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City Council Discusses Embargo at FY19 Budget Meeting

February 22, 2018 Editor’s Note: Due to the length of this article it will be run in two parts. This is part two of the story. Please see the Tuesday, Feb 20 edition of The Reporter for part one. more »»

 
 
 
Standard Nutrition Services, Kerber Milling Company Merge Operations

February 22, 2018 A long-time business in Emmetsburg and Palo Alto County announced its acquisition by an Omaha, NE firm Monday, Feb. 19. more »»

Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce Honors Jane Whitmore

February 22, 2018 On Monday, Feb.19, the Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce kicked off its 80th year with the annual awards banquet. more »»

Iowa Lakes calls for ‘All hands on deck!’ as accreditation visit nears

February 20, 2018 During the Age of Sail, when tall sailing ships dominated the oceans, sailors listened for their directions to be delivered with the high-pitched trill of a metal whistle. more »»

Emmetsburg City Council Proposes 2018-2019 Budget

February 20, 2018 Editor’s Note: due to the length of this article and the City Council meeting held on Feb. 12, this article will run in two parts. Please read part 2 in Thursday’s The Democrat. more »»

Saint Pat’s Announces 2018 Grand Marshal

February 20, 2018 Each year St. Pat’s Association announces the Grand Marshal who is responsible for leading the annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade. This year’s Grand Marshal is former Police Chief, Eric Hanson. more »»

Supervisors Support Super Two Resolution

February 15, 2018 Palo Alto County Economic Development Executive Director Maureen Elbert and Ruthven Mayor David Kirk, who serves as Co-Chairman on the Highway (Hwy) 18 Super Two Coalitio. more »»

Testing Results Showing Improvement

February 15, 2018 Members of the Emmetsburg Community School Board received some good news in terms of academic performance of students during the February board meeting Monday night, Feb. 12. more »»

HELPING THE KIDS

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The History Behind Valentine’s Day:

February 13, 2018 Tomorrow (Feb. 14) is Valentine’s Day, a day to celebrate love and romance. Feb. 14 is also known as the Feast of Saint Valentine. more »»

Graettinger-Terril Voters To Decide School Bond Issue In April

February 13, 2018 After a bond issue question went down to defeat in September of 2017 by less than three percent, voters in the Graettinger-Terril school district are going to be asked to reconsider a bond issue. more »»

Graettinger Church To Be Awarded $2.4 Million

February 13, 2018 Last week, Judge Nancy Whittenburg imposed a $2.4 million judgment on Andy Matheason of Graettinger. more »»

Emmetsburg Bank Shares, Inc. to Acquire Panora State Bank

February 13, 2018 Kris Ausborn, Vice President of Emmetsburg Bank Shares, Inc. and President & CEO of Iowa Trust & Savings Bank, and Robert J. more »»

Supervisors Vote on Pay Increase for Elected County Officials

February 8, 2018 The Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors considered the salary recommendation by the Compensation Board during their regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb 5. more »»

Wolfe Announces Iowa Senate Bid

February 8, 2018 Jesse Wolfe of Emmetsburg has announced that he is a Republican candidate for the Iowa Senate seat in District 1. more »»

Sheriff’s Office Warns Public Of Tax Scams

February 8, 2018 Palo Alto County Sheriff Lynn Schultes is warning area residents to be extra-aware of tax scams as tax season shifts into high gear. more »»

Iowa Utilities Board Issues Ruling

February 8, 2018 On Friday, Feb. 2 by the Iowa Utilities Board ruled on one of the most controversial issues seen in Palo Alto County. On Dec. more »»

Student Senators from Iowa Lakes attend legislative seminar

February 6, 2018 More than 220 Iowa community college students and leaders participated in a Student Legislative Seminar Jan. 24-25 in Des Moines. more »»

Jones and Johnson Hold Town Hall Meeting in Emmetsburg

February 6, 2018 Representative Megan Jones and Senator David Johnson met with about 20 concerned citizens to discuss issues that ranged from Iowa’s New Water Quality Law to the judicial system to budget cuts during... more »»

Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce Names 2018 Citizen of the Year

February 6, 2018 The Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce announced the 2018 Citizen of the Year winner: Jane Whitmore. Whitmore was nominated by Angie Beem for her involvement in the Emmetsburg community. more »»

 
 

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