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Final: Spencer 48, Denison Schleswig 10
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Final: Spencer 48, Denison Schleswig 10

Someone’s win streak had to end Friday night. Luckily for Spencer, it wasn’t theirs. The Tigers defeated Denison Schleswig 48-10 on homecoming night to improve to 4-1 on the season. The Tigers’ win streak extends to four games. The Monarch’s, who also had won three games in a row, fall to 3-2. Spencer surged to...

Spencer volleyball searches for rhythm
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Spencer volleyball searches for rhythm

The Spencer Tigers volleyball team has gotten off to a slow start this year, but coach Karl Reiter believes the team can bounce back if it finds a rhythm. “We started a lot slower than we wanted, but I don’t think that our record points to the team we are,” Reiter said. “We just started...

Spencer football: Tigers host 3-1 Denison Schleswig in homecoming game
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Spencer football: Tigers host 3-1 Denison Schleswig in homecoming game

With three consecutive wins, the Spencer Tigers football team is confident. This week – homecoming week – brings another team to town that’s found its own confidence, Denison Schleswig. Like the Tigers (3-1), the Monarchs dropped their first game of the season to a tough team, Harlan, and have bounced back with three straight wins....

Spencer experiencing flooding in some areas this morning
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Spencer experiencing flooding in some areas this morning

A large amount of rain has caused flooding in some areas of Spencer Thursday morning. In some cases, streets had to be closed because the water was too deep for cars to pass through safely. “You had surface water flooding, which was coming off higher-elevation farm fields or surrounding land,” Public Works Director Mark White...

Listed sex offender arrested for working at Clay County Fair
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Listed sex offender arrested for working at Clay County Fair

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office last week arrested a Cambridge, Iowa, man listed as a sex offender while he was working at the Clay County Fair. A news release stated Garrett Longnecker, 22, was arrested at 12:20 p.m. on Sept. 11 when the sheriff’s office was given information that Longnecker was working or subcontracting at...

City council notes, actions taken – Sept. 17: Bonds sale, project updates, new business licenses
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City council notes, actions taken – Sept. 17: Bonds sale, project updates, new business licenses

Licenses approved for new Grand Avenue business The Spencer City Council on Monday approved a new Class C liquor license with Sunday sales for Pour Judgement, located at 223 and 225 Grand Avenue, which used to be Beer:30. A new cigarette license also was approved for Pour Judgement LLC listed at the same address. Sale...

Restaurant owner describes strip club idea as ‘gentlemen’s steakhouse’
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Restaurant owner describes strip club idea as ‘gentlemen’s steakhouse’

From Chris Burg’s perspective, it’s simple: Don’t like the idea of a strip club in Spencer? Fine. Don’t go. For those who haven’t heard, the Spencer businessman wants to turn his restaurant, Southside Grill, 325 11th Street SW, into a gentlemen’s club. Or, as he’s called it in a radio ad, a “gentlemen’s steakhouse.” “I...

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