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Algona Soroptimist Club members gathered April 8 for their regular meeting and to celebrate the 75th birthday of their group. The Algona Soroptomist Club was chartered April 23, 1944. The first club...
“Our hope is to continue to serve and to get a view outside of Algona,” said Peter Talbot, senior pastor. “It helps us as a church not to be self-centered, to be community-minded and also God-minded...
In the fall of 2018, the Contemporary Literature class read a book called,  "Please Stop Laughing at Me," by Jodee Blanco. The book is a true story about the author and the bullying situations she...
Scheduling conflicts and parental pressures didn’t stop participants in the recent Strengthening Families session. A few wrinkles were just added. Strengthening Families sessions were moved to Sunday...
When he hits 80, Kossuth County Food Pantry Director Erby Shipler may be thinking about retiring, but what he say keeps this 76-year-old going is “stubbornness. When I hit 80, if I’m still feeling as...
Dr. Jerry Shey and his wife, Jean, believe in keeping history alive. “When I talked to Jean this morning she wanted to send out the message that we need to support these organizations and these...
A recent missions conference may have had different missionaries speaking, but the message was the same – spread the word of God. The Rev. Kent Hillesland said it was important to have the missions...
A little music, some appetizers and tastes of wine and whiskey brought many to the first Wine and Whiskey Tasting event at the Burt Activity Complex on Friday, March 22. Find out more in the April 4...
Of all the seasons in the church year, Easter is the one that is the most accurate as to time and date. We do not know the date of Jesus' birth, likely around 4 BCE, when Herod was still alive to...
The same John Deere 70 tractor that started the tractor rides in Iowa is now sitting at the Kossuth County Agriculture and Motorsports Museum in Algona. Mark Pearson drove the tractor at that first...

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