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ALGONA—Rosie, a goat, spent part of the day at Bishop Garrigan on Thursday, Feb. 2, resting in the principal’s office, being carried down hallways and standing in the gym.  Maggie Bode, a lunchroom...
Lakota holds a Marine Corps legacy. During the late 1950s and early 1960s, Lakota saw a large number of its young men join the U.S. Marine Corps.  “It was the snowball effect,” said Marine Corps...
LUVERNE — Sixth-grade students are using a green screen to add some excitement to learning about Social Studies at the LuVerne Community School District. “I decided to think outside the box and not...
ALGONA — Two weeks ago Algona Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Rodney Davis admitted that he was a little nervous because ticket sales for the first-ever ‘Achin for Bacon’ event were slow.  The...
A snowstorm swept through Kossuth County on Tuesday, Jan. 24 and Wednesday, Jan. 25, blanketing the county in 11.5 inches of snow.  According to the National Weather Service in Des Moines, the...
ALGONA — Two 35-year firefighters grew up watching firefighters rush to the fire station near their homes in downtown Algona. That interest propelled them into a career of firefighting that ended in...
WEST BEND — A $10,000 check has been sent to the West Bend-Mallard School District through the Campbell’s Soup Labels program. “We’re tickled to death that this landed in our laps,” said West Bend-...
The date, Feb. 19, 1994 is forever engrained in Paula Ellefson’s mind.  It is the date when her baby girl, Samantha Joy died after Ellefson had an abortion. She was 18 years old. Ellefson shared her...
WHITTEMORE — Chili lovers were on hand to taste various types of chili at the 17th Annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, Jan. 21, at St. Michael’s Parish Center. Not only is the chili cook off a...
ALGONA — Volunteers who support the efforts of the Algona Area Chamber of Commerce were honored at the annual meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Executive Director Vicki...

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