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Senior Center

Thursday, Nov. 9

Spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread, apple crisp, lettuce salad

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Elderbridge

11 a.m. – Exercise

1:15 p.m. – Senior Center board meeting


Friday, Nov. 10

Crispy baked chicken, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, mixed fruit

10:30 a.m. – Bingo


Monday,  Nov.  13

BBQ pulled pork sandwich, whole wheat bun, coleslaw, cinnamon apples

10:30 a.m. – Bingo


AMU Programming

Monday, Nov. 13

9 a.m.: Presbyterian Church

7 p.m.: 7-12 Band Concert


Tuesday, Nov. 14

9 a.m.: Trinity Lutheran Church

10 a.m.: Grace Church

7 p.m.: School Board

9 p.m.: AHS Vocal Concert


Wednesday,  Nov. 15

9 a.m.: Faith Assembly of God

10:30 a.m.: Divine Mercy

Catholic Church

6:30 p.m.: 7-12 Band Concert

8 p.m.: Veteran’s Day Program



Notice to Readers:

The information included on this page has been obtained from public records — either court files, police and sheriff logs or accident reports. The Kossuth County Advance staff reminds readers that all charges are accusations, and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.


Monday, October 30

12:35 a.m. Report of disabled vehicle, rural Titonka.

12:54 a.m. Report of vehicle parked, Swea City.


Monday, October 30

4:25 a.m. Ambulance call.

4:56 a.m. Aided.

8:56 a.m. Welfare check.

10:28 a.m. Ambulance call.

5:18 p.m. Ambulance.

5:48 p.m. Ambulance.

5:59 p.m. Alarm.

7:33 p.m. Ambulance.


Tuesday, October 31

7:59 a.m. Ambulance call.

9:26 a.m. Officer aided.

1:31 p.m. Speak with officer.

2:26 p.m. Aided.

9:49 p.m. Extra Patrol.


Helping businesses grow and thrive

Algona Advantage Program offers forgivable loan funds

ALGONA—The Algona Area Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) launched the Algona Advantage Program this fall, a forgivable loan program created to give new and expanding businesses in the community a boost.


To update this information, email or call 515-295-3535. Some changes to schedules may occur without notice.

____Libraries, Museums, recreation, EVENTS_____

Algona Nativity Scene: Small groups by appointment. Call 515-295-7241.

Algona POW Museum: Sat. and Sun. 1-4 p.m. through December, closed week days.

3-2-Do and Community Calendar

Fall Dinner Sunday

A fall dinner will be held on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 3:30-6 p.m. at Divine Mercy Parish at the St. Cecelia Presentation Center in Algona. Serving roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy and green beans. Carry-outs available. For delivery in Algona please call the parish office at 295-3435 by Nov. 10.

Stuff The Trailer

Corn harvested for grain reaches 89 percent

DES MOINES—Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition Report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

AgState financial results up substantially

AgState’s fiscal year ending on August 31, 2023, reflected net earnings up substantially over 2022 year-end results. Total net income after-tax was $31.3 million in 2023 compared to $21.6 million in 2022.  This reflected a 45 percent increase in net income.  The AgState board felt it was important to share this success with members for the business they do with AgState.

Gov. Reynolds Issues Disaster Proclamation for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Kossuth County  

DES MOINES – Today Gov.

Remember to vote




Elections for school boards and city officials will be held Nov. 7.

There are no contested races for the Algona and North Kossuth School Boards.



1.  Eagle Grant Harrison Swea, First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Swea City

2.  Hebron Ledyard Lincoln Springfield, Eagle Center, Lakota

3.  Greenwood Seneca, Bancroft Summit Center

4.  Ramsey, Bancroft Summit Center

Veterans from near and far will make the trip to Lakota

By Kim Wegener

Features Writer


LAKOTA—The countdown has begun. In just 10 days, the Hunting with Heroes drive-through meal event in downtown Lakota will pay tribute to those who served their country in the United States military.

Each year the annual event continues to draw more and more Veterans to the town in northeast Kossuth County.

Autumnfest craft and vendor show
Breaking News!!

"Grinch" arrested at North Union Schools


Kossuth County Sheriff Roger Fisher announces that the Grinch was arrested and jailed for attempting to put Kossuth County children on his naughty list. His motive is to attempt to steal away Christmas!

Six AHS musicians named “ALL-STATE”


Six Algona High School musicians were selected through audition for membership in the Iowa Music Educators Association and the Iowa High School Music Association’s Annual All-State Band and Chorus on Saturday, Oct. 26 in Le Mars. The 77th annual Iowa All-State Music Festival will be held in Ames on Nov. 16-18.

Bulldog Heroes

Top photo Kindergarten Bulldog Heroes from left are: Elise Vaske, Witten Wieck, Charlie Kraft, Jasper Wolf and Adalyn Dearchs.

Bottom photo: First grade Bulldog Heroes in front row from left are: Micah Thompson, Nashly Alvarez Santana, Macie Underberg, Katherine Smith, Jack Cherland, Brock Vaske, Lilith Ringsdorf and Yoery Martinez Gonzalez.

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