Area Rainfall

March 30, 2016

for the 24 hours ending at 7am Wednesday.

Spoil Site Project Approved

March 30, 2016

The Lake Improvement Commission has approved moving forward with a repair and improvement project at the dredge spoil site.

Child Abuse Prevention Month

March 30, 2016

The Buena Vista County Supervisors Tuesday declared April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Fire Departments Awarded Funds

March 30, 2016

Six area fire departments each received donations to help support efforts to provide efficient and effective emergency response to local communities.

St. Mary’s Geography Bee Champion

March 30, 2016

Storm Lake St. Mary’s School fifth grade student Lidya Tadesse is the school Geography Bee champion for the 2015-16 school year.

Highway 7 Improvements Detailed

March 29, 2016

Work is expected to begin in early June on a 10.7-million dollar project to improve highway seven from Storm Lake to the highway three intersection in Cherokee County.

City Continues To Investigate Lake Spills

March 29, 2016

Investigation continues into the cause of a series of spills from the dredge on Storm Lake.

St. Marys Speech Students To State

March 29, 2016

Storm Lake Saint Mary’s High School Speech Program ended the season strong with two all-state nominations.

Highway 196 Detour Begins Next Week

March 29, 2016

The reconstruction of Iowa Highway 196 in Sac County requires closing the roadway and detouring traffic beginning at 9:00 a.m. next Monday (April 4th) until Monday, May 9th, weather permitting.

Farmers’ Confidence Drops

March 29, 2016

A survey indicates that farmers feel more pessimistic about their industry than ever before.

Neunaber Sentenced To 60 Years

March 29, 2016

The Akron man who admitted to killing his mother was sentenced Monday in Plymouth County District Court. Fifty-four-year-old Jonathan Neunaber received 60 years in prison for the killing of his mother Esther in June of 2014. Neunaber

Burglary, Willful Injury, Assault Filed Against SL Man

March 28, 2016

Storm Lake police made two arrests early Saturday morning after being dispatched to 429 Hudson Street to investigate an assault.

Arrest After Hit-and-Run

March 28, 2016

A Storm Lake man was charged after a hit-and-run accident Saturday evening in the 700-block of Ontario Street.

Police Blotter

March 28, 2016

On the afternoon of Friday, March 25, 2016, at approximately 3:56pm, the Storm Lake Police

DNR Investigates Lake Spill

March 28, 2016

Water testing found that a small amount of industrial cleaner that reached a storm sewer had little if any negative impact on Storm Lake.