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On schedule

June 17, 2015 Both Estherville Lincoln Central School construction projects are on schedule even with multiple rain days said ELC Superintendent Tara Paul. more »»

Branstad visit to include Home Base honor

June 17, 2015 Emmet County will officially be designated at a Home Base Iowa Community and Iowa Lakes Community College will receive its designation as a CHAMP Campus at a ceremony this afternoon. more »»

City, county move forward with new economic plan

June 17, 2015 The Estherville City Council and Emmet County Board of Supervisors both approved a plan to boost economic development efforts. more »»

Sathoff sworn in as county auditor

June 17, 2015 Magistrate Dave Forsyth swore in new Emmet County auditor Amy Sathoff on Tuesday during the Emmet County Board of Supervisors regular meeting. more »»

Windsor Manor shows off facilty at Business After Five

June 17, 2015 Wednesday, Windsor Manor was the location of the Chamber’s Business After 5 monthly event. more »»

ELC school board OKs new hires

June 17, 2015 At Monday’s Estherville Lincoln Central School Board meeting, four new hires were approved. more »»

Christensen bond set at $2 million

June 14, 2015 A day after the Estherville community gathered to say goodbye to 19-year-old Thomas Bortvit, officials returned the man charged with his murder to Emmet County for his initial court appearance. more »»

Healed by positive attitude and a sense of humor

June 14, 2015 “It was an interesting experience, I will tell you that,” laughed John Greig. This October will mark 28 years that Greig didn’t think he should have had. more »»

Jazz, jazz and more jazz

June 14, 2015 When Scott Hesse picked up a guitar the summer he was 14, it was to play for fun. more »»

Studying life in a small town

June 14, 2015 What do you think of living in a small town? Iowa State University asked this of 15,000 residents spread through one town in each of the state’s 99 counties – first in 1994, then in 2004 and most... more »»

A town in mourning

June 10, 2015 The community of Estherville is in mourning following the death of 19-year-old Thomas Bortvit this past weekend. more »»

Bortvit death ruled a homicide

June 10, 2015 In a release from Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens Wednesday evening, he stated that the Iowa Office of State Medical Examiner in Ankeny released a preliminary report that the manner of death of... more »»

City officials begin planning for new pool

June 10, 2015 Estherville officials are slowly moving forward with plans for a new outdoor swimming pool/aquatic center. more »»

Sups set public hearing for NFP Farm

June 10, 2015 Emmet County Supervisors met last Tuesday with a short agenda. During the meeting, the board set the public hearing date for NFP Farm 254-Morlin hog confinement site for 10 a.m. on June 1. more »»

Helping Estherville area residents stay covered

June 10, 2015 State Farm has recently moved to its new location on Central Avenue, however, the dedicated service remains the same. more »»

Sathoff elected county auditor

June 9, 2015 Emmet County residents overwhelming elected Amy Sathoff as the new auditor in a special election on Tuesday. The election was held to fill the position vacated by Mikki Erickson, who retired in April. more »»

Second update: Arrest made in Bortvit death

June 7, 2015 More details are being released this morning as the result of an investigation into the death of 19-year-old Thomas Bortvit of Estherville. more »»

Relay raises over $103,000

June 7, 2015 The Emmet County Relay for Life exceeded expectations Saturday, raising a grand total of $103,824.43, crushing the goal of $89,000. more »»

Estherville receives downtown assessment

June 7, 2015 A team from the Iowa Department of Economic Development Authority visited Estherville this past week to conduct a downtown assessment and help provide tools for bettering the community. more »»

Vandals strike historic Estherville Rock Garden

June 7, 2015 While it takes an entire village to raise a child; it most definitely takes the eyes and ears of the entire population of the City of Estherville to safeguard all of the city parks and our unique... more »»

 
 
 

 

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