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Chocolate Season to Close, Owners Looking for Right Fit to Take Over Building

–A downtown Algona business is closing it’s doors at the end of May, but the owners are hoping to find someone that can keep their vision moving forward. Brad and Erika Jensen will be closing down The Chocalate Season next month, which Erika tells KLGA News was not an easy decision. Brad says they are …

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Local Athletic Schedule and Results for the Week of 4/15-4/21

Both track and field and golf seasons continue across the state this week. For a full schedule of this week’s athletic events for area schools, see below. Also, check back in throughout the week for results. Monday, April 15th: Algona boys golf tournament at Spencer, 11:00 a.m. The Algona boys finished 12th overall with a …

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Bacha Presented with Victim Service Award

–Algona Police Officer Mark Bacha was presented with the 2019 Law Enforcement Victim Services award during a ceremony at City Hall this afternoon. Peter Degen Jr., the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa, presented the award and highlighted just a few reasons why Bacha was selected. Degen mentioned the presentation coincided National …

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Kossuth County Foundation Announces Grants for 2019

The Kossuth County Community Foundation held its annual grant awards ceremony on Apirl 10, announcing the distribution of 38 grants totaling $117,714 to area nonprofits and government agencies.  Grant recipients and the project the grant will fund are listed below by funding areas.   Art and Culture: Bancroft Community Foundation, Backstage In Bancroft – Sound and …

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Register Now for Lakes Health Conference

–Registration is currently being accepted for the 15th annual Lakes Health Conference coming up in June. Dawn Kollasch is the Allied Health Programmer for Iowa Lakes Community College and she tells KLGA News this year’s featured speaker is a former Olympian. Kollasch says they will also feature an instructor from the Iowa Lakes Nursing Program. …

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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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