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Supervisors Propose Budget For 2017-18 FY

February 23, 2017 The Palo alto County Board of Supervisors have approved a proposed budget for the new fiscal year 2017-2018 with a public hearing to be held on Tuesday, March 7 at 9:30 a.m. more »»

A Colorful Reminder

February 23, 2017 more »»

Storm Spotter Training Class Set For March 7

February 23, 2017 A Storm Spotter Training class will be held Tuesday, March 7, according to Mark Hunefeld, Coordinator, Palo Alto EMA/E911. The class is open to the publi. more »»

2017 Emmetsburg Irish Coin Features Five Shamrocks

February 23, 2017 Coinciding with the annual St. Patrick’s Celebration is the release of the 2017 Robert Emmet Medallion. There are a limited number of medallions available at S. more »»

Circle of Friends

February 23, 2017 more »»

Recycling Trailers Have New Location

February 23, 2017 home for the recycling trailers that were located at the Transfer Station north of Emmetsburg. more »»

EHS Vocal Jazz Qualifies For State Championships

February 23, 2017 SIOUX?CITY - Emmetsburg High School’s Vocal Jazz Experiment earned its third consecutive trip to the Iowa State Vocal Jazz Championships Monday afternoon. more »»

POET-DSM Plans On-Site Enzyme Manufacturing Facility at Project Liberty

February 21, 2017 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels will build an on-site enzyme manufacturing (OSM) facility in Emmetsburg, pending state and local approvals. more »»

Chamber Announces 2017 Citizen Of The Year Is Dan Voigt

February 21, 2017 Dan Voigt will be honored at the Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet and Awards Celebration this Friday. He will receive the 2017 Charles A. Hughes Citizen of the Year awar. more »»

Frank Kliegl Named Grand Marshall For 2017 St. Patrick’s Parade

February 21, 2017 Frank Kliegl of Emmetsburg will lead the 2017 St. Patrick’s Parade as Grand Marshal. The announcement was made last week by the St. Patrick’s Association Board of Directors. more »»

Wetland Mitigation Topic Of Discussion

February 15, 2017 The topic of wetland mitigation was discussed by the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors in its weekly meeting Tuesday. more »»

Student Literacy Rates Are Improving

February 15, 2017 Since 2015, schools in the state of Iowa have been graded, for lack of a better term, on the job they are doing in educating their students. more »»

Pajama Donations

February 15, 2017 more »»

New Push To Recycle

February 14, 2017 As more and more landfills are reaching capacity, new locations are needed and recycling is more important than ever. more »»

Aliza Woodford Receives One Of Iowa’s Top Youth Volunteer Awards

February 14, 2017 Aliza Woodford, an eighth grader at Emmetsburg Catholic School, has been named Iowa’s top youth volunteer, on the Middle Level, by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. more »»

Lawmakers Hear Concerns At Town Hall Gathering

February 14, 2017 A strong message was sent to State Representative Megan Jones and State Senator David Johnson during Saturday’s Legislative Town Hall meeting. more »»

Family Homeless After Early-Morning Blaze

February 14, 2017 A Graettinger man and his children escaped serious injuries after a fire caused extensive fire and smokedamage to their home early Friday, Feb. 10. more »»

County Budget Hearing Date Set

February 9, 2017 Drainage petitions were filed with the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors during their regular meeting Tuesday, February 7 as well as setting the hearing date for next year’s budget. more »»


Victorian House February 26, 2017

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

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