Lakeside's Second Annual Cruise-In

On Sunday, July 14 plan to spend an afternoon at Lakeside Lutheran Home and Grace States.   Their second annual Cruise-In will be in full swing from 1-3:00p.m. at Lakeside’s car parking …

Ruthven's Bully Bullhead Weekend

Iowa State Bank’s Pork Patty Cookout last Friday night kicked off Ruthven’s annual Bully Bullhead weekend.   A long line of attendees was steady for the meal sponsored by the Bank. …

Flood Update as of Monday, July 8

The receding waters surrounding Emmetsburg mark the possibility that flood waters will be gone sometime this week. On Monday, for the first time since Hwy 4 south of town was closed, there was no …

E-Burg Softball Advances to Round Two

Postseason softball is here. The Emmetsburg E-Hawks played their final two games of the regular season and their first postseason game over the past week. The week started with a tough matchup …

E-Hawks Thump Sheldon, Advance to Round Two

It wouldn't be the 2024 baseball season if the final game on the Emmetsburg E-Hawk baseball team's schedule wasn't rained out. Their game scheduled on July 2 against the Ridge View Raptors was …
Editorials
   It's kind of crazy to think that the 2024 Major League Baseball Season is already half over. The Midsummer Classic is right around the corner and the All-Star Rosters were announced on …
   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 …
Letters to the Editor
June 25, 2024 was a very sad day for Iowans. The Iowa Utilities board granted a permit to Summit Carbon Solutions to build their CO2 pipeline across our state, allowing eminent domain on 846 parcels …
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 …
Obituaries
Timothy Alan Kerr, son of Howard and Doris (Raepe) Kerr, was born on March 30, 1964 in Estherville, IA. He passed away surrounded by his family on July 2, 2024 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD, …
Funeral services for 87 year old Donald Crocoll will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, July 12, 2024 at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the …
A Mass of Christian Burial for 75 year old Terris “Terry” Sorensen will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, July 29, 2024 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Visitation will …
On June 20, 2024, Arden Prentice left this Earth to join his parents and siblings on his next journey. Arden began his life on March 4, 1941, in Rodman, Iowa, born to Harry and Iona Prentice. Growing …
Explosive Offense Leads the Way for E-Hawks
One of the easiest ways to win baseball games is to score a surplus of runs. That was exactly what the E-Hawks did over their last three games. Last Tuesday, the team traveled to Manson for a …
E-Hawk Softball Picks up Three Victories
After the rain-shortened campaign last week, the Emmetsburg E-Hawk Softball Team was right back in business with games every day from Tuesday, June 25 until Friday, June 28. On top of that, they were …
E-Hawks Suffer losses to Alto-Aurelia and Pocahontas Area
A tight battle for the top of the Twin Lakes Conference has been forming for several weeks. Alta-Aurelia, Newell-Fonda, Emmetsburg, and Pocahontas Area all currently sit within two and a half games …
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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