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Everything About Ethanol is Good-Good-Good

August 21, 2014 U.S. Senator Charles Grassley was given a tour of POET/DSM Project LIBERTY last week. “I won’t be able to come to the Grand Opening, so they invited me here to see it,” said Sen. Grassle. more »»

Answers To Grand Avenue Drainage Woes May Be Found In Old Drainage Proposal

August 21, 2014 Some eight years after a proposed drainage improvement was laid to rest by the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors, the ghost of that project has reappeared before the board following the heavy... more »»

Supervisors Vote To Replace Bridge

August 19, 2014 A 100-year old bridge on a Level B road will be removed and replaced with a culvert. The decision was made following a discussion by the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning, Aug. 12. more »»

Then Feed Just One This September

August 19, 2014 “Without becoming a political discussion, I ask you this,” said Ted Ellis of Emmetsbur. more »»

PACHS Welcomes New Physicians

August 19, 2014 New physicians were introduced to the Palo Alto County community last Friday during a coffee at Palo Alto County Hospital. Madhan Prabhakaran, M.D. and Amber Houge, P.A. more »»

Voting Begins On Iowa Lakes Equipment Replacement Levy Renewal

August 14, 2014 The Iowa Lakes Community College vote to renew the Equipment Replacement Levy has begu. more »»

Nelson Named To 2014 ANF Wall of Honor

August 14, 2014 Bruce Nelson is the 2014 America Needs Farmer Wall of Honor selection. more »»

7th Annual Hog Wild BBQ Competition

August 14, 2014 The 7th Annual Hog Wild BBQ Competition will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, hosted by Wild Rose Casino and Resort in Emmetsburg. more »»

Damage Assessments Underway

August 14, 2014 When Palo Alto County was hit with several heavy rainfalls in mid June of this year, considerable damage was sustained throughout the county. more »»

Project LIBERTY Plans September Grand Opening

August 14, 2014 POET-DSM’s Project LIBERTY will open its doors to the public at its Grand Opening celebration on Wednesday, Sept. more »»

Emmetsburg Police Warn Of Utility Scam

August 12, 2014 In recent weeks, the Emmetsburg Police Department has received several calls from citizens concerning overdue utility bill scams. more »»

2014 Barn Tour Features Palo Alto Area Barns

August 12, 2014 Historic restored barns, throughout Iowa, will be opened to the public during the Iowa Barn Foundation’s free, self-guided, all-state barn tour Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29 from... more »»

Back To School

August 12, 2014 more »»

Special Election Absentee Ballots Now Available

August 7, 2014 Absentee ballots are now available at the Palo Alto County Auditor’s Office for the Iowa Lakes Community College special election, which will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. more »»

Tax Askings, Allocations Explained

August 7, 2014 While nearly everyone considers taxes a necessary evil, many are not totally sure just how the county’s tax assessment dollars are assigned and spent. more »»

Slight Increase In Water And Sewer Rates

August 7, 2014 When Emmetsburg residents receive their September billing from Em- metsburg Municipal Utilities, they will see a bit of an increase in water and sanitary sewer rates. more »»

Susan Wente Is Now Vanderbilt Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

August 7, 2014 Former Emmetsburg resident Susan R. Wente was named provost and vice chancellor or academic affairs at Vanderbilt University this Spring. The announcement was made by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos. more »»

Grand Opening

August 5, 2014 more »»

REAP Benefits North Iowa Nature Centers

August 5, 2014 REAP funding safeguards Iowa’s future through conservation education. more »»


Victorian House August 24, 2014

Victorian House Museum open from 1 to 4 p.m. more »

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March 30, 2014 On those occasional days of Spring (the ones without cold North winds and the other ones with no snow) people are out and about enjoying the sunshine. more »

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