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Emmetsburg Cross Country Invitational Held Monday

by Joseph Schany Five Island Golf in Emmetsburg was host to the Emmetsburg Cross Country Invitational on Monday night. Area high school and junior high harriers from Emmetsburg, Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (GTRA), and West Bend-Mallard (WBM) competed in the event. The E-Hawk varsity ...

Bicyclers Invited to “Pedal With Pete”

The 4-H Youth County Council is again organizing a bike ride to raise money for research for cerebral palsy. Anyone who can ride a bike in Palo Alto County is invited to join the group and pedal for a cure. The “Pedal With Pete” ride will take place Sunday afternoon, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. ...

Supervisors Discuss COVID-19 Impact, Vaccine

by Joseph Schany "As of this morning we have 11 current cases of COVID-19 in Palo Alto County," said Sarah Strohman, Community Health, providing an update to the Board of Supervisors in a regular session meeting Tuesday, Sept. 8. "Overall we have had 126 total positive cases in Palo Alto ...

Last Dollar Scholarship Impacts Iowa Lakes Students

The Last Dollar Scholarship impacts eligible Iowa Lakes Community College students by paying tuition for career and technical programs in high-demand industries. More than 220 students benefited from Last Dollar Scholarship awards totaling over $375,000 for the Fall 2020 term. The Last Dollar ...

FARMERS MARKET

FARMERS MARKET -- Ray Brown brought produce from Lexi’s Garden to the Farmers Market in Emmetsburg last Saturday morning. Gloria and Dennis Busch are pictured looking over the selection of squash, zucchini, spinach, kale, a variety of peppers, and tomatoes. Ray and his granddaughter, Lexi, ...

BOOSTER CLUB GOLF OUTING

BOOSTER CLUB GOLF OUTING -- Emmetsburg Athletic Booster Club and Five Island Golf co-hosted the annual Booster Club Golf outing on Sunday, Sept. 13. There were 16 foursomes playing on a beautiful afternoon. The group pictured above, on the #9 green, includes Max Dunlap, Ben Dunlap, Dan and ...

Fall 2020 Welding Classes Available at Iowa Lakes

Iowa Lakes Community College will offer a series of welding classes through the Continuing Education program starting on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The classes will be held on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the Emmetsburg campus. The basic welding series consists of six sessions of classes, but ...

Lady E-Hawks Fall to Newell-Fonda

by Joseph Schany The Lady E-Hawks would face a 0-3 setback against 13th-ranked Newell-Fonda on Thursday night in a hard-fought battle on the court. Emmetsburg fell to the Mustangs with scores of 25-20, 25-15, and 27-25. The Lady E-Hawks would keep pace with Newell-Fonda early, breaking ...