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Tuesday’s Area Basketball Scoreboard: Bears Fall in 2OT

Tuesday’s Area Boys Basketball Scores   Class 1A—District Semifinals   Newell-Fonda 73 (2 OT) Bishop Garrigan 68   –Newell-Fonda rallied from an 11-point 2nd half deficit to force overtime and eventually the Mustangs defeated Bishop Garrigan 73-68 in the 2nd extra session. Bishop Garrigan jumped out to an early 6-0 lead and never trailed in …

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Ledyard Teen Uninjured in Rollover Accident

–A Ledyard Teenager was uninjured after slippery roads caused a rollover accident Tuesday morning. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s office, 15-year-old Andrea Pancheo-Lopez was south bound on Ledyard road around 7:30 Tuesday morning when she lost control while negotiating the curve. The vehicle entered the east ditch where it rolled causing an estimated $6000 …

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Monday’s Basketball Scoreboard: Bulldogs Bow Out in District Opener

Monday’s Area Basketball Scores   Class 3A District Semifinals   Sergeant Bluff-Luton 75 Algona 47   –Sergeant Bluff-Luton used a 28-7 run in the 3rd quarter to break the game wide open as the Warriors defeated Algona 75-47 in a Class 3A District Semifinal Monday in Spirit Lake. Algona trailed early 17-9 after 1 quarter …

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Algona Chapter Busy with National FFA Week

–The Algona FFA Chapter is very busy during this National FFA Week. Algona FFA Chapter Advisor Betsy Becker spoke with KLGA’s Al Lauck during the Farm Reporter and says they use the week to show exactly what students do in the program and also recruit Middle School students who may be interested in joining when …

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Algona City Council Approves Budget

The Algona City Council has given preliminary approval to a new budget.  The Fiscal Year 2017 – 2018 budget got unanimous approval at the regular, monthly council meeting on Monday.  A required Public Hearing on the budget was set for Monday, March 6th at 5 o’clock – following the council’s next meeting.   The “Millage …

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Large Crowd Attends Legislative Forum

–Over 100 people packed into a meeting room at the Algona Public Library Saturday morning to attend a forum with local legislators. Republican Representatives Ted Gassman and Terry Baxter as well as Republican Senator Dennis Guth were in attendance and answered questions for an hour. One of the bigger issues discussed was the recent bill …

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River Road Golf Club to Get a New Owner

The sale of the River Road golf club is not final – but Don Johnson says it should happen soon.  Johnson is the son-in-law of Kent Hoover.  The club is owned by brothers Kent and Kevin Hoover. Johnson says he and his wife are buying the club and the sale should be final soon. Johnson …

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Tickets Available for Kremlin Orchestra

The third show in the three-part inaugural series at the Wilcox Performing Arts Center is coming up February 24th and supporters are eager to sell more tickets.  While the first two shows at the new P-A-C were sell outs, the Kremlin Chamber Orchestra performance still has plenty of tickets available.   Julie Murphy is working …

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Friday’s Basketball Scoreboard: Bears and Warriors Eliminated

Friday’s Area Basketball Scores   Class 1A Regional Semifinals   Newell-Fonda 66 Bishop Garrigan 44   –Newell-Fonda built a 14-point halftime lead and then put the game away by outscoring Bishop Garrigan 16-3 in the 3rd quarter as the Mustangs defeated the Golden Bears 66-44 Friday in Newell. Newell-Fonda came out on fire connecting on …

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Supervisors Extend Contracts of Union Workers

–The Kossuth County Board of Supervisors extended contracts with 3 unions that represent county workers at a special meeting on Friday. The board went into closed session for around an hour before opening up the meeting and approving resolutions to extend the current contracts. Supervisors Chairmen Don McGreggor tells KLGA News the collective bargaining debate …

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Tombstone Damaged After Car Accident

An accident caused by slick roadways caused a tombstone to be destroyed. According to the Kossuth County Sherriff’s Office, on February 12th, 20 year old Randi Lynn of Algona was southbound on Hwy 169 on the south bridge of Bancroft. Lynn lost control of her 2006 Chevy Impala due to a very slick roadway, she …

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POET Plans Expansion in Emmetsburg

  Poet-D-S-M Advanced Biofuels has announced plans to build an on-site enzyme manufacturing facility in Emmetsburg – pending the approval required by state and local entities. According to Matt Merritt, the POET-D-S-M Public Relations Director, the facility will be integrated into the Project Liberty technology package.  The on-site enzyme manufacturing will directly pipe enzymes into …

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