Do you miss having a department store in Bancroft? The Kennedy Bros. Store is now home to the Main Street Pub and Grill, and the business is flourishing. It is good to know that the building’s historical value is also being respected. At the risk of sounding trite, “they just don’t build them like that anymore.”
The Emmet County Board of Supervisors Thursday, Dec. 5 canvassed the results of the Dec. 3 Estherville mayor runoff special election. Joseph May was confirmed the winner with 371 votes with Ann Goebel receiving 194 votes. There was a scattering of four other votes.
With North Union basketball season underway, I thought I would share my experiences in high school basketball. I didn’t see a lot of varsity time but I made a lot of memories on that bench.
Emmet County Economic Development is considering making a revolving loan available to a prospect for purchase of the Home Improvement Center in Ringsted, the Emmet County Board of Supervisors learned at their Tuesday, Dec. 3 meeting.
Even though winter doesn’t officially begin until December 21st, the snow that was dumped upon us last week is here to stay. A snow storm blew through the Armstrong/Ringsted area last week that left visibility and icy roads a hazard for traveling during the Thanksgiving holiday.
With the end of first semester quickly approaching, five North Union seniors have submitted early graduation requests to the North Union board on November 25.

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Last week I received a phone call from Vic Rooney. She called my office at the Journal to suggest reading a book that the book club is currently reading.


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