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Iowa Lakes Gets new VP of Administration

Iowa Lakes Community College has 13 years of experience coming into their offices as Vice President of Adminstration, as Scott Stokes is taking took over the position on July first. Stokes previously served as the Executive Dean of Instruction and Development, Executive Dean of the Estherville Campus, Registrar, and started working with Iowa Lakes in …

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Young Eagles Program Postponed

The Young Eagles Program originally scheduled for tomorrow at the Algona Municipal Airport has been postponed until Sunday at 1PM.

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West Bend Mallard School District Board of Directors Meeting

The West Bend-Mallard Community School District board of directors will be meeting on Monday evening in the West Bend Conference Room. The Meeting will commence at 5:30 PM, and on the agenda is approving Student Meal Prices, and Discussion of the Districts Early Retirement Policy. They will also be approving resignations and contracts.

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Road Conditions Cause One Car Accident

A driver was said to be uninjured after a one vehicle incident took place on highway 17 this week.  According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, Humberto Morales-Cifuentez , of eagle grove, was south bound in a 2201 Volkswagen Jetta when he lost control due to the wet road conditions and veered off into the …

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Five Involved in Court House Incident

No injuries were reported after a five vehicle accident occurred at the Kossuth County Courthouse parking lot yesterday. As reported by Algona Police, Lisa Ditsworrth of Bancroft was pulling into the parking lot at the courthouse while Don Heidner of Algona was backing out of a parking spot. Ditsworth panicked and tried to have her …

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Motorcycle vs Car Accident in Algona

One man was taken to Kossuth Regional Health Center after an accident between a motorcycle and a car on Tuesday. According to the accident report by the Algona Police Department, a 2014 Indian Chief Vintage Motorcycle being ridden by Patrick Bisenius of Algona struck the rear bumper of a 2007 Dodge Caliber operated by Heather …

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Radio Iowa Preseason High School Football Rankings

Class 4A 1. Dowling Catholic 2. Bettendorf 3. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 4. WDM Valley 5. Cedar Rapids Washington 6. Ankeny Centennial 7. Pleasant Valley 8. Johnston 9. Ankeny 10.Waukee Class 3A 1. Cedar Rapids Xavier 2. Washington 3. Harlan 4. Pella 5. Norwalk 6. Webster City 7. Spirit Lake 8. Sergeant Bluff-Luton 9. Carroll 10.West …

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More Scholarships awarded at Iowa Lakes Community College

More scholarships have been awarded at Iowa Lakes Community College, the Northstar Bank Business Scholarship has been awarded to Ciara Minion of Estherville, The We Believe Ag Production Technology Scholarship was awarded to Kyle Long of Ruthven, and the Palo Alto Health Care Scholarships were awarded to Jessica Mararchand of Graettinger, and Carey Leuer of …

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Gaettinger man arrested on Felony Charges in Palo Alto County

According to a press release from the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s office a Gaettinger man was arrested last Thursday, on felony charges of Conspiracy to commit a non forcible felony and violation of probation. Matthew Hunefeld was already being held in the Palo Alto County Jail where he was being held on charges of Possession …

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Schaller Man Arrested on Warrants in Palo Alto County

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s office arrested a Schaller man on two Palo Alto County warrants and a Mittimus on Thursday. William Christopher Bailey, 35 was arrested for Violation of Probation on the original charge of Possession of a controlled substance 2nd offense, and Failure to Appear on the original charges of Possession of a …

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Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrests Sac City Man

A Sac City man was arrested on Friday. According to a press release from the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Department, Anthony Wayne Althiser, 33 was arrested for violation of probation, on an original charge of forgery. He was taken to the Palo Alto county jail, where he is currently being held.

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Algona Named in List of 20 Safest Cities In Iowa

Algona has been named as one of the 10 safest cities in the state of Iowa for 2016. Home Security brand Safewise has released their list of the 20 safest cities in Iowa last week, which was determined after their anaylists considered the most recent FBI crime data statistics, Algona was ranked #10, with a …

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