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Betty and Frank Mueller-formerly of Fenton

A graveside service for Frank and Betty Mueller, formerly of Fenton will be held Wednesday at 1 PM at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Fenton. Schuchert-Lentz Funeral Home of Spirit Lake is in charge of the arrangements.   https://www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com/obituaries/Betty-Mueller-5/

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Robert Kron–Algona

A visitation for Robert Kron, 63, of Algona will be held from 5-7 PM Tuesday at Lentz Funeral Home in Algona. Lentz Funeral Home of Algona is in charge of the arrangements.   https://www.lentzfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Robert-Kron/

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Maxine Coleman–Livermore

Private family services for Maxine Coleman, 93, of Livermore will be held Monday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Livermore. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 PM at the church. Masks are suggested at the visitation. The service will be live streamed on the Lentz Funeral Home Facebook page. Lentz Funeral Home of Livermore …

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Changes Announced for SHIIP Program

–There will be changes to the program where local volunteers provide free Medicare counseling to area residents this year. According to a news release, the Senior Health Insurance Information Program, or SHIIP, will provide help to area seniors as they have in the past. Dave Skilling is SHIIP volunteer and recently spoke to KLGA for …

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Drop Boxes Available at Courthouse

–Iowa’s Secretary of State announced this week a record number of absentee ballots have already been requested for the November election. Area residents who requested a ballot will see it in their mailbox soon, and Kossuth County Auditor Amber Garman tells KLGA News they will have drop boxes available for anyone who wants to return …

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Liquid Manure Spilled near Wesley

–A wagon full of liquid manure flipped onto its side and spilled its contents just North of Wesley Thursday afternoon. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, 37-year-old Daniel Sherrill of Livermore was traveling south on Count Road R14 in a 2013 John Deere Tractor just after 3 PM Thursday. Sherrill was hauling a 9500 …

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No Injuries Reported as Semi Tips

–A Minnesota man was uninjured when the semi he was driving left the road and tipped over Thursday morning near Wesley. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, 36-year-old Justin Dahl of Blue Earth, Minnesota was southbound on 200th Avenue in a 2014 Kenworth Semi Tractor, about 4 miles NW of Wesley, just before 8 …

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Signage Plan for McGreggor Street Approved

–The Algona City Council approved a plan to update the traffic signs along McGreggor Road in the vicinity of Middle School/High School Building during their meeting Monday. City Administrator Jacob Tjaden informed the council what changes will be made. Tjaden says one thing they hoped to do was slow down traffic as it heads east …

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Absentee Ballots will be Sent Out Soon

–As Election Day draws near, voters who submitted absentee ballot request forms will soon see those in their mailbox. Kossuth County Auditor Amber Garman tells KLGA News they can begin sending absentee ballots in a little over a week. Absentee ballots were widely used during the primary election in June. Garman says they did notice …

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AAUW to Host Candidate Forum

–The Algona Chapter of the American Association of University Women will once again host a candidate forum for those seeking local office in November. AAUW spokesperson Jane Nettleton tells KLGA News this year’s forum this year’s event will be held on Monday, October 5th. Nettleton says they have had to make some changes to this …

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