Pipeline Construction Halted Through Wildlife Area

May 28, 2016

State and federal officials are blocking any work on the Bakken oil pipeline in an area of Lyon County that is said to contain Native American burial grounds.

RAICES Donates Funds From Fiesta Latina

May 27, 2016

Buena Vista Uniersity RAICES has donated funds to local nonprofits.

Man Wanted By California Found in Storm Lake

May 27, 2016

Thursday afternoon, the Storm Lake Police Department arrested a fugitive wanted out of California and being sought for over four months.

Parkhurst Sentenced

May 27, 2016

A Storm Lake man… arrested in March after police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation… has received a deferred judgment.

Cherokee Woman Injured

May 27, 2016

A Cherokee woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover accident on Wednesday.

Ida Grove To Get Derelict Building Funds

May 27, 2016

The DNR Derelict Building Grant Program will award grants to 15 small, rural Iowa communities, including Ida Grove, to help deconstruct or renovate abandoned structures, remove asbestos and limit construction and demolition materials going to the landfill.

Memorial Day Service

May 26, 2016

A Memorial Day Service will be held at 10am Monday in the courthouse square in Storm Lake.

Portions of King’s Pointe Outdoor Waterpark Temporarily Closed

May 26, 2016

Due to unfortunate and unforeseen complications, the King’s Pointe Outdoor Waterpark deep end, lap lanes and kiddie fort will be temporarily closed due to a significant leak in the deep end pool.

Area Rainfall

May 26, 2016

for the 24 hours ending at 7am. Storm Lake .22 Carroll .26 Cherokee .28 Emmetsburg .50 Estherville .79 Fort Dodge .66 Pocahontas .39 Rockwell City .79 Sibley .66 Sioux City .37 Spencer .30

Severe Weather Hits Northwest Iowa

May 26, 2016

A tornado is being blamed for a train derailment in western Iowa early Thursday morning.

Good Samaritan Spots Car Fire

May 26, 2016

The Storm Lake Fire Department was called shortly after 4:00 Wednesday afternoon to a vehicle on fire in the 700 block of Geisinger Road… but the fire was already out thanks to an alert motorist.

Sudbeck Murder Appeal Denied

May 26, 2016

The Iowa Court of Appeals has ruled against a new trial for an Estherville man convicted of murder.

Spectacular Button Winner

May 26, 2016

Storm Lake Elementary Kindergarten student Jairo Zavala drew the winning 2016 Star Spangled Spectacular Button Contest design contest.

SL Police Officers Commended

May 26, 2016

Storm Lake Assistant Police Chief Todd Erskine and Detective Randy Weflen were issued Letters of Commendation Wednesday for their leadership in a nine month, multi jurisdictional burglary investigation that cleared over twenty burglaries or attempted burglaries to

New Sac County Police Dog

May 26, 2016

The Sac County Sheriff’s Office has added an additional K-9 team to patrol.