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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...

Mexican man pleads guilty to meth conspiracy; distributed one pound per two weeks in Iowa
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Mexican man pleads guilty to meth conspiracy; distributed one pound per two weeks in Iowa

An Mexican man residing in Spencer illegally pleaded guilty in US District Court in Sioux City on Aug. 28 to a charge of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. A news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Iowa stated Jesus Jonathan Vazquez-Espinoza, 33, admitted in a plea agreement that he received about $10,000 worth...

Wanted Sioux City man arrested in Spencer; faces new drug, other charges
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Wanted Sioux City man arrested in Spencer; faces new drug, other charges

Authorities in Spencer apprehended a wanted Sioux City man fleeing law enforcement offers Thursday morning following a manhunt that lasted several hours. Spencer Police Chief Mark Warburton in a press release stated Justin Michael Albright was located and arrested at 9:45 a.m. in the 1200 block of West Seventh Street after a homeowner told a...

Weekend What-to-Do: Aug. 24-26
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Weekend What-to-Do: Aug. 24-26

Look no further for things to do in Spencer this weekend. The Signal’s got you covered. Friday High School Football – Spencer vs. Spirit Lake For their first game of the season, the Tigers welcome the rival Indians from up north. Kickoff is expected to begin around 7 p.m. Get to Dale Norton Field earlier...

City Council notes Aug. 20: 18th Ave. West storm sewer, snow ordinance, Clay County Fair parking
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City Council notes Aug. 20: 18th Ave. West storm sewer, snow ordinance, Clay County Fair parking

Sioux Falls company awarded 18th Avenue West storm sewer work The Spencer City Council Monday night approved details regarding the 2018 18th Ave. West storm sewer extension project. H & W Contracting in Sioux Falls submitted a low bid of $572,242.50 and was awarded the contract. City Engineer Jim Thiesse told the council they were...

Young professionals expect strong YP Iowa Conference turnout; council approves city sponsorship
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Young professionals expect strong YP Iowa Conference turnout; council approves city sponsorship

Local and state young professionals group representatives are hoping for a strong turnout in Spencer for the YP Iowa Conference Sept. 20 and 21. The annual conference offers young professionals across the state opportunities to network and develop professionally and personally with keynote speakers and breakout sessions. On Monday, the Spencer City Council approved a...

City council approves arts and culture plan
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City council approves arts and culture plan

An arts and culture facility plan has caused some community contention. Last week, that contention was on display when the Spencer City Council voted 4-2-1 in approval of the $38,000 plan from McClure Engineering. When finished, the plan will look at Spencer’s arts and culture community to determine how best to promote that community as...

City council meeting, committee notes: Aug. 6, 2018
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City council meeting, committee notes: Aug. 6, 2018

People for Pets more than doubles funding request; committee tables decision The Spencer Finance and Personnel Committee tabled a discussion last week about a request from People for Pets to increase its city funding to $1,000 per month. That’s more than double the current amount of $400 per month that the Spencer organization receives from...

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