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Galaxy band members recall band’s glory days

Galaxy, a local rock ‘n roll band that has entertained in the local area and beyond for decades, was inducted into the Mid America Music Association Hall of Fame at the Avalon Ballroom in …

Diane Krosch Citizen of Month

The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office is honored to recognize Diane Krosch of Ledyard as our November 1440 Citizen of the Month! Diane was nominated for her amazing personality and friendliness …

North Union School Board approves early graduation requests

The North Union School Board approved seven seniors to graduate early during their November 14th meeting.  The seven seniors will have to meet all requirements in order to graduate.  They …

Short meeting held by North Kossuth School Board

The North Kossuth School Board made quick work of their agenda on Monday, November 14.  Due to an early out because of weather, no school administration reports were given. The board approved …

Bancroft City Council approves several resolutions during meeting

The Bancroft City Council held their regular meeting on November 14 with all members present including the newly appointed Mayor Tom Johnson. Bancroft City Clerk Crysti Neuman gave her monthly …
Sports

Bearcats spoil North Union’s homecoming

ARMSTRONG—In just the second week of the season and the opening night of Class A district play on Friday, Sept. 3, the North Union Warriors’ football team entertained the North Butler Bearcats in …

Emily Meyer signs college deal

North Union senior Emily Meyer signed a letter of intent Tuesday, November 22, to play softball and volleyball at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato for the 2023-24 season.  Meyer has been a …

Basketball Team inducted into Black Hills State University Hall of Fame

Thirty years ago, the Black  Hills State University men’s basketball team was making history but didn’t know it at the time. The 1992-93 Yellow Jackets were just playing a game …

Looft’s IMCA Super Nationals SportMod championship is best birthday present ever 

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 …

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 …

Fast start lands Looft career 200th IMCA win

ARLINGTON, Minn. (May 28) – Matt Looft joined another of IMCA’s most exclusive clubs Saturday night at Arlington Raceway. Looft won for the 200th time in his Friesen Performance IMCA …
Around the region
Mass of Christian Burial for Emmet J. Quinn was held at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Estherville, Iowa at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, November 26, 2022.  Officiant at the service was …
Neomi “Maxine” Hoppus was born on November 11, 1926 in Dolliver, Iowa to William and Ellen (Ball) Ross.  She passed away on November 16, 2022 at the Eastern Star Masonic Home in …
We survived our first hosting of Thanksgiving in our new home. Two years ago in our 3rd Avenue home we had planned on hosting Thanksgiving but just days before, our home was infected with COVID. So …
The Armstrong Betterment Club and the Armstrong Community Center Board is hosting a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 10 at the Armstrong Community Center. Breakfast will be served from …
Thanks to fairly reasonable fall weather, work is progressing on the City of Armstrong sanitary lagoon project just south of Armstrong. The $4.8-million project is funded by a 2 percent State …
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