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ALGONA — Six veterans will be able to participate in the Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight later this year because of the work a group of Algona sixth-graders did to raise money for the veterans. “It...
WESLEY — On a farm south of Wesley, it is not unusual to see 16-year-old Macy Grein working with a hog or a sheep or a duck in preparation for the Kossuth County Fair. Near Bode, 15-year-old Jackie...
You have probably heard the acronym RAGBRAI a lot lately. In fact, so much so that it might seem like RAGBRAI is an actual word intrinsically tied to Algona. In four days, Algona will be transformed...
Most people in Algona have heard at one time or another the story of two brothers, Asa and Ambrose Call, who journeying across the state, began to build a town they would later call Algona.  One...
ALGONA — Rebekah Kramer believes it is a miracle that she is still alive. As a missionary in Mexico in 2002, Kramer came down with double pneumonia and bronchitis. She didn’t respond to medication,...
Nothing can stop them. Not blindness, paralyzation or an amputated limb.  For the seventh year in a row, Adaptive Sports Iowa Cycling Team, presented by Iowa Farm Bureau, will be hitting the roadways...
ALGONA — The Ag Learning Center on the Kossuth County Fairgrounds has been renovated to make it a multi-use facility during the Kossuth County Fair. This year’s event runs from July 30 through Aug. 5...
ALGONA — It is estimated that the Kossuth County Cattleman’s Association cooked more than 4,500 pieces of meat during the ABATE of Iowa Freedom Rally last week. “We enjoy it out here,” said Ben...
ALGONA — Downtown is not the place to see vintage cars and tractors at this year’s Founders’ Day. The Kossuth County Agriculture and Motorsports Museum on the fairgrounds is where all the vehicles...
“Voices from the Past” will take place in Riverview Cemetery on a new night and time this year, Friday, July 7, at 6:45 p.m.  Since 2012, this program has been a staple of Founders’ Day weekend. It...

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