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ESTHERVILLE—A plan is in place for the COVID-19 pandemic as classes start at Iowa Lakes Community College, but that plan could change at any time, according to Valerie Newhouse, president at Iowa...
Too much, and never enough. You might think I’m referring to a book that’s been recently released, but I’m not. This phrase often sums up what life is like in the farmers market environment. One week...
Sister Janet Goetz
KOSSUTH COUNTY—Four Dubuque Presentation Sisters with ties to Kossuth County are observing 60 years of religious life this year. Sisters Janet Goetz, St. James Lickteig, Carla Popes and Rosalyn ...
ALGONA—To meet COVID-19 safety protocols, Northwest Iowa Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) staff developed drive-by, grab-and-go events or direct-to-volunteer deliveries in Clay, Dickinson,...
Corey Petersen deals with air tanks during a fire training exercise. Submitted photo
FENTON—Fenton and Lone Rock emergency responders used a fire simulated trailer for training on Fenton’s Main Street on Saturday, Aug. 15. Cody Peterson, a Fenton EMT, said being volunteers and part...
There will be activities for all ages at the first Bancroft Fall Bonanza on Saturday, Sept. 12, on Ramsey Street. “We’re trying to keep different things going throughout the day that interest...
For the past 17 years Ruth Ann Loebach has volunteered to help children in foster care with the Iowa Citizen Foster Care Review Board for Algona and Kossuth County. She recently retired from the...
My youngest son made a declaration over the weekend, just as we were preparing to have our evening meal. “I hope we aren’t having steak for supper tonight,” he said. “Why is that?” I asked. “Because...
Dr. Harry Condoleon
About one in eight U.S. women (about 12 percent) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime according to breastcancer.org. In 2019, more than 250,000 new cases of invasive...
Help save books from the dumpster! That’s the request of the Algona Friends of the Library as it is planning a special book Give Away Day. The Friends of the Library have held three successful books...

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