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Governor Branstad Visits Country Maid

August 28, 2014 WEST BEND - Country Maid, Inc., makers of the famous Butter Braid® pastries hosted Governor Branstad at their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in West Bend on Wednesday afternoon. more »»

 
 
 
Iowa Lakes Students Presented With the Senator John P. “Jack” Kibbie Outstanding Service Award

August 28, 2014 Three exceptional Iowa Lakes students are the recipients of the Kibbie Outstanding Service Award. The John P. more »»

Authorities Gearing Up For Special Enforcement

August 28, 2014 The final holiday weekend of the Summer is upon us with Labor Day Weekend starting on Friday. more »»

Bervens Named Grand Marshalls

August 28, 2014 For generations families have been gathering for the annual Graettinger Labor Day celebration. This weekend will be no different, especially for the Don and Norma Berven family. more »»

Lions Lucky Ducky Race

August 28, 2014 The Emmetsburg Lions Club conducted its annual Lucky Ducky race on Friday, Aug. 22, sending 75 ducks down the Des Moines River. The ducks were freed at 1:10 p.m. more »»

owa Lakes Trustees Learn Value Of Sports Programs

August 26, 2014 The Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees convened Tuesday, Aug 19, in Estherville and received the latest on the value of athletics in the recruitment of students to the college. more »»

Emerald Oaks To Celebrate National Assisted Living Week

August 26, 2014 Emerald Oaks has many activities planned to celebrate National Assisted Living Week that begins on Sept. 7 to 13. This year’s theme is “The Magic of Music”. more »»

Preliminary Enrollment, Out Of State Travel Generate Board Discussion

August 26, 2014 With the first day of classes just in the books, the building principals in the Emmetsburg Community School District reported the preliminary enrollment figures to members of the School Board during... more »»

King Of Netherlands To Visit POET/DSM’s Project Liberty Grand Opening

August 26, 2014 Emmetsburg will be placed in the international spotlight next week for the Grand Opening cermeonies of POET/DSMs Project Liberty. more »»

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 »»

Back To School!

August 21, 2014 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 »»

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 »»

Back To School

August 12, 2014 more »»

 
 

AA Meeting September 4, 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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