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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Angel Ride succeedsThe ninth annual Angel Ride to Save the TaTas was a huge success on July 11. Cl
Angel Ride succeeds
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 17 hours ago
The ninth annual Angel Ride to Save the TaTas was a huge success on July 11. Close to 500 riders went on the ride, plus many other showed up later to participate in the fun activities at Amigos. We would like to thank Mark and Crissann Campbell and... Read more
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Newton Daily News
PCM netters begin season 0-4The Mustang volleyball team lost all four of their matches at the Dallas Center
PCM netters begin season 0-4
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
The Mustang volleyball team lost all four of their matches at the Dallas Center-Grimes Invitational and PCM managed only one game win. PCM lost 21-10, 21-9 to Algona, 21-9, 21-12 to Nodaway Valley, 21-8, 21-8 to Southeast Polk and dropped a 21-18,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Elite Triton squads reload under BrownComing off their first-ever NJCAA title, the Triton men must find replacements
Elite Triton squads reload under Brown
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
Coming off their first-ever NJCAA title, the Triton men must find replacements for all five counters from last year's national meet. On three previous occasions in 2005, '07 and '13, Iowa Central settled for national runner-up honors. "We're... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
IRENE ANGELINE (NIELAND) BIERLA Celebration of Irene's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 29th, at
IRENE ANGELINE (NIELAND) BIERL
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
A Celebration of Irene's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 29th, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in St. Benedict, rural Algona, IA. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:30 St. Benedict Catholic Church, prior to the Celebration of Life Mass... Read more
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Newser
How 2 Nazi POWs Escaped Into the Wilds of Minnesota in 1944, and What Happened Next– Nazi Cpl. Heinz Schymalla, 22, and fellow captive Walter Mai, 21, were among
How 2 Nazi POWs Escaped Into the Wilds of Minnesota in 1944, and What Happened Next
Newser / Posted 3 days ago
– Nazi Cpl. Heinz Schymalla, 22, and fellow captive Walter Mai, 21, were among some 200 Germans cutting timber for Minnesota’s pulp industry in a prisoner-of-war camp in 1944. Both captured in Tunisia in May of 1943, they gained momentary notoriety... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Ranked Gael programs ready to runBoth the Gael boys and girls are highly ranked to start the season, with the bo
Ranked Gael programs ready to run
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
Both the Gael boys and girls are highly ranked to start the season, with the boys checking in at No. 6 and the girls fifth. That's fine by long-time SEHS head coach Mike Szalat, who has high expectations of his own for both squads. "We've got the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
A day at the races is good family funAUBURN — Six horses break from the gate in the first race at Emerald Downs. Th
A day at the races is good family fun
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
AUBURN — Six horses break from the gate in the first race at Emerald Downs. The herd moves as one creature, gliding, only their legs whirling beneath them. The jockeys on their backs crouch almost stationary. Rounding the turn, the pack begins to... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
NFL player now a supervisorHe won a special election held Aug. 11 to fill the board vacancy left by former
NFL player now a supervisor
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 10 days ago
He won a special election held Aug. 11 to fill the board vacancy left by former Supervisor Harlan Hansen, who retired in June. Hansen served on the board for 20 years, but moved to Marcus. There was almost three and a half years left on Hansen's... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
DENNIS D. MAYDennis Dean May, the son of Ronald "Ron" and Verna (Torgerson) May, was born Ju
DENNIS D. MAY
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 10 days ago
Dennis Dean May, the son of Ronald "Ron" and Verna (Torgerson) May, was born July 6, 1944 at the hospital in Algona, Iowa. They lived at Bode until moving to Hardy in 1945. Dennis attended Hardy Independent and Vernon Consolidated Schools and... Read more
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Washington Post
What’s really happening in IowaTexas Gov. Rick Perry talks with Dick Dale, left, and his wife, Margurite, of A
What’s really happening in Iowa
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks with Dick Dale, left, and his wife, Margurite, of Algona, Iowa, during a meeting with local party activists last year. (Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press) Donald Trump visits the Iowa Fair, gives kids helicopter rides... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
ARLENE E. VARCOEArlene E. Varcoe August 24, 1926 ~ August 12, 2015 Service is Tuesday, August
ARLENE E. VARCOE
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 11 days ago
Arlene E. Varcoe August 24, 1926 ~ August 12, 2015 Service is Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 2:30 P.M. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Clergy will be Rev. Nicholas Thackery. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg, Iowa.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bernie Sanders in Iowa: The next Obama?Eight years ago, Hillary Clinton had an aura of inevitability. Barack Obama? W
Bernie Sanders in Iowa: The next Obama?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
Eight years ago, Hillary Clinton had an aura of inevitability. Barack Obama? Who? An African American president? Flash forward to today. Clinton again wants to project that aura, but it’s again slowly cracking, thanks to another rival who, on... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
VIOLET ANN CARLSONViolet Ann Erickson, the daughter of Orville and Sylvia (Larson) Erickson, was
VIOLET ANN CARLSON
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 14 days ago
Violet Ann Erickson, the daughter of Orville and Sylvia (Larson) Erickson, was born September 12, 1929 in Thor, Iowa. She graduated from Eagle Grove High School in 1948 and later from Drake University with a teaching degree. On August 28, 1955,... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Harold O. Kallestad, 87Born Harold O. Kallestad on June 16, 1928, in Rodman, Iowa, he was the son of N
Harold O. Kallestad, 87
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 14 days ago
Born Harold O. Kallestad on June 16, 1928, in Rodman, Iowa, he was the son of Nels and Bertha (Olson) Kallestad. He was baptized at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Ottosen, IA on July 15, 1928. Harold attended Rodman Consolidated School, graduating... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Iowa man facing terrorism chargeAn Iowa man has been charged with terrorism after being accused of shooting at
Iowa man facing terrorism charge
KWWL Iowa / Posted 17 days ago
An Iowa man has been charged with terrorism after being accused of shooting at a crop duster last month. The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office says 55-year-old Dale Metzger of Whittemore was arrested Friday and charged with terrorism, intimidation... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
JAMES (JIM) RICHARD RUGEVisitation will be Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Lauf
JAMES (JIM) RICHARD RUGE
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 17 days ago
Visitation will be Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home. Services will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1111 Fifth Avenue North, Fort Dodge. James (Jim) was born... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
CourtsDISTRICT COURT Speeding - Margaret L. Niven, 20, of Leawood, Kan.; Evaristus T
Courts
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
DISTRICT COURT Speeding - Margaret L. Niven, 20, of Leawood, Kan.; Evaristus T. Ndze Ntuv, 30, of Minneapolis; Davis D. Korte, 65, of Leigh, Neb.; Sheila A.M. Jungwirth, 24, of Farmington; Sherry L. Bartels, 43, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Bruce P.... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
CAROL MCGUIREA Christian Burial Mass will be held on Saturday, August 8th at 10:00 am at St.
CAROL MCGUIRE
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 21 days ago
A Christian Burial Mass will be held on Saturday, August 8th at 10:00 am at St. Cecelia's Catholic Church in Algona with Rev. Ed Girres and Rev. Mr. Bill Black officiating. Visitation will be held Friday, August 7th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, rosary... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
KidsTuttle and her goat have a special bond. "Rilyn had to go into the house and l
Kids
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 21 days ago
Tuttle and her goat have a special bond. "Rilyn had to go into the house and left her outside," Wempen said. "Anabelle just stood and cried. She won't walk around with anybody but Rilyn." Tuttle was in the open class, a category that lets young... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Algona Completes Summer of Random Acts of KindnessALGONA, Iowa – It’s a crazy concept: Do something kind, and have fun with it.
Algona Completes Summer of Random Acts of Kindness
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 22 days ago
ALGONA, Iowa – It’s a crazy concept: Do something kind, and have fun with it. That’s what the Algona Chamber of Commerce initiated this summer after an anonymous donor came to the department with money and a creative idea. The city started a weekly... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Former Algona police chief charged with theft from programKing County prosecutors have accused the former interim police chief of Algona
Former Algona police chief charged with theft from program
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 23 days ago
King County prosecutors have accused the former interim police chief of Algona of stealing more than $7,000 from a youth program. The 43-year-old Lee Gaskill, of Bonney Lake, was charged on Tuesday with first-degree theft and abuse of office. He was... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Primary: Seattle's Sawant gets strong primary vote; incumbent Godden may be in troubleSeattle City Council's Kshama Sawant SEATTLE — Socialist City Council member K
Primary: Seattle's Sawant gets strong primary vote; incumbent Godden may be in trouble
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 23 days ago
Seattle City Council's Kshama Sawant SEATTLE — Socialist City Council member Kshama Sawant took a strong lead in her re-election bid while longtime incumbent Jean Godden appeared to be in trouble, initial primary results showed Tuesday. Sawant had... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Former Algona police chief charged in theft of youth program moneySEATTLE (AP) — King County prosecutors have accused the former interim police c
Former Algona police chief charged in theft of youth program money
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 23 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) — King County prosecutors have accused the former interim police chief of Algona of stealing more than $7,000 from a youth program. The 43-year-old Lee Gaskill, of Bonney Lake, was charged on Tuesday with first-degree theft and abuse of... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Former Algona police chief charged with theft from programSEATTLE (AP) - King County prosecutors have accused the former interim police c
Former Algona police chief charged with theft from program
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 23 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - King County prosecutors have accused the former interim police chief of Algona of stealing money more than $7,000 from a youth program. The 43-year-old Lee Gaskill, of Bonney Lake, was charged on Tuesday with first-degree theft and... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Former Algona police chief charged with theft from program SEATTLE (AP) - King County prosecutors have accused the former interim police
Former Algona police chief charged with theft from program
KOMO Seattle / Posted 23 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - King County prosecutors have accused the former interim police chief of Algona of stealing more than $7,000 from a youth program. The 43-year-old Lee Gaskill, of Bonney Lake,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Taking in the sights and soundsAt the Kossuth County Fair, a museum honoring the local traditions of farming a
Taking in the sights and sounds
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 26 days ago
At the Kossuth County Fair, a museum honoring the local traditions of farming and racing will be open throughout the week to allow fairgoers the chance to take in the variety of sights and displays housed in the two-story building. Additionally,... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
POW camp closing coming up on 70 yearsThe camp was designated as Algona Branch Camp No. 2, and was a part of a system
POW camp closing coming up on 70 years
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
The camp was designated as Algona Branch Camp No. 2, and was a part of a system of branch camps, with the main camp located in Algona, Iowa. As part of a school project this past spring, student Dalton Fette of St. James Lutheran School in Northrop,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Area NCC players honoredALL-NORTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE BASEBALL First Team *Brock Adams, Clear Lake, sr
Area NCC players honored
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted a month ago
ALL-NORTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE BASEBALL First Team *Brock Adams, Clear Lake, sr., P; *Brenden Schnell, Humboldt, sr., P; *Austin Zylstra, Humboldt, sr., IF; *Connor Vitzthum, Humboldt, sr., U; Chris Witzke, Humboldt, jr., P; Colin Flattery, St.... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
A tense, conciliatory meeting for NAW councilThe township got back on track Monday night three weeks after a majority of cou
A tense, conciliatory meeting for NAW council
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted a month ago
The township got back on track Monday night three weeks after a majority of council walked out protesting the actions of the mayor who had abruptly ended their regular meeting. With a public gallery packed with ratepayers, councillors took their... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County PilotFeature (8 laps): 1. 8J Jay DeVries, Spencer IA; 2. 8K Kaytee DeVries, Spencer
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 1 months ago
Feature (8 laps): 1. 8J Jay DeVries, Spencer IA; 2. 8K Kaytee DeVries, Spencer IA; 3. 33 Megan Sandvig, Estherville IA; 4. 77Z Blaney Markman, Jackson MN; 5. Joe Bunkofske, Armstrong IA; 6. 11A Bubba Brown, Jackson MN; 7. 74T Nikki Taylor, Welcome... Read more

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