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U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.

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Shirley Barnard, 85, of Spencer

Services for 85-year-old Shirley Barnard of Spencer will be Saturday, Aug. 23rd, at 10:30am at First Congregational Church in Spencer…


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Obama: Beheading ‘shocked the conscience’ of the world

The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.

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Ziemans Inducted Into Iowa 4-H Hall Of Fame

Spencer, IA: (Aug 20, 2014) – Roger and Kay Zieman of Clay County were inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H…


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Neunaber Husband Death

An Akron man who's sone is charged with murder died of natural causes...

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Kidnapping Charges Issued

A South Dakota man and his daughter from California face kidnapping charges...

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Lloyd “Rip” Raveling, 97, of Sanborn

Services for 97-year old Lloyd “Rip” Raveling of Sanborn will be held Monday, August 25th at 10:30 AM at the…


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Attorney General visits racially-charged Ferguson, protests continue

The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.


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Sioux Central Prepares for First Season in Class A

2014 High School Football Preview - Sioux Central Rebels


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All hostages freed in overnight Chicago-area standoff

Two suspects have been arrested after holding eight people - including six children - hostage for nearly 24 hours.

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School Bus Safety

A reminder for drivers to watch for school busses stopping...

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Patrick White

This week we feature Patrick White of the Spencer FFA Chapter.


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Tick and Mosquito Increase

An increase in ticks and mosquitos is attributed to this summer's weather...


in Lifestyle

Could riding the bus help you lose weight?

A new study shows taking public transportation is just as beneficial as other “active commuting” modes like walking and biking.

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Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour – Nebraska

Farm Director Dan Skelton visits with Western Leg Tour Leader Chip Flory.


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Worthington Fire

Fire destroys a Worthington home...


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Law Enforcement Reports

Law enforcement makes several arrests...


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Sapp Statement Exclusion

An Orange City woman accused of murder looks to have statements excluded....

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Kent Wallin, 54, of rural Melvin

A visitation for 54-year-old Kent Wallin of rural Melvin will be Sunday, Aug. 24th, from 1-3pm at the funeral home.…

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Ruth Harson, 87, of Emmetsburg

Services for 87-year-old Ruth Harson of Emmetsburg will be Friday, Aug. 22nd, at 1pm at First United Methodist Church in…

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Rose Receives Medals


A man who served in World War 2 was honored and given medals...

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Gold Star at CCF


The Clay County Fair announces their midway emtertainment...

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Unemployment Overpayment


Iowa's workforce agency provided unemployment benefits earlier this year to people who didn't seek them...

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Lyon County 2nd Fish Kill


The state Department of Natural Resources says it's investigating another fish kill...

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Japan Conference


Governors from throughout the Midwest will join next month with officials from Japan...