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Feb 21

Bancroft Teen Transported Following 1-Vehicle Accident

–A Bancroft teen had to be transported to Kossuth Regional Health Center following a 1-vehicle accident Tuesday morning. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Department, 18-year-old Andrew Schiltz was westbound on  County Road A42 around 11AM Tuesday when he lost control of the 2000 Chevy Blazer he was driving and entered the south ditch. The …

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Feb 20

Gassman Comment Causes Stir at Legislative Forum

–State Representative Tedd Gassman made some waves at a legislative forum in Algona back on Saturday (Feb. 17). While the discussion in the room was focused on where the state should be spending money, Gassman stated that churches should bare more of the financial burden when it comes to helping people during an exchange with …

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Feb 20

Council Approves Union Contracts

–The Algona City Council approved a pair of contracts for the city’s union employees at their meeting Monday afternoon. City Administrator Curt Wiseman told the council the negotiations were pretty straight-forward.     City Attorney Paul Doster laid out the specifics of the contracts.     One contract covers the city’s Street and Cemetery, Waste …

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Feb 20

ILCC Class to Help New Businesses

–Area business owners and entrepreneurs will have the chance to learn about low cost ways to help grow your business next week at the Algona Campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. Michael Wampler is the Director of the NW Iowa Small Business Center and will be leading the “Startup on a Shoestring” class. He tells …

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Feb 20

AHS Alum Returning for Concert Friday Evening

–An Algona native will be returning this week to perform at the Wilcox Performing Arts Center. The Stinson Prairie Arts Council along with the Haggard-Twogood Charitable Trust and the Algona School District are sponsoring 1983 AHS grad Tina Haase Findlay and the Turner Center Jazz Orchestra out of Des Moines. John Aboud has helped to …

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Feb 19

2017-18 North Central Conference Girls Basketball Selections Released

The Algona Bulldogs girls’ season came to a heartbreaking end in the Regional Final, 54-51 at the hands of #5 Clear Lake. However, Algona had good news Monday as the North Central Conference announced its 2017-18 all-conference selections. Three Bulldogs players were selected. Sophomores Abbey Holmes and Aliyah Buscher made first team, while junior Nicole …

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Jan 25

IHSAA Announces 2018-19 Football Districts and Playoff Changes

UPDATE: Listen to a full explanation and reaction from Algona and Bishop Garrigan coaches below:   The Iowa High School Athletic Association announced the state’s 2018-19 district assignments and classifications Thursday. A new playoff system will also be in place with most teams now playing four non-district games and an RPI formula being used to determine …

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