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June 15, 2018 This Fourth of July, Emmetsburg residents have their pick when it comes to purchasing – but not lighting – fireworks. Iowa Fireworks Company opened its sales operation at the VFW on June 12. more »»

Septic System Grant Program a Success

June 15, 2018 In February, 2017, the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors established a new grant program to improve septic systems in the watersheds of county lakes: Five Island Lake, Lost Island Lake, and... more »»

50 Years Dispensing Meds, Improving Lives

June 15, 2018 Last Friday in Des Moines, the Iowa Pharmacy Association recognized Greg Hoyman for 50 years of providing service, advice and comfort to his community. more »»

County Supervisors Canvas Primary Election Votes

June 15, 2018 Votes cast during the Primary Election were canvased during the regular meeting of the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 1. more »»

Council Approves New Equipment Purchases

June 15, 2018 At its June 11, 2018 meeting, Emmetsburg City Council approved purchases for a new street sweeper for $246,726 and a new solid waste packer for $101,174. The city budgeted $250,000 for each vehicl. more »»

Officer Injured in Unusual Accident

June 15, 2018 Emmetsburg Police Officer Carter Daniel, 24, was struck in the face Tuesday morning by a truck handle while directing traffic at the intersection of Broadway and Main Streets. more »»

Tractor Ride

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Chamber celebrates its 80th with lumberjacks

June 13, 2018 To celebrate its 80th year, Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce will host two events this summer. On June 16 there will be a lumberjack show. Three shows, in fact. more »»

Relay for Life fights the good fight against cancer

June 13, 2018 There is always someone fighting the brave battle against cancer because, unfortunately, cancer has touched everyone’s life in some wa. more »»

Girls kick off summer with crafts, fishing and S’more

June 13, 2018 Fifteen girls entering middle school this fall spent an afternoon at Kearny Park making paper, learning about boating safety, angling and devouring marshmallows. more »»

Mark A. Kinnetz

June 13, 2018 Funeral services for Mark Kinnetz were Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Graettinger, IA, with Pastor Lana Williams officiating. more »»

Maybe I should just go home and ride my tractor - Chuck Grassley

June 13, 2018 KICD’s annual Tractor Ride rolled through several Palo County cities, including Emmetsburg, Graettinger, Mallard, Wallingford and West Bend. 120 tractor enthusiasts participated in the ride. more »»


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Primary Elections Feature Low Voter Turnout

June 7, 2018 Voters in Palo Alto County Supervisor District Five had the only local contested election to determine in Tuesday’s Primary Elections. more »»

Ted Riley Named E-Hawk Booster Of The Year

June 7, 2018 The Emmetsburg E-Hawk Athletic Booster Club is hosting the Eighth Annual Golf Outing next Friday, June 15, at the Five Island Golf Course in Emmetsburg. more »»


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Pay Raise Approved For Acting City Administrator

June 5, 2018 At its May 29 6:00 pm meeting, Emmetsburg City Council approved a pay raise for acting City Administrator Kim Kibbie. Kibbie was elected interim city administrator at the council’s May 21 meeting. more »»

Tuition Rates Set By Iowa Lakes Trustees

June 5, 2018 Tuition and fees for the 2018-2019 college year were approved by the Board of Trustees of Iowa Lakes Community College during the May meeting in Spirit Lak. more »»


AA Meeting June 21, 2018

7:30 p.m. more »

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