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  1. 3 People go Through the Ice at Lake OkobojiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | KICD-AM Spencer

    DNR officials say that the three were following tracks and didn't realize that the ice was only an inch thick.


  2. A visit with SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    A Spirit Lake man has been sentenced to years in prison following an Alford plea alleging he made sexual contact with a young child. Parks Marina and the Barefoot Bar in Okoboji have taken a major step toward the commitment of adopting environment friendly practices to reduce energy costs and improve the environment of the Iowa Great Lakes.


  3. Parks Marina Launches Commitment to Renewable Energy and Okoboji EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Parks Marina and the Barefoot Bar in Okoboji have taken a major step toward the commitment of adopting environment friendly practices to reduce energy costs and improve the environment of the Iowa Great Lakes. Trusted Energy, a renewable energy company in Storm Lake, recently installed 972 solar panels on the north building of the marina which is expected to produce 422,000 kilowatts of solar energy each year and provide nearly of the electricity needed for the company.


  4. Stolen Heavy Equipment Recovered In Dickinson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office took a report of a stolen 2017 Bobcat E35I Excavator that belong to Iowa Lakes Rural Water on November 10th. A deputy was able to find the excavator due to GPS installed on it.


  5. Arnolds Park Amusement Park Receives CAT GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The Enhance Iowa Board awarded the Community Attraction and Tourism or CAT grant to Arnolds Park Amusement Park at their meeting in Grand Junction. The expansions will include new space for the Iowa Rock and Roll Music Association Museum, new offices for the Okoboji Foundation, Iowa Great Lakes Chamber of Commerce and the Okoboji Tourism Association.


  6. Expanding The Future While Embracing The PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    If you spent time making circles at the Arnolds Park Majestic Roller Rink or have memories of the nostalgic Roof Garden - those memories are not being allowed to fade. Expanding the future while embracing the past was the theme of the Iowa Great Lakes Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Monday night.


  7. The Inn at Okoboji SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    It was announced that The Inn at Okoboji, which opened in 1896 is being sold for around $5.5 million dollars. The buyers of the hotel are Scott Nylen and Dennis Hoth.


  8. Arnolds Park/Okoboji Car Seat SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Dickinson County Public Health, Dickinson County Endowment Fund, Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire Department, and Okoboji Police Department have teamed up to provide child seat safety checks on Saturday, October 7th from 11-am until 2-pm at the Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire Department next to Arnolds Park City Hall on Highway 71. Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will check the child safety seats of infants to school-age children. There is no cost or appointment necessary to attend the event; parents and caregivers can attend as their schedules allow.


  9. Spirit Lake PUD Denied 3-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    A Board of Adjustments meeting about a PUD in the Spirit Lake Courthouse sparked some heated debates and comments last night. The planned unit developments was hoping to build around 500 residential units on a 65 Acre lot.


  10. Lt Governor In Northwest IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Lt. Governor Adam Gregg will be in three northwest Iowa communities Thursday and Friday. At 5:30 Thursday afternoon, Gregg will visit Sioux Center, addressing the Family Crisis Center event at the Terrace View Event Center, at 230 St. Andrews Way Sioux Center.


  11. 2nd Annual Shayla Bee Black Tie FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    According to event organizers, early calculations estimate close to $70,000 was raised for the Shayla Bee Fund. Jerry Faulkner is one of the founders, he tells KICD News it's events like this that enable the organization to continue helping local families: Over 400 people were in attendance at the fundraiser, which was held at Okoboji Classic Cars in Milford.


  12. Okoboji Blue Water FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The 2nd Annual Okoboji Blue Water Fesitval will host a large variety of concerts, food and entertainment along with a political plaza. Drees also says that there will be plenty of other activities and a day to honor clean water in the Iowa Great Lakes and beyond.


  13. Okoboji Lakes Bible ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The annual Okoboji Lakes Bible Conference is coming up.An annual gathering that traces it's roots back to a gathering of close friends. The primary events happen at 69 West Broadway in Arnolds Park, right across from the Middle School.


  14. Vehicle Strikes BicyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Late Saturday morning, the Dickinson County Sheriffs Office responded to a personal injury accident involving a bicyclist. 28-yr old James Heim of Spirit Lake was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado east on 215th Avenue, when he struck the bicycle ridden by 79-yr old Gerald Zelinsky.


  15. Vandalism in Milford and OkobojiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    On June 10th, the Milford Police Department took a report of vandalism in Florence Park. Multiple fires had been started in the bathrooms and a dumpster of the park.


  16. Cause of Fire at West Oaks ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    When Arnolds Park and Okoboji Fire and Rescue arrived on scene around 1:10pm, it was discoverd that condo unit A1 was on fire. The fire was extinguished within a few minutes and the team began working on ventilating the heavy smoke from the unit, as well as the adjoining units to the side and above.


  17. West Oaks Resort FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Around 1 Friday noon, the Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire Department was paged out to West oaks Resort and Condominiums at 25 Lakeshore Drive, in reference to the kitchen fire. A short time later while on scene, they requested backup support from the Milford Fire Department.


  18. Arnolds Park Ruptured Gas LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Around 10:30 Friday morning, a contractor doing some digging struck and severed a 2 inch natural gas line. That's when operations at Arnolds Park were temporarily halted.


  19. Okoboji Foundation Grant AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The grant announced the latest recipients this week. KICD news spoke with Mary Freiborg, president of the foundation.


  20. Camp Okoboji to Dedicate Discover CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The purpose of the Discover Center will be to serve as an activity and resource center that will redefine activities and programs that historically define camp. It will also provide many new opportunities to Camp guests and the Iowa Great Lakes community.


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