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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...

City council approves contract for storm sewer extension necessary for new Northwest Bank facility
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City council approves contract for storm sewer extension necessary for new Northwest Bank facility

The Spencer City Council on Tuesday approved a $572,242.50 contract for the 18th Avenue West storm sewer extension, a project made necessary by construction of a new Northwest Bank facility in that area. At its last meeting on Aug. 20, the council awarded the project to H & W Contracting out of Sioux Falls. The...

Deputies arrest Spencer man for going into street with a handgun, public intoxication
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Deputies arrest Spencer man for going into street with a handgun, public intoxication

Authorities arrested a Spencer man Saturday afternoon at the Country Villa mobile home park after an investigation determined that he had gone into the street with a handgun while intoxicated following an exchange with a male next door. Dan Freeman, 56, was detained, according to a Clay County Sheriff’s Office news release, when Spencer Police...

Mexican man pleads guilty to meth conspiracy; distributed one pound per two weeks in Iowa
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Mexican man pleads guilty to meth conspiracy; distributed one pound per two weeks in Iowa

An Mexican man residing in Spencer illegally pleaded guilty in US District Court in Sioux City on Aug. 28 to a charge of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. A news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Iowa stated Jesus Jonathan Vazquez-Espinoza, 33, admitted in a plea agreement that he received about $10,000 worth...

Wanted Sioux City man arrested in Spencer; faces new drug, other charges
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Wanted Sioux City man arrested in Spencer; faces new drug, other charges

Authorities in Spencer apprehended a wanted Sioux City man fleeing law enforcement offers Thursday morning following a manhunt that lasted several hours. Spencer Police Chief Mark Warburton in a press release stated Justin Michael Albright was located and arrested at 9:45 a.m. in the 1200 block of West Seventh Street after a homeowner told a...

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