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Senior Spotlight for week of April 12

The Estherville News continues its Senior Spotlight series through ELC graduation May 16. Our latest group of graduating seniors includes Miyah Paulson, Scott Whitacre, Beatris Blanco, Gary Gardner, Journey Johnson, and Anna Redinius

Quid pro quo and more alleged in EPD lawsuit

Victoria Abrahamson of Estherville filed a civil lawsuit Friday, April 9 in Emmet County District Court alleging that former Estherville police officer Ben Scheevel told her he would release her ...

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Thankful for mayor

As a resident of Estherville for many years, I would like to say how much I appreciate the letters to all of us written by Mayor Joseph May almost every week and published in the Estherville Daily News. He obviously cares deeply about the citizens of this town and how our lives are impacted by ...


It’s that day

With the world so strange it’s difficult to cull fiction from fact without a footnote, our newsroom had a hard time writing a prank story or creating any journalistic sleight of hand. The levity of April Fool’s Day, even if this year it comes on the more somber Maundy Thursday, would be ...

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