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The Original Minneapple Pie returns to the Clay County Fair, this time with a chocolate flavor
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The Original Minneapple Pie returns to the Clay County Fair, this time with a chocolate flavor

The Original Minneapple Pie is back at the Clay County Fair for the sixth year. And this year, they’ve got chocolate pie. Chocolate is personal favorite of Gilbert Neviles, whose family has perfected the miniature pies that are paired with a scoop of ice cream. “It’s our newest flavor,” Neviles said. “I’ve had hundreds of...

Clay County Fair visitors are excited about Pressed Jewelry’s future Grand Avenue store
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Clay County Fair visitors are excited about Pressed Jewelry’s future Grand Avenue store

Pressed Jewelry has been one of the Spencer business community’s highlights of 2018. The online jewelry and apparel retailer just two months ago announced the opening of a brick and mortar store at 319 Grand Avenue in Spencer. It’s expected to open fall 2018. Founder Kristen Meeter and her husband, Eric, have been documenting the...

Clay County Fair 2018 opening weekend guide: schedule, entertainment, food and more
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Clay County Fair 2018 opening weekend guide: schedule, entertainment, food and more

Let the Spencer Signal be your guide for the 2018 Clay County Fair. Spencersignal.com will have rundowns on the best entertainment and food, plus some cool stories about how people are making this fair the best yet. Was food coverage mentioned? Food will be covered, for sure. Take a look at the fair’s food finder...

Pets Plus offers exotic pets, supplies
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Pets Plus offers exotic pets, supplies

There’s a new place in town where people can add feathered, furred and scaled friends to their pet families. Pets Plus, 928 South Grand Avenue in Spencer, opened a few months ago aiming to offer what some of the larger stores in town don’t. The store has birds, hamsters, gerbils, ferrets, tropical fish, reptials and...

Police: Spencer woman intentionally struck bicyclist with vehicle, then assaulted her
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Police: Spencer woman intentionally struck bicyclist with vehicle, then assaulted her

A Spencer woman has been arrested for allegedly hitting a bicyclist intentionally with her vehicle and then assaulting her near Walmart on Aug. 30. On Wednesday, Spencer Police Chief Mark Warburton in a press release said police arrested and charged 44-year-old Wendy Willard in connection to the incident. Willard was booked into Clay County Jail....

City council approves contract for storm sewer extension necessary for new Northwest Bank facility
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City council approves contract for storm sewer extension necessary for new Northwest Bank facility

The Spencer City Council on Tuesday approved a $572,242.50 contract for the 18th Avenue West storm sewer extension, a project made necessary by construction of a new Northwest Bank facility in that area. At its last meeting on Aug. 20, the council awarded the project to H & W Contracting out of Sioux Falls. The...

Deputies arrest Spencer man for going into street with a handgun, public intoxication
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Deputies arrest Spencer man for going into street with a handgun, public intoxication

Authorities arrested a Spencer man Saturday afternoon at the Country Villa mobile home park after an investigation determined that he had gone into the street with a handgun while intoxicated following an exchange with a male next door. Dan Freeman, 56, was detained, according to a Clay County Sheriff’s Office news release, when Spencer Police...

Weekend What-To-Do: Aug. 31 – Sept. 2
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Weekend What-To-Do: Aug. 31 – Sept. 2

Well, there’s not a whole lot going on this weekend. School’s in full swing, so that has a ton of people busy. Oh, and the Clay County Fair is just a week away, too. It’s the calm before the storm. Remember, the lakes (Labor Day Weekend!) are just a quick drive away, the movie theater’s...

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