A 14-0 run in the third quarter proved to be the differance, as the Algona Bulldog girls basketball team earned a 57-42 North Central Conference victory over the Humboldt Wildcats.
A six-minute scoring drought early in the final quarter proved to be too much to overcome, as the Bishop Garrigan Bear boys basketball squad dropped a 68-58 Top of Iowa Conference contest to the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura Cardinals.
2017 Pulitzer Prize winner Art Cullen gave a talk on the recent release of his first book, "Storm Lake," on Friday evening, Dec. 7, where he started his career, Algona Publishing.
The William T. Hornaday award is a prestigious honor given out rarely each year.
Glen Henricksen is excited about performing with the Cornbelt Chorus and the choral groups from Bishop Garrigan and Algona high schools at the Wilcox Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m.
If Christmas decorating ever began to feel like work, Jan and Henry Ricke knew they would have to call it quits. The Rickes, who live on the corner of Finn Drive and McGregor Street, are known for their annusl open house.
The Algona School Board unanimously voted on Monday night, Dec. 10, to hire Grundmeyer Leader Services, LLC, of Ankeny to conduct the superintendent search for the Algona Community School District. Board members discussed their stance on selecting...
2017 Pulitzer Prize winner Art Cullen gave a talk on the recent release of his first book, "Storm Lake," on Friday evening, Dec. 7, where he started his career, Algona Publishing. "It's been really gratifying in Iowa. The book is becoming a part of...
Jeff Bradley acquired Computer Systems America (CSA) a few weeks ago and renamed it TechTime. He ran TechTime out of his home for just over two years.... Now he is moving downtown. See the full story in the Dec. 13 Kossuth County Advance.
Glen Henricksen is excited about performing with the Cornbelt Chorus and the choral groups from Bishop Garrigan and Algona high schools at the Wilcox Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. Henricksen will perform classical and some...
The vote for the District 1 seat on the Kossuth County Board of Supervisors was much closer than winner Galen Casey had anticipated. It took a recount for Casey to be declared the winner. Read the whole story in the Dec. 13 Kossuth County Advance.

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Obituaries

Virginia "Ginny" Schenck, 86, of Lubbock, Texas and formerly Algona, passed away Dec. 5, in Chicago, Ill. Funeral services are Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church...

Sports

Trevor Kruse won three matches to take first place in the Nashua-Plainfield wrestling tournament on Saturday, Dec. 8, to highlight the performances of six North Union grapplers at the tourney.

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