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Wedebrand denied parole

July 4, 2014 SPENCER?— A man convicted in the 1997 murder of Estherville teenager Gregory "Sky" Erickson will not be paroled this year. more »»

Olvera found guilty of abuse

July 4, 2014 In a July 1 filing, Jose Luis Aguilar Olvera of Armstrong was found guilty in a bench trial of sexual abuse of a six-year-old girl. In the verdict handed down by Third Judicial District Judge Carl J. more »»

Two people injured in county accident

July 4, 2014 Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens reports that two people were injured as the result of a two-vehicle collision north of Estherville that occurred Saturday afternoo. more »»

Sullivans win EXCELlent Contest

July 4, 2014 And who says it doesn’t pay to fix up your house in Estherville. Bill and Nancy Sullivan of 639 10th Ave. more »»

Three people face drug charges

July 4, 2014 Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens reports the arrest of three people on drug charges as the result of two separate traffic stops recentl. more »»

June storms put damper on camping

July 4, 2014 WALLINGFORD — Heavy June rains and storms apparently took their toll on June camping numbers, the Emmet County Conservation Board learned Thursday. more »»

Black Knights plan Sweet Corn Days events

July 4, 2014 The Black Knights Car Club planned Sweet Corn Days events and other activities at the group’s monthly meeting Tuesday night at the VFW trophy room. more »»

County residents can receive assistance

July 4, 2014 Emmet County residents can now request Individual Assistance for storm damage to their homes, car repairs, replacement of clothing or food and temporary housing due to the recent storms and floodin. more »»

Iowa Lakes Corridor hires new CEO

July 4, 2014 SPENCER — The Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation has announced the hiring of Kiley Miller as its new president and CE. more »»

Ready to celebrate the Fourth

June 27, 2014 There’s lots to do this Fourth of July in Emmet County and the Lakes area. The 66th annual Estherville Flight Breakfast will be held from 7-11 a.m. more »»

A-R holds last board meeting

June 27, 2014 ARMSTRONG — The Armstrong-Ringsted Board of Education held its last — and shortest — meeting Tuesday night when it convened at 6 p.m. and adjourned at 6:03 — forever. more »»

Friends group takes on summer projects

June 27, 2014 This summer will likely be the biggest yet for major projects by the Friends of Fort Defiance. more »»

Grevings to sell Sears store

June 27, 2014 After serving Estherville for 17 years, Ed and Jolene Greving are selling the Sears store at 408 Central Ave. to Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores. more »»

Emmet County Supervisors to interview candidates for engineer

June 27, 2014 The Emmet County Board of Supervisors Tuesday learned that four candidates have applied for the county engineer’s positio. more »»

Housing trust marks five years

June 27, 2014 SHELDON — Northwest Iowa Regional House Trust Fund board members Thursday observed five years since the trust was certified by the state as a regional housing trust fund. more »»

Community Foundation awards $98,248

June 27, 2014 The Emmet County Community Foundation awarded $98,248 to 28 organizations at its annual grant awards luncheon Wednesday at the Estherville VFW. A total of 34 agencies had applied for $217,26. more »»

Powers new pastor at United Methodist

June 27, 2014 Rev. Ed Powers has answered a call to the United Methodist Church of Estherville as its new pastor. A Walla Walla, Wash. more »»

The transition from Armstrong-Ringsted to North Union

June 27, 2014 North Union School Superintendent Matt Berninghaus provided answers to a series of questions about the changes district patrons as Armstrong-Ringsted and Sentral school districts finalize their... more »»

Des Moines west fork to crest Tuesday night

June 23, 2014 The Des Moines west fork is predicted to crest at 12.1 feet Tuesday night, reaching West South First Street and West North First Street in Estherville. more »»

Storms wallop area - UPDATED

June 21, 2014 It wasn’t enough for Mother Nature to send one storm to the area this past week. more »»

 
 
 

 

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