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Algona Man Arrested on Felony Charges

–An Algona man is facing felony charges after being arrested earlier this week following a year-long investigation. According to Police Chief Kendall Pals, Algona Police arrested 22-year-old Alexander Richard Arndorfer on Tuesday, June 19th.  Arndrofer is being charged with 2 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, a Class C Felony, as well as 1 …

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Algona School Board Approves Teacher Contracts

–The Algona School Board approved contract agreements with the Algona Association of Educators and the Algona Educational Services Association during a brief meeting Tuesday. Superintendent Marty Fonley spoke to the board about the contracts. While wages are frozen for the upcoming school year for both the teachers and the associates, each group can renegotiate that …

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Minor Injuries Reported in Accident Near Whittemore

–A Minnesota woman was transported to Kossuth Regional Health Center following a 2-vehicle accident on Highway 18 near Whittemore Monday evening. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, 26-year-old Amber Vonnahme of Algona was eastbound on HWY 18 and stopped at a road construction stop light. Vonnahme’s 2013 Ford Edge was struck from behind by …

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City Awards Contract for Water Quality Improvement Project

–The Algona City Council awarded the contract for a project aimed at filtering storm water run-off before it can enter the East Fork of the Des Moines River at their meeting Monday afternoon. Nick Fredrickson is a Project Manager with ISG and he told the council that bids for the project came in last week. …

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ACSF Planning Fundraiser

–The Algona Community School Foundation is in the process of organizing their summer golf outing and silent auction fundraiser that will be held next month. Barb Teeter is one of the organizers for the event and she tells KLGA News the fundraiser helps fund classroom activities. Teeter says they raise money with the fees for …

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IHSAA Releases 2018-19 Football Schedules

The Iowa High School Athletic Association released the 2018 and 2019 football schedules Wednesday morning. For the next two seasons, district and playoff rules have changed in the state of Iowa. The IHSAA decided to make more, smaller districts in which the only way to automatically qualify for the playoffs is to win a district. …

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