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Big Crowds for RAGBRAI Stop

–RAGBRAI riders packed downtown Algona Monday afternoon and evening to check out various bands and live entertainment. Karen Knapp helped organize the entertainment that saw featured 13 hours of live music Monday in Algona. Knapp says the crowds really grew as the day went on.     Knapp says they got some positive feedback from …

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Entries Needed for “Photos of Kossuth” Contest

–Entries are being sought for the annual “Portraits of Kossuth” photography contest sponsored by the Kossuth County Conservation Board. Assistant County Naturalist Julie Fosado tells KLGA News the contest will be the same as it has been in the past.     Fosado says last year’s winning picture came from Don Nettleton.   Fosado says …

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Emmetsburg Teen Killed in Bike-Semi Accident

–A 13-year-old boy was killed after being struck by semi while riding his bike in Emmetsburg Friday afternoon. According to Emmetsburg Police, a semi was westbound on Highway 18 and was turning onto Monroe Street. Officers say the boy was riding his bike on a sidewalk and apparently went into the semi driver’s blind spot …

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Pilot Escapes Uninjured after Plane Crash Near St. Joe

–A Hardy man escaped uninjured when the single-engine plane he was piloting crashed south of St. Joeseph Saturday afternoon. According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement officials in Kossuth County received a report that a small plane had conducted an emergency landing in a bean field near St. Joe due to possible engine …

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Glo-Run Donates More for Rec Trail

–Members of the Algona Glo-Run committee presented the proceeds for this year’s event to the city of Algona Friday morning. Brittany Hoover presented an initial check to Mayor Lynn Kueck at the Algona Chamber Ambassadors coffee Friday morning.     Hoover also told the crowd they surpassed a milestone with this year’s event.   Mayor …

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Des Moines Woman Cited for OWI Following 2 Vehicle Accident

–A Des Moines woman was cited for Operating While Intoxicated and Failure to Maintain Control following a 2-vehicle accident in Kossuth County last week. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, 32-year-old  Brandy Marie Wood was Northbound on HWY 169 in a 2000 Toyota Camry just before 11:30pm on Wednesday of last week when she …

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Bishop Garrigan and West Bend-Mallard collide in second round of Districts; All-NCC softball selections released

Tonight at 5 PM on KLGZ 98.5 Home Country Radio, Bishop Garrigan goes head-to-head with West Bend-Mallard in the second round of Districts in Lake Mills. Yesterday the state announced a change in schedule and location for the game. Originally scheduled for 7 PM in Ft. Dodge, the game will now be played tonight at …

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T-Shirt Drive to Support Youth Coach Injured in Jet Ski Accident

–A pair of fundraisers are underway for a young coach of the Algona Swim Team following an injury sustained in a Jet Ski accident last week. Patrick Wolter has served as both a coach for the youth swim team and a lifeguard at the Algona Aquatic Center. Christine Nelson of Algona is organizing a sale …

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Bishop Garrigan Blows by North Iowa 8-1, West Bend-Mallard Upsets St. Edmond 9-8 in First Round of Districts: Tuesday’s Baseball Scores

North Iowa (6-16) scored the opening run of the game, but Bishop Garrigan (15-20) would pull away with eight unanswered runs over the course of the next six innings to secure a win in the first round of District 3 at the 1A level in Fort Dodge. The Golden Bears got a strong five innings …

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Bishop Garrigan and Algona postseason softball tonight; Bulldogs and Bears colliding on the baseball diamond

Bishop Garrigan and Algona softball put their seasons on the line tonight at 7:00 PM on KLGA 92.7 and KLGZ 98.5. Look below for the schedule, as well as what’s on tap for area baseball schools.   Softball Postseason Schedule for Wednesday, July 5 KLGA 92.7 FM: 2nd Rd of Regionals, Bishop Garrigan (20-9) vs. …

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1A Regional Softball First Round Tonight on KLGA and KLGZ

It’s a packed week of sports broadcasts ahead, and it all starts tonight at 7 PM on both KLGA 92.7 and KLGZ 98.5. West Bend-Mallard (11-15) visits Newman Catholic (24-10) on KLGA 92.7 FM; 7:00 PM Bishop Garrigan (19-9) hosts West Hancock (0-23) on KLGZ 98.5 FM; 7:00 PM The Wolverines have been eliminated in …

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