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Deadline to Mail Absentee Ballots is Today

–Today is the deadline to put your absentee ballot in the mail for it to be counted in Tuesday’s primary election. If you are planning on mailing your ballot today or want to know what to do with it, Kossuth County Auditor Amber Garman has some tips.         *Bring your ballot into the post office …

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Wild Rose Set to Reopen

–The Wild Rose Casino in Emmetsburg is set to reopen today after being closed since March as a part of the coronavirus pandemic. Wild Rose General Manager Steve Cody tells KLGA News they have been looking forward to this day for over 2 months. Cody says they will have some restrictions in place to help …

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Supervisors Amend Road Use Agreement with Energy Company

–The Kossuth County Board of Supervisors narrowly approved an amended road use agreement with Wisconsin Power and Light during their meeting on Tuesday. The agreement will allow a large crane to be moved in 1 piece instead of the crane being dismantled and brought in on separate trucks. Kossuth County Engineer Doug Miller spoke to …

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Algona Man Accused of Violating Protective Order

–An Algona man was taken into custody early Wednesday evening after allegedly violating a no contact order. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, Deputies were called to a residence in Fenton just after 6 PM Wednesday on a report of a subject having contact with someone they could not have contact with. Upon arrival …

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Michigan Man Facing Charges in Kossuth County

–A Michigan man was arrested on multiple charges following an alleged disturbance at a Titonka establishment Wednesday night. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, Deputies were called to a bar in Titonka just before 7:30 PM Wednesday on the report of a person causing problems. Upon arrival, Deputies were able to locate the suspect, …

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City Can Reopen Playgrounds Next Week

–Playground equipment in Algona’s parks that has been taped off for 2 months will be opening up next week. Algona Parks and Recreation Director Brody Bertram tells KLGA News that the Governor’s Proclamation this week allowing parks to reopen means they will be out early on Monday morning. Bertram says the Parks and Recreation staff …

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Additional COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Kossuth County

–The state website that tracks coronavirus cases is reported two more positive cases in Kossuth County Thursday morning, bringing the county’s total number of cases at the time up to 10. However one of those cases has now been removed, leaving a total of 9 cases here. On Wednesday afternoon, Kossuth County Public Health Officials …

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Swea City Man Facing Felony Domestic Abuse Charge

–A Swea City man is facing a felony charge of Domestic Abuse following an alleged incident Sunday evening. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, Deputies were notified of about a domestic disturbance in progress at a residence in Swea City just after 7 PM Sunday. After conducting an investigation at the scene, Deputies arrested …

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Courthouse Will Remain Closed for Now

–The Kossuth County Courthouse will remain closed to the general public for at least the next two weeks. During their meeting Tuesday, the Kossuth County Board of Supervisors held discussion with Department Heads and Elected Officials about whether or not to reopen the building to the public. Supervisors Chairman Jack Plathe tells KLGA News that …

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Founder’s Day Called Off for 2020

–Algona’s “Founder’s Day” celebration scheduled for July has now been called off. Algona Chamber of Commerce Director Vicki Mallory tells KLGA News that the Founder’s Day Committee made the decision to cancel the July 9th-12th festival with input from city and chamber leaders. Mallory says everyone agreed that a scaled-back version of Founder’s Day was …

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