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Cooper Expands into Storage

With the installation of eight storage containers, Dan Cooper can print new business cards that will read "Dan Cooper Builders and Storage."Cooper purchased the 8 X 20 containers in Minneapolis. He says the units, manufactured in China, as known as 'one-trippers' because they make one trip on a ...

Palo Alto/Emmet FSA Update

As part of a 33-year effort to protect sensitive lands and improve water quality and wildlife habitat on private lands, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will resume accepting applications for the voluntary Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Eligible farmers, ranchers, and private ...

Lumberjacks Come To Town

Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 80th Year with events throughout the yea.This Saturday, June 16, there will be a lumberjack show. Three shows, in fact. Chamber Executive Director Deb Hite assures all who come to Soper Park on Saturday will have a rollicking good time.The ...

Palo Alto Honor Students At Iowa Central

FORT DODGE - A group of students from the Palo Alto County area were named to the President's List and the Dean's List at Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge.Students named to the President's List are Molly Baschke and Noah Stukey from Ruthven; Corbin Studer from West Bend; and, ...

Sarah Pugh On Loras College Dean’s List

DUBUQUE - Loras College has announced the names of students who achieved Dean's List status for the 2018 spring semester. A student must earn a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours to be recognized.Sarah J. Pugh of Emmetsburg was named to the Dean's List.

Traveling Quilts Of Valor To Visit Estherville

With the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall coming to Estherville and Emmet County June 22-24, a few local women thought it would be especially meaningful to combine a Quilts of Valor presentation with the traveling wall. The group has had an overwhelming response to their project as they now have ...

Area Students Graduate From Iowa State University

AMES - Several Palo Alto County residents were among 4,809 graduates receiving degrees at Iowa State University's spring commencement ceremonies. Of the students receiving bachelor's degrees, 1,390 graduated with "With Distinction" (cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude). 108 students ...

Local Students Named To Hawkeye Dean’s List

WATERLOO Officials of Hawkeye Community College have announced the Dean's List for the spring 2018 semester. The Dean's List is official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishment by full-time students. To make the Dean's List, an individual must be a full-time student and ...