More Local news

Supervisors approve L.O.S.S.T. Funds for Fairground Waterline

The Emmet County Board of Supervisors in their Tuesday, July 19 meeting approved allocating $31,352.20 in L.O.S.S.T. funds for the Phase 1 waterline project at the Emmet County Fairgrounds. Fair …

Grussing Welcomed to Stateline Publications Staff

The Armstrong Journal and Stateline Publications would like to welcome Sherry Grussing as the newest member of our staff. She will be helping with layout, photography, and other news …

Ringsted Mermaid Kidnapped

The mermaid that sat on this marble block has been kidnapped and is being held hostage until funds are raised to get her painted and new landscaping down around her. If you would like to help get her …
Obituaries
Donald Carl Knapp
Donald Carl Knapp, 75, passed away in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, on April 21, 2022. Don was born to Carl and Ilene (Enge) Knapp in Emmetsburg, IA, on December 14, 1946, with his identical twin …
Betty Moeller
Funeral services for Betty Moeller were held on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Armstrong with Vicar Kim Campbell as the officiant. Betty will be laid to rest at the …
Clifford G. Steinberger
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, July 8, 2022, for Clifford G. Steinberger, with Father John Kelly as the Officiant and Deacon John Rudd as Concelebrant.  Clifford was laid to rest …
Lorraine Ann Aiton
Lorraine Ann Aiton, 80, of Northome, MN died on Friday, June 17, 2022 at the Sanford Medical Center in Bemidji, MN.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, June, 27, 2022 at …
Michael Rhodes Sjoblom
A Private Funeral service for Michael Rhodes Sjoblom “Old Mike”  will be held at the Nazareth Lutheran Church, Armstrong, Iowa.  He will be At Rest in Armstrong Grove Cemetery, …
Sports

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 …

Byrnes named TIC Coach of the Year

The past season for the North Union Warriors baseball team has shown improvement from previous years.  Last year the Warriors had a conference record of 2-12.  This year, the team ended …

Ragin Roosters playing ball soon

Collegiate baseball is back!  And people are excited to watch the Ragin’ Roosters at the Bancroft Memorial Ballpark. The Expedition League, based out of Sioux Falls, SD, consists of …

North Union Softball News

By David Swartz SPENCER — Moving up the Class 2A Softball Rankings from No. 3 to No. 2 on Thursday, June 9, North Union was tested in a non-conference game against Spencer. The Tigers …

North Union Baseball News

By David Swartz BANCROFT — The North Union Baseball Team picked up its second victory of the season with a 9-3 win over West Hancock on Tuesday, June 7. The Warriors out-scored the Eagles …

Nielsen wins state high jump

DES MOINES — North Union’s Sam Nielsen and Lenox’s Cadence Douglas took part in an epic “jump off” for the Class 1A high jump title last Friday. Nielsen came out on …
Around the region
A quick update on Calvin for those of you who read last weeks column - he is walking like nothing happened. For about one week, he wouldn’t walk on his left leg and would cry in pain if he …
I was cooking supper last night when I turned and saw my 5 year old pushing my 1 year old around the house in his little plastic radio flyer wagon. The smiles and giggles coming from both boys were …
  911 calls for impending childbirth are an EMS response with a highly positive outcome. You get the idea--most other calls for heart attacks, auto wrecks, shortness of breath, shootings, or …
One hundred twenty five years ago: August 6, 1897  Publishers: J.A. Reagan & Kasper Faltinson The Ladies’ Aid Society will give a ten cent tea at the house of Mrs. James Gallion …
The Swea City Council in their monthly meeting Wednesday, July 27 held a public hearing and approved an ordinance setting new dumpster rates. The new rates are: • Two yard - $40 service …
Web Extras