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School Year Begins Thursday, August 23

The 2018-2019 School year will officially begin this Thursday, August 23, for students in the Emmetsburg Community School District and Emmetsburg Catholic School.All grade levels with the exception of Kindergarten, Kindergarten Readiness and Pre-School will return to classes on Thursday. School ...

Area 4-H’ers Earn Ribbons At Iowa State Fair

Palo Alto County 4-H members received awards and ribbons for exhibits at the Iowa State Fair in recent days. The exhibits were selected for the State Fair during judging at the 2018 Palo Alto County Fair back on July 17.Following judging this past week at the Iowa State Fair, Palo Alto County ...

VFW Post 2295 Members Meet August 1

Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2295 gathered at the post home for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 1. Service Officer Charles Roberts opened the meeting with an opening prayer, which was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, which was led by Post Commander Terry ...

Emmetsburg Community School Registration Begins Aug 1

The Emmetsburg School District continues with our modern school registration process. Registration and payment of registration fees can be completed online. This two-step process requires you to log into JMC, update the registration information we have on file for each student, then pay school ...

VFW Auxiliary Meets In July

The Auxiliary to VFW Post 2295 met Tuesday July 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the post home. Auxiliary President Lou Ann Huberty opened the meeting with the pledge to the American Flag.Minutes of the previous month's meeting were read and approved. by the membership and the Treasurer's report was given, ...

Mark and Carol Schuller Memorial Awards First Scholarship

At a ceremony on June 9, the first scholarship from the Mark and Carol Schuller Memorial Scholarship Fund was awarded to Anna Zwiefel. Zwiefel currently works with the Palo Alto County Health System in Emmetsburg and is attending Walden University.The Mark and Carol Schuller Memorial ...

Church Breaks Ground on Family Life Center

by Darren FraserOn Sunday, United Methodist Church officially broke ground for its Family Life Center.The ceremony took place after morning services. Pastor Hojin Shin and members of the building committee sunk their spades and turned over dirt in the church-owned lot across the street from the ...

VFW Members Gather For July Meeting

The members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2295 met for their July meeting recently.Following opening ceremonies, minutes from the June meeting and a treasurer's report were reviewed and approved.Thank you letters received from both Hannah Malm and Courtney Wirtz for the scholarships they ...