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Roberta Hersom Named To Iowa 4-H Hall Of Fame

July 22, 2014 An Emmetsburg woman will join several other Palo Alto County residents in the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame after her she was nominated and recognized Thursday evening at the 2014 Palo Alto County Fair. more »»

 
 
 
Premium Auction Closes Out Fair

July 22, 2014 With fewer livestock entries at this year’s Palo Alto County Fair, the All-Premium Auction Sunday afternoon raised a total of $21,585 in premiums for the for the 52 exhibitors taking part in the... more »»

Buyers, Supporters Make Fair Auction A Success

July 22, 2014 Without the loyal and generous support of individuals, businesses and buying cooperative groups, the Premium Auction would not be possible. more »»

Saturday Sidewalk Sales At Courthouse Square

July 22, 2014 It’s the return of Crazy Days Sidewalk Sales to the Courthouse Square this Saturday, July 26. Emmetsburg Retail Association has planned a day of crazy shopping, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Saturday Night Fire At POET Stackyard

July 22, 2014 A Saturday night fire at the POET-DSM biomass stackyard south of Emmetsburg is still being monitored by volunteer firemen. Emmetsburg Fire Department responded to the fire shortly before 11 p.m. more »»

Kossuth/Palo Alto Co. Economic Development To Hold County Wide Breakfast on July 30

July 22, 2014 The Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation will hold its annual County Wide Breakfast on Wednesday, July 30, from 7 to 9 a.m. at St. Michael’s Parish Center in Whittemore. more »»

Supervisors Revisit Sanding Water Issue

July 17, 2014 During their meeting on July 15, the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors revisited the issue regarding the June flooding that occurred in the North Grand Avenue area of Emmetsburg. more »»

ISU/USDA Report Validates Biomass Sustainability

July 15, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS - Five years of soil nutrient data gathered at POET-DSM’s Project LIBERTY site are consistent with more than 500 site-years of additional soil research, experts at USDA and Iowa State... more »»

New Superintendents Meet School Board During Work Session

July 15, 2014 Several personnel matters were approved during a special work session of the Emmetsburg Community School Board Wednesday, July 9. more »»

The Celebration of Summer

July 15, 2014 The annual county fair in Iowa is a symbol of Summertime and life in rural America. more »»

Solid Waste Rate Hike For Emmetsburg­

July 10, 2014 Emmetsburg residents will see a bit of an increase in their solid waste collection fee this month. more »»

Board of Supervisors Discuss High Water Issues

July 10, 2014 The Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors attended to several pieces of housekeeping during their first meeting of the new fiscal year on Tuesday, July 8. more »»

Tragic Fire Claims Lives Of Youths

July 10, 2014 GRAETTINGER – A house fire just after sunrise Monday claimed the lives of two young boys in Graettinger. more »»

Masters Wins Graettinger Election

July 10, 2014 GRAETTINGER - Bruce Masters was the winner of a special election for a vacancy on the Graettinger City Council following a special election Tuesday. more »»

Individual Assistance Program Applications Being Accepted

July 8, 2014 Palo Alto County residents can now request Individual Assistance for storm damage to their homes, car repairs, replacement of clothing or food and temporary housing due to the recent storms and... more »»

owa Lakes Trustees Receive Updates

July 8, 2014 Iowa Lakes Community College Board of Trustees met in Spencer Tuesday, June 24, where they received an update on the Spencer campus and met with a student from the Massage Therapy program. more »»

Precautions Being Urged As West Nile Virus Found Locally

July 3, 2014 Recent heavy rains and flooding in the area appear to be a sign of an increased number of mosquitoes this summer. more »»

Couple Expands Family Business With Purchase Of Local Grocery

July 3, 2014 It’s often said that when a person works in a trade or business for a period of time, that trade or business “gets in their blood. more »»

 
 

AA Meeting July 24, 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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