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Iowa Lakes Trustees Briefed On College’s Marketing Efforts

January 19, 2017 A review of the marketing efforts for Iowa Lakes Community College was presented to the college’s Board of Trustees during the January meeting Tuesday afternoo. more »»

Drainage Concerns Discussed By Supervisors

January 19, 2017 by Anesa McGregor Concerns regarding bid letting on five if the largest drainage districts the received damage during the flooding in June 2014 arose during the regular meeting of the Palo Alto... more »»

Show Choir Places At Gretna “Primetime” Invitational

January 19, 2017 GRETNA, NE - The Emmetsburg High School Varsity Show Choir, “High Voltage”, earned fifth runner-up honors in their first competition of the season this past Saturday. more »»

Area Churches To See Changes

January 19, 2017 SIOUX CITY – After announcing plans early last year to reduce the number of parishes in northwest Iowa, the Diocese of Sioux City has finalized plans to reduce its number of parishes by almost 45... more »»

Out For A Walk

January 17, 2017 more »»

EMU Proposes Debt Service Surcharge on Water

January 17, 2017 Facing mandates from the Environmental Protection Agency to bring its wastewater effluent (discharge to the river) into compliance, Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities’ Board of Trustees is contemplating... more »»

Josh Kibbie Joins First State Bank

January 17, 2017 Joshua Kibbie has joined the First State Bank staff in Humboldt as an Ag Lender. He resides in Emmetsburg. A native of Emmetsburg, Josh is a graduate of Emmetsburg High School. more »»

Area Schools Receive Report Cards

January 17, 2017 For a student, there are two words that can create anxiety or incredible joy – Report Card. For school districts, those same two words can describe how well schools are educating students as well. more »»

Iowa Trust Announces Expansion of Services

January 12, 2017 Iowa Trust & Savings Bank, Emmetsburg, has announced the expansion of its commercial lending services with the addition of a team of five bankers based in Clive. Joining Iowa Trust is Bradley R. more »»

PACHS Welcomes Tracey Henderson, ARNP

January 12, 2017 Palo Alto County Health System (PACHS) is pleased to welcome Tracey Henderson, ARNP, to the medical staff. more »»

Ed Noonan Thanked For Ten Years of Service

January 12, 2017 A farewell luncheon was held for former Palo Alto County Supervisor on Tuesday, January 3, in the basement of the Courthouse. more »»

Salary Increase Approved For Elected Officials

January 12, 2017 Compensation Board recommendations were discussed during the regular meeting of the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 1. more »»

City Council Deals With Nuisance Abatement

January 12, 2017 Emmetsburg City Council set goals for two properties owners to abate nuisances on their properties. Action came at hearings held during Monday’s meeting of Emmetsburg City Council. more »»

Robert R. Corley 1958-2017

January 12, 2017 Funeral service for Robert (Bob)?Corley of Emmetsburg will be held at 9:30 am. today, Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg. Robert Raymond Corley, son of Raymond . more »»

ERA Donation Helps Those In Need

January 10, 2017 Emmetsburg Retail Association presented proceeds from the ERA Tree and Wreath Auction to help those in need. ERA?chair Amy Martini presented $1,263 to Emmetsburg Police Chief Eric Hanso. more »»

Chamber Banquet Set For February 24

January 10, 2017 The Annual Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce Banquet has been scheduled for Friday, Feb. 24. This night of celebration and recognition will be held at The Shores. more »»

MakerSpace - Allowing Students To Learn - By Creating

January 10, 2017 In the hallways of the Emmetsburg Middle School on a given school day, you can find students moving between classes, going to their lockers, the general activity of a school. more »»

Salary Increase Recommended For Elected Officials

January 10, 2017 A salary increase of five percent for the elected officials of Palo Alto County was the recommendation of the County’s Compensation Board following the yearly meeting of the group on Wednesday, Jan. more »»


Supervisors January 24, 2017

The Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8 a.m. at the Palo Alto County Courthouse. more »

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