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  1. Lakes Area News: Walleye Weekend kick-off is this FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Anglers from throughout the region are dusting off their fishing rods and getting their lures and boats ready to go as the kick-off to walleye season in the Iowa Great Lakes is this weekend. Walleye Weekend officially starts at the stroke of midnight Friday.

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  2. After narrow defeat, Okoboji school officials plan to put tax levy to another voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Okoboji school officials say they'll try again. Voters in the school district narrowly rejected a bond issue on Tuesday to pay for a new $14.7 million middle school.

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  3. Voters reject Okoboji PPEL increaseRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A public measure, which would help build a new middle school, didn't make the grade with voters in the Okoboji school district. Of the voters, who went to the polls Tuesday, in Milford, Iowa, 782 voted "no".

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  4. Voters in Okoboji, IA school district to decide fate of middle school proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Voters in the Okoboji, Iowa School District head to the polls Tuesday to decide the fate of a measure that would fund construction of a new middle school adjacent to the high school in Milford. Superintendent Gary Jansen says it's one of two measures to be decided as voters will head back to the polls in September on another phase.

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  5. School start date bill's effects on Iowa Great Lakes TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    While they're disappointed they were unable to get the legislature to decide on a school start date that's after Labor Day, tourism officials in the Iowa Great Lakes say they're content with the August 23rd compromise that was reached. "This has been a long process this year and it's nice to see that we are going to move forward," said Carina Woodward, Okoboji tourism director.

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  6. Request approved for Okoboji School building plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The board of trustees of Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative approved a request from the Okoboji School District that would pave the way for building plans for a new middle school. Superintendent Gary Jansen says the modification in the school's utility service area approved by the board will help move the middle school plans forward.

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  7. Iowa revenue remains steady going into new fiscal yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A panel of state budget experts says they remain cautiously optimistic that the state will see modest revenue growth in the coming fiscal year. Members of the Revenue Estimating Conference said Thursday that they expect the state to take in $7.18 billion in the fiscal year that begins July 1st.

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  8. Forecasters say drought conditions are likely for much of eastern South Dakota this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Forecasters say drought conditions are likely for much of eastern South Dakota this spring. That assessment from a seasonal drought outlook by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center mirrors the weekly U.S. Drought Monitor map.

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  9. Charity "car drop" allows crews to train for ice rescues on the Iowa Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    There's the excitement that comes when the Rotary Club's charity car falls through the ice on Smith's Bay. Why? The person, who guesses the day and time the car drops, wins $1,000.

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  10. Rotary Club car falls through ice on West Lake OkobojiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Our recent warm and windy weather may have helped speed the car drop at the Iowa Great Lakes. The Rotary Club conducts the fundraiser by selling tickets to those who wish to guess the time that the car will fall through the ice when the lake begins to thaw.

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  11. Rising temperatures taking toll on ice conditions in Iowa Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Temperatures that have been a good 20 to 25 degrees above normal for this time of the year are taking a toll on ice conditions on the Iowa Great Lakes. That has officials putting out a warning to those doing some late season ice fishing and others planning to venture onto lakes: do so with extreme caution and test the thickness of the ice out ahead of you with something like a spud bar.

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  12. Big building project for the Okoboji Summer TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Phase two of a multi-phase project to build new housing for student actors and actresses on the lot at Okoboji Summer Theatre is wrapping up. "The overall plan is to have almost 30 structures over time.

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  13. Tornado-damaged park being renovated, thanks to area contributorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The Maskenthine Lake Recreation Area took a direct hit from one of the two twin tornadoes that also nearly leveled the village of Pilger. At the monthly meeting of the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District in Norfolk Thursday night, recreation area officials said the property recovery is coming along.

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  14. Milford, IA installs new water intake pipe in West Lake Okoboji to avoid threat of invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    It may be the dead of winter but invasive species, like water mussels, are still a worry in the Iowa Great Lakes. The documented presence of zebra mussels in West Lake Okoboji has one community that draws its drinking water from the lake taking some preventive actions.

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  15. Hundreds of people came out for the first time event Steins & Vines Beer and Wine Festival.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    It was a packed house at the Sioux City Convention Center Saturday afternoon for the Steins and Vines Beer and Wine Festival. Guests had the opportunity to taste 100 different beers and 75 wines.

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  16. Deadline for ice fishing coming soon at the Iowa Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Even though it's been pretty cold lately, officials in the Iowa Great Lakes area asking winter anglers to pull their ice houses off the lakes. Officials say the deadline still stands, even though temperatures the last several mornings in the Iowa Great Lakes area have been sub zero, with daytime highs struggling to hit 10 above.

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  17. Annual car drop contest underway at the Iowa Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Two lakes area service clubs are teaming up again this year to put on the annual car drop contest. Proceeds from the event, put on by the Spirit Lake Sunrise Kiwanis and Rotary, go toward various youth projects in the community.

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  18. IA Gov. Terry Branstad wants to extend broadband internetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Iowa Governor Terry Branstad wants to extend broadband internet in Iowa and those who want that to happen say there are some kinks that still need to be worked out. Members of a broadband committee within a science, technology, engineering and math advisory council say they're still deciding what the state's overall goal should be with expanding high-speed Internet, also known as broadband.

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  19. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    School leaders met in Ainsworth, Nebraska last week to discuss opening an office in town that would serve residents in Keya Paha, Brown and Rock Counties. The office would give the school a presence in the western-most portion of its 20-county coverage area, providing dual-credit opportunities, as well as many other credit classes and programs.

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  20. HealthBeat4: Protecting your family from the effects of radonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    It's odorless, tasteless, colorless and can be found anywhere, especially in your home. It's radon and health experts say, it's the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers.

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