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Local Health Officials Preparing for Second Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine

--Local health officials are making plans for the second phase of COVID-19 vaccinations. Charissa Mueller with Kossuth County Public Health ...
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Nearly 2 Dozen Animals Rescued from Whittemore Residence

--The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office says their investigation into a residence in Whittemore has resulted in the rescue of several ...
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District to Add New Position

--The Algona School Board approved implementing a new position within the district during their meeting on Monday. Superintendent Joe Carter ...
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Former Emmetsburg Funeral Director Facing Multiple Felonies

--An Emmetsburg man was taken into custody Tuesday on multiple felony charges as part of a long-running investigation into the ...
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POW Museum Gets State Grant

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs is awarding grants to 267 organizations, including one in Kossuth County, from federal pandemic ...
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Bishop Garrigan Football Dropping to 8-Man in 2021

--The Bishop Garrigan Football program will be dropping down to the 8-Man ranks for the 2021 season. The Garrigan School ...
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First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Given in Kossuth County

--The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given to Kossuth County Healthcare workers this week. According to Kossuth Regional ...
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Council Approves Plans for EMS Facility Upgrade

--The Algona City Council awarded a construction contract to upgrade the living space for EMS staff during their meeting last ...
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Swea City Man Charged Following Alleged Weekend Incident

--A Swea City man is facing charges following an alleged domestic incident Sunday afternoon. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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3 Vehicle Crash Near Forest City Claims the Lives of Britt Couple

--A man and woman from Britt were killed, and 2 others were injured following a 3-vehicle accident in rural Hancock ...
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