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Presidential Disaster Declaration Approved

Des Moines, IA (KICD)– President Barack Obama has approved a Presidential Disaster Declaration for all counties in the KICD listening area except for O’Brien.

The Public Assistance funds may be used for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities and may include debris removal, emergency protective measures, repair of damaged public property, loans needed by communities for essential government functions and grants for public schools. This declaration includes funding to conduct hazard mitigation activities for the entire state.

Governor Branstad sent the request for a declaration on July 14th in response to significant damage that was caused by severe storms, damaging winds, tornadoes, heavy rain, hail and flooding that occurred June 14-23

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Clay County Field Fire

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Fire crews out of Fostoria and Spencer were called to a field fire early Thursday evening...

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2nd Okoboji Middle School PPEL Levy Vote This Tuesday

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In April 782 voted against the 10-year PPEL levy increase of $1.34 per $1,000 of taxable valuation for a 10 year term and 703 voted in favor...

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IRRMA HOF Spectacular Weekend Preview

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Tickets remain available for Sunday's Induction...

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Arnolds Park Time Capsule To Be Buried This Weekend

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Arnolds Park Amusement Park is set to bury a time capsule in honor of their 125th anniversary this weekend...

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Emmetsburg House Fire

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The fire was contained to the 6 by 10 foot work area with smoke damage throughout the home...