John Emswiler, James Fevold and Myron Cram.
ALGONA—On Memorial Day, Myron Cram was surprised to be presented with awards he had never received for his military service while in Korea from 1958 to 1960.    See the full report in the June 17 print edition of the Advance. Subscribe by calling...
From left: Walt and Jan Reemstma, Tracy Walker, Jacob Tjaden, Ron Thill, Mayor Rick Murphy, KCHS President Jan Ricke and Julie Murphy stand in the pocket park.
ALGONA—The Kossuth County Historical Society dedicated the pocket park on the north side of the museum last Thursday, June 10. The pocket park was made possible with a grant from the Kossuth County Community Foundation and donations from the city of...
Kenny Krapp poses in the tire shop in Algona. Kim Wegener photo
ALGONA—Kenny Krapp has lots of good memories of the generations of people he has had the opportunity to meet through his more than four decades of ownership of Kemco Tires Inc.  Krapp is retiring in June having sold his share of the company to the...
Kossuth Regional Health Center Director of Facilities Rick Edington stands at the end of a hallway in the new respiratory care area at KRHC. Kim Wegener photo
ALGONA—By the end of June, the new Algona Clinic Respiratory Care Area at the Kossuth Regional Health Center will be completed and ready for patient use.  The need for a designated respiratory care area was brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and...
BURT—Howard Lavrenz of Burt escaped serious injury by only a few feet in last Friday’s wind storm. Lavrenz was riding around on his golf cart when the wind started to pick up. He headed for the garage thinking it might rain and hail. Once the golf...

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May 22, 1955 — June 7, 2021   Richard (Dick) Haag passed away peacefully in his home the morning of June 7, 2021. Per Dick’s wishes, no services will be held. A celebration of life...

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