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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Drone helps rescuers locate Iowa man, granddaughterreported (http://bit.ly/2a5G0F7 ) that the remote-control aircraft helped autho
Drone helps rescuers locate Iowa man, granddaughter
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 18 minutes ago
reported (http://bit.ly/2a5G0F7 ) that the remote-control aircraft helped authorities quickly locate Thomas Fitzpatrick of Algona and his granddaughter on July 13. Sheriff's Deputy Josh Missman said he had recently finished training on flying the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Drone helps rescuers find Iowa man lost along a riverreports (http://bit.ly/2a5G0F7 ) the remote-control aircraft helped authorities
Drone helps rescuers find Iowa man lost along a river
KWWL Iowa / Posted 4 hours ago
reports (http://bit.ly/2a5G0F7 ) the remote-control aircraft helped authorities quickly locate Thomas Fitzpatrick of Algona and his granddaughter on July 13. Deputy Josh Missman says he had just recently finished training on flying the drone... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Drone helps rescuers find Iowa man lost along a riverreports (http://bit.ly/2a5G0F7 ) the remote-control aircraft helped authorities
Drone helps rescuers find Iowa man lost along a river
KTTC Rochester / Posted 4 hours ago
reports (http://bit.ly/2a5G0F7 ) the remote-control aircraft helped authorities quickly locate Thomas Fitzpatrick of Algona and his granddaughter on July 13. Deputy Josh Missman says he had just recently finished training on flying the drone... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
12 area athletes in Shrine BowlCity), Jake Stockdale (Humboldt), Tim Butcher (Manson Northwest Webster), Tanne
12 area athletes in Shrine Bowl
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
City), Jake Stockdale (Humboldt), Tim Butcher (Manson Northwest Webster), Tanner Youngberg (Pocahontas Area), Cole Banwart (Algona), Cameron Langerman (Bishop Garrigan), Zach Pogge (Clarion-Goldfield/Dows), Mason Scheidegger (Newell-Fonda) and... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Mayor says she was threatened if she didn't resignNORTH ALGONA/WILBERFORCE – Faced with what she calls harassment and intimidatio
Mayor says she was threatened if she didn't resign
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH ALGONA/WILBERFORCE – Faced with what she calls harassment and intimidation, Deborah Farr stated emphatically Thursday she will not resign as mayor of the township. During a special meeting between the council and representatives of the... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
JOYCE SASSMANJoyce Marlene (Heetland) Sassman was born on August 6, 1933 at St. Anne's Hospi
JOYCE SASSMAN
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 3 days ago
Joyce Marlene (Heetland) Sassman was born on August 6, 1933 at St. Anne's Hospital in Algona, Iowa, the only child of Louis and Irene (Penticost) Heetland. She was baptized as an infant into the Methodist Faith. She attended and graduated from Boone... Read more
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Freeman journal
LYNX FEEL THE BURNon a wild pitch as Humboldt pitcher Brady Shelgren (4) covers the plate in the
LYNX FEEL THE BURN
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
on a wild pitch as Humboldt pitcher Brady Shelgren (4) covers the plate in the fifth inning Monday night at Bulldog Park in Algona. Humboldt scored five runs in the sixth inning to rally and beat the Lynx, 6-2, in the Class 3A District 3 final. DFJ... Read more
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Freeman journal
Traveling to TanzaniaThose five individuals will be part of a 12-person team consisting of people fr
Traveling to Tanzania
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
Those five individuals will be part of a 12-person team consisting of people from Spencer, Cherokee, Fort Dodge, and Algona. They will be guided through parts of Tanzania by the program director of the ELCT Gabriel Nduye. The Western Iowa... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 19, 2016announced his retirement. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Cedar Falls 14-9 and 5-4 in
July 19, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
announced his retirement. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Cedar Falls 14-9 and 5-4 in baseball. July 19, 1966 NEWS: John T. Gannon was the new superintendent of the Eagle Grove public school district. SPORTS: Algona beat Mason City 6-2 in... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 19, 2016and Michael, a girl, Meylia Sue, Thursday, July 14. Grandparents are Douglas Cl
July 19, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
and Michael, a girl, Meylia Sue, Thursday, July 14. Grandparents are Douglas Claman, of Duncombe; Sue and Dennis Wilson, of Algona; Kay Loughry and Michael Jones, of Webster City; and Joyce Lateer, of Webster City. Great-grandmother is Fern Loughry,... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Bill 151 will mean big changes for OVWRCfrom the member municipalities which include Pembroke, Petawawa, Laurentian Val
Bill 151 will mean big changes for OVWRC
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 6 days ago
from the member municipalities which include Pembroke, Petawawa, Laurentian Valley and The Township of North Algona - Wilberforce, received a briefing on the act from Mike Birett, managing director of the Continuous Improvement Fund,... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Algona Area Law Enforcement Officers Appreciate Community GratitudeKossuth County Sheriff Stephen Kollasch and Incoming Algona Police Chief Kendal
Algona Area Law Enforcement Officers Appreciate Community Gratitude
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
Kossuth County Sheriff Stephen Kollasch and Incoming Algona Police Chief Kendall Pals look over notes of encouragement for officers (Roger Riley WHO-HD) ALGONA, Iowa- In the wake of police shootings across the country, even officers in small town... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
OVWRC no longer recycling Styrofoam, plastic bagsremove such items from container recycling. Effective Oct. 1, residents in Pemb
OVWRC no longer recycling Styrofoam, plastic bags
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 6 days ago
remove such items from container recycling. Effective Oct. 1, residents in Pembroke, Petawawa, Laurentian Valley and North Algona/Wilberforce will be asked to place these materials in regular garbage. Laurentian Valley Mayor Steve Bennett, the... Read more
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Freeman journal
CAN YOU SEE US NOW?catcher Jordan Tanner yells towards the dugout to get his teammates energized a
CAN YOU SEE US NOW?
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
catcher Jordan Tanner yells towards the dugout to get his teammates energized after scoring a first-inning run against Algona in Friday’s Class 3A District 3 semifinal. The emotional leader all game, Tanner was able to unleash a scream of... Read more
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Freeman journal
Playing with house money, Lynx ready to tackle another favorite in district finalknow all of this. They respect Humboldt, but when you buck the odds once like t
Playing with house money, Lynx ready to tackle another favorite in district final
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
know all of this. They respect Humboldt, but when you buck the odds once like the Lynx did in their improbable 9-5 win over Algona in Friday's postseason opener, there's no reason to think it can't happen again. WCHS third baseman Cole... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Iowa Women in Agriculture set annual conference July 26will offer advice on the latest information available. Meeting Marketing Chall
Iowa Women in Agriculture set annual conference July 26
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 days ago
will offer advice on the latest information available. Meeting Marketing Challenges with Angie Setzer, Citizens LLC, in Algona. Get Ready for New Livestock Antibiotic Rules with Niesha Muller, Elanco Animal Health, and Amber Knudsen, Purina... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Hundreds flock to Linn Creek Art Festivalamong others, carried the flag high for Central Iowa. "Business has been great
Hundreds flock to Linn Creek Art Festival
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 7 days ago
among others, carried the flag high for Central Iowa. "Business has been great," said fiber artist Sara Bierstedt of Algona, who watched as customers checked out her work. Bierstedt was like a number of other comrades, who were in... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 16, 2016The Dodgers beat Spencer 15-3 in baseball. July 16, 1966 NEWS: Virginia Hardi
July 16, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 8 days ago
The Dodgers beat Spencer 15-3 in baseball. July 16, 1966 NEWS: Virginia Harding and her niece, Marilyn Cooper, both of Rockwell City, had art work on display at the Rockwell City Public Library. SPORTS: Algona beat St. Edmond 11-0 in b... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Drone Used to Find Stranded Boater Suffering A Heart AttackCounty Authorities used a drone to find, and rescue 2 people Wednesday night (C
Drone Used to Find Stranded Boater Suffering A Heart Attack
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 9 days ago
County Authorities used a drone to find, and rescue 2 people Wednesday night (Courtesy: Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office) ALGONA, Iowa- A river rescue here on Wednesday July 13 had a positive outcome, thanks to some help from a newly-purchased... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Deputies use drone to find stranded boatersDeputies used a drone to find and rescue two stranded boaters on the Des Moines
Deputies use drone to find stranded boaters
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 9 days ago
Deputies used a drone to find and rescue two stranded boaters on the Des Moines River. It happened Wednesday night near Algona in Kossuth County. Deputies said a grandfather and his granddaughter called 911 when they were stranded by a log jam on... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Briefly11:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, the dinner that follows is by invitation-only. The p
Briefly
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
11:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, the dinner that follows is by invitation-only. The program following the dinner is open to all. Algona man rescued from river ALGONA, Iowa - An Algona, Iowa, man was in critical condition Thursday at Mercy-North Iowa in... Read more
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Freeman journal
NEW SEASON, NEW OPPORTUNITYthe start where anything can happen. Coming off an at times frustrating regula
NEW SEASON, NEW OPPORTUNITY
Freeman journal / Posted 9 days ago
the start where anything can happen. Coming off an at times frustrating regular season, Webster City (6-17) will step on Algona's home diamond this evening to take on the Bulldogs (20-10) in a Class 3A District 3 semifinal. The contest will... Read more
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Freeman journal
Schnathorst’s dazzling display not enough, Lynx fall to Boonechoice ground ball and a sac fly to center. WCHS will now turn its attention t
Schnathorst’s dazzling display not enough, Lynx fall to Boone
Freeman journal / Posted 10 days ago
choice ground ball and a sac fly to center. WCHS will now turn its attention to Friday's 3A District 3 semifinal against Algona (20-10) on the Bulldogs home field. The contest is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. and will follow the first semifinal... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Warriors tame Mustangs in districtRogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (Photo by Alexis Cubit) The Warrior
Warriors tame Mustangs in district
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (Photo by Alexis Cubit) The Warriors previously defeated Bishop Garrigan of Algona twice during the regular season with Colin Runksmeier pitching. "When you get in the tournaments, you're just trying... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Founders’ Day foodHere’s to You BBQ, of Maxwell, serve up some of their specialty sweet ribs duri
Founders’ Day food
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 15 days ago
Here’s to You BBQ, of Maxwell, serve up some of their specialty sweet ribs during the annual BBQ Showdown as part of the Algona Founders’ Day Celebration Friday. The barbecue contest featured 13 teams offering samples of their best ribs and pork... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Algona Founders’ Day Celebration CalendarAlgona Founders’ Day CelebrationSat, July 9, 2016 ALGONA — Algona 17th annual
Algona Founders’ Day Celebration Calendar
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 16 days ago
Algona Founders’ Day CelebrationSat, July 9, 2016 ALGONA — Algona 17th annual Founders’ Day Celebration is today, Saturday and Sunday. Today’s events include radio-controlled racing, free children’s movie, Nativity display, free kiddie duck pond,... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
High flying fun at the Brose JamNORTH ALGONA/WILBERFORCE – You could call it the “Woodstock” of Motocross. For
High flying fun at the Brose Jam
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 17 days ago
NORTH ALGONA/WILBERFORCE – You could call it the “Woodstock” of Motocross. For the fifth year, 400 bikers and fans ventured to Lake Dore for the Brose Farm Jam, a bicycle motocross (BMX) dirt jump competition and Freestyle Motor Cross (FMX) show... Read more
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Officer.com
K-9 Takes Down Suspect After Shots Fired at OfficersALGONA, Washington -- A man was taken into custody Wednesday after allegedly sh
K-9 Takes Down Suspect After Shots Fired at Officers
Officer.com / Posted 17 days ago
ALGONA, Washington -- A man was taken into custody Wednesday after allegedly shooting at Algona police during a morning standoff. The incident began about 4 a.m., when officers tried to apprehend a suspect, whose name has not yet been released,... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Gladbrook-Reinbeck stuns No. 15 AGWSRon two homers and failed to get anything back as the home team on the road. Roc
Gladbrook-Reinbeck stuns No. 15 AGWSR
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 17 days ago
on two homers and failed to get anything back as the home team on the road. Rockford plays Bishop Garrigan on Friday in Algona. North Tama 5, Don Bosco 2 GILBERTVILLE - The North Tama softball team refused to be beaten three times in the same... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Suspect fired at officer during chase near Algona, police sayALGONA, Wash. -- An early-morning chase that resulted in the suspect allegedly
Suspect fired at officer during chase near Algona, police say
KING5 Seattle / Posted 18 days ago
ALGONA, Wash. -- An early-morning chase that resulted in the suspect allegedly shooting at police in the Algona-Pacific area Wednesday ended with one man in police custody. Police say an Algona officer was in pursuit of a stolen vehicle when the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Suspect allegedly fires 6 shots at Algona officers in standoffA man was taken into custody Wednesday after allegedly shooting at Algona polic
Suspect allegedly fires 6 shots at Algona officers in standoff
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
A man was taken into custody Wednesday after allegedly shooting at Algona police during a morning standoff. The incident began about 4 a.m., when officers tried to apprehend a suspect, whose name has not yet been released, driving what Algona Police... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 6, 20166, 1991 NEWS: The Clare Community Center was dedicated to the late Gerdes Scho
July 6, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 18 days ago
6, 1991 NEWS: The Clare Community Center was dedicated to the late Gerdes Schoon, the former mayor. SPORTS: Algona Garrigan beat St. Edmond 10-0 in baseball. July 6, 1966 NEWS: Brothers Skip Gode, 14, and Tom Gode, 16, received... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Algona ready for 17th Founders’ Day CelebrationThe event is a celebration for the entire community, Vicki Mallory, Algona Area
Algona ready for 17th Founders’ Day Celebration
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 18 days ago
The event is a celebration for the entire community, Vicki Mallory, Algona Area Chamber of Commerce executive director, said. "We started this in the year 2000 following a RAGBRAI visit we had the year before," Mallory said. "We had a lot of people... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 5, 2016underwent surgery at Mercy Hospital in Fort Dodge for injuries sustained when h
July 5, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 19 days ago
underwent surgery at Mercy Hospital in Fort Dodge for injuries sustained when he hit a torpedo-type firecracker with a hammer. SPORTS: Algona driver Don Hilbert won the main event in the stock car racing program at the Hamilton County Fairgr... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
MILDRED MARTINALGONA - Funeral mass 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wesley.
MILDRED MARTIN
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 19 days ago
ALGONA - Funeral mass 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wesley. A prayer service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday with visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. also at the church. www.oakcrestfuneralservices.com... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Wants law enforcedor down a slope or hill. If I recall, years ago three teachers on bikes were ov
Wants law enforced
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 20 days ago
or down a slope or hill. If I recall, years ago three teachers on bikes were over the hill and got killed from behind near Algona. How many more? A law can be changed, but a life cannot. I'll bring this up during the next Legislature. Merlin L.... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
New vintagesproduction, including Karen's Spirits and Wine in Fort Dodge, both Hy-Vee store
New vintages
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 21 days ago
production, including Karen's Spirits and Wine in Fort Dodge, both Hy-Vee stores in Ames, Hy-Vee Wine and Spirits in both Algona and Humboldt, Stratford Food Center, Jamboree Foods in Gowrie, the Hy-Vee and Fareway stores in Boone, and That Iowa... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Saving TaTas, one ride at a timethat have had breast cancer," Lowery said. She also ran into a friend and fell
Saving TaTas, one ride at a time
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 21 days ago
that have had breast cancer," Lowery said. She also ran into a friend and fellow mom one year when the ride stopped in Algona. "My husband said have you seen her. I said why?" Lowery said. "When I turned around - she was going through breast... Read more
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Freeman journal
Humboldt clinches NCC title, Flaws closes in on SB recordand with the potential to claim at least a piece of the title if it could take
Humboldt clinches NCC title, Flaws closes in on SB record
Freeman journal / Posted 23 days ago
and with the potential to claim at least a piece of the title if it could take care of business. Instead, the Lynx lost to Algona on Monday to drop out of contention and Wednesday's loss was their third straight in as many days. "We need to have a... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
North Union trumps St. EdmondUnion 8, St. Edmond 5. 2B-Kyarsten Mullen (NU). SAC-Ali Berstadt (NU). SF-Kyars
North Union trumps St. Edmond
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
Union 8, St. Edmond 5. 2B-Kyarsten Mullen (NU). SAC-Ali Berstadt (NU). SF-Kyarsten Mullen (NU). IOWA BASEBALL Algona 4, North Union 2 - Jackson Helmers and Spencer Holmes each went 2-for-3 in the Bulldogs' win over the Warriors on... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
FD Am set to tee offa Fort Dodge Senior High graduate who now lives in Hiawatha. Yunek is a 1972 La
FD Am set to tee off
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 23 days ago
a Fort Dodge Senior High graduate who now lives in Hiawatha. Yunek is a 1972 Lake City High School graduate, while Manske (Algona) and Schill (Gowrie) are area residents. Fort Dodge Senior High graduate Kole Petersen, who recently captured both... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Visneskie-Moore appointed deputy warden for 2016in the governance of business,” said Gibson. “The way we are set up now is more
Visneskie-Moore appointed deputy warden for 2016
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 24 days ago
in the governance of business,” said Gibson. “The way we are set up now is more undemocratic than democratic.” North Algona/Wilberforce Mayor Deborah Farr and Brudenell, Lyndoch, Raglin Mayor Gerry Gruntz also voted against the motion.... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Oleson homers to lead Warriors over Eagles, 8-1pitched the final three innings and allowed one run on one hit. He also struck
Oleson homers to lead Warriors over Eagles, 8-1
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
pitched the final three innings and allowed one run on one hit. He also struck out one. North Union (12-11) plays at Algona at 7:30 p.m. today. NU 310 310 0-8 13 1 EG 100 000 0-1 4 3 LOB-Eagle Grove 8, North Union 6. 2B-Trent Pedersen... Read more
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Freeman journal
’Dogs rough up WCHS baseball in 6 inningsfound out at Lynx Field Monday night. Five WCHS errors and seven free bases on
’Dogs rough up WCHS baseball in 6 innings
Freeman journal / Posted 25 days ago
found out at Lynx Field Monday night. Five WCHS errors and seven free bases on walks were simply too much to overcome, as Algona piled up runs in half of its at bats and cruised to an 11-1, 6-inning North Central Conference victory. WCHS first... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx NCC title hopes on life support after lossWCHS found its title hopes on life support. Seemingly a fraction of a second s
Lynx NCC title hopes on life support after loss
Freeman journal / Posted 25 days ago
WCHS found its title hopes on life support. Seemingly a fraction of a second slow at the plate all night, the Lynx watched Algona strike early and again late en route to a 6-2 upset win, just its third over a NCC opponent this summer. WCHS senior... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Rough roadtwo strikeouts. The Toreadors, who reached the 3A state semifinals last season
Rough road
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 25 days ago
two strikeouts. The Toreadors, who reached the 3A state semifinals last season, suffered their only setbacks this year to Algona, Urbandale and No. 10 (3A) Carlisle. Looking to rebound, the Dodgers visit ninth-rated (4A) West Des Moines Valley... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
June 28, 2016in softball. June 28, 1991 NEWS: An Indiana firm proposed building a $13 mill
June 28, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 26 days ago
in softball. June 28, 1991 NEWS: An Indiana firm proposed building a $13 million, 308-bed county-run detention center in Algona. SPORTS: Jim Smith, of Fort Dodge, shot a golf ball into the pocket of Jim Van Gundy's shorts. June 28, 1966 NEWS:... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Shaw Woods made safer with signsNORTH ALGONA WILBERFORCE TWP. - The Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre has got
Shaw Woods made safer with signs
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 28 days ago
NORTH ALGONA WILBERFORCE TWP. - The Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre has gotten a little safer thanks to the installation of new traffic lights. The lights, in keeping with the green energy nature of the facility, are solar powered and... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
So many ways to celebrate Independence DayAlgona - Sunday, fireworks at the fairgrounds at dusk. Bancroft - Monday, para
So many ways to celebrate Independence Day
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 28 days ago
Algona - Sunday, fireworks at the fairgrounds at dusk. Bancroft - Monday, parade at 10:30 a.m.; fireworks at 10 p.m. Cylinder - Sunday, kids games in the afternoon; live music by the Buck Hollow Band beginning at 6 p.m., there will be pulled pork... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
June 25, 2016Art Museum Board of Trustees. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Jefferson-Scranton 3-2 i
June 25, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 29 days ago
Art Museum Board of Trustees. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Jefferson-Scranton 3-2 in baseball. June 25, 1966 NEWS: C.E. Treman was elected chairman of the Calhoun County zoning commission. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Algona Garrigan 6-5 in... Read more
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