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License Rule Changes Approved by Transportation Commission

License Rule Changes Approved by Transportation Commission

The Iowa Transportation Commission has approved some driver’s license rule changes to comply with changes passed by lawmakers in the last legislative session. D-O-T Motor Vehicle Division director, Melissa Gillett, says one change involves school licenses. Those who are 14-and-half can get a minor school license and drive to and from school and school activities…read more »

Thursday’s Area Scoreboard: BG Volleyball Tops GHV

Thursday’s Area Scoreboard: BG Volleyball Tops GHV

Volleyball Bishop Garrigan 3 (25-18-28-26) Garner Hayfield Ventura 1 (20-25-26-24) Audi Crooks (BG) 20 kills, 3 blocks Meredith Tigges (BG) 15 assits, 3 blocks Molly Joyce (BG) 12 kills, 3 aces Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 3 (25-25-25) Algona 0 (23-19-23) A’Lailiah Perry (AG) 6 kills, 19 digs Summer Traub (CGD) 10 kills, 3 blocks North Union 3 (25-25-25)…read more »

Tuesday’s Area Scoreboard: Local XC Teams Tested at ELC

Tuesday’s Area Scoreboard: Local XC Teams Tested at ELC

Boys Cross Country Estherville Lincoln Central Invitational Team Scores Spirit Lake 64 Okoboji 74 Humboldt 99 Algona 101 Sioux Central 131 Bishop Garrigan 138 Estherville Lincoln Central 158 Pocahontas Area 168 Emmetsburg 215 GTRA 242 Top 10 Overall Finishers Damon VandenBerg (SL) 17:43 Trevor Jacobsen (HUM) 18:05 Ryan Stundahl (AG) 18:17 Quinn Swift (BG) 18:41…read more »

Thursday’s Area Scoreboard: Algona Volleyball Picks Up First Win

Thursday’s Area Scoreboard: Algona Volleyball Picks Up First Win

Volleyball Algona 3 (25-20-25-25) Hampton-Dumont-CAL 1 (16-25-16-11) A’Lailiah Perry (AG) 16 kills, 7 digs, 4 blocks Lillian Etherington (AG) 18 assists, 6 kills, 13 aces Lake Mills 3 (25-26-25) Bishop Garrigan 0 (22-24-20) Molly Joyce (BG) 11 digs, 8 kills, 2 aces Maggie Vaske (BG) 14 assists, 7 digs, 2 aces Meredith Tigges (BG) 7…read more »

Belmond Man Gets 10 Years in Federal Prison

Belmond Man Gets 10 Years in Federal Prison

–A Belmond man has been given a 10-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to charges of distributing methamphetamine earlier this year. According to the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Iowa, 29-year-old Rafael Perez-Mercado pled guilty in April to charges of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Evidence…read more »

Tuesday’s Area Scoreboard

Tuesday’s Area Scoreboard

Boys Cross Country Webster City Lynx CC Invitational Team Scores North Polk 33 Waverly-Shell Rock 62 St. Edmond 141 Algona 163 Humboldt 181 Hampton-Dumont-CAL 192 Ballard 207 Southeast Valley 216 Manson NW Webster 252 Boone 259 Fort Dodge 259 Roland-Story 273 Webster City 312 Eagle Grove 324 South Hamilton 334 Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 397 Algona Varsity Results…read more »

Public Meetings Coming for Proposed CO2 Pipeline

Public Meetings Coming for Proposed CO2 Pipeline

The process is underway that could lead to the construction of the first ever carbon dioxide pipeline in Iowa. Iowa Utilities Board spokesman, Don Tormey says Summit Carbon Solutions is considering the pipeline. Summit Carbon Solutions is an affiliate of the Summit Agricultural Group owned by Bruce Rastetter of Alden. Tormey says the project would…read more »

Weekend Area Scoreboard: Football Season Begins

Weekend Area Scoreboard: Football Season Begins

Football Algona 25 Emmestburg 0 Tyler Manske (AG) 17/29, 256 yards, 4 TD, 1 INT, 11 car, 65 yards Trevon Smith (AG) 9 rec, 118 yards, 3 TD Caden Weber (AG) 4 rec, 84 yards, 1 TD Bishop Garrigan 56 Rockford 20 North Union 21 Okoboji 20 Carter Morphew (NU) 10/18, 107 yards, 2 TD,…read more »

Thursday’s Area Scoreboard: Knapp Leads Bulldogs to Runner-Up Finish

Thursday’s Area Scoreboard: Knapp Leads Bulldogs to Runner-Up Finish

Girls Cross Country Results Spencer Invitational Team Scores Spencer 25 Algona 92 Okoboji 101 Lemars 110 Spirit Lake 113 Storm Lake 154 Western Christian 159 Boyden-Hull-Rock Valley 176 Emmetsburg 220 Algona Varsity Results Moriah Knapp, 1st place, 20:00 Brooklyn Helmers, 12th place, 23:08 Eliza Schultz, 20th place, 23:26 Malyn Davis, 23rd place, 23:49 Ella Lawson,…read more »