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Health Officials Looking for Thermometers

–Kossuth County Public Health is in need of an item that will help keep those showing symptoms of COVID-19 at home. Kossuth County Emergency Management Coordinator Dave Penton tells KLGA News they are in need of thermometers. Penton says right now they can’t go out and buy a thermometer locally or order one online because …

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Officials Expect Jump In COVID-19 Cases

–Confirmed cases of the coronavirus continue to rise across the state of Iowa as the numbers took a big jump over the weekend. Kossuth County Health Board Director Dr. Rachel Vanteicher spoke with KLGA’s Al Lauck on Monday, and she says they are getting ready to see that jump locally. Dr. Vanteicher says they have …

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COVID-19 related Announcements

If you have an announcement to add to our list please call the station at 515-295-2475 or email berniem@algonaradio.com Kossuth County EMA is accepting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Masks, Gloves, Safety Shields, Safety Goggles, sanitizing wipes, and hand sanitizer is being accepted in the white trailer located at the entrance of the Algona High School Football Field.  …

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KCCF Establishes COVID-19 Fund

–The Kossuth County Community Foundation has established a Disaster Response Fund to aid area non-profit groups during the COVID-19 pandemic. Karen Knapp serves on the KCCF Committee and she tells KLGA News the new fund is aimed at getting help to groups that need it quickly. Knapp says they will defer to local officials on …

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IHSAA Releases Fall 2020 Football Schedules

The Iowa High School Athletic Association released football schedules for the 2020 season on Thursday morning. The new campaign will begin on Thursday, Aug. 27th and postseason is set to kickoff on Friday, Oct. 30th for all classes. In February, the IHSAA released football districts for the new season with the following details: All district …

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KRHC Opens Area for Respiratory Patients

–Kossuth Regional Health Center will now be sending all patients with respiratory issues to a separate area of their facility to keep them out of the regular clinic space. KRHC Spokesperson Joanne Rupke-Bode spoke with KLGA’s Al Lauck Wednesday about their new Respiratory Care Area or RCA. Rupke-Bode says patients should still call before coming …

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Restaurant Hours:

We’ve put together this list of area restaurants and the services they are currently offering to help our listeners find where they can get food delivered or for carry-out.  Menus for the restaurants can be found on their facebook or websites.   If we missed you and would like to be added please contact us …

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