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Today is April Fool’s Day, tomorrow is Good Friday and Sunday is Easter. It’s Spring! There are so many things about Spring that bring a smile to your face. The migratory water fowl is winging its way through our area. Pelicans can be … more
To the Editor: I would like to tell the citizens of Palo Alto County of an opportunity to help support the Multipurpose Center. We are in need of persons willing to donate time to a worthwhile organization by becoming a director of the Palo Alto … more
Bright, noisy, daylight longer, warmer, renewing, earth blooming Winter fades away And nature does its work to transform The landscape as it lays Early was the lake melt The neighbor says one of the earliest No matter how it … more
Okay all you watchers of the wild - it’s time to get prepared for the season of Spring peepers! That’s what some of us call frogs and toads - peepers. The Iowa DNR is hosting training workshops for anybody interested in getting involved … more
Three shallow lakes are located in Palo Alto County. Five Island, Silver and Lost Island provide citizens with outdoor activities ranging from fishing and kayaking to water skiing and ice skating. These bodies of water are easily accessible and … more
To the Editor: It has been a rough year for all of us, but the past 12 months have been exceptionally difficult for those who struggle with substance use or mental health issues. Just when we thought we were seeing a plateau in the number of … more
To the Editor: March 21-27 is National Ag Week when we celebrate the wholesome contributions of our nation's farmers who provide the food, fuel and fiber that helps sustain us. American agriculture is the foundation of our country. It is the … more
To the Editor: There’s no debate about the enormous value women bring the U.S. economy: They account for almost half the labor force and make up the majority of our country’s essential workers. Yet thanks to systemic sexism and decades of … more
It’s St. Pat’s Week in Emmetsburg. A few inches of snow from Sunday night/Monday morning was typical for March. We are looking for a day of clear skies and sunshine for the parade on Saturday. This is the 61st annual St. Patrick’s … more
March is National Caffeine Awareness Month, which is intended to raise awareness of how much caffeine you are consuming and maybe even help you cut that amount back. Caffeine is around us now more than ever. It’s not just in coffee, tea, and soda … more
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