Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The music department at Iowa Lakes Community College announces the 23rd Annual Elizabethan Madrigal Feaste. This year's festivities will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3 at the Janice K. Lund Performing Arts Center in Estherville. Ticket sales began Nov. 4.
The Elizabeth Madrigal Feaste pays tribute to the Christmas Feaste, an annual celebration in early England, showcasing an extravagant display of rejoicing and toasting the 12 days of Christmas.
Northwest Bank of Spencer is pleased to announce that Andrea Nelson, treasury management operations manager, has achieved the status of accredited ACH professional, or AAP, after successfully completing an exam through the National Automated Clearing House Association.
The Iowa Great Lakes Board of Realtors recently presented the award for the 2022 Realtor of the Year to Eric Hoien. Hoien Realty is in its 70th year, with Hoien himself as the broker/owner for 38 of those years. Hoien is passionate about ensuring the Iowa Great Lakes are a place anyone would be honored to call home. He often works with local and state governments to protect the area lakes and natural habitats.
Brandon Wade Davis, age 47, of Spirit Lake was charged with domestic abuse/assault — third or subsequent offense — and interference with official acts at approximately 7:31 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 in the 12700 block of 211th Avenue. A criminal complaint said Davis applied pressure to the throat of the victim.
The annual meeting of the Iowa Lakes Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will be held on Nov. 13 and will be a hybrid service. For those comfortable meeting in person, the service will be held in the Bay Hill Room at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center. Coffee begins at 10:30 a.m. with the service beginning at 11 a.m. Music by members and friends will be provided before and after the meeting.
A number of emergency vehicles are expected outside Okoboji Middle School on Friday, but there won't be any cause for alarm. The school district invited local emergency personnel to stop by the school building as part of the middle school's ongoing High Five Friday tradition.
Students in grades 4-12 are invited to register for MML’s Young Adult Out of the Box Challenge. This box will be filled with odds and ends to design a game, create an art project and repurpose an item in your home. This is a free activity but does require registration. Pick up and registration may be completed Tuesday, Nov. 8, through Friday, Nov. 18.
The Lake Park Public Library, Dickinson County Museum and Lake Park Historical Society invite you to attend Past Times Lake Park. The program is free, and everyone is welcome. Past Times Lake Park will start at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Lake Park Community Center, 903 South Market St. in Lake Park. Expect to see photos of Lake Park long ago, enjoy some great conversation and learn about the early days of Lake Park.
The Okoboji Education Association and the Spirit Lake Education Association were recently awarded Community Outreach Grants from the Iowa State Education Association to support their respective projects.
The undulating form of The Legend roller coaster has loomed over Arnolds Park Amusement Park since 1930, and the latest phase of restoration efforts aims to keep it that way for many generations to come.
A land surveyor for Summit Carbon Solutions faces a criminal trial in December for allegedly trespassing on land in northwest Iowa that is part of the company’s proposed carbon dioxide pipeline route, according to court records.
Members of the Spirit Lake and Iowa Great Lakes Area Chambers of Commerce gathered at Robinson Funeral Home in Spirit Lake to celebrate a change in ownership. Korey and Kerri Robinson took on full ownership of the former Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home in September — the Robinsons had been minority owners of the business for the past six years.