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On January 19, 2023, at approximately 1:33 PM, Palo Alto County 911 Emergency Center received a 911 call of an unresponsive child.  Palo Alto County EMT’s and the Emmetsburg Police were … more
The North Kossuth School Board approved the School Budget Review Committee (SBRC) for Modified Supplemental Amount and Supplemental Aid for the 2023-24 Dropout Prevention Program in the amount of … more
Bancroft Mayor Tom Johnson asked the council about removing the awning above the front door of the Bancroft City Hall. With all the recent snowfalls, the area around the front door has become a … more
Living in Iowa during the winter, you can usually  count on that it will snow.  Using this knowledge, the Rasch brothers decided to become entrepreneurs and start up a snow removal … more
The Bancroft City Council held  a short monthly meeting on December 12. Bancroft resident Roger Hagedorn was present to find out  an update regarding the letter that was sent out a few … more
North Union maintenance director Mike Cummins was present at the monthly school board meeting on December 8 to present information regarding the purchase of Boiler Burners from G&R … more
The North Kossuth School Board’s agenda was very short on December 8 but tabled it due to wanting more clarification. With the resignation of North Union head baseball coach Royce Brynes … more
It is something people don’t want to think about but unfortunately it is becoming a reality that affects everyone - an intruder inside a school building with a weapon. Educating our school … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
The Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees met student leadership at their Tuesday, Oct. 18 board meeting. Leadership included student senators and grad assistants, with grad assistants … more
With only one item on the agenda, the North Union School Board had a quick meeting on Monday, October 17. The board approved the annual State FFA Trip to the National FFA Convention in … more
North Kossuth Community School District unfortunately was placed on the school to watch/needing support list by the Iowa Department of Education prior to the Covid pandemic in 2020.  And since … more
The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office is honored to announce Jordan Jahnke of Burt as our October 1440 Citizen of the Month! Jordan is employed by the City of Burt and has served as Fire Chief … more
Area residents were invited to an information meeting on Public Measure KA to add a county wide tax  for EMS on October 11. Phil Albers, Kossuth County EMS Administrator, welcomed everyone … more
It is that time of year that North Union High School’s Silver Spoon is getting ready to serve their monthly meals. Silver Spoon is presented by the Foods Class has been taught by advisor … more
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