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Simpson College Announces Spring President’s List

INDIANOLA -- Three area students were named to the Simpson College President's List for the 2020 spring semester. Students named to the President's List achieved a 4.0 GPA.Emily Berkland and Mary Nelson of Emmetsburg, both graduates of Emmetsburg High School, and Olivia Gordon of Graettinger, a ...

Palo Alto Gun Club Hosts Iowa Games Trapshoot

The Palo Alto Gun Club hosted the Iowa Games Trapshoot on Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Sportsmen Recreation Area trap ranges north of Cylinder. Weather was excellent for shooting and scores reflected the optimum conditions for the nearly 60 participants.Local medal winners are as follows:5th Grade ...

Emmetsburg Schools Set to Reopen Monday, Aug. 24

by Joseph SchanyEmmetsburg Community School District (ECSD) Administrators, Staff, and Board Members have been meeting throughout the spring and summer to create a plan to reopen schools in the fall. According to the school, the health and safety of staff, students and families, along with the ...

EMR, EMT Training Offered by ILCC

EMR TrainingIowa Lakes Community College (ILCC) offers Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) training for people interested in entering the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) field.The EMR Training course will meet on Nov. 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in the Construction Technology Building on the ...

Main Street Community Theatre Awarded $1,000 and $5,000 Grants

Emmetsburg Main Street Community Theatre (EMSCT) is pleased to announce that it has recently been awarded two grants from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. The first grant, Iowa Arts & Culture Emergency Relief Grant in the amount of $1,000, ...

Palo Alto County FSA Update

by Lisa ForburgerUSDA is aware that people across the country have received suspicious, unsolicited packages of seed that appear to be coming from China. USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is working closely with the Department of Homeland Security's Customs and Border ...

Kite Decorating

Join the Palo Alto County Conservation Board for a make and take kite decorating event on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. This event will be held at the north shelter house in Lost Island Huston Park (at the top of the hill).Kids of all ages are welcome. Pre-registration is required. Call ...

Palo Alto Gun Club to Host Iowa Games Trapshoot

The Palo Alto Gun Club will be hosting a regional Iowa Games Trapshoot on Saturday Aug. 15. The event will be held at Sportsman Recreation Area located at 5256 360th Street in Cylinder.Activities will start with practice at 8:30 a.m. if desired, and competition beginning at 9:30 a.m.Competition ...