Dickinson County Emergency Management is constantly preparing for the worst. Whether it's a search and rescue operation or providing relief after a natural disaster, coordination is key — and the county EMS hopes to upgrade a major piece of equipment to better coordinate efforts in the field.
A new mobile command unit may be in the works for Dickinson County Emergency Management.
Spirit Lake will once again be the home of the Whopper once insurance adjusters clear out and construction crews move in.
Most of the region is still feeling the after-affects of Monday's blizzard. But road crews have been making steady progress throughout the day, and conditions are only expected to improve further.
The supervisors also approved a request from Dickinson County Emergency Management to construct a 130 foot tall communications tower adjacent to the county's new maintenance building just east of Milford.
Some of the coldest air of the season is expected to affect the region over the upcoming weekend. Forecasters say overnight lows will likely approach and may even exceed 20 degrees below zero Saturday, Sunday and Monday, with daytime high temperatures remaining well below zero.
The final nuts and bolts have been tightened on a somewhat controversial agreement between the county and IGL Teleconnect.
Multiple charges have been filed against a Spirit Lake man following an incident last (Mon.) evening just east of Arnolds Park.
Emergency crews remained at the scene for more than an hour Tuesday afternoon after a head-on collision shut down traffic along Iowa Highway 9.
Milford Fire Chief Jim Carpenter on Wednesday released additional details about a storage unit fire that broke out late Tuesday night on the north side of his city.
Today (Thursday 11/9) is Winter Weather Awareness Day in the state of Iowa.
The advent of cellphones spurred a number of social changes in a relatively short amount of time — and some of those changes are taking place at Dickinson County Emergency Management Services.
The county's antenna tower may be sharing its rungs with some equipment from IGL Teleconnect in the future.
The past weekend’s weather was ideal for biking, boating and any other quintessential summertime activity. But, on the green grass of Camp Okoboji in Milford, officials with the Iowa Department of Public Health were preparing for the worst — emphasis on preparing.
A rare weather phenomenon hit Dickinson County early Tuesday morning and left destruction in its wake.
Dickinson County Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Ehret said a story from the Algona area helped inspire a trendy purchase closer to home.