the 2016 Iowa Pork Congress in Des Moines this week.

Winds Add To Snowy Road Problems

January 26, 2016

Buena Vista County Engineer Bret Wilkinson says the snow, combined with strong winds, presented a challenge Monday for road crews.

Wanted Woman Charged

January 26, 2016

An arrest was made after a wanted person was located by the Storm Lake Police Station Monday morning.

Four Sentenced On Meth Convictions

January 26, 2016

The final four people involved in a methamphetamine conspiracy in northwest Iowa have been sentenced in US District Court.