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City partnering with county to collect delinquent parking ticket fines
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City partnering with county to collect delinquent parking ticket fines

People late to pay fines from parking tickets from the Spencer Police Department may have to pay up before they can register vehicles. That’s under a new cooperative agreement with Clay County approved Monday night by the Spencer City Council. “It’s similar to how we handle nuisance issues, as well as snow and grass,” City...

City council approves two road work contracts, reviews manhole rehab bid
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City council approves two road work contracts, reviews manhole rehab bid

It’s that time of year again – construction and road work season. On Monday, the Spencer City Council approved contracts for two upcoming street projects and reviewed a bid for a manhole rehabilitation project. The latter was the first discussed at the council’s meeting. Council members approved a $61,300 contract with Dependable Drain and Plumbing...

Disturbance call leads to arrest
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Disturbance call leads to arrest

A Spencer man was arrested Monday night after he reportedly disobeyed Clay County Sheriff’s deputies’ orders to return to his home and then attempted to grab one deputy’s arm. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported Ismael Leon Rodriguez, 36, was seen yelling obscenities at a neighbor’s home near 1810 350th Street at about 8:45 p.m....

Muddy road sends CCE school bus into ditch
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Muddy road sends CCE school bus into ditch

A Clay Central-Everly Schools bus slid into a ditch in the 1200 block of 280th Street Wednesday afternoon, resulting in three juvenile passengers being seen by medical personnel and one being transported to Spencer Hospital for a report of pain. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported Dean Stein, 55, Fostoria, was driving the 2019 Thomas...

Bernie Sanders stumps in Spencer
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Bernie Sanders stumps in Spencer

Bernie Sanders is consistent. The independent senator from Vermont proved that when he visited Spencer on Sunday. He ran through a greatest hits list of his policy ideas and then took questions at a town meeting at the Clay County Fair and Events Center. Sanders, one of more than 20 people vying for the Democratic...

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