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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...

J.D. Scholten campaigns in Spencer on inclusiveness, creating opportunities
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J.D. Scholten campaigns in Spencer on inclusiveness, creating opportunities

J.D. Scholten wants young people to give small towns a chance again. But before that can happen, Scholten, the Democratic candidate from Sioux City running against Republican Rep. Steve King of Kiron in Iowa’s Fourth Congressional District, says something has to change. Scholten calls this change “a new rural economy.” It’s just one part of...

Everly man arrested twice for assaulting victim
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Everly man arrested twice for assaulting victim

Clay County Sheriff’s deputies arrested an Everly man twice between late Thursday night and early Friday morning for allegedly assaulting the same victim. A Clay County Sheriff’s Office report dated Friday stated deputies were first called to Everly for a reported assault late Thursday. Deputies arrested Jason Guinn, 38, for simple misdemeanor assault at about...

Charges filed in two-car accident
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Charges filed in two-car accident

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office filed charges against a Spencer woman following a two-car accident around 8 a.m. Thursday in which a report stated she failed to yield to another vehicle and was driving without a license. The report indicated Jacqueline Gonzalez Delgado, 20, was driving a 2004 Nissan Quest and was stopped facing east...

Downtown Crazy Days underway
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Downtown Crazy Days underway

Some bargain hunters and browsers wasted no time in looking for deals downtown Thursday morning as Crazy Days began. Spencer Main Street Director Nancy Naeve said she expects 23 to 25 stores and service providers to have sales and discounts for shoppers during the downtown area’s annual sale event. “Even some of the places that...

Integrity Real Estate expands Spencer presence
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Integrity Real Estate expands Spencer presence

Integrity Real Estate has increased its Spencer presence by adding much of the former Century 21 Jacobsen Real Estate team and moving into that agency’s former office on South Grand Avenue. Nick Steffes, broker and owner of Integrity Real Estate, said the transition occurred July 16. He said Century 21 approached Integrity. Oxana Bedore, Dave...

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