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Congratulations to Joni Ernst

To the Editor:Senator Ernst,Congratulations on winning the Senate seat Tuesday night.I spent the last several months advising my friends and family against supporting you in the election. I disagree with many of the positions you embraced in the course of your campaign. That being said, you ran ...

Smith thanked for service

We are taking this opportunity to say Thank You to Ron Smith for your service to our County and Community. You have been a very devoted person serving all the people of Emmet County. You were an advocate because of the knowledge and leadership skills you provided as a County Supervisor. As a ...

Patocka responds to Jenson letter

Letter to the Editor:RE: Voting Advice of a Past Emmet County SupervisorMr. Jenson offered his advice in his October 31 Letter to the Editor, "Before you cast your vote, ask yourself-is this individual strong enough to represent my interests."I would hope that Emmet County citizens, before ...

Think before you vote

As a past Emmet County Supervisor, I can tell you that some decisions are hard to make. We all want and need someone in that office who is willing to make those decisions Our current board has made some of those hard decisions in the last couple of years. We need to remember that the decisions ...

It’s all up to us

Three weeks ago on a Friday night drive through downtown Estherville my Grandson Evan and I noted a very strong odor. Duty bound the next week I made my way to the assessor's office to make note of it on the log the county uses keep to track of these occurrences.I was surprised when told the ...

Support Grussing for House Dist. 7

To the Editor:I am writing to express my support for the Democratic nominee for our District 7 seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, Dave Grussing, in the upcoming election on November 4th. I am a lifelong, registered Republican, but after hearing Dave's ideas about creating new jobs in ...

Vote for Gassman on November 4

Dear Editor,It must be getting close to the election. I've noticed many political ads filled with spin and fabrications in order to confuse voters.As a veteran, I am supporting Tedd Gassman for state Representative on November 4. Gassman's voting record shows he is the best choice for veterans ...

Thanks for your support of Buddy Poppies

Thank you so very much for your generous donations to the 2014 Buddy Poppies Campaign.Thank you to the people of Estherville and the surrounding area for the support you showed to our veterans and their families. It makes me proud to be a member of our community to have many people give ...

ELC to host Donuts for Dad

We are happy to announce at ELC the 2nd Donuts for Dads! Start your day and your child's with a delicious donut and put smiles on everyone's face at ELC Elementary!We are extremely excited about the upcoming event; here are the dates and times:October 29: 3rd & 4th grade from ...

Take part in CROP Hunger Walk

Now, more than ever, I would like to invite everyone in Emmet County to join us for a brisk walk that will be good for your heart, physically and spiritually. On Sunday, Sept. 28, we will be walking in the Estherville Area CROP Hunger Walk.The CROP Hunger Walk is a great community event - an ...