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Supervisors Approve StateLine Settlement

The Emmet County Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday, Nov. 15 meeting approved a negotiated settlement with StateLine Cooperative regarding the Halfa feed mill – but left hanging …

Supervisors Approve Election Canvass

The Emmet County Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday, Nov. 15 meeting approved the canvass of the Nov. 8 election. Assistant Auditor Roxanne Budach presented the election results, which showed a …

Supervisors Approve Dispatcher Raise

In an effort to attract new dispatchers to the county law center – and retain the current ones – the Emmet County Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday, Nov. 15 meeting agreed to Sheriff …

Rosburg Win Poses Challenge for Emmet County

Winning the county treasurer’s race may have been good news for Republican Lisa Rosburg, currently working in the Emmet County Auditor’s office, but that may well have been some …

Days Gone By 11-23-2022

One hundred twenty five years ago: November 26, 1897  Publishers: J.A. Reagan & Kasper Faltinson A seventeen year old boy of A. L. Anderson, east of town, was kicked by a colt …

North Union School Board approves early graduation requests

The North Union School Board approved seven seniors to graduate early during their November 14th meeting.  The seven seniors will have to meet all requirements in order to graduate.  They …

Public hearing set for filling Armstrong Council vacancy

The Armstrong City Council at their Tuesday, Nov. 8 meeting set a Dec. 13 public hearing to fill a vacated council seat by appointment. Former Councilmember Nick Mart resigned at a special Oct. 31 …
Obituaries
Helen J. Blomstrom
A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Armstrong, Iowa, with Father Paul Kelly as Celebrant and Deacon John Rudd as …
Christopher Dale Hoyer
A Prayer Service for Christopher Dale Hoyer was held Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the Henry Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville, Iowa, with Chaplain Marcia McKeever as the Officiant. A …
Marilyn Ann Irwin 
Marilyn Ann Irwin was born October 9, 1924 and passed away October 8, 2022. She was born to  Grace Stuart Knipe and Dr. James B. Knipe in Estherville, Iowa.  She received an Associates …
Margaret Jo Anderson
A Celebration of Life will be held for Margaret Jo Anderson on Friday, October 21, 2022, at the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Armstrong at 10:00 a.m., with Vicar Kim Kacmarynski as Officiant. …
Kristy Sue Craig
Visitation for Kristy Craig will be held on Monday, September 19, 2022, at the Nazareth Lutheran Church, Armstrong, Iowa, from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, …
Sports

Basketball Team inducted into Black Hills State University Hall of Fame

Thirty years ago, the Black  Hills State University men’s basketball team was making history but didn’t know it at the time. The 1992-93 Yellow Jackets were just playing a game …

Welbig takes first at Emmetsburg Invitational

EMMETSBURG — North Union’s Jacey Welbig took first place in the girls’ race at the Emmetsburg Invitational on Monday, September 12. The speedy sophomore clocked a time of 20 …

Three Warriors earn all-state honors

Three North Union Softball players have received additional postseason honors for their play this season in helping the Warriors to a 33-5 season. Junior pitcher Emily Meyer, senior third baseman …

Nine Lady Warriors make all conference teams

The North Union Lady Warriors Softball team has had an exceptional year on the field.  Not only did they win back to back conference titles, all nine starters were named to the Top of Iowa West …
Around the region
A funeral Mass for Art Kahler, 80, of Burt, was held 10:30 AM Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at Divine Mercy Parish ~ St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bancroft. Services were live streamed on the …
The North Kossuth School Board made quick work of their agenda on Monday, November 14.  Due to an early out because of weather, no school administration reports were given. The board approved …
The Bancroft City Council held their regular meeting on November 14 with all members present including the newly appointed Mayor Tom Johnson. Bancroft City Clerk Crysti Neuman gave her monthly …
Another crazy birthday weekend has past. Our oldest son, Hartley, has turned 6-years-old but not without a few surprises during the week. It all started on Friday morning around 5:30 a.m. when I …
A funeral Mass for Deb Richter, 65, of Bancroft will be held 10:30 AM Friday, November 11, 2022 at Divine Mercy Parish ~  St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bancroft.  Visitation will …