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Police investigate animal shelter burglaries

February 11, 2015 The Estherville Police Department is investigating two burglaries that occurred over the past weekend. On Saturday, Feb. 7, at approximately 10 p.m. more »»

Erickson retiring as county auditor

February 11, 2015 Emmet County Auditor Michele Erickson has announced her retirement as auditor effective April 15. more »»

Nystrom honored for service

February 6, 2015 For 14 years, regular has clockwork, Patsi Nystrom has made a 50-mile trip and back again to Havelock, twice a week, to volunteer her services at the Estherville Free Clinic at First Christian... more »»

ELC to review bids Monday

February 6, 2015 The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education Monday night will hold a public hearing and act on bids for the Demoney Elementary addition projec. more »»

Dyno Tech going global

February 6, 2015 One Estherville manufacturer is gearing up to go globa. more »»

Miller talks about Corridor programs

February 6, 2015 There’s more than one way to skin a cat, and there’s more than one way to bring business to a community. more »»

A safer intersection

February 6, 2015 Pedestrians at the intersection of Central Avenue and Ninth Street now have the advantage of added safety when crossing the street thanks to newly-installed pedestrian signals and push button device... more »»

County sees minimal increase in health insurance

February 6, 2015 Due largely to its self-funded deductible payment and a safety program, Emmet County will have a relatively low 4.98 percent increase in its health insurance for the next fiscal year. more »»

Tight purse strings put crimp in county conservation budget

February 6, 2015 As it faces no increase in tax askings for the 2015-16 budget year, the Emmet County Conservation Board Thursday leaned toward hiring one rather than two seasonal employees. more »»

Condon soars to new heights

January 30, 2015 Estherville native Tony Condon Jr. will be one of two glider pilots representing the US this summer in the 1st FAI World 13.5 Meter World Gliding Championship. more »»

Supervisors OK sharing engineer with Palo Alto

January 30, 2015 The Emmet County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a 28E agreement to share the services of county engineer Walter Davis-Oeth with Palo Alto County. more »»

4 percent raise suggested for elected officials

January 30, 2015 For the second year in a row, the Emmet County Compensation Board is recommending a 4 percent raise for the county’s elected officials for fiscal year 2015-16. more »»

Keys passed at Estherville Good Sam

January 30, 2015 Friday was a day of both joy and sadness for the residents and staff at Estherville Good Samaritan Society as staff and residents welcomed a new administrator and said farewell to Isaac Gerdes who... more »»

Martens tells Rotarians about rural protection programs

January 30, 2015 Emmet County rural residents can rest a lot easier than those in a lot of other places, thanks to the House Watch Program. more »»

Homann trust benefits local charities

January 30, 2015 Local charities have benefitted greatly from the recently settled Roy E. Homann trust. Homann, who died Aug. more »»

Estherville police investigating counterfeit $20 bill

January 30, 2015 The Estherville Police Department is investigating the discovery of a fake $20 bill. Estherville Police say they received a counterfeit $20 bill from a local financial institution. more »»

UMDO requests continued funding

January 30, 2015 Upper Des Moines Opportunity Tuesday asked the Emmet County Board of Supervisors to renew the organization’s current funding level of $12,972 for fiscal 2016. more »»

Writers sought for reading series

January 30, 2015 Are you a writer with a published book or a book about to be published? If you are, the Excel Estherville Arts and Culture Committee is looking for you. more »»

Midget yard stakes on sale

January 30, 2015 The Estherville Post Prom Midget yard stakes are now on sale for $25. The stakes can be ordered by emailing Diann Minion at or leaving a message at 712-362-8557. more »»

Supervisors OK plan to send juvenile offenders to Eldora in the future

January 30, 2015 The Emmet County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved sending future juvenile detainees to Central Iowa Detention at Eldora rather than the Youth Emergency Services Center in Cherokee where... more »»



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