Category: Business

Warrant claims tapes show underage drinking, indecent exposure at Southside Grill
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Warrant claims tapes show underage drinking, indecent exposure at Southside Grill

Spencer law enforcement officials in court documents claim surveillance footage shows Southside Grill employees selling alcohol to people under the legal age, underage drinking and incidents of public indecent exposure. Southside Grill is being investigated by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office in connection to a double-fatality accident near Dickens in April. A warrant applied for...

Spencer agency wins award for Clay County Fair work
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Spencer agency wins award for Clay County Fair work

F8 Creative in Spencer returned from Des Moines just over a month ago with an award from the Art Director’s Association of Iowa for its 2018 Clay County Fair animations. The digital agency received the award for Best of Category in Animation at the annual ADAI Exhibition in Des Moines on April 26. This year’s...

City council notes: June 3
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City council notes: June 3

Contract awarded for city hall renovation project Midstates Builders of Spencer was awarded the contract for the renovation of what will be the new Spencer City Hall after submitting a low bid of about $1.87 million. The city council awarded the contract Monday following a public hearing and approving and confirming the project plans for...

Southside Grill employee charged with serving alcohol to man who later died in crash
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Southside Grill employee charged with serving alcohol to man who later died in crash

A Southside Grill employee faces charges that include supplying alcohol to a 19-year-old who later that evening was one of two men who died in an accident near Dickens on April 26. Late Tuesday afternoon, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office released more details about the incident, including the charges against Jacoba Knight of Spencer. Knight...

2nd business approved for  Spencer Business Kickstarter funding
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2nd business approved for Spencer Business Kickstarter funding

A coffee shop coming to town will be the second recipient of Spencer Business Kickstarter Program funds. Spencer Main Street Director Nancy Naeve said DejaBrew, which plans to open next month at 24 West Park Street, will receive just over $4,400 in part forgivable loan, part revolving loan funding. The kickstarter program was announced in...

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