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Obituaries
David Doocy
A funeral Mass for David Doocy, 76, of Bancroft, was held Monday, November 28, 2022, at 10:30 AM at Divine Mercy Parish St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bancroft.  Burial was in the …
Dwayne F. Sandt
A funeral Mass for Dwayne F. Sandt, 91, of Bancroft, will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at Divine Mercy Parish ~ St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bancroft.  Burial will …
Deb Richter
A funeral Mass for Deb Richter, 65, of Bancroft will be held 10:30 AM Friday, November 11, 2022 at Divine Mercy Parish ~  St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bancroft.  Visitation will …
Mary Magdalene Fox Patterson
Mar. 28, 1949 — Oct. 18, 2022. Mary Magdalene Fox Patterson born in Bancroft, Ia and a longtime resident of Emily  MN, died peacefully at home surrounded by her sister Kate and stepson …
Vera Mae Bradley
Vera Mae Bradley passed away peacefully in her home on October 28, 2022, with her husband and children by her side.  A funeral Mass will be held Friday, November 4, at 11:00 AM at Divine Mercy …
Sports

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 …

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 …

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 …
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 Emmet County Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday, Nov. 22 meeting again dealt with the issue of carbon dioxide pipelines – this time on a proposed petition to intervene and a discussion …
The Emmet County Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday, Nov. 15 meeting approved a negotiated settlement with StateLine Cooperative regarding the Halfa feed mill – but left hanging …