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ECSD Board Approves Superintendent Contract

by Joseph Schany The Emmetsburg Community School District (ECSD) Board of Education met in a special session Wednesday morning in the Emmetsburg High School Library to discuss and approve ECSD Superintendent Darren Hanna's contract renewal. The terms of the proposed contract stipulate a ...

‘Hooowwleen Hoopla’ at Lost Island Nature Center

Join the Palo Alto County Conservation Board for an eerie night learning about some of our creepy critters, making s’mores, and taking a hayride through the prairie. This event takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 20 and Wednesday, Oct. 21, with the first session beginning at 6:30 p.m. and the last ...

FIRE PREVENTION MONTH

FIRE PREVENTION MONTH -- October is Fire Prevention Month. Emmetsburg Volunteer Fire Fighters took fire trucks to West Elementary School where they talked to Kindergarten and Pre-K students about fire safety. Students learned the importance of having a smoke detector in their home, and having a ...

Lady E-Hawk Netters Take Down Tornadoes

by Joseph Schany STORM LAKE -- Coming off a tough road loss to East Sac County earlier in the week, the Lady E-Hawks would bounce back in a hard-fought 3-1 win over the Storm Lake Tornadoes on Thursday night. Macy McAllister and Abbie Schany would lead the offensive charge for the Lady ...

Emmetsburg Girls Place Second at Dick Bell Invite

by Joseph Schany EAGLE GROVE -- The varsity girls from Emmetsburg would place second overall in the Dick Bell Invitational Class A competition on Tuesday, as harriers from both Emmetsburg and Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven Ayrshire (GTRA) traveled to the cross country event at the Eagle Grove ...

E-Hawks Edged by Wolfpack in Final Minute

by Joseph Schany A hard-fought battle under the lights of Duane Twait Field would end in heartbreak for the E-Hawks Friday night, falling to Western Christian by a field goal in the final minute of play. The 7-10 setback marks the first loss of the season for Emmetsburg, finishing the regular ...

UNIFUND Campaign Underway

The 2020 UNIFUND drive is now underway. Emmetsburg residents have received a contribution sheet this month, included with Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities billing. The sheet lists a description of each participating organization. Fifteen community groups are included in the 2020 UNIFUND of ...

RITUAL OF AUTUMN

RITUAL OF AUTUMN -- It’s a sure sign of Autumn when Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities is flushing water mains. EMU employee John Heddinger is pictured at the corner of 8th and Broadway on Tuesday morning, watching to be sure the water is running clear before shutting down the hydrant. The ...