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ELC plans busy homecoming week

On Monday, Sept. 21, the high school's dress up theme is Iowa Day. Activities include 4 p.m freshman football at Algona, 4:30 p.m. high school cross country at Spencer, and freshman volleyball at Spirit Lake, and at 5 p.m. junior varsity volleyball at Spirit Lake. Tuesday, Sept. 22, the high ...

Supervisors meet Tuesday

The Emmet County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday in the board room of the Emmet County courthouse. The public may also join the meeting by coming to the West Entrance of the Courthouse and calling the Auditor’s Office at 712-362-4261 or by joining with Zoom. Please see Zoom information ...

North Union homecoming royalty

Trevor Kruse and Olivia Guerdet were chosen as North Union High School's homecoming king and queen Saturday.

City closes offices again -updated

The city of Estherville issued a news release Friday that its administrative offices and utility office will be closed beginning today, Monday, Sept. 21. The release stated, “This is in keeping with Governor Kim Reynolds' State of Public Health Disaster Emergency which went into effect on ...

Trump Train boasted about 80 cars in Estherville

The Emmet County Republican Women sponsored the Trump Train parade Saturday afternoon. An estimated 80 vehicles made the run from Bomgaars parking lot to South 1st along Central Ave. flying flags in support of the sitting president and of local police.

City offices close

Friday afternoon, the city of Estherville announced it was closing its offices to the public as of Monday, Sept. 21. The city did not say whether any public officials or staff had tested positive for coronavirus, but stated its commitment to keep with Governor Kim Reynolds' State of Public ...

Protecting Emmet Co.’s air and water

Aimee Devereaux's last day as Emmet County environmental health specialist is October 2. Working through Emmet County Public Health, Devereaux was in charge of numerous responsibilities for Emmet and other counties, including onsite wastewater, private wells, swimming pools, tanning beds, ...

Ambassadors cut ribbon on Sittin’ Pretty

The Estherville Chamber Ambassadors cut the ribbon in Sittin' Pretty Dog Grooming at 502 N 8th St. in Estherville Wednesday. From left, Ambassadors Mike Hanson, Stephanie Andrews, and Ron Leffel, Sittin' Pretty owner Angela Barefield, Ambassador Dallas Quastad, Brandon Barefield, Ambassadors ...

Doggone it, that’s nice!

The Estherville Dog Park received a couple of upgrades Wednesday morning thanks to a group of volunteers who count—literally. Estherville employees from Williams and Company PC built an obstacle course out of wooden posts and a table ramp for dogs to play on. “A lot of us our a part of ...