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Email scams and bomb threats received by local businesses

December 13, 2018 On Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, Estherville police received two calls from local businesses in regard to a threatening email. more »»

Citizens group seeks a voice in odor lawsuit

December 13, 2018 The Emmet County Citizens Advocacy Group, Inc. filed a motion to intervene Tuesday afternoon in the case of Emmet County v. Farmers Union Industries, d/b/a Central Bi-Products. more »»

First and second graders sing out

December 13, 2018 Under the direction of Amy Pham, Tuesday night’s concerts at Roosevelt Auditorium featured Estherville Lincoln Central Demoney Elementary’s first and second grade classes. more »»

Estherville Parks and Rec Board Pool committee calls it quits

December 13, 2018 The Estherville Parks & Rec Board received an estimate for pool sealant replacement for the city’s existing outdoor pool in the amount of $38,715. more »»

Emmet County Fair earns Blue-Ribbon award

December 13, 2018 Actively supporting 4-H, FFA and community service projects, the Emmet County Fair is proud to support development of its youth, guided by the many volunteers who mentor them throughout the year. more »»

Four more chances to see dear Santa

December 13, 2018 Santa’s House in Estherville’s Library Square will be open four more times: tonight, Thurs., Dec. 13 from 5-7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Thurs. Dec. 20 from 5-7 p.. more »»

Ambassadors cut ribbon for K.C. Nielsen LLC

December 13, 2018 The Estherville Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting for K.C. Nielsen LLC at 2603 Murray Road on Wednesday. K.C. more »»

Ambassadors welcome Good Samaritan administrator

December 13, 2018 The Estherville Ambassadors welcomed Good Samaritan Administrator Patrick Berry to town. Perry began his duties in Estherville last Thursday. more »»

Citizens advocacy group moves in rendering plant case

December 12, 2018 The Emmet County Citizens Advocacy Group, Inc. more »»

Pool committee dissolves

December 10, 2018 The Estherville Municipal Pool Committee, a sub-committee of the city's Parks & Rec Board, submitted a letter informing the Board of its dissolution. more »»

From Paris to Pittsburgh Iowa Lakes featured in upcoming documentary

December 9, 2018 The premiere of the National Geographic documentary Paris to Pittsburgh will be shown around the world Wednesday evening starting at 8 p.. more »»

Ambassadors welcome Herzberg as Avera CEO

December 9, 2018 Thursday evening, Avera Holy Family Hospital hosted an open house to welcome Deb Herzberg as its new CE. more »»

Post offices closed Wed. Dec. 5

December 3, 2018 President Trump has designated Wednesday, Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning for the 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush. more »»

A purpose

December 2, 2018 Editor’s note: As the Estherville News continues its look into nine causes of depression and anxiety, local workforce pros talk about the role of meaningful work in mental wellness. more »»


December 2, 2018 Thursday evening, Winter Nights Holiday Nights and TUBACHRISTMAS happened in downtown Estherville. more »»

Citizens Climate Education meeting is this Saturday

December 2, 2018 A rainy, freezing-cold Fall day or a balmy Spring day usually get our attention whether we’re an anxious farmer or a schoolkid looking out the window for recess. more »»

Iowa Lakes Dance Team takes third at state

December 2, 2018 The Iowa Lakes dance team earned third place in community college pom, according to coach Danie Juhl. more »»

Emmet County weather-related announcements

November 30, 2018 Weather-related announcements for this weekend have started coming in. The Estherville News staff will update the announcements through the weekend. more »»

Gov. Reynolds orders flags at half-staff to honor fallen sailor

November 30, 2018 (DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa to fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, December 1, 2018, to honor a fallen U.S. sailor. Navy Fireman 1st Class Bert E. more »»

County 4-H’ers and supporters honored at the Awards Night

November 28, 2018 Emmet County 4-H held its annual Fall Awards Night on Sunday to recognize members, leaders, and their clubs for their achievements throughout the 2017-2018 year. more »»

Volunteers come together for Community Christmas project

November 28, 2018 Volunteers are big part of helping the Estherville Community Christmas Project be a success every year. more »»


Estherville Noon Kiwanis December 18, 2018

Estherville Noon Kiwanis, a group of business and profes- sional leaders dedicated to changing the world one child at a time, meets every Tuesday. more »

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