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Jury selected for Christensen trial

June 22, 2016 With jury selection taking two days, opening arguments in the Lee Christensen of Estherville first-degree murder trial began today at the Emmet County Courthouse.. more »»

 
 
 
Rental housing code passes first reading

June 22, 2016 With some slight modifications, the Estherville City Council approved the first reading a new rental housing code on Monday. more »»

Funds raised for county Honor Flights

June 22, 2016 The Emmet County Supervisors addressed a light agenda at Tuesday’s meeting. more »»

Rental code upgrade has landlords concerned

June 19, 2016 The rental housing code meeting Wednesday night crackled with flurries of questions and frequent interruptions of the slide presentation by city administrator Penny Clayton. Clayton, flanked by Sgt. more »»

A Danish celebration

June 19, 2016 The southeast Emmet County town of Ringsted held an all-school and town celebration this past weekend. Friday night’s entertainment included a mock version of “The Dating Game. more »»

The monster (cookie) legend

June 19, 2016 Her monster cookies are sold around town. Her freshly baked quick breads sell out at the Estherville Downtown Market. She cans strawberry rhubarb and other fruity preserves. more »»

God, country and community

June 15, 2016 A year after Governor Branstad announced Emmet County as a Home Base Iowa Community, and Iowa Lakes Community College as a Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMP), Emmet... more »»

A run through the parks

June 15, 2016 And…go. With city administrator Penny Clayton and some board members absent from the meeting, a tight team did a speedy relay through Parks & Rec business Monday night. more »»

Light up the sky

June 15, 2016 According to Tim Schumacher, fireworks are legal to sell in Iowa. more »»

Book revisits 1973 NW Iowa murders

June 15, 2016 SIOUX CITY: Phil Hamman was overcome with emotion when he heard about the murders at Gitchie Mantou State Park in 197. more »»

#Fight for Benjamin comes to Graettinger

June 15, 2016 Saturday, June 18, supporters of Kody Manwarren and his family are hosting a Thrivent-supported fundraiser with a motorcycle ride from Terril to Superior to Wallingford to Graettinger with... more »»

Bergesons selected for Yard of the Month in June

June 15, 2016 The Bergesons, located at 326 N. 18th St., were chosen yard of the Month for June by the Estherville Garden Club. more »»

Appeal of sentenced denied for Astello

June 15, 2016 Juan Carlos Astello, one of the 10 men convicted in the 1997 murder of an Estherville teenager, will remain in prison due to a ruling on Wednesday by the Iowa Court of Appeals. more »»

Incredible edibles at Downtown Market

June 12, 2016 Thursday was a hot night to be downtown. It really was a hot night. The June sun was markedly sultr. more »»

Emmet County sends delegate to GOP convention

June 12, 2016 The Republican Party is going to rock and roll next month. Literally. more »»

Special election set to elect Armstrong mayor

June 12, 2016 On June 6, 2016 the Emmet County Auditor’s Office received a petition from 77 residents of the City of Armstrong requesting a special election to fill the vacancy of mayor authorized by Iowa Code 372. more »»

NW Iowa Concert Band plays first in summer series

June 12, 2016 Under the direction of Rich Nicklay, the Northwest Iowa Concert Band played at the Good Samaritan Center on Wednesday in Estherville. more »»

Estherville UMC lends hands, hearts

June 12, 2016 Rain postponed the project once, and a late afternoon thunderstorm threatened to wash out the plans again, but a team of Estherville UMC members came together to make a small house near the South... more »»

Hanson family brings laughter to library

June 12, 2016 The speed juggling, Guinness Book of World Record–setting Hanson Family delighted a bevy of youngsters and their parents at the Estherville Public Library Friday afternoon. more »»

McMahons’ home named EXCELlent Property of the Month

June 12, 2016 The home of Kent and Angie McMahon, located at 309 N. 16th St, was selected at the EXCELlent Property of the Month this week. Kent said the roof, siding; doors and lighting were all redone. more »»

Gone Cold: Exploring Iowa’s Unsolved Murders

June 12, 2016 This is a weekly feature highlighting some of Iowa’s unsolved homicides in the hopes that it will lead to new tips and potentially help solve cases. more »»

 
 

Estherville Noon Kiwanis June 28, 2016

Estherville Noon Kiwanis, a group of business and profes- sional leaders dedicated to changing the world one child at a time, meets every Tuesday. more »

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