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Garrigan Girls Roll to Season Opening Win, NU Edges WBM, Bulldogs Fall to FC

Girls Basketball Scores 11/24: Forest City 52 Algona 23 –Forest City built a 17-point halftime lead and then held Algona to just 8 points in the 2nd half as the Indians topped the Bulldogs 52-23 Tuesday night in Algona. Both teams started slowly but Forest City ended the first quarter on a 10-4 run and …

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Slight Changes for Community Thanksgiving Meal

–The Algona Community Thanksgiving meal will be held on Thursday, with a few adjustments due to the pandemic. Organizer Scott Curtis tells KLGA News they really want to make sure nobody goes without a Thanksgiving meal despite COVID-19. Curtis says if you want a meal delivered to your home, they will need some information.   …

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WBM Board Approves Sale of Mallard Land

–The West Bend-Mallard School Board approved the sale of the land in Mallard where the district’s building once stood during a special meeting Monday. WBM Superintendent Amanda Schmidt tells KLGA News the former school site was turned into farm land. Schmidt says the process of selling the land took longer than the school board had …

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Stuff the Trailer Raises over 50K and 5 Tons of Food

  –The final totals have been tallied from the 20th annual Stuff the Trailer Food Drive that was held Friday to benefit the Kossuth County Food Pantry. Amanda Weig with the Chrome Restaurant tells KLGA News just how much money and food was collected to help those in need. Weig says she was a little …

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School Board Approves Phase II Improvements

  –The Algona School Board held a brief meeting this morning to approve the second phase of the improvement plan for the district’s outdoor facilities. Superintendent Joe Carter tells KLGA News the board could have waited to approve the project during their December meeting. The board also set the date and time two different public …

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AHS Sets Guidelines for Spectators at Winter Events

–Algona Schools have released their protocols for spectators attending winter sports and activities. Superintendent Joe Carter tells KLGA News that the changes became necessary following the proclamation from Governor Kim Reynolds earlier this week. Carter says the state decided who would be allowed to put people on the pass list.   The spectator restrictions apply …

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Supervisors Hold Public Hearing, Approve Wind Project

–The Kossuth County Board of Supervisors gave final approval to the Ledyard Windpower proposal for a wind-farm in the NE corner of the county following a public hearing Tuesday evening in Bancroft. County Engineer Doug Miller went over project plans for those in attendance Tuesday evening. Miller says all of the turbine sites are compliant …

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Supervisors Approve Mask Mandate for County Buildings

–The Kossuth County Board of Supervisors approved a mask mandate inside county facilities during their meeting on Tuesday morning. Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Penton addressed the board with regards to the latest proclamation from Governor Kim Reynolds last night. Penton says the mandate in county facilities is needed.   County Attorney Todd Holmes addressed the …

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Graettinger Man Facing Drug Charges

  –A traffic stop over the weekend in Emmetsburg resulted in the arrest of a Graettinger man on multiple charges. According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s office, Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 1300 Block of Main Street in Emmetsburg around 8:30 PM Sunday. As a result of the stop, Deputies arrested the …

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COVID-19 Related Announcements:

If you have a COVID-19 related announcement please call us at 295-2475 during normal business hours or email berniem@algonaradio.com. Church Announcements:   First Congregational United Church of Christ has suspended in-person worship for the foreseeable future. The worship service may be accessed on their website (algucc.org) or heard on KLGA radio on Sunday mornings around 11:00 …

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10 Bulldogs Named to the All-District Team

  –Ten Algona Bulldogs have been selected to the Class 2A District 2 All-District Team while another 4 were Honorable Mention selections. Junior Tyler Manske was named to the All-District Offense at Quarterback. Senior Noah Kleier and Junior Jaxon Woodyard were selected for the All-District Offensive Line. Senior James Wartick and Junior Trevon Smith were …

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