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Falcons the favorites, Indians to compete for district title

BY MATT HEINRICHS - SPORTS EDITOR

Entering last year’s football season, Spirit Lake knew it would face a gauntlet of the best teams in the state, as Class 2A District 2 teams combined to go 39-16 in 2020.

In the end, the Indians proved themselves worthy, finishing the year 7-3 overall and 3-2 in district play, and earning a regular season win over eventual state champion Southeast Valley in mid-October.

Pioneers look to take another step in top-heavy district

BY MATT HEINRICHS - SPORTS EDITOR

Wolves, Titans to battle for district title

BY MATT HEINRICHS - SPORTS EDITOR

Last year, Harris-Lake Park made history by clinching its first district championship since 2016. The Wolves accomplished that feat after bouncing back from an early district loss to Northwood-Kensett and reeling off five straight district victories, including a dominant 29-0 win over then-undefeated Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire on a sloppy September night in Ruthven.

J.D. Anderson wins Northwest Amateur

BY DAKOTA LOCKER - SPENCER DAILY REPORTER

After a rainy Saturday and Sunday morning, players were questioning if they would be able to finish the Northwest Amateur tournament without getting drenched in rain. The final pairing of the championship flight got started at 3:30 P.M. The group featured the guys in the mix for the win.

Getting excited for Okoboji Blue Water Festival

BY STEVE WEISMAN - OUTDOORS EDITOR

For the past six years, I have enjoyed being a part of the Okoboji Blue Water Festival. Established in 2016, the Festival has truly become celebration of water quality of not only the Iowa Great Lakes, but also across the state of Iowa. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, August 13, and promises to be an awesome day for adults and kids alike.

Targeting bass on the weedline

BY BOB JENSEN - FISHING THE MIDWEST

This time of year, wherever you might be fishing, if that body of water is home to largemouth bass, there will be some bass on the weedline. Here are some ideas for catching those bass.

DNR looks for help in counting turkeys

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking for help with its annual wild turkey production survey. During the months of July and August wild turkey sightings are recorded to estimate this year’s nesting rates and nest success.

Second suspect pleads guilty in Virgin Lake murder case

By Seth Boyes - News Editor

A second suspect accused of murdering a man south of Ruthven during the summer of 2020 has agreed to plead guilty to a lesser charge in the case.

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