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Milford Memorial Library will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. We look forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday, May 31 during regular hours. Have a happy and safe holiday.

LRH Hospice to offer grief support group

Lakes Regional Healthcare Hospice is offering a grief support group for those who have experienced loss and are looking for support and connection from others with shared experiences.  
Hospice Social Worker Jean Johnson will facilitate the group.
“A lot of our patients and their families have asked for a support group,” she said. “There are so many people that experience all types of grief and feel they have nowhere to turn for support, and we want to change that.”

Iowa Lakes Regional Career Academy discussed at board meeting

The Iowa Lakes Board of Trustees met Tuesday afternoon for their regularly scheduled board meeting. Tuesday's meeting was held on the Spirit Lake Campus.

YMCA updates Igniting a Healthy Legacy project timelines

The Bedell Family YMCA Aquatics Center renovation, part of the Igniting a Healthy Legacy Campaign, has been underway since late March of 2022. Restorations completed to date include the replacement of the east windows, demolition prep work, installation of pool and play feature pumps and the pouring and curing of play feature footings. Other renovations are in progress due to shipping and manufacturing delays.

Campus News 05-25-22

Behrens among Lake Area Tech grads

The 55th Annual Lake Area Technical College graduation ceremony was held Friday, May 13, 2022, with 763 graduates. Dylan J. Behrens of Milford was among them, earning a degree in agriculture. The following students were presented their diplomas by Bryon Noem, First Gentleman of South Dakota, and Mike Cartney, president of Lake Area Tech.

Vroom receives degree from Central

Community briefs 05-25-22

Mobile food pantry returns in June
 
The mobile food pantry from the Food Bank of Iowa is returning again. The free distribution will take place from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, June 2 in the Good News Estherville Church parking lot. Recipients are asked not to arrive before 4 p.m. and to remain in their vehicles — do not line up at the door, because the building will be closed.  
Questions may be directed to Good News Estherville Church at 712-362-4984. 

No further witnesses expected in Lake Park murder trial

Final arguments to come Monday

By Seth Boyes - News Editor

First day of testimony heard in Lake Park murder case

By Seth Boyes - News Editor

There was no jury waiting to hear testimony Tuesday, as proceedings against one of the two suspects in a Lake Park murder case got underway.

Art Smart restart: Pearson Lakes Art Center earns grant for hands-on art program

By Seth Boyes - News Editor

 

Invasive, ash-killing beetle confirmed east of Arnolds Park

By Seth Boyes - News Editor

Harris-Lake Park 2021 All-Academic students announced

 

The All-Academic Team is a feature in the Dickinson County News to showcase those students who have worked hard in the classroom over the past four years.

Okoboji 2022 All-Academic students announced

The All-Academic Team is a feature in the Dickinson County News to showcase those students who have worked hard in the classroom over the past four years.

Spirit Lake 2022 All-Academic students announced

The All-Academic Team is a feature in the Dickinson County News to showcase those students who have worked hard in the classroom over the past four years.

Lunar eclipse makes for late night spectacle

Stargazers and skywatchers in the Lakes Area witnessed a lunar eclipse Sunday night. The spectacle reached its totality at 10:29 p.m. central time, according to information from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Spirit Lake photographer Dave Petrick was ready with his camera as the earth passed between the moon and the sun that night. (Photos by Dave Petrick)

Spirit Of Harmony earns first place honors

Instead of traveling to Rochester, Minnesota, for their annual regional competition this year, the Spirit of Harmony Chorus gathered at The Venue in Spirit Lake the afternoon of Saturday, April 23 to view the results of their virtual competition. In-person competition had changed to a video submission only, and the chorus decided to submit a recording from their 2022 Friends and Family performance. The chorus members were thrilled when the announcement was delivered via a Facebook Live event

Campus News 05-18-22

Gaskill among Mediacom scholarship recipients

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