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Council Approves Adding New Paramedic for EMS Department

–The Algona City Council approved the hiring of a new, full-time paramedic to work in the EMS Department at their meeting Monday. Algona EMS Director Gary Merrill tells KLGA News now that they have the go ahead from the council, they will begin the search for a new paramedic.     Merrill says any applicant …

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Bishop Garrigan dominates North Iowa, North Union falls at #7 Lake Mills: Volleyball Scoreboard for Tuesday, 9/19/17

  Read below for the results of all area Tuesday night area volleyball matches.   North Iowa               0            (13     18     22) Bishop Garrigan      3            (25     25    25) The IGHSAU …

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Swea City Man Arrested in Curlew

–A disturbance in Curlew Saturday night led to the arrest of a Swea City man after officers discovered the man had outstanding warrants. According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Department, Deputies received a 911 call in reference to a disturbance at 208 2nd  Street in Curlew around 8:30pm Saturday. After investigating the complaint, deputies …

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Cross Country: Humboldt Invitational Results

  Algona, Bishop Garrigan, North Union, and West Bend-Mallard all ran in the Humboldt Invitational Monday night. Read below to see how they fared.   Team Results (Top 4): Boys (16 total team scores) Humboldt  46 Clear Lake  59 Kuemper Catholic  130 Algona  136 Girls (17 total team scores) Humboldt  31 Algona  127 IFA-AGWSR  129 …

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Emmetsburg Man in Custody Following Chase Near Cylinder

–An Emmetsburg man is facing felony charges following a high speed chase that ended in the Cylinder area late Friday night. According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Department, deputies initiated a traffic stop with a Silver 2010 Dodge Caravan just before 10pm Friday night about a mile north of Cylinder. The vehicle did not …

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Football Recaps: Bishop Garrigan Fights Past North Union on Warriors’ Homecoming, Algona Wins Again

  Below is a recap of each area schools’ games from Friday, 9/15/17. Bishop Garrigan 22 North Union 6 North Union came to play early in its Homecoming game, taking a 6-0 lead early in the second quarter after sophomore quarterback Brendan Anderson’s touchdown run. Anderson made his first career start under center for the Warriors. …

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Superintendent Still Hopeful Despite PPEL Defeat

— Voters in the North Kossuth School District voted down a Physical Plant and Equipment levy that would have generated an estimated $160,000 annually during the school elections on September 12th. North Kossuth/North Union Superintendent Travis Schueller tells KLGA News he was hoping for a different result.     The vote in the North Kossuth …

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