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Red Cross collects 66 units in Estherville

The Red Cross came to Estherville just in time for Valentine's Day so that our donors could give the gift of life. We were able to collect 66 units of very much needed, life-giving blood.We had about seven new donors, folks whose names I did not recognize. I thank each and every person who came ...

On the mat

Editor's note: Estherville Lincoln Central wrestling coach Dan Hewitt received this letter from a Sioux Central parent and asked us to share it with our readers.Dear coach,My name is Rita Schau and while that might not ring any bells with you, I am the mom of Colton Schau, a freshman, ...

Impressions from Monday’s City Council meeting

To the EditorI attended Monday's City Council meeting where the fate of the old JC Penney building across from Radio Shack was decided. I didn't really know much about the proposal before I got there and still don't claim to know much more about it after hearing arguments from both sides. But ...

UDMO Emmet County staff say thanks for support

Letter to the Editor,We cannot express enough the appreciation we have at the Upper Des Moines Emmet County Outreach Office for the very generous contributions and donations the people of Emmet County made throughout 2013.Our county has again been blessed by giving individuals, churches, ...

Bradfords say thanks

I can not begin to express the gratitude I have for everyone involved in making Dylan's benefit a success. We feel honored to have such amazing friends in our lives who have truly become our family. We felt so blessed when our dear friends Jill Bollinger, Cortney Stevens, and Joel and Laurie ...

Bahr thanks those who helped on trip

I want to thank ALL of the great people that helped send me to Haiti, those who brought items for sales, business organizations and people that donates time and money, dresses, shoes, diapers, blankets, medicine, toothbrushes, dental floss, soccer balls and shirts. We are very blessed! I am ...

Estherville can be proud of giving

To the Editor:The Estherville community can be extremely proud of the Community Christmas Project which took place December 3, 2013 at Duhigg Center.Initiated and coordinated by the Estherville Area Ministerial Association, this project served 706 individuals this year, which translates into ...

Martens responds to Grussing letter

Letter to the Editor:I am responding to the recent letter submitted to the Estherville News in regard to the dispatching issue between Emmet County and the City of Armstrong.Months ago I was approached about renegotiating the dispatch fees that the City of Armstrong pays Emmet County for its ...

Thanks for your support of Special Olympics

On Oct. 4th & 5th Estherville Special Olympics held a rummage sale at the Duhigg Center. The sale was an overwhelming success, exceeding our expectations by leaps and bounds. Of course for a function like this to be a success there has to be community support and lots of help to make it ...

Foundation president says ‘thank you’

To the Estherville Community,Thank you to everyone that bought tickets, donated prizes, baked desserts and came out to help celebrate our 20th Annual Champion in Education Banquet on October 19th. Our Champions this year are Mike and Edith Clarken!A big thank you to our sponsors at all three ...