News Flash

Posted on: February 8, 2023

Legislative Coffee events set for King's Pointe

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  The City of Storm Lake and SALUD multicultural health coalition are partnering to host the events, which are free and open to the public. The gatherings are an opportunity to communicate directly with our area's state lawmakers on curr...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 1, 2023

Storm Lake Fire Department presents annual honors

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  Awards were presented in January for highest rate of volunteer call responses during 2022. Assistant Chief Todd Larson recorded the highest response rate, with Firefighters Josh Brown and Francisco Vazquez tied for second. Firefighter Andres Es...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 1, 2023

Sunrise Campground opens online reservations for 2023 season

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Campers can start to book their stays for throughout the 2023 season online at www.sunrisecampgrounds.com including stays for the three biggest camping periods of the year:  Memorial Day May 26-30, Independence Day July 1-5, and Labor Day weekend...

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Press Release
Posted on: January 30, 2023

RAGBRAI 50 is coming to Storm Lake!

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 RAGBRAI’s 50th anniversary—or “RAGBRAI L” in Roman numerals—will celebrate “One L of a Ride – Since 1973” July 22-29, 2023. The theme welcomed folks to the Route Ann...

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Press Release
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Service Awards to be presented by Storm Lake Police Department

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  “The past year has been another difficult year for our department. We realize that many of our officers have really stepped up to take on additional challenges,” Police Chief Chris Cole said. “I would like to thank...

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Press Release
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Guide to Translating City Information

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* City of Storm Lake website (stormlake.org): It's easy - just tap the "Select Language" bar near the top of any page, and you'll be able to select from an array of languages to view all of our news and information. You&apo...

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Press Release
Posted on: January 19, 2023

City reminds residents not to shovel snow into the streets

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  A reminder on snow removal regulations: 

  * Residents cannot shovel snow from their property back onto the streets. This is not only a code infraction, but a potential safety issue. Streets are plowed overnight to avoid traffi...

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Press Release
Posted on: January 3, 2023

Top 22 for 2022: A City Year in Review

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22. ENGAGEMENT: The City ramped up its public involvement efforts, creating a new website (stormlake.org), tripling its social media following, and hosting interactive meetings on local issues.
21. GIVING BACK – Planning took place throughout 202...
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Press Release
Posted on: December 29, 2022

Storm Lake Fire Department introduces Community Connect

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 The Storm Lake Fire Department has launched a Community Connect program, a new online tool to help keep the community safe.

  Storm Lake residents and business owners can log onto the new service at www.communityconnect.io/info/ia-storml...

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Press Release
Posted on: December 15, 2022

Harmony Garden Project is a GO!

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  Mayor Mike Porsch announced the funding to begin the project Thursday, Dec. 15, at an Open House event held at the library. The City is receiving a T-Mobile Hometown Grant that will provide seven outdoor musical instruments, game tables, access...
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Press Release
Posted on: December 2, 2022

Storm Lake Police to 'Pay It Forward'

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Starting this 2022 holiday season and continuing for the next year, the Storm Lake Police Association will donate funds to local businesses each Friday to “pay it forward” for a portion of customers' purchases.  
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Press Release
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Storm Lake, Alta officials talk on future water needs

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No decisions were made as the meeting was for discussion only.
  Consulting engineers noted that Alta's existing water treatment facility is nearing the end of its lifespan, and Storm Lake is also beginning to look toward a future new p...
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Press Release
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Keys locked in car?

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 Storm Lake Police officers no longer offer vehicle unlocking service.
  The change is necessary due to staffing levels in the department, as calls to assist with lockouts can take officers away from other public safety duties. Also, rece...
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Press Release
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Defense Dept. honors SLPD for employer support of Guard and Reserve

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The awards were announced on Tuesday, August 2.

  The recipients include private and public sector employers across the nation nominated by a National Guard or Reserve member employed in their organization. The SLPD was nominated by Officer Gerard...

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Press Release
Posted on: July 28, 2022

ICMA honors Storm Lake with Community Inclusion and Equity award

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The award recognize community organizational achievements building or celebrating diversity and inclusiveness. The program may be nominated for either work done within the local government organization or the community at-large. This award came t...

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