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Fright Hike ready for chills

Fright Hike has gathered all its final limbs and weapons for the frightening display in the woods on Saturday, Oct. 31. Although masks are required for all parts of the terrifying trek, COVID-19 will not be putting a damper on a night full of fun and screams. For the safety of all participants, the line has been extended to maintain a safe distance of six feet between all parties. The entrance fee is five dollars and lights-on hours are still 6-7 p.m.; however, all screams are on after 7 p.m., so be prepared for lots of frights. If screaming and fun is a part of your Halloween fantasy, ...

ELC prom to change venue

Whether the current pandemic will permit a school prom for Estherville Lincoln Central’s juniors and seniors next spring remains to be seen. However due to action by the school board on ...

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Estherville Community Christmas Project cancelled for 2020

Dear Friends, As many of you know, Emmet County has had an annual Community Christmas Project for the past 37 years. The project began in 1982 as a response to the stressful financial circumstances faced by many of our community members. The project that is sponsored by the Estherville Area ...


Foster care: a road to permanency

May is National Foster Care Month-a time to acknowledge the foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections. It is also a time to ...

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