News & Events

Pristine lakes, fine fishing

Monday, September 11, 2017

"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles." ~Doug Larson If you want to focus on the...
From the CEO: "Other duties as assigned"

Friday, September 08, 2017

“Other duties as assigned.” The most dangerous four words in employment. So you think you’re an accountant? Don’t forget the boss’s dry cleaning. Work in IT? That...
A cherished family tradition

Monday, September 04, 2017

County fairs are a fantastic family-friendly tradition. Year after year, they bring communities together for competitions, entertainment, food and festivities. The first modern Clay County Fair...
Come home to the fair

Monday, August 28, 2017

The first Clay County Fair Association was organized in 1917, which means the “The World’s Greatest County Fair” celebrates its centennial this year, September 9-17. Spencer,...
I’ll see you at the fair.

Monday, August 21, 2017

County fairs give residents a chance to step back to a slower time, when people made their own entertainment. These fairs contribute to the local...
Bike to Boji

Monday, August 14, 2017

There’s nothing quite like hitting the open road on a motorcycle. The thrill of the ride tends to melt away everyday anxiety, allowing people to...
Come sail away

Monday, August 07, 2017

Have you ever noticed that being around a body of water can help you feel calmer? There's a whole body of research suggesting water brings...
What do you do?

Monday, July 31, 2017

Begun in 1992, Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation, ILCDC brought together Clay and Dickinson counties with the goal of fostering, aiding and assisting the growth...
Working Together to Grow a Region

Monday, July 24, 2017

Many rural areas of the country face tough economic times. The ones that make the most headway have formed collaborative groups. Working together, they can...
Spencer Hospital Adds 3D Mammography Technology

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Spencer Hospital has added three-dimensional mammography technology to its array of diagnostic imaging  services for enhanced patient care.  Three-dimensional (3D) mammography combines traditional mammography with advanced...
Spine surgeon relocates to Northwest Iowa

Friday, December 16, 2016

Experienced spine specialist Dr. Daniel J. McGuire has relocated his practice, Iowa Spine Care PLC, to northwest Iowa. Associated with Northwest Iowa Bone, Joint and...
Spencer Hospital: "Healthier Together"

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Hospital leaders and healthcare professionals across the country continue to expand their focus from caring for people with illnesses to include keeping people well through...