Authorities on Monday, July 15, said a Bancroft man shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man, and then turned the gun on himself in an incident Friday morning, July 12. Names were not released until 5 p.m.
Virginia Buchanan accepted this year's Heritage Award, an award presented each year during Algona's Founders' Days. Her children, Kathy, Scott, Susan and Todd, wrote a nomination letter that described what she has done in the community.
The Carnegie Centre for the Arts was opened up for the weekly Algona Area Chamber of Commerce's coffee.
The Algona Community School Foundation hosts its 15th annual golf outing and silent auction on Monday, July 22 at the Algona Country Club. The outing raises funds to aid the school district's educational needs.
Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin becoming the first men to walk on the moon. You likely know this unless you've been, well, on the moon.
Local assistance is available for parents who have questions about car seat safety.
Authorities on Monday, July 15, said a Bancroft man shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man, and then turned the gun on himself in an incident Friday morning, July 12. Names were not released until 5 p.m. Monday, after autopsies were...
Algona Mayor Lynn Kueck announced he will retire from his position at the end of his current term which is Dec. 31 of this year. Kueck made the announcement during the opening of the Algona City Council meeting Monday, July 15. "It's been my...
Virginia Buchanan accepted this year's Heritage Award, an award presented each year during Algona's Founders' Days. Her children, Kathy, Scott, Susan and Todd, wrote a nomination letter that described what she has done in the community. See more...
The Carnegie Centre for the Arts was opened up for the weekly Algona Area Chamber of Commerce's coffee. "One of the things we wanted to do is bring people in," Brian Buscher said. "So that you could see what's happening to this building as opposed...
Algona Public Library Director Mara Strickler will be leaving Algona for a position as the director of the Pella Public Library. During the library board of trustees meeting, Strickler informed the board that she would be exiting her position. The...

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A funeral Mass for Donald Lappe was held Tuesday, July 16, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church in Bancroft. Inurnment was in St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Bancroft.  Memorials...

Sports

Not even a five-minute rain delay in the middle of a six-run inning could stop the Algona Bulldogs softball team on Monday, July 15.

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