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Council Tables ATV Ordinance

September 25, 2014 An ordinance regulating use of All Terrain Vehicles and Snowmobiles within the city was tabled Monday, Sept. 2. more »»

 
 
 
PACGDC Grant Information Meetings

September 25, 2014 Educational meetings will be held at Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation’s (PACGDC) office for the ninth grant cycle. Meetings are open to the public on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 1 p.m. more »»

“Top Work Places” In The Area

September 25, 2014 Two work places in the Palo Alto County area were named “Top Work Places” in Iowa recently. more »»

Homecoming Week Coming Up In Emmetsburg

September 25, 2014 With the turn of the calendar to Fall, Homecoming season is beginning around the area. more »»

Fall Harvest

September 25, 2014 Harvesting potatoes at the Iowa Lakes Community College garden was a team effort Tuesday afternoon. A team or horses pulled a plow and students gathered the unearthed potatoe. more »»

Local Prescription Drug Take-Back Program Set For This Saturday

September 23, 2014 The continued abuse of prescription medications being seen nationally and the need for safe disposal of out-dated or unused prescription medication will create another opportunity locally for area... more »»

Enrollment Appears Relatively Steady

September 23, 2014 Even though the official day to count students for school enrollment is still a few days away, administrators in the Emmetsburg Community School feel the enrollment is relatively steady for the... more »»

High Winds Hit Ruthven Friday Night

September 23, 2014 RUTHVEN -- High winds swept through Ruthven Friday night, leaving a wake of downed trees and power lines. more »»

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, Then Feed Just One”

September 23, 2014 Palo Alto County volunteers came together Saturday morning to pack 71,280 meals that will feed children in the second poorest country in the world:?Honduras. more »»

Iowa Lakes Tractor Ride Set For This Thursday

September 23, 2014 Put on your bib overalls and seed corn cap and join the Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation’s 6 th Annual Scholarship Tractor Ride. The Tractor Ride will take place on Thursday, Sept. 25. more »»

Project Approach Learning Explained

September 18, 2014 The ordinary squirrel became a teaching tool for students at West Elementary in a new method explained by Danielle Auten at the September meeting of the Emmetsburg Community School Board of Directors. more »»

Iowa Lakes Trustees Hear Highlights Of Motorcycle, Small Engine Program

September 18, 2014 The Motorcycle and Small Engine program at Iowa Lakes was featured at the Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Sept 16, at the college’s administrative offices n in Estherville. more »»

Champagne Tournament Fundraiser Sunday At Five Island Golf

September 18, 2014 A special fundraising event will take place this weekend to treat area golfers to out-of-the-ordinary golfing event at the Five Island Golf Course in Emmetsburg. more »»

Relay For Life Planning Meeting Next Monday

September 18, 2014 Palo Alto County Relay For Life committee members will meet Monday, Sept. 22, at the Smith Wellness Center in Emmetsburg. The meeting at 6 p.m. more »»

Landowners Oppose Culvert Decision

September 18, 2014 Plans to install a drainage culvert drew considerable landowner opposition during Tuesday’s meeting of the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisor. more »»

Then Feed Just One

September 18, 2014 Over the past two years, Palo Alto County, and the surrounding area, have provided 240,000 meals for very needy people, primarily in Honduras. more »»

Area 4-H’ers To Host Pedal With Pete Fundraiser Sunday

September 16, 2014 The Palo Alto County 4-H Youth County Council is again organizing the annual Pedal With Pete bike ride to raise money for research for cerebral palsy. more »»

Health Professionals Watching New Virus Outbreak

September 16, 2014 While there have been no reports of then Enterovirus D68 in the immediate area, local health professionals are keeping track of the latest developments of the new outbreak, which is spreading throug... more »»

Agroforestry Workshop Offered At Iowa Lakes September 19

September 16, 2014 An opportunity to explore areas of foresty will be offered at Iowa Lakes Community Collge this Friday. The Trees Forever Agroforestry Workshop will be conducted on Friday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. more »»

High Tea, Quilt Raffle Sept. 24

September 16, 2014 Join the Senior Center for “High Tea” on Wednesday, Sept. 24. There will be two sittings for tea. The first will be at 2 p.m. and the second setting will be at 3 p.m. more »»

Area School Patrons May Qualify For Refunds On School Lunches

September 16, 2014 A Class-Action lawsuit against a food service distributor and a settlement agreement may mean a refund for patrons in all four Palo Alto County School districts. more »»

 
 

AA Meeting October 2, 2014

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Picking Up After Ourselves

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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