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Buena Vista University proudly announces the retirement of Dr. Scott Anderson, a distinguished faculty member who has dedicated over 28 years to teaching, fostering connections, and serving the …

Storm Lake's Star Spangled Spectacular 2024 commodores, Holly Schipper and Liz Smith, have named the fireworks crew its 2024 Big Parade Grand Marshals in honor of this year’s theme: “Light up the …

A mysterious water leak in Alta forced the city to cancel Wednesday’s events at the Buena Vista Raceway. As of Wednesday afternoon, city officials have not yet determined the source of the …

District Court Judge Charles Borth said Monday he will rule soon on whether to dismiss the City of Storm Lake’s lawsuit against Buena Vista County over the misappropriation of more than $5 million …

Fundraising for the 2024 Star Spangled Spectacular, with a theme of “Light Up the Sky on the Fourth of July,” is off to a great start, according to Matt Brostad and Josh Newhouse, fundraising …

An Alta man received no additional jail or probation time in connection with neglecting nearly a dozen pitbulls in an abandoned trailer at Westview Mobile Home Park in September 2022. Associate …

Kids Fest in Storm Lake last weekend was a fun-filled event for families, featuring activities from watercolor paintings to magic shows. Highlights included Officer Phelps giving patrol car tours, …

A federal district court judge is expected to rule by July 1 on whether a state law ordering local police to arrest undocumented immigrants can pass constitutional muster. Several immigrant …

The annual Storm Chasers Regatta, a regional Hobie Cat Division 7 competition, took place on Storm Lake Saturday and Sunday with six entries in the Hobie 16 A class (two-person) and 12 in the Wave …

Two weeks ago, Congressman Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, touted polling that showed him with a commanding 54 percentage point lead against his relatively unknown challenger in this week’s primary, Kevin …

The 2024 concert season of the Storm Lake Municipal Band is underway and it has been an exciting season already, with one of the largest bands in recent memory. With members ranging in age from high …

Newly formed organization Latinas Rising Together aims to provide support to and empower Latina women in town. Joanna Chavez De León, an ESL teacher at Storm Lake Middle School, helped found the …

State authorities reported avian flu infecting an O’Brien County dairy herd, the first reported cattle infection in Iowa. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship reported …

After nearly 20 years in the Alta-Aurelia High School building, the Alta Community Library is still trying to set plans to relocate by the time their 28E agreement expires in July of next year.  …

The Storm Lake City Council approved up to $10,000 in funding for five fiscal years for Hometown Pride, a program seeking to improve community leadership, town amenities, civic pride and economic …

Anglers venturing to Storm Lake and Little Storm Lake will find water temperatures hovering around 70 degrees. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has provided the latest fishing …

Alta’s Danish church is history. The town’s oldest building, erected in 1880 as a Danish Lutheran church and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011, was knocked down last …

A fire that started around 8:30 a.m. Sunday morning destroyed an unoccupied building at 125 Main St. in Albert City. The structure previously housed Albert City Printing and Design. The blaze was …

Devastating storms once again displaced thousands of Iowans from their homes in May, and the declaration of Buena Vista County as a disaster area qualifies residents for grant opportunities. The …

Dairy farmers throughout the country are on guard and the federal government is mobilizing after an outbreak among cattle herds of highly pathogenic avian influenza — once thought to be confined to …

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