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Monday traffic accident injures two Estherville teens

June 26, 2018 A traffic accident in rural Emmet County on Monday morning injured three people. According to Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens, at 11:04 a.m. more »»

Quilts of valor presented

June 23, 2018 The creators of the Quilts of Valor presented handmade quilts to 59 veterans Saturday afternoon in front of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall. See more in Monday's edition of the Estherville News. more »»

A Vietnam Conversation

June 21, 2018 Eight Vietnam veterans: Kenny Billings, Bob Fine, Gary Richard, Steve Erickson, Mike Dalen, Gene Haukoos, Everett Houge, and Gene Kaltvedt sat down recently to share stories from their service in th... more »»

Governor Reynolds issues disaster proclamation

June 21, 2018 (DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation Thursday for nine counties in response to flooding and severe weather beginning June 14 and continuing. more »»

It was a long year

June 21, 2018 Pat Erickson said, “It was a long year,” when her oldest son was in Vietnam. Steve Erickson served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1970-71. Steve enlisted because he knew he wanted to fly. more »»

Little sister lost a brother same week she gained one

June 21, 2018 Diane Weber Rierson was 10 when brother Bill was killed in war Diane has seen the wall, the full one, in Washington, DC, and has a picture of her brother, Bill Weber’s, name on i. more »»

Wilson was wounded on Vietnam mission

June 21, 2018 Bullet hit left side Amy H. Peterson Staff Writer Lonnie Wilson graduated from Estherville High School and went into the U.S. Army in 1965. He served with the 68th Assault Helicopter C. more »»

Two-term Vietnam soldier sent letter to editor

June 21, 2018 Deanna (Anderson) Gjerde sent this clipping of a letter her brother, George, sent to this newspaper in October, 1969. George Andrew Anderson Jr. more »»

Hustedt leaving Avera Holy Family

June 20, 2018 Dale Hustedt, President and CEO of Avera Holy Family Hospital, is stepping down. His last day is Friday, June 2. more »»

Making history

June 20, 2018 From June 10-14, Estherville Lincoln Central students Cora Brant and Taylor Myers competed at National History Day in Washington, D.C. However, NHD is not limited to students in the United States,. more »»

Traveling Vietnam Wall arrives today

June 20, 2018 The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arrives in Estherville at 1 p.m. today. Residents are encouraged to line Central Avenue to welcome the Wall to town. more »»

New Center Township confinement approved

June 20, 2018 The Emmet County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing for a new confinement construction in Section 34 of Center Township. The applicant for the new site is BDEM Livestock, LLC. more »»

ELC School Board Tentative agreement given to land swap with city

June 20, 2018 The Estherville Lincoln Central School Board on Monday gave tentative approval for a land swap with the City of Estherville for the location of a new pool on the north side of Thoreson Par. more »»

Happy Birthday

June 19, 2018 Events begin Thursday; parade is 10:30 a.m. Saturday When you think of Graettinger you think of its annual Labor Day celebration, which is the oldest Labor Day Celebration in the state. more »»

Summer jazz camp concerts announced

June 19, 2018 The public is invited to attend five concerts during the 38th annual Iowa Lakes Community College Reggie Schive Summer Jazz Camp next week. more »»

Spurgin returns to Estherville

June 19, 2018 The timing of Denny White’s retirement at Estherville Drug proved fortuitous to Estherville native Andy Spurgin. more »»

Fire departments respond to fire on 400th Ave

June 12, 2018 Fire fighters responded to a chemical fire around 11:15 a.m. Tuesday on 400th Ave., north of Esthervill. more »»

Beauty inside and out

June 11, 2018 Riley Shryock won Miss Scott County on the eastern coast of Iowa, and will compete Friday against 14 other girls for Miss Iowa Outstanding Teen at the Adler Theatre in Davenport. more »»

Four stars for the 4-Star Camp

June 11, 2018 Not ready for your child to be home all day with no school? The Regional Wellness Center’s 4-Star Camp is one way to occupy children for the first couple weeks of summer vacation. more »»

Free lunch for ELC school-age youth

June 11, 2018 Estherville Lincoln Central High School is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. more »»



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