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Armstrong to look at mosquito control for 2015

July 11, 2014 ARMSTRONG — With the Fourth of July now past, the Armstrong City Council Monday decided to wait until next spring to consider hiring a firm to do mosquito contro. more »»

Armstrong to consider Freedom Rock

July 11, 2014 ARMSTRONG — The Armstrong City Council Monday decided that it will wait until its August meeting to determine whether it will allow placement of a Freedom Rock in the city park to honor county... more »»

Supervisors get update on environmental health

July 11, 2014 Emmet County environmental health specialist Aimee Devereaux updated the Emmet County Board of Supervisors Tuesday on inspections and permits for the fiscal year just ended June 30. more »»

Maquoketa Caves: A splelunking good adventure

July 11, 2014 Due east from Cedar Rapids and not far from the Illinois border is one of Iowa’s greatest treasures — Maquoketa Caves State Park. more »»

Two boys killed in Graettinger house fire

July 7, 2014 GRAETTINGER — Two boys, ages 5 and 7, were killed in a house fire in Graettinger early Monday morning, according to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Offic. more »»

Celebrating the Fourth

July 4, 2014 About midway through the Estherville Area Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July flight breakfast Friday morning, crowds surged and lines formed as people came for the 66th annual event. more »»

Ringsted gears up for RAGBRAI

July 4, 2014 For the fourth time, Ringsted residents are gearing up for the annual RAGBRAI bike ride across Iow. more »»

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 »»



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