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Mallard Man Accused of Domestic Violence

–A Mallard man is facing felony charges following an alleged domestic violence incident Friday night. According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Department, numerous 911 calls were made referencing a domestic assault situation in the 4600 block of 430th Avenue near Curlew. A female caller advised officers that her ex-boyfriend had strangled her and was …

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North Union Hoping Experience, Depth Translates to Greater Success in 2017

Featuring a fresh approach offensively with the new Wing T and a loaded stable of running backs, the North Union Warriors hope it will translate into a better finish than the 4-5 record the 2016 team posted. Listen to the full team preview below.     On defense, the team is tasked with replacing one …

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Grassley Stops In Algona

–Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley stopped in Algona Monday morning and toured the new manufacturing space at KOFAB. Grassley spoke with KLGA News after answering questions from workers for about an hour and he says the plant has changed tremendously since he visited over 20 years ago.     Grassley outlined what he will be working …

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Library Hosting Space Exhibit

–The Algona Public Library is currently hosting a traveling exhibit that looks in outer space. Library Director Mara Strickler tells KLGA News they are excited to have the exhibit here in Algona.   Strickler says the exhibit is appropriate for all ages.   The library hosted an eclipse party on Monday as one of several …

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West Bend-Mallard Optimistic Under New Leadership, Hoping to ‘Open Some Eyes’ in 2017

Listen to the first installment of the 2017 high school football preview below. Day one’s subject is the West Bend-Mallard Wolverines from 8-man District 1. Listen:     The West Bend-Mallard Wolverines went 5-4 in 2016, but are optimistic they can make a jump from the 3-4 record they posted in District 1. First year …

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Area Officials Trying to Address Housing Shortages

Representatives of the Iowa Housing Finance Authority have had several meetings with local officials to explore the possibility of building new housing units in Algona. The meetings have included officials from the City of Algona, the Kossuth County Economic Development Corporation, potential builders, architects, lenders and others. According to someone with direct knowledge of the …

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PPEL Meetings to be Held in Swea City

–The North Kossuth School Board along with North Union Superintedent Travis Schueller will host a pair of informational meetings over the next 2 weeks regarding the upcoming PPEL vote in September. According to a release there will be an open house for all students at the Swea City building from 4-6pm on Monday, August 21st …

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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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