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DCI credit card fraud case leads to arrest of Okoboji woman

Michele Zeisler An Okoboji woman faces 19 felony charges in Woodbury County after authorities think she used stolen credit card information to make fraudulent purchases in two states. Michele Renee Zeisler faces six counts of forgery, six counts of credit card fraud and six counts of identity theft.


Sheriffs Office, Highway Patrol, Dickens Fire & Rescue respond to Highway 18 accident

Various emergency officials, including the Clay County Sheriffs Office, Iowa Highway Patrol and Dickens Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of an accident near the intersection of 300th Avenue and Highway 18 at approximately 1:40 p.m. Monday. A full accident report will appear in Thursdays edition

SPENCER DAILY REPORTER - 2018-03-19 05:00:00

Worthington fire causes damage to RV, house

WORTHINGTON - A fire broke out in a Winnebago camper, parked on Diagonal Road, at around 5:35 p.m. Monday. The fire spread from the camper to the nearby house, totaling the vehicle and severely damaging the house in the process. The Worthington Fire Department responded to the scene, located just no

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2018-03-19 23:40:59

City: Code enforcement up eightfold

The gathering was the first of several at which the city will offer a short presentation on some aspect of its operations, then open things up for questions from citizens. Mayor Debbie Foster said she and City Administrator Mike Humpal had several goals in mind when they were batting around the conc

SENTINEL - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Multiple agencies seize more than 800 pounds of marijuana

Shawn M. Kaar, 34, was arrested March 10 by a Minnesota patrolman after 342 pounds of marijuana were allegedly discovered in his vehicle. The arrest was made within a few miles of - and at approximately the same time as - the arrest of Luvar C. Ivy, 37, of St. Paul after a Worthington police officer


'Antiques Roadshow' appraiser to host events

REGIONAL - Mark Moran, an Iola, Wis. appraiser with appearances on PBS' hit show "Antiques Roadshow," will assess antiques at several area libraries from March 24-29. Moran's first stop is at Meinders Community Library in Pipestone at 10 a.m. March 24. He will visit Windom Community Center at 5 p.m.


2 Spencer Hospital nurses honored

Spencer Hospital nurses Joyce Tewes and Jeri Wescott, both of Hartley, have been selected as two of Iowas 100 Great Nurses for 2018 and will be honored at a May 6 celebration in Des Moines. The 100 Great Iowa Nurses program identifies 100 outstanding nurses every year whose courage, competence and c

SPENCER DAILY REPORTER - 2018-03-19 05:00:00

City confident in growth efforts

FAIRMONT - It would be difficult to measure the impact of economic development efforts in a single day, but a look back over the totality of work done in a year can reveal surprising accomplishments. "When you are working every day, you just move on to the next thing," said Linsey Preuss, Fairmont e

SENTINEL - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Nearly there: Iowa Great Lakes Trail Phase 2 to see bidding, possible completion in 2018

Clay County citizens may see the completion of the Iowa Great Lakes Trail Projects second phase as early as late 2018. Representatives from McClure Engineering held an informational meeting prior to Monday nights Spencer City Council meeting, during which they updated local leaders on the status of

SPENCER DAILY REPORTER - 2018-03-20 05:00:00

Reynolds stops in Spencer during her Announcement Tour

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds made a St. Patricks Day stop in Spencer over the noon hour, speaking to a crowd of citizens inside of Grand Avenue Community Outreach on Saturday. The second stop of five for the day, the governors Announcement Tour comes after she officially filed her candidacy for govern

SPENCER DAILY REPORTER - 2018-03-19 05:00:00

'Actions speak louder than words:' Students take part in National Walkout Day

The purpose of National Walkout Day was two-fold, which area school districts demonstrated by how they chose to uniquely approach the movement. Whether area districts' students vocally advocated for gun reform or not, one similarity took the forefront of all demonstrations. On the one-month anniver


Sibley's aquatic center gets boost

SIBLEY-A big splash of money has made waves for the city of Sibley's swimming pool project. The Enhance Iowa Board on Wednesday, March 14, awarded the Osceola County seat city $250,000 - the amount Sibley requested - through a Community Attraction and Tourism grant for the rehabilitation and expansi

NWESTIOWA.COM - 2018-03-18 23:00:00

Benefit planned Sunday for couple displaced by fire

LAKE PARK, Iowa - John and Joy Mier lost their home and nearly everything in it after fire broke out in the ceiling and quickly spread through their rural Sioux Valley farm house on the afternoon of Feb. 8. On Sunday, family, friends and neighbors have organized a benefit to help the Miers. A pork l


WPD makes 'largest seizure in department history'

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Police Department made a historic arrest last weekend in Worthington. According to WPD Capt. Kevin Flynn, Saturday's discovery of more than 400 pounds of marijuana is the largest seizure in department history. WPD Sgt. Dustin Roemeling and his K-9 partner, Frank'ee, ma


Former Worthington man sentenced in DWI, car theft cases

WORTHINGTON - A former Worthington man was sentenced Tuesday in Nobles County District Court on two DWI-related cases and car theft. Christopher Santini Gascot, 23, of Brookings, S.D. received a stay of adjudication and was placed on three years probation for swerving off the road in a stolen motor


Worthington man allegedly injures patrolman during Friday scuffle

WORTHINGTON - A Worthington man is facing a string of criminal charges after an alleged drunken scuffle with law enforcement. Javier M. Granados, 28, was detained Friday, but not after allegedly resisting arrest and injuring a Minnesota patrolman. According to the formal criminal complaint, office


Nicollet County searching for Willaert

He is wanted on an outstanding warrant and is suspected in a number of recent crimes including 5 stolen vehicles from a number of southern Minnesota counties. He is believed to be traveling in a stolen, black 2012 Ford F350 crew cab pickup truck bearing Minnesota license plate YBG 8521. Nicollet Cou


Wound Center to open this summer

WINDOM - Windom Area Hospital (WAH) is heading into another construction phase, this time to open a comprehensive wound center to treat patients with chronic wounds. Nearly 1,700 patients within a 35-mile radius may have a need for specialized wound care, according to a 2016 study. Specialized woun


Nine lots up for bids

NEW ULM - In an effort to sell the nine remaining lots in the Milford Heights Phase One addition, the Economic Development Authority (EDA)has opened the property up for bids, setting minimum prices for each lot. The nine lots vary in size and price. The EDA originally set the price for the lots at $


Efforts underway to help victim's family

Community members are coming together to organize a fundraiser for the family of Krista Hesebeck. Hesebeck, from Lakota, died March 3 in what authorities describe as a domestic assault, and her death has been ruled a homicide. She leaves behind three teenage children. In order to help Hesebeck's fam