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Dickinson County fires 911 dispatcher caught sleeping

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa sheriff has fired a 911 dispatcher who was caught sleeping on the job twice in three months, the second time in such a deep slumber that she missed repeated messages from co-workers, according to state records.
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Primghar prettied up for 125th birthday

June 17, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

PRIMGHAR, Iowa The smallest county seat in Iowa prepared for its quasquicentennial in a big way, tackling a $1.18 million infrastructure improvement project on the famous O’Brien County Courthouse Square. Continue Reading

Estherville, Iowa, woman drowns in Okoboji

June 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

OKOBOJI, Iowa A 26-year-old Estherville, Iowa, woman was found dead early Sunday as a result of a drowning on East Lake Okoboji. Continue Reading

Weber victorious in Osceola County sheriff’s race

June 5, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SIBLEY, Iowa After winning his third election, Osceola County Sheriff Douglas Weber is pleased with the amount of support he got from citizens of the county. Continue Reading

Significant turnout is expected in region for Iowa’s caucuses

January 1, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Nation’s political focus turns to Hawkeye State on Tuesday
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa Mike Koenecke is expecting such a large showing for Tuesday’s caucuses, the Dickinson County Republican co-chair had to find a bigger space.
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Branstad approves disaster assistance after storms

July 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Gov. Terry Branstad has announced individual disaster assistance programs for residents dealing with damage in four counties hit by recent storms.

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