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  1. The last free-ranging library cat in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Tribune

    ... on a Small Town ... And the World" says that other states are losing library cats as well. "Even (at) the library in Spencer, Iowa, where the incredibly world-famous library cat Dewey lived, the board of directors voted that no animals - aside from ...

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  2. KICD/Spencer, IA Seeks Live On-Air TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | AllAccess.com

    SAGA COMMUNICATIONS Country KICD/SPENCER, IA currently has an opening for a live on-air talent. According to the ALL ACCESS JOBS posting, "We're looking for someone who loves small market, local radio and can wear multiple hats."

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  3. Gaels edge Warriors for district titleRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Sentinel

    ... Dodge, Iowa. St. Edmond (18-12) will play West Sioux in the Class 1A, Substate 2 championship at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Spencer, Iowa. North Union ends the season with a 16-16 overall record. RUN IT OUT - North Union runner Braden Ortman (right) races to ...

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  4. Conyn is new Spencer FD chiefRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    Webster City Fire Chief John Conyn has accepted a job with the Spencer Fire Department as the head of the fire department. The Spencer City Council approved his hiring in a Tuesday special meeting.

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  5. Antique Tractors Back at Southpark Mall in SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Bob Neppl of the Northwest Iowa Classic Tractor Club tells listeners more about the group and what tractors at the Southpark Mall through this Sunday the 17th.

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  6. TODAYa S Must See: An honest trailer for a Ghostbusters 2aRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Spencer, IA - Spencer's driver's license station is closing. The Iowa Department of Transportation made the announcement Tuesday, as

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  7. Spencer Driver's License Station ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The driver's license station at Carroll also will be closing. For Spencer residents, Henry shares how they will be able to get new drivers licenses She says some may also get them renewed online, at Iowadot.gov .

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  8. Seasons Center Receives Federal Funding For CCBHC DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The Seasons Center for Behavioral Health in Spencer has been tabbed for funding as part of a federal initiative aimed at creating and implementing certified community behavioral health clinics. Executive Director Kim Scorza tells KICD News that the goal of the federal government is to redesign the mental health system across the nation.

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  9. Monday Storm WrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Hail reports of from pea size in south Spencer shortly after 8:00, dime to penny size in Royal around 8:00 and up to an inch in diameter around 8:30 in Storm Lake were recorded.

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  10. Conyn top candidate for NW Iowa jobRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    Webster City Fire Chief John Conyn is the leading candidate for a position with the Spencer Fire Department, pending Spencer City Council approval tonight. According to The Spencer Daily Reporter, Conyn is expected to be hired to replace current Spencer Fire Department Chief Doug Duncan.

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  11. Heavy Equipment And Welding Simulator Coming To SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Bob Becker with Iowa Works tells KICD News that the simulator is a way to virtually experience what it would be like to operate various pieces of high dollar heavy equipment. To sign up to use the heavy equipment and welding simulator contact Bob Becker with Iowa Works at 262-1971 extension 42003.

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  12. Darrell Dean McGranahanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Democrat

    ... participated across the mid-west and west. Dean was an accomplished bowler and was a member of several teams from Spencer over the years. Dean and Leah enjoyed wintering in Arizona for a number of years where he participated in trapshooting ...

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  13. LPD goes door-to-door to prevent firework crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | KLKN

    ... in trouble for laws that they don't know about," said Michael Seeley, who lives in the area. He is originally from Spencer, IA, a town burned down by fireworks in the 1930's, resulting in Iowa's ban on fireworks that still exists today. Seeley's ...

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  14. Texas city council votes to reinstate Browser the popular library catRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Daily Mail

    ... to read. Evicting their mascot is NOT the way to go about this,' commented Liza Null. Dewey the library cat of Spencer Public Library in Spencer, Iowa became so famous that he inspired a series of bestselling books. He passed away in 2006. The cat ...

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  15. Spencer Quality Housing FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | KICD-AM Spencer

    Spencer Municipal Utilities General Manager and CEO Steve Pick says reaching the platoon is great, and tells how the Initiative came to be The City of Spencer, Spencer Municipal Utilities, Clay County and five Spencer financial institutions are partners in the program. Combined, the partners have pledged funds for grants of up to $15,000 for homebuyers The QHI program has led to over 75 new houses being built to date with construction activity continuing.

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  16. Spencer 4th Of July ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | KICD-AM Spencer

    In years past, the Spencer Municipal Band has performed great shows for the audiences, but this year, the Municipal Band is going to be joined by the Clay County Chorale.

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  17. Three Northwest Iowans To PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | KICD-AM Spencer

    ... the three criminals to prison. Their sentences range from two to ten years in prison. 23-yr old Andrew Miller of Spencer, was sentenced to two years in prison after being convicted of Domestic Abuse Assault, Second Offense, an Aggravated ...

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  18. Iowa's fireworks ban and the dangers of fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | KCRG

    ... but they can be very dangerous also," said Burkle. One example of this is a fire that destroyed much of downtown Spencer Iowa several decades ago that was sparked by fireworks. That prompted Iowa's ban on fireworks that Fire Fighters are pushing to ...

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  19. Gladys McMillin 1919-2016Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Democrat

    Gladys McMillin, age 96 of Ruthven, formerly of Spencer, died Friday, June 10, 2016, at St. Luke's Nursing Home in Spencer. Memorial Service for Gladys McMillin will be Saturday, July 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Ruthven with the Rev.

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  20. Julia Olson, Miss SD 2016, on the Morning NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | KSFY

    Olson is a graduate of South Dakota State University and is originally from Spencer, Iowa. Olson is the 70th young woman to represent the state as Miss South Dakota.

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