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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...

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...

Businessman wants to open strip club in Spencer; public hearing set for next month
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Businessman wants to open strip club in Spencer; public hearing set for next month

October’s city planning and zoning commission meeting could be standing room only. That’s what happens when a businessman requests a zoning change be made so he can open a strip club inside the building he owns at 325 11th Street SW. The businessman, Chris Burg, last week shared with the planning and zoning commission that...

Clay County Fair visitors are excited about Pressed Jewelry’s future Grand Avenue store
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Clay County Fair visitors are excited about Pressed Jewelry’s future Grand Avenue store

Pressed Jewelry has been one of the Spencer business community’s highlights of 2018. The online jewelry and apparel retailer just two months ago announced the opening of a brick and mortar store at 319 Grand Avenue in Spencer. It’s expected to open fall 2018. Founder Kristen Meeter and her husband, Eric, have been documenting the...

Clay County Fair 2018 opening weekend guide: schedule, entertainment, food and more
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Clay County Fair 2018 opening weekend guide: schedule, entertainment, food and more

Let the Spencer Signal be your guide for the 2018 Clay County Fair. Spencersignal.com will have rundowns on the best entertainment and food, plus some cool stories about how people are making this fair the best yet. Was food coverage mentioned? Food will be covered, for sure. Take a look at the fair’s food finder...

Pets Plus offers exotic pets, supplies
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Pets Plus offers exotic pets, supplies

There’s a new place in town where people can add feathered, furred and scaled friends to their pet families. Pets Plus, 928 South Grand Avenue in Spencer, opened a few months ago aiming to offer what some of the larger stores in town don’t. The store has birds, hamsters, gerbils, ferrets, tropical fish, reptials and...

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