20214 Emmetsburg High School Graduates

Sixty-Six Seniors Graduate from Emmetsburg High School – Pictured is the class of 2024 before the graduation ceremony.   These graduates were awarded diplomas on Sunday afternoon.   …

FILA Purchases Floating Dock for Duhigg Park

The Five Island Lake Association took on the project of providing a new dock system for Duhigg Park.   The group had the idea two years ago.   Late last year it was decided to proceed with …

2024 Auction Fest Raised $122,000

  Emmetsburg Catholic School personnel and students were excited last Friday to reveal the dollars raised for Auction Fest.   This year’s amount of $122,000 has already been used for …

Matheasen Signs on With ILCC

Photo By Drew Hansen Josh Matheasen will continue his golf career as he signed on to play at Iowa Lakes Community College

Joyce Third at Regionals, Qualifies for State

Coming off a double-bogey on the fourth hole at Five Island Golf Course, E-Hawk sophomore Calista Joyce shook her head as she watched her tee shot on the fifth hole sail into the wrong fairway. She …
Editorials
   To me, there isn't anything quite like going to a Major League Baseball game. Grabbing a cold drink and a hot dog while watching the best players in the world is a truly remarkable …
      So many times folks who don't watch golf on TV have explained to me that it's simply too boring. Generally, crowds only get loud at PGA Tour events on Sundays when the …
Secretary Pate encourages 17- and 18-year-olds to register to vote on Statewide High School Voter Registration Day February 13   Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate today announced …
Have you ever thought about the notion that, at times, it is the anticipation for something that makes it so spectacular? The build-up for a high schooler to attend prom, the countdown to Christmas, …
Letters to the Editor
Since I am unable to attend the one and only public meeting concerning the Lost Island Wind Project, I am voicing my concerns in written form.  As you know, I oppose any additional wind …
Every May, we observe Mental Health  Month to promote awareness and offer resources to encourage everyone to explore opportunities to improve mental well-being. When 1 in 5 US Adults experience …
Age of Confusion As with most questions, there are at least two sides, usually more. Some of our academics tell us even math is a racist social construct, and one of our SCOTUS justices is …
We got the news last week that Poet Bio refinery signed on with Summit Carbon Solutions on their mission to sequester CO2 from ethanol plants across Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, …
Obituaries
Kim Moser, 58 of Emmetsburg passed away Monday, May 20 in Rochester, Minnesota.  Services are pending at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg. Arrangements by Martin-Mattice …
Leslie "Les" J. Hellickson, 77 of Curlew, passed away Saturday, May 18, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer. VISITATION Saturday, May 25, 2024 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. Martin-Mattice Funeral Home …
Funeral services for 70 year old Deborah Sidles will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 2:30 P.M. The service will be held at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Interment is at …
Mary June Namanny, 96, of Manson passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at the Good Samaritan Society in Manson. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 20, 2024, at the Larson- …
Emmetsburg Archery Team Sending Two to Nationals
  Following their impressive performance, two of the archers managed to secure top 10 in Des Moines, IA earning them a spot in the Nationals which were held in Utah in late April …
Schany Heading Back to Drake for State Track
Rachel Schany is headed back to the Blue Oval this weekend. Her performance at the State Qualifier Meet in Spirit Lake last Thursday afternoon earned her a handful of spots at the IGHSAU State Track …
E-Hawk Boys advance to State Track Meet
Several E-Hawk boys Track and field athletes punched their tickets to Drake University's Blue Oval with their efforts in the District Track Meet held in Spirit Lake last Thursday afternoon. Byron …
School

Correction

In last week’s paper, EHS student Byron Maina was recognized as a senior. Byron Maina is a sophomore, not a senior as previously printed. The newspaper regrets the error.

This Is E-Hawk Country

E-HAWK TERRITORY -- On the last day of school last week, this painting appeared on the sidewalk leading into the high school building. It is a grand gesture of pride for all things E-Hawk. -- Diane …

Rezabek, EHS Graduate, Visited with High School Students

It may be easy to remain skeptical about how gaming can be a viable career today. However, J.C. Rezabek, Emmetsburg High School graduate, is proof that it can be done successfully. Rezabek’s …

Emmetsburg Community Schools 2023 Graduation

IT ALL COMES BACK TO FAMILY -- Valedictorian of the graduating class, Devan Garman, embraces his family after offering them his yellow rose. Each senior had the opportunity to hand their loved ones a …
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