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Captured! NY prison escapees shot, captured

David Sweat, one of two inmates who escaped from prison three weeks ago, was shot by police near the Canadian border and taken into custody alive, two days after his accomplice was killed.

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Storm Lake RAGBRAI Overnight Housing Hosts Needed

Many of those coming for Storm Lake's overnight RAGBRAI stop are in need of a place to stay.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, June, 29

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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GOP Presidential Candidates In Listening Area This Week

Three Republican Presidential candidates are slated to be in the region this week.

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Clay County Relay For Life Wrap

Another successful Clay County Relay For Life is in the books.

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Today in entertainment history: June 29

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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Rachel Carpenter, 93, of Spirit Lake

Graveside services for 93-year old Rachel Carpenter of Spirit Lake will be held Friday, July 3rd at 10:00 AM at…

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Janice Peterson, 78, of Albert City

Services for 78-year old Janice Peterson of Albert City will be held Tuesday, June 30th at 10:30 AM at Our…

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Go Fund Me Account Established For Woman Killed In Accident

A $5,000 goal has been set to help her family back in the Ukraine...

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Ethel Sorum, 89, of Spirit Lake

Services for 89-year old Ethel Sorum of Spirit lake will be held Wednesday, July 1st at 11:00 AM at the…

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Escaped NY prisoner Richard Matt fatally shot by police, David Sweat still on run

Richard Matt, one of two prisoners who broke out of a maximum security prison in New York three weeks ago, was fatally shot and the second escapee was still on the run.

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Jared Leto gives ‘creepy’ gifts

The actor/singer sent his "Suicide Squad" co-stars, including Will Smith and Margot Robbie, strange gifts as he prepared to play comic book villain The Joker.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of this weekend's major sporting events.

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Jimmy Fallon undergoes emergency surgery

"The Tonight Show" host has been hospitalized following a nasty fall in New York.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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WATCH: Subway long jump

Don't try this at home ... or anywhere else.

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House Wraps up Work on Trade Promotion Authority by Passing TAA

Spencer, IA: (Jun 26, 2015) – Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) passed in the U.S. House on Thursday on a vote…

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Iowa Landfill Stops Taking Dead Birds Affected by Bird Flu

MALVERN, Iowa (AP) — A southwestern Iowa landfill has stopped accepting dead birds and related waste from the recent bird…

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Spencer Native Named To Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame

A Spencer native who is the first ever female to be Superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy is heading to the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame.

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Governor’s Proclamation Extended

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Governor Terry Branstad has extended the State of Disaster Emergency...

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Sheldon Burglary/Theft

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A Sheldon kennel is broken into with a puppy stolen.

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July 4th Travel

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Many Iowans will be celebrating their freedom this coming holiday weekend by hitting the open highway for a road trip.

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Ruthven Couple Buys Bowling Alley

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A Ruthven couple has taken over ownership of Spencer's Bowling Alley.

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Lake Goers Warned of Swimmers Itch

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State fisheries biologist Mike Hawkins warns lake enthusiasts of the potential of swimmers itch.