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Closing arguments start today in Christensen trial

June 29, 2016 This is the second week of trial in the case of Lee Christensen, who is accused of killing Thomas Bortvit on June 6, 2015. more »»

 
 
 
Cowboy rides rough for veterans

June 29, 2016 Tony Jones is riding Highway 9, for this stretch on a palomino named Ellen, calling it “The Quest for Constitution in honor of Vets: A 1,500 mile journey from Fort Pierre, S.D., to Washington DC. more »»

­Ready for THE flight breakfast

June 29, 2016 The 68th Annual Flight Breakfast continues a long-standing Estherville tradition Begun in 1948, the first flight breakfasts were held in August, but eventually moved to July. more »»

Estherville’s ‘pop’ artist

June 26, 2016 “They were too neat and colorful to just recycle,” Jeanette Walton of Estherville said about the rainbow of soda, energy drink, juice drink and tea cans now available. more »»

Armstrong ready for the Fourth

June 26, 2016 ARMSTRONG — With the Fourth of July on a Monday this year, the community of Armstrong is taking advantage of adding three days of preliminary events starting on Friday, July 1. more »»

Jury selected for Christensen trial

June 22, 2016 With jury selection taking two days, opening arguments in the Lee Christensen of Estherville first-degree murder trial began today at the Emmet County Courthouse.. more »»

Rental housing code passes first reading

June 22, 2016 With some slight modifications, the Estherville City Council approved the first reading a new rental housing code on Monday. more »»

Funds raised for county Honor Flights

June 22, 2016 The Emmet County Supervisors addressed a light agenda at Tuesday’s meeting. more »»

Rental code upgrade has landlords concerned

June 19, 2016 The rental housing code meeting Wednesday night crackled with flurries of questions and frequent interruptions of the slide presentation by city administrator Penny Clayton. Clayton, flanked by Sgt. more »»

A Danish celebration

June 19, 2016 The southeast Emmet County town of Ringsted held an all-school and town celebration this past weekend. Friday night’s entertainment included a mock version of “The Dating Game. more »»

The monster (cookie) legend

June 19, 2016 Her monster cookies are sold around town. Her freshly baked quick breads sell out at the Estherville Downtown Market. She cans strawberry rhubarb and other fruity preserves. more »»

God, country and community

June 15, 2016 A year after Governor Branstad announced Emmet County as a Home Base Iowa Community, and Iowa Lakes Community College as a Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMP), Emmet... more »»

A run through the parks

June 15, 2016 And…go. With city administrator Penny Clayton and some board members absent from the meeting, a tight team did a speedy relay through Parks & Rec business Monday night. more »»

Light up the sky

June 15, 2016 According to Tim Schumacher, fireworks are legal to sell in Iowa. more »»

Book revisits 1973 NW Iowa murders

June 15, 2016 SIOUX CITY: Phil Hamman was overcome with emotion when he heard about the murders at Gitchie Mantou State Park in 197. more »»

#Fight for Benjamin comes to Graettinger

June 15, 2016 Saturday, June 18, supporters of Kody Manwarren and his family are hosting a Thrivent-supported fundraiser with a motorcycle ride from Terril to Superior to Wallingford to Graettinger with... more »»

Bergesons selected for Yard of the Month in June

June 15, 2016 The Bergesons, located at 326 N. 18th St., were chosen yard of the Month for June by the Estherville Garden Club. more »»

Appeal of sentenced denied for Astello

June 15, 2016 Juan Carlos Astello, one of the 10 men convicted in the 1997 murder of an Estherville teenager, will remain in prison due to a ruling on Wednesday by the Iowa Court of Appeals. more »»

Incredible edibles at Downtown Market

June 12, 2016 Thursday was a hot night to be downtown. It really was a hot night. The June sun was markedly sultr. more »»

Emmet County sends delegate to GOP convention

June 12, 2016 The Republican Party is going to rock and roll next month. Literally. more »»

Special election set to elect Armstrong mayor

June 12, 2016 On June 6, 2016 the Emmet County Auditor’s Office received a petition from 77 residents of the City of Armstrong requesting a special election to fill the vacancy of mayor authorized by Iowa Code 372. more »»

 
 

Estherville Rotary June 30, 2016

Estherville Rotary is a service organization that meets weekly at the Estherville... more »

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