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Sunday afternoon, the board of Peterson Point offered a silent auction, a concert, and a traditional Scandinavian lunch at Ingham Lake Bible Camp to raise money to restore the original farmstead …
Erin Latona started her job as dean of Iowa Lakes Community College’s Estherville campus on July 18. As a community college graduate herself, she said she remains intrinsically motivated and …
Last Thursday at the latest public meeting about the Summit and Navigator carbon dioxide pipelines proposed for Emmet County, opposition leader Rich McKean said there was something for opponents of …
Cejay VanDerWilt, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the October 2021 death of David McDowell, was transported to prison immediately after his Tuesday afternoon sentencing hearing. One …
Guests regionally – and Iowa Lakes Community College students internationally – participated in the annual Elizabethan Madrigal Feaste Friday and Saturday Dec. 2-3 at the Iowa Lakes …
Obituaries
Joseph “Joe” Schroeder, age 62, of Ceylon, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at his residence. Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Monday, …
Robert (Bob) Breiner, Sr. Robert (Bob) Breiner, Sr. passed away Sunday, November 27, 2022 after a courageous battle against cancer. His spirit was released from his worn-out body and is now …
Beverly Jean Anderson Beverly Jean Anderson, the daughter of Norman and Annie (Paulson) Egeland, was born on October 17, 1947 in Estherville, Iowa. She died on November 23, 2022 at her home in …
Daniel C. Nelson SHERBURN, Minn. —  A private family service for Daniel C. Nelson, 64, of Dunnell, MN, was held on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, at the Sherburn Assembly of God Regional …
Local Sports

Midgets top Warriors in county matchup

ARMSTRONG — Haylee Stokes continues to lead the Class 3A defending champion Estherville Lincoln Central squad in helping them to a 58-33 win over North Union in non-conference hoops action on …

ELC builds early lead to take care of NU

ARMSTRONG — Except for a brief moment in the first quarter, Estherville Lincoln Central led host North Union in boys’ basketball action on Monday North Union battled throughout the …

ELC places fourth at Okoboji Tourney

MILFORD — Estherville Lincoln Central wrestled its way to a fourth-place finish at the Okoboji Invitational last Saturday. Bishop Heelan and West Hancock tied for first with 170 points, …

Midgets race out in front of Eagles

Owen Larson scored 15 of his game-high 27 points in the first quarter in helping the Estherville Lincoln Central Boys Basketball Team race out to a 21-11 lead over visiting Wes Hancock last …
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Some Facts about December

December was from the Roman calendar. The Roman calendar had only ten months in its year. December was the tenth month which makes sense as the meaning of December is the tenth month. When the …

Message hasn’t changed: You must serve the customer

A couple of generations ago, an up-and-coming Arkansas retailer was spreading out across America, and Kenneth Stone was inundated with requests to speak around Iowa and far beyond about the …

A Local Gem

Winter is finally here after what I consider a very nice fall. Another four weeks of fall weather would have been a bonus, but I have to remember this is Iowa. Now that winter will be entrenched for …