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Estherville man arrested for 3rd OWI offense
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Estherville man arrested for 3rd OWI offense

An Estherville man was arrested May 1 for operating while intoxicated and other charges after he was found unresponsive in a car near the 2200 mile of 300th Street in Clay County. According to a sheriff’s office news report, a Spencer police officer who was also nearby and responded to the call found Roger Smith,...

Washington man arrested for OWI following accident
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Washington man arrested for OWI following accident

A Washington, Iowa, man was arrested for operating while intoxicated last week after he lost control of the vehicle he was driving and ended up in the ditch in the 2700 block of Highway 71. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported it responded to a report of a vehicle was speeding, lost control and was...

Muddy road sends CCE school bus into ditch
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Muddy road sends CCE school bus into ditch

A Clay Central-Everly Schools bus slid into a ditch in the 1200 block of 280th Street Wednesday afternoon, resulting in three juvenile passengers being seen by medical personnel and one being transported to Spencer Hospital for a report of pain. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported Dean Stein, 55, Fostoria, was driving the 2019 Thomas...

Bernie Sanders stumps in Spencer
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Bernie Sanders stumps in Spencer

Bernie Sanders is consistent. The independent senator from Vermont proved that when he visited Spencer on Sunday. He ran through a greatest hits list of his policy ideas and then took questions at a town meeting at the Clay County Fair and Events Center. Sanders, one of more than 20 people vying for the Democratic...

City begins tall grass, weed enforcement
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City begins tall grass, weed enforcement

The City of Spencer this week began surveying properties for grass and weeds more than eight inches tall, the maximum height allowed per city code. Staff began enforcement of the height rule on May 1, according to a statement from the city. Notices will be posted on properties with grass and weeds in excess of...

Iowa 4th district Republican executive committee supports Steve King
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Iowa 4th district Republican executive committee supports Steve King

The executive committee of Iowa’s fourth congressional district Republicans has issued a statement in support of Congressman Steve King and will pen a letter asking that he be reinstated to his committee assignments. According to a release from King’s campaign, the committee’s resolution states it “fully supports our 4th District Congressman Steve King to represent...

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