Secretary Naig Honors the Streit Family with the Wergin Good Neighbor Award

Secretary Naig Honors the Streit Family with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award   Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig honored the Streit Family from Palo Alto County with the Wergin …

Emmetsburg Municipal Band Changes Venue

The Municipal Band Concert location has been changed to Harrison Park for the next four Thursdays, including July 4 th .   This was necessary   because of the splash pad construction going …

Emmetsburg City Council Moves Ahead on Splash Pad Project, the Chamber 28E Agreement and Shingling Projects

Monday’s City Council meeting was called to order by Mayor Degen at 5:00p.m. Folllowing approval of the Consent Agenda, the Mayor called for the report of officers.   City Administrator …

E-Hawks Keep Rolling, Claim Top Spot in Twin Lakes Conference as Streak Reaches 7

Last week, a timely winning streak put the E-Hawk Baseball Team back in the thick of the race for the Twin Lakes Conference lead. The same winning streak has yet to be broken as the E-Hawks kept …

E-Hawk Softball goes 1-3 on the Week

Five games in five days. That was the challenge issued to the Emmetsburg High School Softball Team. Tuesday, the team was scheduled to play a game at Humboldt, but heavy rainfall caused the game to …
Editorials
   To me, there isn't anything quite like going to a Major League Baseball game. Grabbing a cold drink and a hot dog while watching the best players in the world is a truly remarkable …
      So many times folks who don't watch golf on TV have explained to me that it's simply too boring. Generally, crowds only get loud at PGA Tour events on Sundays when the …
Secretary Pate encourages 17- and 18-year-olds to register to vote on Statewide High School Voter Registration Day February 13   Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate today announced …
Have you ever thought about the notion that, at times, it is the anticipation for something that makes it so spectacular? The build-up for a high schooler to attend prom, the countdown to Christmas, …
Letters to the Editor
Since I am unable to attend the one and only public meeting concerning the Lost Island Wind Project, I am voicing my concerns in written form.  As you know, I oppose any additional wind …
Every May, we observe Mental Health  Month to promote awareness and offer resources to encourage everyone to explore opportunities to improve mental well-being. When 1 in 5 US Adults experience …
Age of Confusion As with most questions, there are at least two sides, usually more. Some of our academics tell us even math is a racist social construct, and one of our SCOTUS justices is …
We got the news last week that Poet Bio refinery signed on with Summit Carbon Solutions on their mission to sequester CO2 from ethanol plants across Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, …
Obituaries
A celebration of life for 81 year old Charles “Skip” Collins will be held Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg, Iowa. …
Funeral services for 69 year old Ruth Coleman will be held Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. …
A celebration of life for 57 year old Brian DePue was held at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home on Monday, June 3, 2024. Brian William DePue, son of William “Bill” and Judy (Fast) DePue, …
Visitation for 85 year old Arleen DeMoss was held on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg, Iowa. …
E-Hawk Baseball Team Rattles off Three Straight Wins
A four-game skid, that included two one-run losses, to open the 2024 baseball season left the Emmetsburg E-Hawks searching for their first victory of the season. Streaks like these can be difficult …
Black and Gold Softball goes 1-2 in the Week
With their tough opening schedule continuing, the Emmetsburg E-Hawk Softball Team was set to play four games over the past week. The game scheduled for Friday, May 31 against Storm Lake Saint …
Emmetsburg Baseball Seeking First Win
Four tough games resulted in four losses to open the season for the Emmetsburg E-Hawks Baseball Team. The season opener was a matchup in Estherville and in the first inning of the year, the E-Hawks …
School

Correction

In last week’s paper, EHS student Byron Maina was recognized as a senior. Byron Maina is a sophomore, not a senior as previously printed. The newspaper regrets the error.

This Is E-Hawk Country

E-HAWK TERRITORY -- On the last day of school last week, this painting appeared on the sidewalk leading into the high school building. It is a grand gesture of pride for all things E-Hawk. -- Diane …

Rezabek, EHS Graduate, Visited with High School Students

It may be easy to remain skeptical about how gaming can be a viable career today. However, J.C. Rezabek, Emmetsburg High School graduate, is proof that it can be done successfully. Rezabek’s …

Emmetsburg Community Schools 2023 Graduation

IT ALL COMES BACK TO FAMILY -- Valedictorian of the graduating class, Devan Garman, embraces his family after offering them his yellow rose. Each senior had the opportunity to hand their loved ones a …
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