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Greta Rouse Appointed To Serve On Iowa’s Board of Regents

by Jane Whitmore Greta Rouse of Emmetsburg has been appointed to serve a six-year term on the Iowa Board of Regents. The appoint was made April 16 by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. Rouse replaces Patty Cownie, whose term expired April 30. “I was very honored that she (Governor Reynolds) would think that I would do a good job representing Iowans and being a good voice for the citizens of the region,” Greta said. The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, is a group of nine citizens who govern five public educational institutions in the state through policymaking, coordination, and ...

Board Discusses COVID Vaccine

by Joseph Schany LAKE CITY -- E-Hawk golfers would earn first place at the South Central Calhoun quad Thursday, posting an overall team score of 166. SCC would take second with 175, Southeast ...

Local Sports

Area Golf Teams Compete At Twin Lakes Tournament

by Joseph Schany Area boys and girls golf teams would compete in the Twin Lakes Conference tournament last week, with Emmetsburg, West Bend-Mallard, and Greattinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (GTRA) girls heading to Lakeside Municipal Golf Course on Monday, and the area boys traveling to Lake ...

Obituaries

Lois L. Neary

A Mass of Christian Burial for Lois L. Neary of Grimes, formerly from Emmetsburg, will be held today, Tuesday, May 11, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg. The Rev. Bill Schreiber will officiate. Interment will be in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Emmetsburg. The ...

Letters to the editor

Right to Assemble a Most Important Right

To the Editor: Has our country gone insane? Have we become Russia or North Korea? On a more local level, what is wrong with the legislators at our state capital? They have just passed a bill that would grant immunity to drivers whose vehicles strike and injure protesters in public streets! ...

Editorials

Five Island Lake Assoc.

Bodies of water provide a myriad of outdoor activities throughout the seasons. Adults can be seen on Five Island Lake fishing, boating, skiing, ice fishing, kayaking, cross country skiing, congregating on the sandbar and giving friends and family a view of the lakeshore from a pontoon. It is ...

School

Area Golf Teams Compete At Twin Lakes Tournament

by Joseph Schany Area boys and girls golf teams would compete in the Twin Lakes Conference tournament last week, with Emmetsburg, West Bend-Mallard, and Greattinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (GTRA) girls heading to Lakeside Municipal Golf Course on Monday, and the area boys traveling to Lake ...

Community

E-Waste & Brown Goods Recycling Days

E-Waste and Brown Goods recycling days are this week. Collections will be made Wednesday, April 28, on the north side of Emmetsburg. Collections will be made Thursday, April 29, on the south side of Emmetsburg. Shamrock Recycling reminds residents that items are to be placed at curbside by ...