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Graduation Ceremonies Held Sunday

–Algona High School graduated 105 young men and women on Sunday in a commencement ceremony you heard on Hometown Radio. AHS Senior Class President Camryn Shaw addressed her fellow graduates, encouraging them to follow their own path to greatness.     Algona School Board Member Rodney Davis also addressed the Class of 2017, talking about …

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No Injuries Reported After Camper Clips Powerline

–A Burt man was uninjured after his camper came in contact with an electrical wire last Tuesday. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, Dale Johnson of Burt was west bound on Bush St approaching the intersection with 8th St. when the camper he was hauling came into contact with a low-hanging power line. According …

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Ayrshire Woman Facing Neglect Charges

–An Ayrshire woman has been arrested on charges of neglect and child endangerment this week. According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff, 36-year-old Michelle Petersen was arrested on Tuesday on a pair of valid warrants. Petersen is charged with Neglect of a Dependent Person and Child Endangerment. Petersen was unable to post a $10,000 bond …

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Algona RAGBRAI Committee Recruiting Volunteers

–The Algona RABGRAI committee is making the push to find volunteers to help throughout town when the estimated 20,000 riders come to Algona July 24th. Mandie Studer is the Volunteer Co-Chair and she stopped by the KLGA studios this week to talk about all the opportunities that are out there. Studer says volunteers will be needed …

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Area Students Honored with Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards

–Several Hometown Radio area students have been recognized with Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards. Performances at Algona, Bishop Garrigan and Emmetsburg High Schools have all been nominated for the 2016-2017 school year. Algona High School’s rendition of “The Wizard of Oz” has been named in the “Distinguished Scene” category for “Over the Rainbow”. Algona’s …

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