James Rush Kolp passed away peacefully Feb. 2, 2019, at the age of 90. He was born June 1, 1928, to Lida Saunders Kolp and James Rush Kolp, Sr., and grew up in Ida Grove.
Florence M. Pickard, 92, Mason City, died peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at the Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City.
Debra Gaedke, age 50 of Des Moines and formerly of Irvington, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at her home. Funeral services were Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Algona, with the Rev.
As soon as April those living in Bancroft or northern Kossuth County could be purchasing prescription drugs from Bancroft Apothecary.
The extremely cold conditions that Algona experienced last week increased activity for some businesses.
Algona loves bacon. That was made clear Saturday night.
The Algona Area Chamber of Commerce sold out its tickets for the third annual Achin' for Bacon event at the Algona VFW on Feb. 2.
Despite no action on a letter alleging a conflict of interest with Supervisor Roger Tjarks on the wind energy conversion system, Supervisor Kyle Stecker would like the wind ordinance to be discusse
Algona School Board members approved an early retirement option for qualified teachers to use this school year.
The action came during a special session of the board Thursday, Jan. 31.
Catholic Schools week was all about celebrating. Jan. 28-Feb. 1 Bishop Garrigan and Seton Elementary celebrated the week.
Good Samaritan Society - Algona celebrates the merger with Sanford Health with an ice cream social for staff, residents and others at the Algona facilty.