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Dream Big Grow Here Grant Finalists Announced

Finalists for the Northwest Iowa Dream Big Grow Here grant contest are announced...


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It’s now easier to sue the government

The U.S. Supreme Court has made it easier for people to sue the federal government.


in Entertainment

Sandra Bullock named world’s ‘most beautiful’

The "Speed" star beat Ariana Grande and Gabrielle Union to top the annual poll.


in Viral Videos

Watch Jimmy Fallon play ‘Pictionary’ with LL Cool J and Rose Byrne

Some of us are better at art than others ... LL Cool J not so much.


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Power of Choice Program Presented To Okoboji Students

The students will also be exposed to an emergency room and prosecution room scene and a mock funeral...

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Spencer Health Insurance Plan Adopted

The plan came in nearly 3 percent below the budgeted 7 percent increase at a cost of over $1.15 million...


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ILCC Trustees Meet

The college is using a lighting rebate with MidAmerican Energy to upgrade the lights at the Emmetsburg campus...


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Shayla Bee @ 100 Celebration

An hour long program starts at 4:30 this Saturday...


in Music, Weird

Katy Perry can’t corner the ‘Left Shark’ market

Officials have denied the "Roar" singer's attempts to trademark the underwater backup dancer that made a splash at the Super Bowl.


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‘Guitar Hero Live’ is going to blow its predecessor out of the water

Real bands, live crowds, and a new six-button controller mean the next generation of "Guitar Hero" is going to flip the script.


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LISTEN: Kurt Cobain covers the Beatles ‘And I Love Her’

The upcoming documentary "Montage of Heck" includes unreleased tracks and rare footage of the late Nirvana frontman.

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in Obituaries

Lawrence Rusk, 96, of Storm Lake, formerly of Linn Grove

Services for 96-year-old Lawrence Rusk of Storm Lake, formerly of Linn Grove, will be Saturday, April 25th, at 11am at…


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Number Of Iowa Chickens To Be Killed Due To Bird Flu Lower

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The number of chickens at a northwest Iowa farm that will need to be killed…


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Minnesota Lawmakers Provide Emergency Funds To Combat Bird Flu

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are providing extra money as the state struggles to get a bird flu…


in Local Sports

Tigers Boys Beat Fort Dodge 1-0

Spencer boys improve to 5-3 on the season


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Mark Cuban has the cure for ‘Mavs fever’

Need to leave work early to watch the playoffs? Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has got you covered.


in National

House backs bill to boost energy efficiency

The House has given final legislative approval to a long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency.


in Weird

Frustrated man ‘kills’ computer, faces charges

In an "Office Space" style beatdown, a man takes CTRL+ALT+DELETE to new levels.

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Ia Veteran Missing Photo


Efforts to track down a photo of an Iowan killed in the Vietnam War have turned up an image...

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Prom Safety


Annual high school proms are happening, and a reminder to students to make their's a safe event...

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McCarty Named SBDC State Star


Kelly McCarty of Spencer has earned the 2015 Iowa "State Star" from the national Small Business Development Center...

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Polaris Acquires Timbersled Products


Timbersled is an innovator and market leader in the burgeoning snow bike industry...

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SCT Presents: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat


It has been 20 years since the last time this show was performed on the SCT stage...