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Construction could start on the Algona Public Library renovation project in the next few months. On Wednesday, Aug. 14, the Enhance Iowa Board awarded a Community Attraction and Tourism grant to the...
While many don't want to believe it, domestic violence touches individuals and families in Kossuth County. There are those in this and surrounding counties who are trying to find ways to deal with...
The mural at the park near Exceptional Treasures is nearly done, and to honor the project, the Algona Area Chamber of Commerce had its weekly coffee there Friday, Aug. 16. The project was initiated...
It started as a journal, but Bill Funnemark turned those entries into a book, both as part of a healing process for himself and as a way to communicate to his friends what was happening. "What I hope...
The city of Algona's first joint parks and recreation director has plenty of experience in the parks arena, but he has a learning curve when it comes to the recreation portion of his job. "I'm trying...
An agreement has been reached with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the city of Algona to provide grant funding for purchasing two pieces of property. The two parcels would be used for...
The Algona City Council approved a housing project on Lucas Street. The project is being carried out by the landowner, Darren Tietz, and Tom Geelan, a realty agent at Farm and Home Services. The plan...
Cheryl Grether will resign from her seat on the Algona Community School District Board of Directors, effective Nov. 5. She made the announcement that she will end a 12-year run on the board at Monday...
The Algona City Council and the Kossuth County Board of Supervisors are in talks to decide what to do about Algona's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the growing disparity between its expenses...
The Seely-Walsh Post #425 of the American Legion held a ceremony last Wednesday in Whittemore to honor Purple Heart veterans. That day was Aug. 7, which marks national Purple Heart Day, according to...

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