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Farm, Home Show nears

February 21, 2014 The Estherville Farm and Home Show will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 through 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1 at the Regional Wellness Center. more »»

Council accepts Milburn’s resignation

February 21, 2014 The Estherville City Council officially accepted the resignation letter of police chief Eric Milburn on Monday. The council has about six months to find his replacement. more »»

ELC fifth-graders ‘go underground’

February 21, 2014 What would you do if someone owned you — body and soul — and the only way you could escape was to leave in the middle of the night — abandoning your friends, family and venturing into a great, dark... more »»

Friends of Fort Defiance plan summer projects

February 21, 2014 Friends of Fort Defiance members at their monthly meeting this week at the Estherville Public Library previewed the annual newsletter and planned projects for the upcoming summer. more »»

Supervisors approve 2 percent wage increase

February 21, 2014 The Emmet County Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday, Feb. 11 meeting approved a 2 percent across-the-board wage increase for elected officials. more »»

County eyes 5 percent insurance increase

February 21, 2014 Emmet County is looking at a 5 percent increase in health insurance coverage, which includes just over a 3 percent increase in the trust and the remainder in the self-funded portion. more »»

ELC plans one-to-one technology

February 14, 2014 The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education Monday heard about plans for implementing one-to-one technology for students in the classroom. more »»

FFA, Prosper report to ELC Board

February 14, 2014 Visitors brought a lot of positive news about the Estherville Lincoln Central School District at the ELC Board meeting Monday night. more »»

Erika Holmquist-Wall: Estherville’s Monuments Woman

February 14, 2014 While the film The Monuments Men honors the efforts of the artists and art historians who recovered and catalogued the greatest theft of art in history, Estherville has its own monuments woman who... more »»

Milburn to retire

February 14, 2014 Estherville Police Chief Eric Milburn is expected to submit his resignation at the regular city council meeting. According to the council agenda, the long-time chief plans to retire from the force. more »»

Parks and Rec Board reviews 2013 accomplishments in annual report

February 14, 2014 The Estherville Parks and Recreation Board reviewed its annual report this past Monday. more »»

County Conservation Board discusses archery program

February 14, 2014 WALLINGFORD — The Emmet County Nature Center Foundation and the Emmet County Conservation Board discussed the success of the NASP archery program and other issues at their monthly meeting Monday at... more »»

Ussery, Nicols tell about Pack Away Hunger project

February 14, 2014 Did you know that over 47 percent of Estherville Lincoln Central students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches? Did you know that 16 percent of school-age children in the school district... more »»

Sups grant tax abatement

February 14, 2014 The Emmet County Board of Supervisors Tuesday granted a $448 tax abatement to Green Acres mobile home park on taxes assessed on an abandoned manufactured home. more »»

ELC Middle School placed in lockdown

February 13, 2014 The Estherville Middle School building was placed in lockdown Thursday after a handgun cartridge was found on the floor in a classroom. more »»

Hustedt named new Avera Holy Family Administrator

February 12, 2014 The Board of Trustees of Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville has named Dale Hustedt as the new hospital administrator. Hustedt will begin his new role March 17. more »»

Jacobs stumps for Harkin’s seat

February 7, 2014 Mark Jacobs, Republican candidate for the Senator Tom Harkin’s to-be-vacated set, met with constituents in Estherville Tuesday. more »»

Introducing Mark Jacobs

February 7, 2014 Following his meeting with constituents at Bud’s Café on Monday, Senate candidate Mark Jacobs stopped by the Estherville News to talk more about his campaig. more »»

North Union voters approve PPEL funding

February 7, 2014 Voters of North Union School District Tuesday approved two public measures that would give the board authority to assess a physical plant and equipment levy up to $1. more »»

CAASA Idol March 8

February 7, 2014 It was a huge success the first time, and this year promises to be just as big when the second annual CAASA Idol comes to the Estherville VFW Saturday, March 8. more »»



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