Managing a safety program for more than 500 employees can be challenging. Bryn Jensson, safety manager for Smithfield Hog Production Midwest, is up to that challenge.
When Algona Police Officer Marc Bacha received the Law Enforcement Victim Services award, he made sure to recognize those he believed deserved the real credit. "The real people that deserve the credit are the victims," he said.
Two brothers who own three funeral homes in central Iowa have now purchased another Des Moines metro location.
It was at least his fourth Mr. Porkshop THAW Ride, so Kurt Dallman of Garner knew what was in store for him if he rode the full 38-mile course.
Helping people return to the activities and tasks of everyday life is what Sara Poeppe enjoys most about her work. Poeppe, a registered occupational therapist, joined the Kossuth Regional Health Center staff in February.
Algona Soroptimist Club members gathered April 8 for their regular meeting and to celebrate the 75th birthday of their group.
Managing a safety program for more than 500 employees can be challenging. Bryn Jensson, safety manager for Smithfield Hog Production Midwest, is up to that challenge. With her leadership, the hog production teams in Smithfield's Midwest region have...
When Algona Police Officer Marc Bacha received the Law Enforcement Victim Services award, he made sure to recognize those he believed deserved the real credit. "The real people that deserve the credit are the victims," he said. Read more in the...
Not only are Algona Community School District teachers educating youth, they are also helping students succeed through Project ASC. Project ASC is an organization made up of teachers who give back to the students in the Algona School District. Read...
Special education and increasing the reserve fund have prompted the Algona Community School District to increase the tax levy by 4.9 percent for the 2019-2020 school budget. Interim Superintendent Tom Williams said the levy is larger than usual...
There are three offers to purchase two vacant lots in the city of Algona. The Algona City Council has set a public hearing for 5 p.m., Monday, May 6, to consider accepting the offers and proceed with the sale of the properties. Get all the details...

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Velma Wood, age 85 of Livermore, passed away on Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019, at the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care. Funeral services were 10:30 a.m., Wednesday at the Immanuel...

Sports

Facing a field of tough squads, the Algona Bulldogs boys golf team competed in the 27th annual Spencer Invitational Monday, April 15 at the Spencer Golf and Country Club.

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