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The Dickinson County conservation Board is the local, county-level environmental entity headquartered in the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji and manages eight county areas, to which this new Milford property will be an addition. In its 27 ...
On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the 37th Annual University of Okoboji Winter Games Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the Hedberg Theater located in the Maritime Museum in Arnolds Park.

Okoboji Ladies Night Out will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the Outrigger Kazarelli's in Okoboji for fellowship, prayer,and planning for the upcoming meeting at the Okoboji Bible Conference Grounds in Arnolds Park on Nov. 18. Everyone will pay for ...
Libby Glaser of Bank Midwest in Spirit Lake was named Young Professional of the Year, while Matt Matthiesen of West O Beer in West Okoboji was selected as entrepreneur of the Year. Glaser and Matthiesen both spoke at the event, as they each thanked the ...
Spirit Lake's Kourtney Delperdang, Aidan Bauermeister and Mason McCaffery will compete in Class 3A, while Okoboji's Ethan Bauermeister will compete individually in 2A and the Pioneer girls will run as a team at Lakeside Golf Course after their runner ...
Operating since June out of the YMCA's Spirit Lake HLPC location, Jiu Jitsu Okoboji has been well received by the community, with sessions routinely at capacity.

Okoboji is one-and-done in the postseason following a 3-1 loss to Boyden-Hull in round two of the Class 2A Region 3 volleyball tournament on Monday night.
Three Okoboji Middle school band students have been selected to participate in the 49th annual Northwest Iowa Junior High/Middle School Honor Band Festival.
HINTON -- The Blackhawks continued where the left off in their previous game using a dominant first half to roll into the playoffs with a 50-15 victory over Okoboji. The Pioneers answered Joseph Hicklin's early 9-yard touchdown run with an 81-yard ...
Kaleb Sleezer rushed for two touchdowns and also caught a touchdown pass to help Alta-Aurelia win its third straight game with a 43-6 triumph over Okoboji last Friday at Alta. The Warriors, now 4-4 overall, ran for five touchdowns in the game. Sleezer ...
The Okoboji Foundation introduced the 25 area high school students participating in the seventh year of youth in Philanthropy (YIP).
ALTA - Alta-Aurelia rolled to its third straight win on the gridiron here Friday night with a 43-6 crushing of former Sioux Valley Conference foe Okoboji. The Warriors used a steady rushing attack and timely defense to even their season's record at 4-4 ...
Parks Marina in Okoboji and Upper Des Moines Opportunity have teamed up for the eight consecutive year to launch boat Loads of toys; an effort to provide Christmas toys and clothing to youth in need throughout Dickinson County.
After a brutal three-week stretch of its schedule, Alta-Aurelia has a chance to win its final four games of the season. But first, the Warriors will have to take care of business when they try to extend their winning streal to three games tonight in a ...
Plans for the current phase of the restoration project includes stabilizing more than 1,100 feet of shoreline along the north shore, constructing a permeable rock fish barrier between Center Lake and West Okoboji Lake to limit common carp entering the ...

"It was really, really exciting -- too exciting," Okoboji coach Jon Allen said. "I thought that it would be a game that we might have a couple of touchdowns on them by the third quarter and maybe have a little bit of fun in the fourth.
Magan Christopherson sprinted to pair of victories on Tuesday night, as the freshman won the Siouxland Conference girls cross country title and led the Okoboji girls to the team title at Rolling Hills Country Club in Hull. Christopherson, with her top ...
"Against Okoboji, we played well at times and then we didn't,"?Dunlap said. "The biggest thing that we need to continue to do in improve our game in all aspects - offense, defense and special teams.
Okoboji -- Lead adjunct photography instructor Dave Petrick will lead participants through Kenue Park in Okoboji as part of the ninth annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk.
"There were several times when we could have hung our heads in frustration," Okoboji coach Jon Allen said. "We got down to the goal line a couple of times and made just a few mistakes that kept us from punching it in.
Lead adjunct photography instructor Dave Petrick will lead participants through Kenue Park in Okoboji as part of the 9th Annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk.
The upcoming Lakes Nonprofit Networking Summit is a free event hosted as a community service by the Okoboji Foundation from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
... Dickinson County Endowment Fund, Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire Department, and Okoboji police Department have teamed up to provide child seat safety checks from 1-4 p.m.
Okoboji will announce its homecoming court and grand marshals at an 8:15 a.m. assembly Friday, Sept. 30. Academic awards will be given out as well.
Despite some outstanding defensive efforts throughout the contest, Emmetsburg's E-Hawks were caught by surprise on an onside kick that would lead to a late Okoboji touchdown for a 20-14 loss for the E-Hawks Friday night. The setback drops Emmetsburg ...
More specifically, the Crownline Rendezvous held in June, and the fireman's Auction held Labor Day Weekend were two social events that were tremendously successful in raising funds for local organizations.
Regent Thunhorst and DAR members Mary Cornell of Spirit Lake, who is currently recovering at the Center and Anne Bonestroo of Okoboji engaged residents at the Hawkeye Care Center, Spirit Lake, in a game called "Constitution Quest." Presiding at the ...
Cyclists from around the Midwest traveled to the Iowa Great Lakes last weekend to pedal into the fall season. The University of Okoboji hosted the 25th annual Oktoberfest bike Ride Saturday, Sept. 24. An estimated 500 cyclists participated in the ...
In the championship round matches, Gehlen defeated Rock Valley (21-10, 21-15) and Okoboji (21-19, 21-10). With the win over Okoboji, the Jays claimed the tournament title. Katie Peters led Gehlen in kills in every match except the first against South O ...
We fished West Okoboji on Saturday looking for big bluegills. Using the 1 1/2-inch Shuck's Jigger Minnows tipped with Belgian worms or silver wigglers, we must have caught 200 fish during the day.
The first stop along the route will be at Okoboji View Golf Course. Bikers will continue the ride down the south part of West Lake Okoboji. Cyclists may stop again at Alex Danbom Park to sample West O Brewery beers. Bikers will then journey past Taco ...
Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire also got back on the winning track with a 70-24 road win over Siouxland Christian, while Okoboji lost its second straight after starting the year 2-0. This week, the Wolves will look to remain unbeaten with a ...
Emmetsburg's E-Hawks coninue play in Class 1A District action this Friday night by hosting the Pioneers of Okoboji at Duane Twait Field.
DCN FILE PHOTO Spirit Lake's Kourtney Delperdang was dominant at Sheldon on Tuesday, winning the girls race with her time of 19 minutes, 56.09 seconds.
After starting the football season 2-0 for the first time in more than a decade, Okoboji finds itself at a cross roads following a 20-7 loss to Sibley-Ocheyedan at home on Friday night.
Okoboji Christian women's Connection will have a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Okoboji Bible Conference Grounds in Arnolds Park.
The Okoboji FFA Chapter presents "Pumpkin Picking Daze" this weekend. The pumpkin patch will be open to the public from 9 a.m.
PHOTO SUBMITTED/ Members of the Okoboji Queen Chapter of the International Organization of Questers gathered under the new sign on the east side of the Dickinson County Historical Museum, 1708 Keokuk, Spirit Lake.
Okoboji -- Sue Foley, a multi-award winning musician, considered one of the finest blues and roots artists working today, will perform a show at 7:30 p.m.
The summertime Birding on the Green series that the Dickinson County conservation Board hosts at Brooks National Golf Club in Okoboji has been a huge success through the years, and the new Birdwatchers Anonymous series has expanded birding ...
This week, Sibley-Ocheyedan faces off against Okoboji on Friday at 7:00 PM. Neither team managed to put together many points last week, so their meeting could be a low-scoring affair.
The Tiger girls continued to thrive this season, taking care of business with a score of 62 to beat Denison-Schleswig by 17 points.
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the West Okoboji Zoning Board of Adjustment on September 30, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
"They are just a really good team," Okoboji coach Jon Allen said of the undefeated Wildcats. "It's easy to see why they're so highly-ranked and so well though of in the state.
The Spirit Lake and Okoboji boys and girls cross country teams ran at a meet hosted by Storm Lake on Tuesday night. The Spirit Lake boys earned the highest team finish on the evening, placing second overall behind champion Unity Christian.
Nature Tots comes to Okoboji. Tuesday, September 13, 2016. (Photo). PHOTO SUBMITTED. The laughter spewed forth as Dickinson County Nature Center staff members read the book "Everyone Poops" in preparation for the next Nature Tots 10:30 a.m.
The usual coffee hour will follow the service which will provide an opportunity to meet with Bishop Scarfe. Rick Porter, executive director of conference association ministries at the Okoboji Bible Conference, will preach at the 10 a.m. service on Sept ...
David Johnson, Arnolds Park Mayor Jim Hussong, Iowa Great Lakes Chamber Executive Jeff Thee and Herman Richter of the University of Okoboji welcoming the honorees and visitors from all over the United States. "We encourage area residents and ...






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