Start Up City Visit

Start Up City Visit


Spencer, IA (KICD) — Some high profile visitors stopped by Spencer.

On Thursday afternoon, Governor Terry Branstad, Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds and Texas Governor Rick Perry made a stop at Spencer Start Up City. Governor Branstad tells KICD News this is the type of organizations that are needed to promote industry and business in rural communities…

Lt Governor Kim Reynolds spoke very highly of Start Up City, saying that what it does is exactly the right way to build better and new ways and means to bring businesses and industries to communities…

Texas Governor Rick Perry says when it comes to the rural communities in Texas as compared to those in Iowa, there are a lot of similarities…

He agrees that Start Up City is a great feature to have in the city of Spencer, and the surrounding area.

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Storm Lake House Fire


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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges


Three were arrested on drug charges following a Monday traffic stop by the Clay County Sheriff's Office...

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Child Seat Safety Check Up


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10th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set For Sunday


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