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ALGONA — Final details are being worked out in the sale of the former National Guard Armory west of Algona on U.S. Highway 18. During its June 5 council meeting, the Algona City Council approved a...
ALGONA — Without volunteers, the Algona Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would be in dire straits, the Kossuth County Board of Supervisors heard during its weekly meeting. “We are certainly in crisis...
ALGONA — Almost 70 bike riders participated in a 40-mile trek in an effort to raise money to buy bicycles for underprivileged youth in the annual BRAK (Bike Ride Around Kossuth) on Saturday, June 3....
SMITH LAKE — An estimated 125-150 youth lined the shores of Smith Lake on Saturday, June 3, for the annual Algona Morwens Kiwanis Fishing Derby. “Kiwanis is all about kids,” said Theresa Waechter,...
Kossuth County has more than 260 bridges, more than 500 miles of pavement and an estimated 1,100 miles of gravel to maintain.  “The goal is to maintain the system so it benefits the users of it,”...
Veterans saluted the flags of their comrades who went before them at the flag dedication in Algona. Approximately 100 flags were planted on the courthouse lawn.  
The long awaited day has arrived, answering the questions of curious townsfolk regarding what the old O.B. Laing Middle School will look like after undergoing an almost four year renovation process...
It is not often that a person will step up, out of the blue and offer someone who they hardly know an organ. Nancy Bleuer, an energetic preschool teacher, formally of West Bend, did just that.  For...
Warm and balmy 80 degree weather quickly took a turn for the worse last week, culminating in a low pressure weather system moving into the area bringing in severe thunderstorms with hail and straight...
Pomp and Circumstance filled the gymnasium, ushering in the final moments of high school for 105 Algona High School graduating seniors on a chilly Sunday afternoon on May 21. Parents, grandparents,...

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