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Manure Spill Near West Bend Under Investigation

–The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is investigating a manure spill into Lotts Creek near West Bend this week. According to the IDNR, Precision Pumping, a commercial manure application company, was land applying manure through an umbilical rig when a hose came off the pump Wednesday afternoon. The hose flopped into Lotts Creek about 2 …

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Minor Injuries in Early Morning Rollover Near Bancroft

–A Wright County teenager was transported following an early morning crash near Bancroft Thursday. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, 19-year-old Kylie Buns of Klemme was westbound on County Road A42 around 5:30 AM Thursday in a 2002 Ford Ranger. Buns apparently lost control after the right-side tires left the paved portion of the …

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Thursday’s Area Scoreboard

Girls Golf Algona/North Union/Estherville Lincoln Central team scores: North Union 206 Algona 250 Estherville Lincoln Central 272   Individual Leaderboard Halle Rezac (NU) 51 Vanessa Von Bank (NU) 51 Olivia Von Bank (NU) 52 Jordyn Cummins (NU) 52 Amelia Fothergill (NU) 58 Ruby Mitchell (AG) 60 Molly Ross (ELC) 60 Carlie Yokimishyn (AG) 61 Greta …

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Arrests Made After Year Long Investigation

The Kossuth County Sheriff’s office filed charges and arrested two area individuals after a 13 month investigation or an incident reported over a year ago. According to details from the Kossuth County Sheriff’s office, a burglary occurred at a rural Bancroft residence on January 12th, 2020. The residents of the home were not inside as …

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Officials Expect COVID Vaccine to Arrive this Week

  –Local Health Officials say the COVID-19 Vaccine will arrive in Kossuth County this week. According to a release from Kossuth Regional Health Center, Public Health officials do not know how many doses of the vaccine will be included with this first shipment, and details about future shipments are still unconfirmed. The first phase of …

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Broadcasting Students Produce Nativity Scene Video

–Area residents who are unable to view the Algona Nativity Scene this winter now have a chance to see it as Christmas approaches. Algona High School History Teacher Brian Connick tells KLGA News that 2 members of the AHS Broadcasting class were able to put together a video last week for the public to view. …

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Car/Train Accident Near Whittemore Under Investigation

  –An accident last week remains under investigation after an Algona man struck a train along County Road B40 near Whittemore. According to a report just released by the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, Deputies were called to the 600 block of 210th Street (B40) just after 8:30 PM on Sunday, December 13th to the report …

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Bears Sweep Cross-Town Showdown

Saturday’s Basketball Scoreboard Girls Bishop Garrigan 79 Algona 22 –Bishop Garrigan built up a 42-7 lead at halftime, thanks to a 21-2 advantage in the 2nd quarter, as the #1 (1A) Golden Bears rolled past cross-town rival Algona 79-22 Saturday inside the Bulldog Gymnasium. Audi Crooks scored 13 points in each half, finishing with a …

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Friday’s Area Basketball Scoreboard: Bulldogs, Bears Get Sweeps

Friday’s Area Basketball Scores Girls Algona 45 Webster City 42 –Algona outscored Webster City 23-7 in the 4th quarter, as the Bulldogs came back to grab their first win of the season, 45-42 over the Lynx Friday on the road. Lillian Etherington scored 10 of her game high 19 points in the 4th quarter to …

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Dietrick Given Maximum Sentence in Lakota Murder Case

–A Lakota man received the maximum sentence Friday morning after being convicted of 2nd Degree Murder back in October. Judge Don E. Courtney announced the sentence in Kossuth County District Court. 48-year-old Chad David Dietrick had been charged with 1st Degree Murder in connection with the stabbing death of Krista Lynn Hesebeck in the early …

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