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Focus on Fires for 2014 Harvest

October 30, 2014 AMES— Nationwide, combine and tractor fires are believed to have caused tens of millions of dollars in property losses each yea. more »»

Road Construction and Drainage Ditch Projects Near Completion

October 30, 2014 Work was completed recently in Drainage Ditch 29, Lateral 10. more »»

City Council Tables Ordinance

October 30, 2014 An ordinance revising use of all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles on city streets was tabled once again by Emmetsburg City Council. more »»

Fall Fun

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Fire Causes Extensive Damage To Ruthven Mayor’s Home

October 30, 2014 RUTHVEN - A fire of undetermined origin Tuesday morning caused extensive damage to the home of Ruthven Mayor David Kirk. more »»

EHS Vocalists Audtion For All State Chorus

October 30, 2014 A pair of Emmetsburg High School vocal music students participated in the audition process for the Iowa High School Music Association’s All State Festival over the past weekend. more »»

Nelson To Be Honored At ANF Game

October 28, 2014 IOWA CITY – Former Iowa Hawkeye standout and Emmetsburg resident Bruce Nelson will be honored on Saturday, No. more »»

Return Absentee Ballots To The Palo Alto County Auditor’s Office

October 28, 2014 The Nov. 4 General Election is fast approaching. Many absentee ballots have been requested by mail. All requested absentee ballots need to be returned and accounted for at the Auditor’s Office. more »»

Beware! It’s Halloween Week

October 28, 2014 Traditions and superstitions abound when Halloween arrives. The annual tradition of dressing up in costumes and going out trick-or-treating is much older than people realize. more »»

Open Meetings Complaint Is Dismissed

October 22, 2014 A complaint filed against the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors alleging that the board violated the Iowa Open Meetings code has been dismissed. more »»

Shrek – The Musical Opens Saturday

October 22, 2014 It’s the typical boy-meets-girl fairytale story – with one exception. The boy just happens to be a green ogre and his best friend is a talking donkey. more »»

That Tree By Mark Hirsch On Display At Wild Rose Casino & Resort

October 22, 2014 That Tree, by Mark Hirsch will be on display at Wild Rose Casino and Resort in Emmetsburg next Monday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. The display will be in the Wild Rose atrium. more »»

Future Direction Of District Discussed

October 21, 2014 The general feeling of a majority of the Emmetsburg Community School Board of Directors is to keep things as they are – when it comes to the top administrative job, that is. more »»

ERA Hosts Harvest Fest

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Meet The Supervisor Candidates

October 21, 2014 KEITH WIRTZ - I was born and raised on a farm near Rodman. When I was 13, my family moved to a farm near Mallard and I have lived there ever sinc. more »»

Iowa Lakes Trustees Reorganize

October 16, 2014 The Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College reorganized for the new year during a meeting Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 14, in Esthervill. more »»

Supervisors Purchase New Gravel Trucks

October 16, 2014 During budgeting earlier in the fiscal year, the purchase of two trucks for the Palo Alto County road crews was approved by the Board of Supervisor. more »»

Shrek! - The Musical On Stage at EHS

October 16, 2014 Opening up on the high school auditorium stage this year is Shrek: The Musical! The Broadway version, which is based on the movie, will be presented by the Emmetsburg High School music students for... more »»


Victorian House November 2, 2014

Victorian House Museum open from 1 to 4 p.m. more »

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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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