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DU Reschedules Banquet

In the face of COVID19 concerns state-wide and locally, with the Governor's proclamation, and after consultation with county health officials, the Palo Alto Sportsmen’s Ducks Unlimited committee decided to postpone the banquet event scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13. The event has been ...

November is National Adoption Month

COUNCIL BLUFFS -- November is National Adoption Month, a time to celebrate the community members and families who have adopted children in need of forever homes. But at Lutheran Services in Iowa (LSI), it is also a time to recognize the more than 120,000 children across the U.S. who were ...

Not Much Change In Final Vote Totals

There was very little change in the official vote totals from the unofficial vote totals reported after the General Election held Tuesday, Nov. 3. Members of the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors canvassed the tally lists from the General Election at their Nov. 10 meeting. Looking at ...

E-Hawk Athletes Earn Class 1A All-District Recognition

by Joseph Schany The Class 1A District 1 All-District Team was recently announced, with 10 members of E-Hawk Football receiving recognition for their contributions to a stellar 2020 season. The accolades are accorded by district coaches following the regular season. Earning First Team ...

Scam Alert

According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office, Emmetsburg Community School District (ECSD) has received word of parents getting phone calls from an automated dialer asking for a social security number for verification of Online Learning. ECSD has not generated any such phone call nor do ...

City Council Moves Forward With Mobile Food Unit Ordinance

by Jane Whitmore The question of allowing mobile food units to operate in Emmetsburg was discussed during a public hearing at the Monday, Nov. 9, meeting of Emmetsburg City Council. With comments from the pubic and discussion among council representatives, the proposed ordinance will be ...

2020 4-H Leaders’ Appreciation & Awards Program

This year the 2020 4-H Leaders’ Appreciation & Awards Program took on new format. Instead of an annual banquet, the awards program took place on Sunday, Nov. 1, at the Riviera Theatre in Emmetsburg where families participated in an awards program followed by the Disney Pixar movie Coco, ...

Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet is November 13

Palo Alto Sportsmen Chapter of Ducks Unlimited announces their annual banquet will be held on Friday, Nov. 13, at The Shores in Emmetsburg. Plans are for doors to open at 5 p.m. with fun games, raffles, and a silent and a live auction featuring exclusive Ducks Unlimited merchandise, such as ...