The mural at the park near Exceptional Treasures is nearly done, and to honor the project, the Algona Area Chamber of Commerce had its weekly coffee there Friday, Aug. 16.
It started as a journal, but Bill Funnemark turned those entries into a book, both as part of a healing process for himself and as a way to communicate to his friends what was happening.
The city of Algona's first joint parks and recreation director has plenty of experience in the parks arena, but he has a learning curve when it comes to the recreation portion of his job.
Carlyle Engelby has been cooking chicken for 50 years at the Ledyard chicken feed.
The new pastor for Bethany Evangelical and Reformed Church had planned on working in the family business. The 2008 market collapse squelched that idea.
For the last month, Garner's Jeremy Mills has been chasing his elusive 100th career victory.
A gunshot was heard in downtown Algona early Saturday morning, Aug. 17, but an investigation ultimately concluded that no one was struck or injured by any gunfire, according to Algona Police Chief Kendall Pals. Two men were arrested after an...
Construction could start on the Algona Public Library renovation project in the next few months. On Wednesday, Aug. 14, the Enhance Iowa Board awarded a Community Attraction and Tourism grant to the library renovation project for $400,000. The funds...
While many don't want to believe it, domestic violence touches individuals and families in Kossuth County. There are those in this and surrounding counties who are trying to find ways to deal with the domestic violence issue. "We're trying to create...
The mural at the park near Exceptional Treasures is nearly done, and to honor the project, the Algona Area Chamber of Commerce had its weekly coffee there Friday, Aug. 16. The project was initiated by the Leadership Algona class of 2018-19 and is...
It started as a journal, but Bill Funnemark turned those entries into a book, both as part of a healing process for himself and as a way to communicate to his friends what was happening. "What I hope everyone can take from 'Last Lunch' is that life...

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Bernadine Kellogg, age 70 of Algona and formerly Whittemore, passed away on July 22, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center of North Iowa in Mason City, Iowa. A celebration of Bernieís life will be 1-4...

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Seven players return for the 14th annual Kossuth County Advance All-Area Baseball first team, led by West Bend-Mallard's Cole Hoskins and Bishop Garrigan's Luke Bormann, who are members of the unit

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