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Hearing scheduled for  Southside Grill liquor license status
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Hearing scheduled for Southside Grill liquor license status

A judge will hear arguments later this month that could determine whether Southside Grill retains its liquor license. The Spencer City Council denied Southside Grill’s liquor license renewal in June citing evidence from law enforcement that Southside Grill’s employees had served alcohol to minors and intoxicated individuals and that dancers there had exposed their nipples...

Knife displayed, threats made in domestic dispute
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Knife displayed, threats made in domestic dispute

Spencer police arrested a man Tuesday evening following a domestic dispute in which he reportedly displayed a knife and threatened a woman. Police responded to the dispute at about 7:30 p.m. in the 300 block of East First Street. Following an investigation, police arrested Tyler Thompsen, 20, of Spencer. In a news release, police stated...

Spencer PD K9 sniffs out drugs; arrest made
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Spencer PD K9 sniffs out drugs; arrest made

A Spencer police investigation Monday led to the arrest of a Spirit Lake woman for methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia possession. Police arrested 31-year-old Heather Ann Luehring after the Spencer Police Department K9 had alerted to the drugs during an investigation at the north Dyno’s gas station. In a news release, Spencer Police Chief Mark Warburton...

Driver attempted to flee authorities, arrested for OWI
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Driver attempted to flee authorities, arrested for OWI

Clay County deputies arrested a Spencer man August 11 for OWI and other charges after he initially fled and was later found at his residence. The sheriff’s office reported a deputy was in the alley behind Pour Judgement on Grand Avenue in Spencer on a different call when a vehicle sped the wrong way down...

Fireworks cause $15,000 in damage to Fairview Elementary playground
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Fireworks cause $15,000 in damage to Fairview Elementary playground

Nothing good happens after midnight. Those wise words often ring true no matter the location, but they were definitely accurate around 2:30 a.m. Sunday at the Fairview Elementary School playground. Spencer authorities say that’s when fireworks lit by juveniles caused a fire that did $15,000 in damage to the playground surface and its equipment. The...

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...

Spencer woman arrested on warrant for meth possession
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Spencer woman arrested on warrant for meth possession

A Spencer woman turned herself in and was arrested Saturday on a warrant for possession of methamphetamine. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday that Krissy Smith turned herself in at the Clay County Jail at about 5 p.m. Saturday. The arrest warrant was on a charge for first offense possession of methamphetamine. Smith was...

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...

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