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Obituaries
Dwayne F. Sandt
A funeral Mass for Dwayne F. Sandt, 91, of Bancroft, will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at Divine Mercy Parish ~ St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bancroft.  Burial will …
Deb Richter
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 …
Mary Magdalene Fox Patterson
Mar. 28, 1949 — Oct. 18, 2022. Mary Magdalene Fox Patterson born in Bancroft, Ia and a longtime resident of Emily  MN, died peacefully at home surrounded by her sister Kate and stepson …
Vera Mae Bradley
Vera Mae Bradley passed away peacefully in her home on October 28, 2022, with her husband and children by her side.  A funeral Mass will be held Friday, November 4, at 11:00 AM at Divine Mercy …
Donald Ricke
Funeral Mass for Donald Ricke, 74, of Bancroft was held Thursday, October 20, 2020  at 10:30 AM at Divine Mercy Parish ~ St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bancroft.  The Funeral was …
Sports

Looft’s IMCA Super Nationals SportMod championship is best birthday present ever 

BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 10) – Matthew Looft brought home his first IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s championship and the best birthday present an 8-year-old boy could ask …

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 …

Fast start lands Looft career 200th IMCA win

ARLINGTON, Minn. (May 28) – Matt Looft joined another of IMCA’s most exclusive clubs Saturday night at Arlington Raceway. Looft won for the 200th time in his Friesen Performance IMCA …

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 …
Around the region
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …