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.

SLPD Investigate Domestic Assault

January 05, 2016

A Storm Lake man was arrested after Storm Lake Police were dispatched to 717 Otsego Street just after 10pm on Sunday in reference to a domestic assault.

Assault Charge Filed

January 05, 2016

A Storm Lake man was arrested on an assault charge after Storm Lake Police were dispatched to 914 East Milwaukee Avenue just after 11pm last Thursday night.

Johnson Pleads Not Guilty

January 05, 2016

A Spirit Lake man… arrested in November on numerous theft and burglary charges… has entered a not guilty plea.

Stabbing Investigation

January 04, 2016

A possible stabbing is being investigated by the Storm Lake Police Department. Police were dispatched to 1409 North Seneca Street just after noon on Friday. Responding officers were advised that a 17-year-old male was allegedly intoxicated and

SLPD Body Worn Cameras Meeting

January 04, 2016

The Storm Lake Police Department will be hosting a community meeting in order to facilitate a forum for discussion on the use of “Body Worn Cameras” by the police department.