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Lakers qualify for Nationals

The Iowa Lakes Men's Basketball Team earned a trip to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament with an 85-73 win over Southwestern here on Saturday. It will be the second trip to Nationals for Troy Larson as a head coach—the last time was in 2013. Larson made the trip as a player in 1992. This will be the Lakers' fifth trip to Nationals in program history. The tournament will be held in Danville, Ill., April 20-24. Seeding for the tournament will take place Monday. Watch for more on this story in the Monday, April 12 Estherville News

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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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