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11 cited for underage drinking at weekend house party
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11 cited for underage drinking at weekend house party

Authorities busted a house party involving underage drinking Sunday about three miles south of Greenville, resulting in 11 individuals being cited. On Tuesday, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported it had received a complaint of a party with underage drinking at 4535 US-71. Once authorities arrived, they found numerous people younger than 21 years old...

LGBTQS Alliance Group’s pride trees show support
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LGBTQS Alliance Group’s pride trees show support

A local group is making a statement of LGBTQ support, one that can be seen in numerous Spencer neighborhoods. The group, LGBTQS Alliance, has been decorating trees with sashes – the colors of the rainbow – to allow people in Spencer and other area towns to show support for members of the LGBTQ community during...

Spencer man arrested for assault
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Spencer man arrested for assault

A Spencer man was arrested for assault June 12 after he reportedly hit a man in the face near the bypass on the east side of town that evening. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported that Tony Putzier Jr., 27, was arrested on a charge of serious assault causing bodily injury following an investigation of...

Panel discusses how communities like Spencer can welcome other cultures
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Panel discusses how communities like Spencer can welcome other cultures

About three dozen community members gathered at Spencer Community Theatre Tuesday to listen and participate with a panel discussing diversity and how to create a more welcoming, inclusive community for people of different cultures. The documentary “Do We Belong?” was screened before the panel began its discussion. The short film tells the story of Sunayana...

Officials remove 51 cats from Spencer apartment
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Officials remove 51 cats from Spencer apartment

Officials removed 51 cats from a Spencer apartment last week. The Spencer Police Department and Spencer Zoning officials executed the warrant at 106 West First Street Apartment A on June 5 in reference to the number of animals there and the accumulation of animal waste. Court documents indicate the search warrant was applied for and...

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...

Southside Grill under investigation for providing alcohol to minor who died after accident
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Southside Grill under investigation for providing alcohol to minor who died after accident

Southside Grill is being investigated for providing alcohol to a minor who died following an April accident near Dickens. Before he died, 19-year-old Alfonso Adrian Maldonado of Estherville told a paramedic in the back of an ambulance that he and his friend, who also died in the accident, were at a strip club in Spencer...

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