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The first snowstorm of the season did not materialize to what was predicted in Kossuth County. However, 4-5 inches did hit the area, but it wasn’t the almost 8 inches of snow that was expected in...
ALGONA — A plant-based food diet has helped Bishop Garrigan High School teacher Marty Wadle lose 20 pounds, as well as lower his cholesterol levels. He is now feeling much better about his health. “I...
ALGONA — Fifty boys and girls received special gifts during a Christmas ‘Truck and Doll for Kids” celebration at Trinity Lutheran Church on Thursday, Dec. 8. “This is a true act of love,” said Barb...
ALGONA — State Street was busy with people walking and stopping to hear Christmas solos and peeking into windows to see various activities during the 26th annual Live Greeting Card Windows. “The...
ALGONA — Each year the tour of a Christmas house on the corner of McGregor and Finn streets provides those leaving a taste for the Christmas season. “I’m amazed at what people say,” said Henry Ricke...
ALGONA — The reason that people flock to The Algona Nativity Scene during the Christmas season is the story.  “It has become a family tradition,” said Marvin Chickering, who has been a mainstay at...
ALGONA — Each year the Tacos for Tots seems to get larger. And its creator — Noe Villarreal — wouldn’t have it any other way. “We have to help those little kids, because they don’t understand what’s...
High School dance teams in Kossuth County are making final preparations for this week’s state dance competition. Algona High School, Bishop Garrigan High School, North Union High School and West Bend...
ALGONA — Making history was something Courtney Noonan had thought about since she won her first individual dance competition as a ninth-grader. Three years later, the Bishop Garrigan High School...
ALGONA — The crowd was into the performance of a band called Honalee at the Nov. 21 concert series at the O.B. Laing Theatre. The four-person group was playing the best of Peter, Paul and Mary for...

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14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

www.algona.com

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