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Manure Spill Near West Bend Under Investigation

–The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is investigating a manure spill into Lotts Creek near West Bend this week. According to the IDNR, Precision Pumping, a commercial manure application company, was land applying manure through an umbilical rig when a hose came off the pump Wednesday afternoon. The hose flopped into Lotts Creek about 2 …

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Minor Injuries in Early Morning Rollover Near Bancroft

–A Wright County teenager was transported following an early morning crash near Bancroft Thursday. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, 19-year-old Kylie Buns of Klemme was westbound on County Road A42 around 5:30 AM Thursday in a 2002 Ford Ranger. Buns apparently lost control after the right-side tires left the paved portion of the …

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Thursday’s Area Scoreboard

Girls Golf Algona/North Union/Estherville Lincoln Central team scores: North Union 206 Algona 250 Estherville Lincoln Central 272   Individual Leaderboard Halle Rezac (NU) 51 Vanessa Von Bank (NU) 51 Olivia Von Bank (NU) 52 Jordyn Cummins (NU) 52 Amelia Fothergill (NU) 58 Ruby Mitchell (AG) 60 Molly Ross (ELC) 60 Carlie Yokimishyn (AG) 61 Greta …

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Monday’s Area Scoreboard: Golden Bear Golf Continues Strong Start

Girls Golf Bishop Garrigan/North Union/Forest City Triangular Team Scores Bishop Garrigan 196 North Union 219 Forest City 310   Individual Scores Annie Burns (BG) 45 Ava Eisenbarth (BG) 47   Algona vs. Estherville Lincoln Central Team Scores ELC 260 Algona 261   Individual Scores Carlie Yokimishyn (AG) 56 Molly Ross (ELC) 59 Emily Paulson (ELC) …

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Friday Golf Results: Strong Area Performances

Girls Bishop Garrigan/Lake Mills/Eagle Grove Triangular Team Scores Bishop Garrigan 172 Lake Mills 244 Eagle Grove 274   Individual Leaders Annie Burns (BG) 39 Anna Berke (BG) 42   Bishop Garrigan Individual Scores Annie Burns 39 Anna Berke 42 Kelly Baade 45 Ava Eisenbarth 46 Riley Rosenmeyer 49 Avery Lichter 54   North Union vs. …

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Thursday’s Area Scoreboard: Bishop Garrigan and Algona Finish 1-2

Girls Track and Field Lady Eagle Relays Team Scores: Bishop Garrigan 119 Algona 104 Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 89 Webster City 75 Pocahontas Area 68 West Hancock 49 Garner Hayfield Ventura 39 Eagle Grove 35   Boys Golf West Bend-Mallard 196                                    …

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Tuesday’s Area Scoreboard: Busy Night For Local Track and Field

Girls Track Clear Lake Early Bird Team Scores: Humboldt 151.5 Iowa Falls – Alden 128 St. Ansgar 113.5 Algona 103 Bishop Garrigan 100 Forest City 78 Clear Lake 42 Hampton-Dumont-CAL 10   Algona/Bishop Garrigan top 3 finishers: Radaisyia Thomas (AG), 100 meter dash, 2nd place, 13.65 Moriah Knapp (AG), 1500 meter run, 2nd place, 5:17.34 …

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Golden Bears Track and Golf Open Season

Track and Field The Bishop Garrigan boys track and field team began their outdoor season at the Bob Sanger Relays hosted by West Hancock. Lake Mills took the team title with 130 points.  Team scores: Lake Mills 130 West Hancock 120 Northwood-Kensett 103 Bishop Garrigan 85 Garner Hayfield Ventura 70 Newman Catholic 64   Bishop …

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Bishop Garrigan Falls in State Title Game

A season unlike any other for Bishop Garrigan came to an end in the 1A state title game, as the Newell-Fonda Mustangs won their 3rd straight state title, defeating the Golden Bears 66-52. A slow start to the game doomed Bishop Garrigan, and forced them to play uphill for the whole second half.  Newell-Fonda got …

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Bishop Garrigan Punches Ticket to State Title Game

Using a dominant defense and the proven formula of getting the ball inside on offense, Bishop Garrigan booked a return ticket to the state title game, defeating the Exira-EHK Spartans 57-35. The game didn’t start quickly on offense, as the teams were tied 9-9 at the end of the first quarter, and the Spartan defense …

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Crooks Leads Bishop Garrigan to State Semifinals

Bishop Garrigan is on their way to the state semifinals, following a hard-fought 48-42 win over the Springville Orioles.    The game was a grind most of the way for both teams, as the final score marked the lowest offensive output for the Golden Bears since the 10th game of last season.  Bishop Garrigan was never …

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Buzzer Beater Ends Algona’s Season

Algona’s basketball season is over following a heartbreaking 71-69 loss to the Humboldt Wildcats in the Class 3A, Substate 2 semifinal round.  In a game that was an instant classic, the result was up in the air until the final second, when Humboldt junior Caden Madsen banked in a buzzer beating jumper to win the …

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