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A Question For History Buffs

While visiting with some history buffs, I was told that there was a horse track south of fogarty's gas station. West of the track was a hugh horse barn. If anyone has info or pictures, I would appreciate you sharing.Sally BrennanEmmetsburg

Thank You Emmetsburg

Thank you to the Emmetsburg community for the great support in helping replace the seats at the Riviera Theatre.We are currently just short 30 seats (7500.00) to complete this project. We hope to order the remaining seats by the middle of March. This project has included new flooring and carpet ...

Thanks Jill (Kerber) Graham

The Feb. 22nd Reporter/ Democrat featured an article announcing the merger/acquisiton of Kerber Milling Co. and its affiliates to Standard Nutrition of Omaha, Nebr. Thank you Dan M., Dan V., and Anna for a job well done.I would also like to recognize and publicly thank my sister, Jill (Kerber) ...

Residents of Graettinger-Terril (GT) School District:

I am enthusiastically voting "Yes" for the $9.7 million bond that will fund several necessary improvements in our school facilities. First off, school safety is of paramount concern and the bond would provide funding to construct secure entrances into our facilities. Secondly, the bond would ...

Curious Citizen

I am interested to know why a business in Emmetsburg, Iowa can have old machinery (even combine/ picker), old cars, pickup box and also can burn plastic hoses that make coal black smoke gets away with it. It does NO GOOD to report this as lies are told to the police. No citation. Do businesses ...

Thank you, Tatum!

A huge thank you to Tatum Iverson for singing to us at Willow Ridge this past Sunday, February 11th. What a joy! Our school system has such a great music program! It is great for our community to have someone that was picked to represent Northwest Iowa along with the other students she will be ...

Iowa Utilities Board

What is the responsibility of the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB)? The "Mission" statement, is "The Iowa Utilities Board regulates utilities to ensure that reasonably priced, reliable, environmentally responsible, and safe utility services are available to all Iowans."One of the IUB's ...

Have A Voice

I am watching the movie Selma on our Federal Holiday Martin Luther King Jr Day. This year is the 50th anniversary of his assassination.I am saddened as I watch this movie about how human beings were treated in my life time. Now with the way OUR President Donald Trump refers to human beings ...

Apologies

Please accept my error in not including you in the paper Dec. 19 in thanking the business that donated to the Freedom Flight for the veterans going to D.C., to see that sights on a trip of a lifetime. We owe you, Steve Cody and the staff of Wild Rose. A?humble apology for not getting the ...

Thank you to the ERA and Chamber

Dear Editor,FIRST, Happy New Year to Palo Alto County Citizens! I wish good health and happiness for all in 2018.Our Emmetsburg Retail Association (ERA) and Chamber of Commerce work hard to promote our area. They have many activities planned throughout the year.Did you know you can join the ...