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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...

City wants to offer more recreation programming; school resource officer agreement approved
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City wants to offer more recreation programming; school resource officer agreement approved

A reorganized Spencer Parks and Recreation Department in the future will offer programs and activities to encourage more use of city parks. The city council discussed the focus while approving a job description for the new position of recreation director and updated descriptions for current positions of golf superintendent and school resource officer. City Manager...

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...

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...

Gas main struck near North School Park
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Gas main struck near North School Park

A contract crew struck a gas main Monday night near West 11th Street and First Avenue West, causing a large leak. Fire chief John Conyn had just finished delivering his monthly report to the Spencer City Council when the Spencer Fire Department was called to the scene. Public Works Director Mark White later told the...

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...

Estherville man arrested for 3rd OWI offense
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Estherville man arrested for 3rd OWI offense

An Estherville man was arrested May 1 for operating while intoxicated and other charges after he was found unresponsive in a car near the 2200 mile of 300th Street in Clay County. According to a sheriff’s office news report, a Spencer police officer who was also nearby and responded to the call found Roger Smith,...

Accident at US-71 and US-18 results in minor injuries
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Accident at US-71 and US-18 results in minor injuries

An accident Wednesday morning at the north intersection of highways 71 and 18 in Spencer resulted in minor injuries. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported that at 7:04 a.m. Wednesday, the sheriff’s office and Spencer Police Department responded to a two-vehicle collision. An investigation determined December Pomerenke, driving a 2012 Ford F-150 owned by Christenson...

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