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Inmate Death Under Investigation

–An investigation is underway after an inmate was found dead Saturday morning at the Kossuth County Jail. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, jailers discovered an unresponsive male inmate in his private cell just after 7 AM Saturday. Jail staff attempted to perform life-saving measures and Algona EMS responded, but the man was pronounced …

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Minnesota Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash Near State Line

–A Blue Earth man was killed after his motorcycle left the road and crashed in far northern Kossuth County earlier this week. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, 53-year-old Chris Mielke was Northbound on County Road P30 on a 2005 Yamaha Motorcycle just after 7 PM Monday. As Mielke approached the Iowa/Minnesota border, he …

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Palo Alto County Implements Burn Ban

–Open burning is being prohibited in Palo Alto County until further notice, just as it has been in Kossuth County. According to a proclamation issued this week, no open burning will allowed in Palo Alto County until the dry conditions improve. The burn ban was approved by the State Fire Marshal’s office upon request from …

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Absentee Ballots, In-Person Voting Available

–Absentee ballots are now available at the Kossuth County Auditor’s office as early voting is now available across the state for November’s General Election. According to the Auditor’s Office, absentee ballots can be requested through the mail until October 24th. The request form is available in the auditor’s office and online at the Kossuth County …

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Ft. Dodge Man Arrested After Striking Deputy with Vehicle

A Fort Dodge man is in custody after authorities say he hit a Wright County deputy with the deputy’s own squad car. According to the Iowa Department of Public Safety, a Deputy conducted a traffic stop around 2 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 17 in Eagle Grove. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 31-year-old …

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