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ALGONA – An eighth-grader reportedly escaped from a man who had grabbed him today. According to Algona Police Chief Kendall Pals, this is a possible connection to last week’s incident when four...
WEST BEND —  Simone Biles took the country and the world by storm when she became the most decorated gymnast in the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  It wasn’t...
WEST BEND – Firefighters are hoping a new fire hall along Highway 15 will allow for better response time when a disaster hits the area. “Timing is always a factor in an emergency situation,” said...
ALGONA —   Halloween activities were not in short supply this past week as communities around Kossuth County celebrated with parties, pumpkins and parades. Saturday activities kicked-off in Algona...
Makeup — check. Strobe lights — check. Chainsaws? Check. The 7th annual Bancroft Haunted House is a half hour away from opening and more than 50 volunteers are making their last checks before...
SWEA CITY – An emotional Sonja Tobin was overwhelmed at what the community was doing to help her raise funds for ongoing medical expenses in her battle with a life-long heart birth defect. “I don’t...
BURT — Johnny Lee White, 55, of Algona, died enroute to Mercy North Iowa-Mason City, following a motorcycle crash east of Burt on Saturday, Oct. 22. According to Kossuth County Sheriff Deputy Mark...
ALGONA – Traveling down from Chanhassen, Minn., to set up the Simply Nuts & More booth at Bishop Garrigan High School, Cheryl Rich-Johnson was amazed at the number of people visiting her booth...
ALGONA – Devastation has gripped Ste. Jeanne de Chantal parishes and schools in Haiti. St. Cecelia Catholic Church and neighboring parishes have risen to the challenge to help its twin church 1,000s...
SIERRA VISTA, Arizona — This week, surrounded by family and friends, Tommie Waller finally got to celebrate a day that was 40 years in the making, when justice was finally handed down to the former...

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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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