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Council Approves Purchase of New Pumper Truck

Council Approves Purchase of New Pumper Truck

–The Algona City Council approved the purchase of a new fire truck during their meeting Monday evening. Fire Chief Mitch Ulrick spoke to the council about the truck they are looking to buy. Ulrick says they follow guidelines when it comes to replacing their pumper trucks.   Ulrick and City Administrator Jacob Tjaden told the…read more »

Fenton Man Charged Following Report of Disabled Vehicle

Fenton Man Charged Following Report of Disabled Vehicle

–The report of a disabled vehicle ended up with the arrest of a Fenton early Sunday morning near Algona. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, Deputies responded to the report of a disabled vehicle in the rural Algona area just after 4 AM Sunday. Upon arrival, Deputies conducted a brief investigation and as a…read more »

Algona Schools to Host Job Fair

Algona Schools to Host Job Fair

–The Algona Community School District still has several positions they are looking to fill for the upcoming school year. Superintendent Joe Carter tells KLGA News that in an attempt to reach some applicants, the district will be hosting a job fair on August 2nd. Carter says it is important that the district fill these positions.…read more »

Whittemore Man Arrested for Violating No Contact Order Again

Whittemore Man Arrested for Violating No Contact Order Again

–A Whittemore man is facing multiple counts of violating a no contact order after being taken into custody early Tuesday in Bancroft. According to the Bancroft Police Department, 35-year-old Michael Wayne Grulke was arrested on 2 counts of violating a no contact order early Tuesday morning after an alleged incident was reported to police. Following…read more »

North Union Softball Comes Up Short in State Quarterfinals

North Union Softball Comes Up Short in State Quarterfinals

A four run first inning proved to be too much to overcome for North Union. The North Union Warriors state championship hopes for 2021 came to an end in the class 2A state quarterfinals with a 7-4 loss to the Earlham Cardinals.  Earlham quickly set the tone in the bottom of the first inning, as…read more »

Portraits of Kossuth Contest Seeking Entries

Portraits of Kossuth Contest Seeking Entries

–After a 1-year hiatus, the “Portraits of Kossuth” photography contest will be back at the Kossuth County Fair. Kossuth County Naturalist Billie Willie tells KLGA News that they are glad to be back this year and they are hoping to get plenty of submissions. Willie says there are cash prizes available for those who enter…read more »