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4th of July 2019

Dickinson County Fair

Rylee Johannsen has been showing cattle at the Dickinson County Fair for the past four years. She picked out her calves in the fall and began working with them right away. The seventh grader is bringing three calves to show this year at the fair named Gus, Whiskey, and Vegas. “You look at their structure,…

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Dr. Kolegraff’s Passion for Medicine Impacts the Community

re*be® Skin and Vein Clinic Provides Professional Certified Medical Care Well-known for his medical expertise in Iowa, Dr. Ronald Kolegraff MD, FACS has a passion for helping people better their lives. Dr. Kolegraff and his staff at re*be® Skin and Vein Clinic enter each day providing professional certified medical care to every patient coming through…

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Cyndee’s Cooking Corner

This is going to be the Best Summer Ever! I love living in Okoboji with all the amazing things to see and do. The weather is balmy and sunny and to be honest, I feel like a teenager again. Exciting! One thing I love is a house full of people and this summer does not…

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Sailing is a Lifetime Family Sport

Four Generations of the Rierson Family Enjoy Sailing on West Lake Okoboji There’s no sound but the hum of the wind and the crash of the water against the boat. The beautiful white sails are full out. With a personality all of its own, the boat speeds up. The constant abundance of information and myriad…

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Lakeside Lab — The Best Kept Secret in the Iowa Great Lakes Area

Lakeside Lab’s Outdoor Classrooms Immerse Students in Nature Every year, thousands of students of all ages discover a hidden jewel on the west side of West Lake Okoboji. Open to the public, the Iowa Lakeside Laboratory is owned by the state of Iowa and operated through the Board of Regents. Lakeside Lab provides science classes…

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Kylie’s Book Nook

The Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Garvis Graves Tracey Garvis Graves won me over years ago with her debut novel On the Island and even with my high expectations/the buzz around this novel, this story blew me away. We meet our protagonists Annika and Jonathan in present day but quickly dive back to…

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Ready for Adoption!

LET RESCUE BECOME YOUR FAVORITE BREED! MEET REMY! Remy is a three-year-old Shepherd/Heeler Mix. She is good with kids, she does not care for other cats and is very dog selective. She is a HUGE lover who can melt your heart with those BIG BEAUTIFUL eyes and is a gentle snuggler who would make a…

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Trail System Connects Communities in Dickinson County

Bikes – Brews – Bites Dickinson County Trails Benefit on July 27 The trails looping throughout Dickinson County are family favorites, whether it’s for a bike ride or a jog. These paths link communities throughout the Iowa Great Lakes area, providing a safe path for enjoying nature and recreation. Many of these trails are remnants…

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