News

North Grand Looking for Historic Nod

North Grand Looking for Historic Nod

Spencer, IA (KICD)–Spencer’s Grand Avenue Improvement Corporation has decided to forge ahead with getting the historic North Grand residential district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Historic Preservation Chairperson Sheriffa Jones tells KICD News that she has worked on this effort for the past two and a half years.

Approximately 97 contributing houses or buildings and another 21 non-contributing items one are a part of the nomination which includes properties on North Grand from 9th to 18th Street and from 1st Avenue West to 1st Avenue East.

Jones says this effort was brought forth in an effort to protect the district from newer development.  Being on the national register does include some perks.

Jones says they will find out how the application fared on February 14th in Des Moines.  If approved the official designation would likely come this Summer.

Local Headlines

in Local

Spirit Lake Webcast Record

Webcast Record

Students at Spirit Lake High School have successfully set a world record...

in Local

Storm Lake Assault

Police

Two from Storm Lake are arrested after an assault causing injuries...

in Local

Algona Car Thief Arrested

News Arrest1240 1

An Emmetsburg man is arrested in South Dakota, after stealing a car in Algona.

in Local

Sheldon Optometrist Assault Plea

courtnews1240

A Sheldon optometrist accused of assault has entered a plea...

in Local

Unpaid Utility Bills

20bill

The latest report by Iowa’s largest utility companies shows more than 39 million dollars in past due bills...