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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday, October 24

Sheriff’s offices across Iowa will participate in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 24 to help Iowans address the state’s opioid epidemic. Take Back Day provides an opportunity for Americans to rid medicine cabinets of ...

COVID-19 Update

by Joseph Schany "We currently have 27 active cases of COVID-19 in Palo Alto County as of Tuesday, Oct. 20," said Sarah Strohman, Palo Alto County Community Health, providing a county COVID update Tuesday afternoon. "We've had 290 total cases so far. Unfortunately we've also had two ...

K/PACEDC Receives Excellence Award

WASHINGTON DC – The Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation (K/PACEDC) recently won a silver category award for its Summer Intern Program, a project in the Talent Development and Retention category of the International Economic Development Council’s 2020 Excellence in ...

Ready for Round Two

by Joseph Schany After a dominant 49-6 first round performance against Eagle Grove last week, the E-Hawks prepare for round two of postseason play, hosting Kuemper Catholic on Friday under the lights of Duane Twait Field. The 2-6 Knights come to Emmetsburg after last week's 16-8 win over ...

Wolverines, Titans Close Out 2020 Football Season

by Joseph Schany The 2020 season came to an end for West Bend-Mallard and Graettinger-Terrril/Ruthven-Ayrshire football on Friday night, as both teams would fall in the opening round of eight-player playoffs. West Bend-Mallard would face a setback at Newell-Fonda High School, falling 54-6 ...

Birdies, Burgers & Brews Named Runner-Up In Tenderloin Contest

PrairieMoon On Main in Prairieburg is winner of Iowa's Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Tenderloin Contest. The 18th annual contest is presented by the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) and managed by its restaurant and foodservice committee. IPPA judges selected Birdies, Burgers & ...

Iowa Lakes Students Awarded American Legion Scholarships

ESTHERVILLE -- Melvin Gossler and Ed Rohner, two representatives of the American Legion of Iowa Foundation, visited Iowa Lakes Community College (ILCC) on October 16, 2020, at the Estherville campus to recognize American Legion Scholarship recipients. The American Legion Foundation presented ...

Mainstreet Community Theatre Presents Twisted Tales of Poe

Emmetsburg Mainstreet Community Theatre will be back in action this month after having to put a hold on theatrical productions due to COVID-19. The theatre will record a production of a radio play entitled Twisted Tales of Poe. The radio play, written by Philip Grecian, is based on Tales of ...

E-Hawks Roll Over Eagles in First Round Victory

by Joseph Schany The E-Hawks would kick off postseason play with a big 49-6 win Friday night, rolling over the Eagle Grove Eagles in the opening round of Class 1A playoffs at Duane Twait Field. Emmetsburg would dominate the field offensively, putting up 28 points in the first quarter alone, ...