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Inspired by a need to acknowledge and recognize those individuals who serve behind the scenes in emergency situations, Steve Smith, Algona Fareway market manager, decided to honor first responders in...
For the past six years, the “Hunting With Heroes” group from the Lakota area has inviting war veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to come to hunt pheasants in November for a weekend of...
ALGONA — RAGBRAI riders and crews left their mark on Algona on Monday, July 24 as the town slowly began to fill up with trucks, trailers, food stands and bike shops throughout the day. Banners were...
BURT — On a tract of farmland just southeast of Burt lays the site of “The Last Indian Battle in Iowa.” This little known fact was resurfaced by two individuals, Brian Mallia who researched the...
Conversing between bites of food, businesspeople and leaders from across the county and state came together early in the morning on Wednesday, July 19 for the Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic...
ALGONA — EMS, like many other services, rely heavily on agreements with neighboring agencies to be their backup or contingency plan. These agreements are referred to by multiple names, but are...
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...

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