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Murder Trial Set for Lakota Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend

–The trial of a Lakota man accused of killing his girlfriend in the Northern Kossuth County town last March has been set for July. 46-year-old Chad David Dietrick is facing a charge of 1st Degree Murder in connection with the stabbing death of 38-year-old Krista Lynn Hesebeck in the early morning hours of March 3rd, …

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Algona Man Facing Felony Charge

–An Algona man is facing a felony count of domestic abuse following an alleged incident earlier this week. According to the Algona Police Department, officers responded to a call of a domestic dispute around 7:20 PM Monday. After a brief investigation, officers arrested 36-year-old Michael Scott Peterson on charges of Domestic Abuse Assault 3rd offense. …

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Farmer’s Market Meeting Saturday

–Anyone interested in becoming a vendor at the Kossuth County Farmers Market this spring should plan on attending an informational meeting Saturday. Farmers Market spokesperson Joanne Rupke-Bode tells KLGA News the meeting will be held Saturday morning at the Algona Public Library. Rupke-Bode says they are always looking for new vendors to join the market. …

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King Makes Stop in Algona

–Congressman Steve King held a town hall meeting in Algona Tuesday afternoon, the 2nd of 3 meetings scheduled over the last week. King gave an update on the trade war with China that has impacted farmers all across the area. King spoke and answered questions that were submitted by those in attendance for more than …

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Supervisors Make No Changes to Wind Ordinances

–The Kossuth County Board of Supervisors did NOT approve any changes to the county’s ordinances regarding wind energy and the taxing of wind energy structures at their meeting Tuesday morning. The board met in closed session with County Attorney Todd Holmes for close to an hour to discuss ordinance 207 and 310A. Ordinance 207 covers …

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Attorney General Files Suit Against Britt Area Puppy Mill

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller filed a lawsuit Monday to shut down an alleged puppy-laundering ring.  Spokesman Lynn Hicks says the ring sold nearly 13-hundred puppies. He says the pure-bred puppies were sold as rescue animals by non-profit organizations to organizations outside of Iowa.   In addition to California and Illinois, the dogs from Iowa …

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Bancroft Business Owner Receives Small Business Award

–The owner of a new distillery in Bancroft received a state small business award this past Friday after being unable to accept the award in Des Moines last month due to weather. Sara Winkelman with S & B Farmstead Distillery was presented with the Deb Dalziel Women’s Entreprenurial Award by representatives from Iowa’s office of …

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Kossuth Concert Association Begins Ticket Drive

–The Kossuth County Concert Association is beginning their season ticket drive this week for their 2019-2020 season. David Folin with Allied Concert Series tells KLGA News the lineup for the upcoming season has something for everyone. Folin says they have shows in the fall that feature a female duo from New York and a Juilliard …

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