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Jennifer Kirsch delivers a box of stew containers to an awaiting passenger in a vehicle. Brad Hicks photo
ST. JOSEPH—Because of concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus, the St. Joseph Catholic Church Knights of Columbus annual mulligan stew fundraiser became a drive-through event this year, and it will...
Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mark McGregor and his K-9, Yoshi were first overall in a law enforcement competition in Waterloo recently. Alan Van Ormer photo
KOSSUTH COUNTY—Most times when Kossuth County residents see Deputy Mark McGregor and his K-9 Yoshi on their trail, it’s time to run. Recently, the duo used their techniques for fun rather than to...
This overhead photo of the new football playing surface at Algona High School was shot by Richie Thompson using a drone to achieve the angle. Algona plays its first game on the new field turf Friday night against Humboldt.
ALGONA—Jack Limbaugh and his family had a closer view of the condition of the Algona High School football field than most people. “For years, our family has the run the chain gang at the home...
It is the first day for Bishop Garrigan third-grade students in a new building after spending their first few years at Seton School. Kara Birkey gives the new students a tour of their new building. Alan Van Ormer photo
KOSSUTH COUNTY—This year’s start to the new school year is different. Students walk into their classrooms and see their peers and teachers wearing masks, plenty of hand sanitizer is available for...
A library renovation project can go out for bids after the Algona City Council adopted a resolution that approves plans, specifications, contract and cost estimates at the Monday, Aug. 17 meeting....
Plans are progressing toward building a new well and locating a possible solar project in land recently purchased by Algona Municipal Utilities (AMU). “Half of the land will be used for solar. If the...
Interim Algona City Administrator Jacob Tjaden is one of four finalists for the permanent position, it was reported at Monday’s regular city council meeting. The city received 21 applications for the...
At its Aug. 10 meeting, the Algona Community School District Board of Directors discussed protocols that will be implemented when school starts. Pre-screening, face coverings and masks and recess...
ALGONA—Students in the Algona Community School District (ACSD) will start in the classrooms when school opens Monday, Aug. 24, after the ACSD Board of Directors approved a Return-to-Learn onsite...
KOSSUTH COUNTY—The State Library of Iowa has announced the list of libraries that met the conditions for state accreditation as of July 1 as outlined in “In Service to Iowa: Public Library Standards...

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