Challenges on and off the track couldn’t deny Matthew Looft in his quest for a career third IMCA Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod national championship. Matt, along with his wife, Brittney, and their two children, Brayden and Brysen, traveled to the National Banquet held in Lincoln, NE over the Thanksgiving weekend, November 23-25.
Emmet County Attorney Doug Hansen’s accomplishments did not come easily. As he prepares to retire as Emmet County Attorney Dec. 31 after a long career in law, Hansen can certainly claim to have truly earned his place.
At the wee little age of 7, a little boy in a small Northwest Iowa town started to play piano. And he never stopped.
North Union came out of the gate on fire, building a commanding 27-2 lead at the end of the first quarter and cruised to a 75-24 Top of Iowa Conference girls’ basketball victory over the North Iowa Lady Bison in a game played at Buffalo Center on Friday, Nov. 30.
If faithfulness to one’s employer and the public is any indication of one’s value, Deb Zoellner is pure gold. Zoellner, a familiar face at Bank Midwest of Armstrong for the past 28 years, is retiring. She will be honored with an open house 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5.
After hearing from a number of Courthouse employees, the Emmet County Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday, Nov. 27 meeting decided to put on the following week’s agenda proposed remodeling of the county attorney’s offices.

Play it again, Glenn

The combined parishes of Nazareth Lutheran Church of Armstrong and United Lutheran Church of Ringsted joined their voices in song to honor long-time organist and beloved fellow parishioner Glenn He


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