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Hope Week Proclamation Issued By Supervisors

July 1, 2015 Imagine having to leave your home on a moment’s notice due to a domestic problem to stay in a shelter location, and finding yourself confused, scared and totally unprepared. more »»

 
 
 
School Board Election Filing Period Opens This Monday

July 1, 2015 Even though summer has just begun, it’s time to begin thinking about school board elections. more »»

Supervisors Adopt Reclassification Report

July 1, 2015 A reclassification hearing for a main drainage ditch and related lateral tile occupied the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors during its weekly meeting Tuesday. more »»

Safe Boating on Five Island Lake

July 1, 2015 With increased boat traffic on Five Island Lake this holiday weekend, boaters should be aware of the location of the dredge and dredge pip. more »»

Celebrate With A Fatality-Free Holiday

June 30, 2015 The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office wants to take this opportunity to remind everyone that the upcoming Independence Day Holiday is a time of celebration with family and friends, food and fireworks. more »»

FSA County Committee Nomination Period in Palo Alto County Now Open

June 30, 2015 Palo Alto County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Lisa Forburger announced that the nomination period for local FSA county committees began on June 15, 201. more »»

Animal Exhibit Workshop July 9

June 30, 2015 Palo Alto County 4-H and FFA animal exhibitors are invited to the Palo Alto County Fairgrounds in Emmetsburg on Thursday, July 9, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. more »»

Palo Alto Fun on the Fourth of July

June 30, 2015 Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from Great Britain. more »»

Relay For Life

June 30, 2015 more »»

Staffing Issue Presented To County Supervisors

June 25, 2015 Ongoing issues with staffing for the Palo Alto County Jail and Communications Center were the topic of discussion between Sheriff Lynn Schultes and the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Tuesday... more »»

City Amends Public Records Policy

June 25, 2015 Emmetsburg has updated its policy on Public Records to include payment for employees’ to locate records on request and make copies upon request. Action came at Monday, June 22, City Council meeting. more »»

Iowa Lakes Trustees Discuss HS Equivalency

June 23, 2015 Changes to programs that prepare individuals for their High School Equivalency Degrees were presented to the Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College during the June meeting on Tuesday, Jun... more »»

In-Car Video Systems Purchased Through Grant Funds

June 23, 2015 It has become an all-to common scene on the evening news - a peace officer is involved in a confrontation with a suspect or individual and something happens - a shooting, beating or otherwis. more »»

Relay for Life This Saturday

June 23, 2015 Relay for Life of Palo Alto County kicks off Saturday afternoon, June 27, at Soper Park in Emmetsburg. Events will begin at 3 p.m., with opening ceremonies at 6:30 p.m., luminaries at 8:30 p.m. more »»

Illini 4000 Here Sunday

June 18, 2015 ILLINI 4000 will bike through Emmetsburg, spending the night on Sunday, June 21. more »»

Concession Facility Revisited By School Board

June 18, 2015 After rejecting bids for a concession stand/restroom facility last month, the Emmetsburg Community School Board of Directors revisited the topic during its June meeting Tuesday, June 16. more »»

Area Students To Participate In Entrepreneurial Institute

June 18, 2015 A trio of Palo Alto County residents have been selected by the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation to attend the 10th Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute (OEI) this summer. more »»

New Administrator At Lakeside Lutheran

June 18, 2015 Anthony Brewer was recently hired as the new administrator for Lakeside Lutheran Home and Assisted Living. more »»

 
 

AA Meeting July 9, 2015

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Picking Up After Ourselves

March 30, 2014 On those occasional days of Spring (the ones without cold North winds and the other ones with no snow) people are out and about enjoying the sunshine. more »

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