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Nathan Ehrig Wins Top Prize In ‘Four Corners Crossword’

CLIVE - An Emmetsburg man has won a $20,000 lottery prize. Nathan Ehrig won the 13th top prize in the Iowa Lottery's "Four Corners Crossword" scratch game. He bought his winning ticket at Fareway, 2008 12th St. in Emmetsburg, and claimed his prize Monday, Sept. 14, at the lottery's Mason City ...

Ducks Unlimited Tune-Up

Palo Alto Sportsmen held their 5-stand and trap shoot "Fall Tune-up" event on Sunday, Sept. 13. 5-stand is a shooting course using portable throwers, whereby targets were launched as singles or doubles at various angles and speeds. The presentations tried to mimic shots encountered in hunting ...

Area Cross Country Harriers Finish Strong in Sioux Rapids

by Joseph Schany Area cross country runners traveled to Sioux Rapids on Thursday, Sept. 17, competing in the Sioux Central Chris Smith Invitational. The Emmetsburg varsity girls would finish seventh place overall with 159 points and an average time of 22:37, while the boys would earn eighth ...

Lady E-Hawks Sweep Triangulars

by Joseph Schany The Lady E-Hawks would find victory on the road last week, claiming wins in triangulars at Manson-Northwest Webster (MNW) on Tuesday and South Central Calhoun (SCC) on Thursday. Tuesday's battle at MNW would see Emmetsburg take down the Cougars 3-1, with scores of 25-14, ...

E-Hawks Stomp Rebels in 27-0 Road Win

by Joseph Schany Despite losing 142 yards to penalties, the Emmetsburg E-Hawks would completely shut down the Sioux Central Rebels in a 27-0 road win Friday night. Another stellar defensive performance, coupled with powerful blocking by the offensive front, moves the 6th-ranked E-Hawks ...

Board Hears Concerns Over Proposed CAFO

by Joseph Schany Concerns were raised over the proposed construction of a new hog confinement facility at Tuesday's regular session meeting of the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, landowners and interested parties participated in the meeting via ...

GARDENING WITH GRANDMA

GARDENING WITH GRANDMA -- Two year old twins Kayden and Joyden Ochogo of Emmetsburg were at the Community Garden with their mother and grandmother Tuesday morning. Grandma Yuneke is visiting from Kenya and, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been unable to return home, much to the delight of ...

Steve Finer Named To Fill One-Year City Council Term

by Jane Whitmore Steve Finer was named to fill a one-year unexpired term on Emmetsburg City Council. The appointment was made Monday, Sept. 14, at the regular City Council meeting. Finer fills the council-at-large position held by the late Brian Campbell. Emmetsburg Mayor Pat Degen made the ...

Ernst, Grassley to Host Virtual Service Academy Open House

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) will host a U.S. Service Academy Virtual Open House on the evenings of Monday, Sept. 21 and Tuesday, Sept. 22. This will be an opportunity for Iowa students and their families to learn more about the five military service ...

Sign Up Today For Junior Naturalist Program

RUTHVEN -- It’s that time of year to get signed up for Junior Naturalists with the Palo Alto County Conservation Board! Kids in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades will have a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities! The Junior Naturalists meet once a month from October through May. ...