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Library Project Gets $400,000 State Grant

–The Enhance Iowa Board has awarded the City of Algona a $400,000 grant to help finalize funding for the public library expansion project. Algona will receive the funding as a Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grant to help with the 2,000 square-foot expansion and renovation project with that carries a 3-million dollar price tag. Iowa …

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Iowa Farmland Prices Up Slightly

Farmland values across the region fell by one-percent during the second quarter compared to a year ago but they rose one-percent in Iowa, according to a report from the Chicago Federal District. Sam Funk is director of ag analytics and research for the Iowa Farm Bureau. Funk says Iowa’s farmland values are in better shape …

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KRHC Foundation Campaign Continues

–The Kossuth Regional Health Center Foundation is approaching the midway point for their annual fundraising campaign. Foundation Director Nancy Grandgenett-Besch tells KLGA News their fundraising goals are always two-fold. Grandgenett-Besch says the warming system can decrease stress and improve recovery time for surgical patients.   You can contribute to the Foundation’s Annual Campaign by contacting …

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New Parks and Recreation Director Hits the Ground Running

–The City of Algona has a new face leading the newly merged Parks and Recreation departments. Brody Bertram has a parks background and he tells KLGA News he moved into the area last year, living just North of Humboldt with his wife. Bertram says he’s going to be learning on the fly while also trying …

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Wild Rose Eyes Start of Football Season for Sports Betting Area to Open

–You can now legally place a bet on sporting events in the state of Iowa as sports gambling went live at Noon Thursday. Steven Cody serves as the General Manager of the Wild Rose Casino in Emmetsburg, and he tells KLGA News they are still working to bring sports betting into the fold at the …

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Public Hearing Date Set for Proposed Wind Farm

–The Kossuth County Board of Supervisors have set the date and time for a public hearing on the proposed wind farm in eastern and southeastern portions of the county. During their meeting Tuesday afternoon the board set the public hearing for Thursday, September 5th at the KC Hall beginning at 6 PM. Kossuth Wind Energy …

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School Board President to Step Down

–Algona School Board President Cheryl Grether will be stepping down from her position later this year. Grether made the announcement during the board’s meeting Monday. Grether says she is stepping away to spend more time with her family.   Grether says now is a good time to step away from the board.   Grether’s term …

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Dennis Franzen–Titonka

Funeral services for Dennis Franzen, 70, formerly of Titonka will be held Tuesday at 6 PM at the Harvest Fellowship Church in Aurora, Missouri. Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home of Aurora, Missouri is in charge of the arrangements.   https://www.craftoncantrellfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Dennis-Ray-Franzen?obId=5631815#/obituaryInfo

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