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Cylinder Man Facing Drug, Weapons Charges

–A Cylinder man is facing multiple charges following an alleged early morning incident Thursday. According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Department, a 911 call came in around 3:30 AM Thursday reporting a suicidal male subject with a firearm at a residence in the 200 Block of Jefferson Street in Cylinder. The caller stated that …

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KRHC Offering Virtual Visits

–Kossuth Regional Health Center is now offering patients a chance to connect with their physician without leaving their home.  A Virtual Visit will allow a patient to connect with their health care provider through a secure, HIPPA compliant video chat. Dr. Rachel Venteicher serves as the Director for the Kossuth County Health Board, and she …

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County Officials Give Update on Courthouse, Elections

–Kossuth County Emergency Management and Public Health officials are conducting a series of interviews with local leaders in an effort to inform the public on important matters that have been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Plathe says the courthouse remains closed to walk-in traffic. Plathe says they will make arrangements …

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Two Algona Men Charged in Palo Alto County

–A pair of Algona men are facing multiple felony charges in Palo Alto County after being taken into custody Monday afternoon. According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s office, Deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at an address about 4.5 miles SW of Fenton, around 2:30 PM Monday. The reporting party …

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Iowa Lakes to Postpone Spring Commencement

–Iowa Lakes Community College is postponing the Spring Commencement ceremony that had been scheduled for May. According to a News release from the school, they will now hold the Spring Commencement ceremony on July 24th, the same date as the Summer Commencement ceremony. The postponement will not impact a students’ ability to graduate as diplomas …

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Schools to Offer Voluntary Learning Through April

–Schools across the state need to submit their plans for continuing education through the closure period this week. Algona Schools Superintendent Joe Carter tells KLGA News that they have decided to make their online learning voluntary. Carter says this decision will keep students from having to make up time at the end of the year. …

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Use of Masks Recommended

–Local Health Officials are following the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and suggesting members of the public wear a mask when they leave their home. Kossuth Regional Health Center Public Information Director Joanne Rupke-Bode spoke with KLGA’s Al Lauck about masks on Monday. Rupke-Bode says you don’t have to run out and buy …

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COVID-19 related Postponements and Cancelations

If you have an announcement to add to our list please call the station at 515-295-2475 or email berniem@algonaradio.com ***Kossuth County EMA is accepting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Masks, Gloves, Safety Shields, Safety Goggles, sanitizing wipes, and hand sanitizer is being accepted in the white trailer located at the entrance of the Algona High School …

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Algona Parks to Close Playground Equipment

–The City of Algona is going to be limiting what can take place in City Parks in response the COVID-19 pandemic. Parks and Recreation Director Brody Bertram spoke with KLGA News about the decisions. Bertram says they will not be taking reservations for the Vets Park Shelter House until at least May 1st while the …

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IHSAA Releases Fall 2020 Football Schedules

The Iowa High School Athletic Association released football schedules for the 2020 season on Thursday morning. The new campaign will begin on Thursday, Aug. 27th and postseason is set to kickoff on Friday, Oct. 30th for all classes. In February, the IHSAA released football districts for the new season with the following details: All district …

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Restaurant Hours:

We’ve put together this list of area restaurants and the services they are currently offering to help our listeners find where they can get food delivered or for carry-out.  Menus for the restaurants can be found on their facebook or websites.   If we missed you and would like to be added please contact us …

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