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Remembering Our Fallen Exhibit on Display at Palo Alto County Fair

–A traveling display honoring those who have given their lives in service of our country will be on display this weekend at the Palo Alto County Fair in Emmetsburg. Fair organizer Devona Perkins tells KLGA News where the public can find the display on the fairgrounds. Perkins says they are hopeful that fair-goers will take …

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Supervisors Approve 1st Reading of Wind Energy Amendments

–The Kossuth County Board of Supervisors approved the first reading of amendments to the county’s wind energy ordinance at their meeting Tuesday. The board held a public hearing before approving the first reading. After months of public dialogue on the subject, only one gentlemen got up to speak during the public hearing and he quickly …

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ISU President Stops in Algona

–The new president of Iowa State University stopped in Algona to speak with local students and business leaders Wednesday. Dr. Wendy Wintersteen was the featured speaker for the Kossuth/Palo Alto County Intern Networking Luncheon and she tells KLGA News about her message to those interns. Dr. Wintersteen says they encourage students at Iowa State to …

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Close to 70 Hogs Die in Accident Near Fenton

–A Missouri man was not cited after the semi-trailer he was driving rolled, killing close to 70 market-ready hogs last week in northern Kossuth County. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, 24-year-old Trevor Stark of Princeton, Missouri was leaving a driveway at 304 375th street in the early morning hours of July 11th. The …

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Council Awards Contract for Rec. Trail Project

–The Algona City Council approved the bid of a Rockwell City firm for Phase III of the Recreation Trail project at their meeting Monday afternoon. The Iowa Department of Transportation held a bid letting for the project on June 19th with Howery Construction of Rockwell City submitting the low bid of $221, 923.70. Construction on …

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Calendar Sales to Benefit Library Renovation

–The Kossuth County Genealogical Society is kicking off a fundraiser for the Algona Public Library over Founders Day Weekend. Anita Murphy is the President of the Kossuth County Genealogical Society. She tells KLGA News they have put together a commemorative calendar that details the history of the library and reading clubs in the area. Murphy …

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Emmetsburg Man Killed in Bike/Van Accident

–A bicyclist was killed and another injured after being struck by a car in Northwest Iowa’s Palo Alto County Tuesday afternoon. According to the Iowa State Patrol, 36-year-old Luke Bryan Rouse of Emmetsburg was riding a bicycle southbound on County Road N40 when he was struck by a southbound 2006 Dodge Van driven by 83-year-old …

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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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