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“Small Town Scramble” was founded by a group of local business owners who were passionate about showcasing the charm and uniqueness of small town Iowa. The idea was to create an event … more
The North Union FFA participated in this year’s Iowa Envirothon. The Envirothon covers a variety of areas ranging across environmental and natural resources sciences, including aquatic ecology, … more
Cornwell, Frideres, Maher & Associates, P.L.C., CPA’s today released an agreed-upon procedures report on the City of Bancroft, Iowa for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. The … more
A short meeting was held on Tuesday, March 27th to hold a budget hearing and to approve the school audit. The audit report was given and approved.   The final budget hearing will be held on … more
North Union Swea City Campus building superintendent Adam Pointer   presented the North Kossuth School Board with a few upcoming projects that will need to take place in the building. The … more
The filing deadline for County Offices in Iowa for the June 4th primary election is now closed and there are four offices that will be up for grabs this November in Kossuth County, including two … more
Matt Bernhard, aka Mr. Pork Chop Jr., passes away The Bancroft   and RAGBRAI Communities were saddened to hear the passing of Mr. Pork Chop. Jr., Matt Bernhard on March 24th. In a … more
When you travel down the road and you   see all the signs   with different town names, one begins to wonder what makes each of those towns special.   Well at least that is what … more
The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office is honored to recognize Beth Pedersen of Bancroft as our March 1440 Citizen of the Month! Beth is a Kindergarten teacher at North Union Elementary and owner … more
A bridge replacement project got underway on Monday, March 11 near Titonka. The Kossuth County Engineer’s Office says the bridge replacement project is on 210th Avenue between 280 Street … more
Bancroft resident Will Kersten was present at the   March 11th meeting to discuss the fence he put in his front yard.   Kersten stated he did not know he needed a permit and asked what he … more
The Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees at their Tuesday, Feb. 20 meeting congratulated the men’s soccer team on winning the college’s first national title, an event that took … more
The new Athletic Facility Infrastructure project bids were approved to begin construction in the prior month’s meeting.   The one last step the North Union School Board was required to … more
With summer sports just around the corner, North Kossuth School Board   is preparing for the upcoming season.   At their February 12th board meeting, the annual contract with the City of … more
A Minnesota man was sent to the hospital after a one vehicle accident on February 6 in Kossuth County near the Iowa-Minnesota Border. The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office says at around … more
The North Union Middle School Band Department received a monetary boost with the donation of $1,000 from the Midwest All-Music Association (MAMA).   The check was presented to the school on … more
An Algona native and founder of an orphanage in Haiti is facing a U.S. criminal charge after an investigation revealed that he traveled to the country to sexually abuse a minor. According to the … more
The North Union School Board has been working towards constructing a new weight room/storage facility for several   months.   In the fall of 2023, the board was presented plans for the … more
A new trial date has been set for the man accused of killing an Algona Police officer back in September. 43-year-old Kyle Lou Ricke is facing a charge of First Degree Murder in connection with … more
The North Union School Board has been working towards constructing a new weight room/storage facility for several   months.   In the fall of 2023, the board was presented plans for the … more
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