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Twin Lakes Invite Held in Pocahontas

by Joseph Schany The Twin Lakes Conference Cross Country Invitational was held Saturday in Pocahontas, with harriers from Emmetsburg, Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (GTRA), and West Bend-Mallard (WBM) competing in the event. Four area runners would finish in the top 10 for the girls, ...

Iowa Lakes Community College Awarded $20,000 Mental Health Grant

A $20,000 grant from Northwest Iowa Care Connections (NWIACC) Mental Health and Disability Services will assist Iowa Lakes Community College in providing mental health services to current students coping with the effects of the COVID-19 crisis. "The mental health of college students has been ...

Area Football Prepares for Postseason Play

by Joseph Schany Area football will be entering the first round of playoffs this Friday and teams are getting ready for postseason play. In Emmetsburg, the E-Hawks faced a tough setback on Friday night, falling behind to Western Christian after a Wolfpack field goal with 25 seconds left in ...

EHS Graduate Is Part of Historic Opera

INDIANOLA -- Alexander Gray, a 2017 graduate of Emmetsburg High School, will be a part of Simpson College's upcoming performance, "Prospera's Island: An Operatic Fantasia." A first of its kind at Simpson College, the production will be available to anyone with an internet connection. Gray ...

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 ...

COMMUNITY HELPERS

COMMUNITY HELPERS -- Emmetsburg Police Officer Darren Adams is pictured speaking to Kindergarten students at Emmetsburg West Elementary School on Tuesday morning. The students are learning about Police Officers as Community Helpers. Officer Adams and Police Chief Ryan Veldboom told the students ...

Area XC Competes in Pocahontas

by Joseph Schany POCAHONTAS -- Area cross country competed in Pocahontas on Saturday. The Emmetsburg varsity boys’ team would earn a third place overall finish and the varsity girls would place fourth, while the varsity boys of GTRA took home an eighth place overall team finish. Read ...

Lady E-Hawks Go 3-1 in Tourney, Fall to East Sac County on Road

by Joseph Schany The Lady E-Hawks would put in a strong showing at the Estherville Invitational on Saturday, going 3-1 on the day. Emmetsburg would win bouts against ELC, Harris-Lake Park, and Spirit Lake, and fall to Okoboji in a close battle at the net. Emmetsburg would earn a 2-0 victory ...