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  1. Utility Work Expected To Cause Delays In Iowa Great Lakes AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Drivers in the Iowa Great Lakes area are being advised of planned road work expected to cause delays starting next week.


  2. Okoboji Foundation Awards Annual GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Foundation President Rob Waterhouse presented the $30,000 check last Tuesday to Dr. Mary Skopec, Executive Director of Iowa Lakeside Laboratory.


  3. South Dakota Man Leads Dickinson County Authorities on PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Authorities from five law enforcement agencies were led on a pursuit in the Iowa Great Lakes Area on Tuesday morning. The pursuit reportedly began just before 7:30 a.m. when an officer with the Arnolds Park Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Highway 71 North, but the driver, identified as Matthew Olson of Brookings, South Dakota, failed to stop.


  4. Severe Storm DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Emmet county was one of the area hit hardest with destructive winds and heavy rainfall. Reports of power outages, as well as numerous trees and branches were down.


  5. CCF Veterans Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The Veterans Day Program will be honoring those who have served in the past and present today at the Clay County Fair. KICD spoke with Joan Waller about the program and she says the parade will start getting prepared around 9 A.M. and will feature a float for Veterans to ride around on.


  6. 3rd Annual Black Tie Black Leather AffairRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The biggest fundraiser for an organization that supports area families with children in a medical crisis is coming Saturday, August 25th. The 3rd annual Black Tie Black Leather Affair is a benefit for the Shayla Bee organization.


  7. Local Quick read Okoboji Woman Arrested on Multiple Warrants Clay...Read the original story

    Aug 7, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    She is being held in the Clay County Jail without bond.


  8. One Person Charged Following Assault on Lake OkobojiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office says deputies were assisted by officers from six other law enforcement agencies responded to the call in Brown's Bay just before 11 a.m. Friday. Authorities later located 34-year-old Brandon McQueen near the City of West Okoboji and took him into custody.


  9. Local 1 min read Area Students Invited to Apply for Youth in...Read the original story

    Aug 3, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Students from the Iowa Great Lakes have the opportunity to make a lasting impact in the community by applying for the Youth in Philanthropy Initiative.


  10. Imagine Iowa Great Lakes Withdraws Bid For School PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    According to a press release the withdraw comes after concerns were raised about the sale price of the property by a community petition. In the press release Imagine Iowa Great Lakes states that it is not the goal of the group to own property or cause controversy; rather, they seek to unite and strengthen the community.


  11. Local Quick read Petition Seeks To Bring Old Okoboji Middle School...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    A petition in opposition to the old Okoboji Middle School sale is seeking to bring the decision to a public vote. The Okoboji School Board voted 3-2 to sell the property to Imagine Iowa Great Lakes for $1.1 million although there was another higher bid.


  12. Local 1 min read 5 MPH Rule Still In Effect For Some Dickinson County ...Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    According to a press release, the Emergency Management Commission met on July 10th to discuss the current status of the lake levels in Dickinson County. They made a motion and passed it to continue with the plan as originally established by the commission.


  13. 39th Annual Winter Games Chair and Co-Chair AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    It may be July but the planning process has begun for the 39th Annual University of Okoboji Winter Games starting with the announcement of the Chair and Co-Chair. The January 2019 events will be chaired by Dr. Adelee Dixon a Spirit Lake native and co-owner of Dixon Family Chiropractic.


  14. Local 1 min read Inclement Weather Changes Celebration Plans The poor ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The poor weather from Wednesday morning and forecast conditions for the evening have forced some changes to 4th of July plans in Northwest Iowa. The Spencer Chamber of Commerce says the Hy-Vee Cookout originally scheduled for this evening in East Leach Park has been cancelled.


  15. Local 2 min read High water levels causing problems at Great Lakes...Read the original story

    Jun 27, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Continued heavy rains have raised the water level of the northwest Iowa Great Lakes and are causing erosion concerns. D-N-R fisheries biologist Mike Hawkins says the levels have risen at least two feet above the crest level.


  16. No Wake Zone Extended on Dickinson County LakesRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Dickinson County, IA - As water levels in the area continue to rise, Dickinson County officials have extended the no wake zones on multiple lakes. The extension comes after water levels rose above 6.05 feet at the USGS Gauging Station on Lake Okoboji and in conjunction with the Dickinson County Emergency Management Commission's policy, the no wake zones on East and West Lake Okoboji, Upper and Lower Gar and Minneswashta Lake have been extended to 600 feet from shore.


  17. Okoboji Foundation Awards 2018 Grants To Lake CommunityRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The Okoboji Foundation awarded the grants on May 23rd to seven non-profits. The recipients of the grants were the Iowa Rock & Roll Music association, Historic Arnolds Park, the City of West Okoboji, Iowa DNR, the Conservation Foundation of Dickinson County, the Okoboji Foundation and Discovery House.


  18. Local 1 min read Winter Games 39 Logo Contest The Winter Games 39 Logo Contest deadline is coming up.Read the original story

    May 29, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of commerce is looking ahead to the 39th annual University of Okoboji Winter games and the Winter Games Committee is seeking logo designs for this year's games scheduled for January 24th through the 27th of 2019. The logo will be utilized on all Winter Games merchandise as well as print advertising, entry forms, social media, mailings and website promotions.


  19. Local Quick read Imagine the Iowa Great Lakes Beautification...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The plans for the "Imagine Iowa Great Lakes - the Okoboji beautification initiative" will be unveiled at a public meeting on May 29th at 5 P.M. at the Pearson Lakes Art Center.


  20. Okoboji Queen Chapter #1489 Donates To Grant For Arnolds ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The Okoboji Queen Chapter #1489 of the Questers International Society has donated $1,000 to a $2892 grant fund that was received at the organizations international convention in Kansas City to do their part to help out Arnolds Park. The funds are going towards the "Restore the Park" campaign which is seeking to make renovations and improvements to Arnolds Park Amusement Park.


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