Marisa Merkel, Algona Middle School choir teacher, took a select group of 16 singers from her honor choir to North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) for Iowa Choral Directors' North Central 7-12 Honor Choir Festival.
SOUTH OF TITONKA — Jeff Schutjer, Kossuth County Farm Bureau president, was in the middle of harvesting beans last week.
Two different teams from Bishop Garrigan took first and third places at the Top of Iowa Conference Quiz Bowl Tournament Saturday, Nov. 10, in Algona.  Teams from throughout northern Iowa competed in the tournament.
ALGONA — Model train hobbyists flocked to the Kossuth County Agriculture and Motorsports Museum Saturday, Nov. 3, for a model train show.
The eighth year of Lakota Hunting with Heroes banquet again packed the Lakota Eagle Center shoulder-to-shoulder with an event that not only recognized the Marines that visited and hunted for the week with the Wounded Warrior program, but also hono
ALGONA — Algona Middle School students put on a program to show their appreciation for local veterans inside the Ed and Betty Wilcox Performing Art Center on Friday morning, Nov. 9.
For more than three decades, the Howard and Katherine Hoenk Foundation has provided financial support to local college students studying agriculture, medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine and related fields. In recent years, the foundation passed a...
ALGONA — Algona City Council approved the resolution for the engineering service agreement with Clapsaddle-Garber Associates (CGA) for land acquisition on Monday, Nov. 5. A 240-foot long parcel of land on the norhtside of the airport’s runway near U...
Marisa Merkel, Algona Middle School choir teacher, took a select group of 16 singers from her honor choir to North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) for Iowa Choral Directors' North Central 7-12 Honor Choir Festival. “They are excited to go sing...
Algona school board members initiated the search for a new superintendent on Monday evening, Nov. 12. Board members agreed to take the first step by interviewing three firms to potentially conduct a talent search.This action did not hire a firm to...
The jury trial for Chad David Dietrick has been moved back to March 26, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. at the Kossuth County Courthouse. The pre-trial conference will be March 12, at 9:30 a.m. at the Kossuth County Courthouse. Dietrick, 45, of Lakota, was...

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ALGONA — Eugene Meyer, age 87 of Algona, formerly of Burt, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, at the Algona Manor. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran...

Sports

Youth has a dominating sparkle in the 14th Annual All-Area Volleyball Team as the first team features eight underclassmen, and there are three more making the second team.

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