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Daylight Savings Time to End on November 2

The annual ritual of turning your clocks back one hour will occur on Sunday, November 2.  Daylight Savings Time will officially end at 2am Sunday morning.  Upon retiring Saturday night you should wind your clocks and watches back one hour which also allows you an extra hour of sleep Sunday morning.

Officials also indicate this is a good time to check the batteries on your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors as we enter the winter months.

In 2015 Daylight Savings Time will begin on Sunday, March 8 and end on
Sunday, November 1.

Friday, October 31 is Official Trick or Treat Night in Spencer

The Mayor of Spencer has declared Friday, October 31 from 5 - 7pm as the official date and time of Trick or Treating in the City of Spencer.  Residents are asked to turn on their porch lights for safety and as an indication you are welcoming the young ghosts and goblins.

In addition, Southpark Mall will again offer the "Trick or Treat Parade" inside the climate-controlled mall between the hours of 5 - 7pm.  Youngsters in costume will circle the mall and receive goodies from merchants located at the mall.

The Spencer Jaycees "Nightmare at the Fair" continues Halloween weekend

Welcome the Newest Supporters of the Spencer Chamber

St. Croix Hospice
1701 38th Avenue West - Suite 100
Spencer, IA.  51301
(712) 264-5674

901 11th Street S.W.
Southpark Mall
Spencer, IA.  51301

Miss Behavin' Botique
307 Grand Avenue
Spencer, IA.  51301
(712) 580-5350


1370 Lake Street
Spirit Lake, IA.  51360
(712) 336-2941

"Home Base Iowa" Meeting Scheduled for Clay County

Businesses in Clay County are invited and encouraged to attend an informational meeting on "Home Base Iowa" and how it can help fill staffing needs with qualified military veterans.
The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 20th from 10am to Noon at the Spencer Municipal Golf Course.  There is no charge to attend this informational meetting.
Kathy Anderson, Iowa Economic Development Authority on Home Base Iowa will be the featured presenter.
Topics include:
  • Governor Branstad's Home Base Iowa initiative
  • How hiring qualified veterans can help your business 
  • How to incent the program
  • Recruiting strategies for Iowa businesses
  • Questions and Answers

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