BVU New Academic Affairs VP/Dean of Faculty

January 07, 2016

Buena Vista University has selected Dr. Jim Salvucci as its vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty. He will carry the faculty rank of professor of English and will assume his new responsibilities this

2nd Reading Of Sewer Rate Increase Passed

January 07, 2016

The second reading of a proposed three-percent hike in sewer rates was approved this week by the Storm Lake city council.

Arrest After Traffic Stop

January 07, 2016

A Storm Lake man was taken into custody after his vehicle was stopped Monday afternoon in the 700 block of Lake Avenue for a traffic offense.

Wanted Person Found Passed Out

January 07, 2016

A wanted person was arrested after he passed out in the dressing room of a clothing store in downtown Storm Lake at around 11:30am on Saturday.

Lewis Sentenced

January 07, 2016

A Marcus man… arrested in connection with an incident at a Cleghorn residence in October… has been sentenced to prison.

Arson Arrest In Spencer Fire

January 07, 2016

Investigators say a fire that heavily damaged a house earlier this week in Spencer was intentionally set and that charges have been filed against a woman.  

Ted Cruz In Storm Lake

January 07, 2016

There was a standing room only crowd Wednesday evening for Ted Cruz’s bus tour campaign stop at King’s Pointe in Storm Lake.

Pork Outlook Not Optimistic

January 06, 2016

It looks like another year of tight margins for pork producers according to Purdue University Extension economist Chris Hurt.

Mom Charged With Leaving Kids In Car

January 06, 2016

A Storm Lake woman was charged with child endangerment after police Tuesday evening investigated children left unattended in a vehicle at Hy-Vee.

Corn Theft Arrest

January 06, 2016

A theft of corn in Wright County lands a Pocahontas man in jail.

Burglary Arrest

January 06, 2016

A burglary at a hog site in rural Pocahontas County results in charges filed on a Havelock man.

Injuries In Spencer Crash

January 06, 2016

A two-vehicle collision Monday afternoon at the corner of Fourth Street and Grand Avenue in Spencer sent a couple of people to the hospital.

Branstad, Vilsack Tout Water Quality Initiative

January 06, 2016

Republican Governor Terry Branstad and former Democratic Governor Tom Vilsack — the U.S. Ag Secretary — joined forces Tuesday to tout a plan that would extend the one-cent sales tax that’s currently spent on school infrastructure projects

Police Blotter

January 05, 2016

On the morning of Monday, January 4, 2016, the Storm Lake Police Department took a report of a

“You Matters” Presentation Tuesday Evening

January 05, 2016

As parents, as students, and as educators, we can leverage two words – “You Matter” – to change learning, change lives, and change our culture.