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Palo Alto County Students Graduate From Iowa Lakes Community College

ESTHERVILLE - Iowa Lakes Community College held its Spring Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 11, 2018, on the Estherville campus.Iowa Lakes Community College offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.Two students served as the featured keynote speakers for the evening. Kylie ...

Emmetsburg’s Very Active Fourth of July Celebration

Before the rain chased everyone indoors, Emmetsburg celebrated America's birthday with a variety sports and games.The Hawkettes Dance 5K Color Run kicked off the activities with runners, walkers and those in-between making their way along the lake.Tricycle races for younger citizens followed ...

VFW Auxiliary Meets

The Emmetsburg VFW Auxiliary met on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 5:30.Lou Ann reviewed the General Orders that included the names and addresses of the upcoming officers for the state. Fundraising for the Post was discussed and a sign up sheet was sent around for fireworks workers.Old business ...

VFW Post #2295

Opening ceremonies were held for the VFW meeting on June 6, 2018.Commander Chamberlain introduced Wayne Turck as a new member to the Post.Sympathy was extended to the family of Bob Young and Marlin Schmeling. A thank you was read from Chad Cronk thanking the VFW for assisting with the funeral ...

Nominate Candidates For County Committee

by Lisa Forburger, CEDThe U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages America's farmers and ranchers to nominate candidates to lead, serve and represent their community on their local county committee. USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept nominations for county committee members ...

Wesley Brennan On Buena Vista Dean’s List

STORM LAKE -- Wesley Brennan, of Emmetsburg, earned a spot on the Dean's List during Spring 2018. He is the son of Rick and Diane Brennan of Emmetsburg.About Buena VistaUniversitySince 1891, Buena Vista University has prepared students for lifelong success and blends liberal arts with ...

Wesley Brennan Honored At Buena Vista Unversity

STORM LAKE -- Wesley Brennan, of Emmetsburg, was recently honored at Buena Vista University's annual Student Recognition Dinner.Brennan received the following recognition:Brennan received a Student Organization Leader award for his role in the Human Performance Student Organization (HiPSO), one ...

Palo Alto/Emmet FSA Update

The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) recently made several policy updates for acreage reporting for cover crops, revising intended use, late-filed provisions, grazing allotments as well as updated the definitions of "idle" and "fallow."Reporting Cover Crops:FSA made changes to the types of cover ...