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Supervisors Hold Marathon Meeting

What you don’t do today, you have to make up tomorrow. That could well be the theme of the Emmet County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, Sept. 20. Due to the Dec. 13 ELC PPEL special …

Trustees Meet New Faculty, Hear Powersports Update

The Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees at their monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 20 met new faculty members and heard an update on the powersports and power equipment technology program on …

Days Gone By 9-28-2022

One hundred twenty five years ago: October 1, 1897  Publishers: J.A. Reagan & Kasper Faltinson Mrs. B. C. Lewis is in Algona this week visiting friends and taking in the fair. An …

Days Gone By 9-21-2022

One hundred twenty five years ago: September 24, 1897  Publishers: J.A. Reagan & Kasper Faltinson Hearse Furnished When Desired - I have concluded to do business strictly on a cash …

Courthouse News

Small claims Aug. 29 – Accounts Management Incorporated of Sioux Falls, S.D., received a $1,471.25 judgment plus interest and costs from Melissa Lynn Thompson of Estherville. Accounts …

Two Swea City Men arrested

Two men were arrested recently on drug charges at Okamanpedan State Park in rural Emmet County. According to Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens, a sheriff’s deputy on patrol September 11th …

North Union approves sealed bids and new hires

North Union School Board held their monthly meeting on September 12 to approve a variety of items. The board approved the sealed bids for a 2005 Chevy Impala and a 2006 Chevy Uplander to Gene …
Obituaries
Kristy Sue Craig
Visitation for Kristy Craig will be held on Monday, September 19, 2022, at the Nazareth Lutheran Church, Armstrong, Iowa, from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, …
Blaine Carl Griese
A Celebration of Life will be held for Blaine Griese on Sunday, September 25, 2022, 4:00 p.m., at the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Armstrong, with Vicar Kim Campbell as the Officiant. Visitation …
Gwendolyn Jane Jarger Amonson
A Celebration of Life Service for Gwen Amonson will be held on Saturday, September 17th, at 10:30 a.m., at the Eagle Grove United Methodist Church. Visitation will be Friday, September 16th, from …
Theresa Frances Arney
Theresa Frances Arney, fondly known as “Terry,” was born in Anchorage, Alaska on October 21, 1949 to Robert and Ruth (Petersen) Arney. She passed away on Friday, August 12, 2022 at Mayo …
Lola I. Harris
A funeral service for Lola Harris will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 9, 2022 at the United Methodist Church. Pastor Lyn Roesler will be the officiant. Visitation will be one hour prior to …
Sports

Welbig takes first at Emmetsburg Invitational

EMMETSBURG — North Union’s Jacey Welbig took first place in the girls’ race at the Emmetsburg Invitational on Monday, September 12. The speedy sophomore clocked a time of 20 …

Three Warriors earn all-state honors

Three North Union Softball players have received additional postseason honors for their play this season in helping the Warriors to a 33-5 season. Junior pitcher Emily Meyer, senior third baseman …

Nine Lady Warriors make all conference teams

The North Union Lady Warriors Softball team has had an exceptional year on the field.  Not only did they win back to back conference titles, all nine starters were named to the Top of Iowa West …

Byrnes named TIC Coach of the Year

The past season for the North Union Warriors baseball team has shown improvement from previous years.  Last year the Warriors had a conference record of 2-12.  This year, the team ended …
Around the region
It is a strange feeling when your kid calls you for the first time. No Hartley didn’t get a cell phone, but he did get a “calling watch”, as he calls it. Verizon has a kid friendly …
Growing up in Bloomfield in the 1950s and 1960s, I remember seeing empty coffee cans next to the cash registers in places like Ollie O’Briant’s drug store, Bill Tews’ coffee shop …
The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office is honored to announce the September 1440 Citizen of the Month is Dee Ann Bierstedt of Fenton! Dee Ann was nominated for her lifelong commitment to …
The Swea City Council at their Wednesday, Sept. 21 heard an update on the city lagoon project and approved the engineer’s contract. An ISG representative updated the council on the lagoon …
BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 10) – Matthew Looft brought home his first IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s championship and the best birthday present an 8-year-old boy could ask …