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Halloween Hike Saturday Evening at Nature Center

–The Water’s Edge Nature Center will host their “Halloween Hike” Saturday evening, an event that will allow young and old to experience nature and learn some things along the way. Kossuth County Naturalist Billie Willie tells KLGA News the hike will have multiple stops. Willie says you will probably want to bring a couple things …

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BGHS Teacher to be Honored at Bishop’s Dinner

–A long-time educator at Bishop Garrigan High School will be honored this weekend at the Diocese of Sioux City’s annual Bishop’s Dinner. Annette Vaske, who teaches Business at BGHS, will receive the “Excellence in Education” award at the event Sunday evening. Dawn Prosser is serving as Co-Director for this year’s event, and she tells KLGA …

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New Wildlife Area in Kossuth County

–The Kossuth County Conservation Board has completed the purchase of 153 acres of land near St. Joseph that will be used for wildlife habitat and public recreation. According to a news release, the land is located in Section 26 of Riverdale Township, just North of St. Joseph and just West of Highway 169. The area …

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Legacy Ball Approaching

–The Kossuth Regional Health Center Foundation’s annual Legacy Ball fundraiser is just 2 weeks away now and you still have time to participate. Foundation Director Nancy Grandgenett-Besch recently spoke about the event on the KRHC Report on KLGA. She says this year’s event will honor four long-time medical providers. Money raised during Legacy Ball goes …

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Voters to Decide on Levy that Would Help Fund Kossuth Extension

–Kossuth County voters will decide whether or not to approve a dedicated levy to increase funding for the county’s extension office when they cast their ballots in November. Kossuth County is the only county in Iowa that does not have a dedicated levy to help fund their ISU Extension office. Bryan Whaley is the Regional …

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City Seeking Proposals to Obtain State Grant

–The City of Algona is looking to partner with a business or property owner in the downtown area to help get a state grant that would be used to fund an improvement project. City Economic Development Director Jacob Tjaden spoke to the Algona City Council at their meeting Monday, and he says the city is …

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Ruthven Woman Facing Drug, Child Endangerment Charges

–A Ruthven woman is facing drug and child endangerment charges after being arrested last week. According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Department, Deputies in Clay County contacted them on Thursday (10/11) to say they had taken 36-year-old Samie Jean Royster into custody. Royster had outstanding warrants in Palo Alto County following the execution of …

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Algona KMart Store to Remain Open as More Stores Close

–The Algona Kmart store is NOT among the 3 in Iowa that will be closing after Sears announced Monday the company is filing for bankruptcy protection. The company announced Monday that 142 Sears and Kmart stores across the country will be shut down, in most cases by the end of the year. While the Algona …

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Multiple Arrests in Ledyard Area this Week

–The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department made 3 arrests in the Ledyard area earlier this week. According to the sheriff’s department, an Algona woman was arrested early Monday morning on Kossuth County warrants. Deputies received a call just after 4:30 AM Monday about a possible theft. While responding, Deputies located 60-year-old Jacquelyn Faye Cunningham who had …

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Absentee Voting Now Available in Kossuth County

–Absentee ballots are now available at the Kossuth County Auditor’s office for the November 6th General Election. You can vote at the Kossuth County Auditor’s office up until 5pm on Monday, November 5th or you can request an absentee ballot be mailed to you. The deadline to request an absentee ballot and the deadline to …

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