William Hellman, 92, Bancroft, spent a month in a nursing home. He wanted nothing to do with it. That's why Hellman is happy he found out about a veterans benefit that helps him remain in his home.
A unique show comes to the Wilcox Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Nov. 26. That's when Julliard-trained violinist Timothy Chooi takes the stage for two performances at 2:30 and 7 p.m.
The audience played a part in solving the murder of billionaire Simon Starkweather in the play, "Murder is in the Heir" at North Union High School auditorium on Friday and Saturday.
Odeboldt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove quarterback Cooper DeJean is drawing attention from five Division I football programs. In Saturday's Class 2A state semifinal against the Algona Bulldogs in the UNI-Dome, the Falcons junior showed why.
Bishop Garrigan won the 2019 Top of Iowa Conference quiz bowl championship Saturday, Nov. 16.
See Section B of the Nov. 14 Advance to read the annual report toward goals, enjoy features on school activities and see photos of the school staff.
There is a financil incentive if the Algona Community School District and Lu Verne Community School District enter into a joint employment agreement. For Algona, it would mean more than $830,000. For Lu Verne, it would mean an additional $70,000...
Amber Garman, Kossuth County auditor and elections commissioner, said the outstanding abenstee ballots have been counted, and the official results of the Nov. 5 general election are finalized. Several races were close enough at the end of election...
A unique show comes to the Wilcox Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Nov. 26. That's when Julliard-trained violinist Timothy Chooi takes the stage for two performances at 2:30 and 7 p.m. "Timothy Chooi's show is one of the most approachable programs...
The annual Thanksgiving dinner is at St. Cecelia Catholic Church next week Thursday, Nov. 28, beginning at noon. Scott Curtis, co-chair of the event, said an estimated 70 volunteers along with donations provide the meal. Curtis said many of the...
The supervisors dealt with two drainage issues: first, awarding the bid from CJC LLC for $1,545,770 to repair joint drainage district PAK 1 to open ditch repairs. It is shared with Palo Alto County. Then, they dealt with a decision to relocate...

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Obituaries

Jeffrey John Vipond, 21, of Hiawatha died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, after battling an anxiety disorder for many years. Services were 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 18, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton by the Rev....

Sports

Odeboldt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove quarterback Cooper DeJean is drawing attention from five Division I football programs.

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