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ELC Board OKs Demoney addition architect

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education Monday night hired ShiveHattery as the architectural firm for the Demoney renovation and addition slated for completion fall 2016.The architectural and engineering firm is one of three the district building committee interviewed.Mark Allen, ...

Graettinger-Terril holds commencement for Class of 2014

GRAETTINGER - Twenty-six students walked across the stage to receive their diplomas at Graettinger-Terril's High School graduation on Sunday.Salutatorian Alexandra Olesen gave the welcome.The alumni speaker Jim Eldridge kept all eyes on him as he wandered around the Graettinger gymnasium while ...

North Union graduates 53

ARMSTRONG - Donned in class colors of green and silver, North Union High School seniors met for the last time together as a class Sunday along with a full house at the Armstrong-Ringsted gymnasium.Hanna Gardner was valedictorian and Rebecca Boyer was salutatorian. National Honor Society members ...

Red Cross Blood Drive another success

The Red Cross Blood Drive on May 6 was a great success, collecting 71 units of life saving blood.As this was my last blood drive as coordinator here in Estherville, I would like to thank and acknowledge some folks: the RSVP volunteers for their hundreds of hours over the years; the churches and ...

Good Sam administrator thanks Thrivent members

Letter to the Editor:A heartfelt "thank you" to all of the Thrivent Financial members who directed Thrivent Choice Dollars to the Good Samaritan Society-Estherville. Through your individual recommendation, you have made a difference for the residents at the Good Samaritan Society. ...

Thanks to those who helped with Jesus’ funeral

Letter to the Editor:Thank you to Henry Olson Funeral Home for their assistance with our Good Friday funeral for Jesus by providing their coach, a casket, and funeral folders. Special thanks to Mark Friesner and Larry Anderson for giving their evening to help.Pastor Lynn ElrodEstherville United ...

North Union’s ‘Every 15 Minutes’ had a lot of help

To the Editor:The Every 15 Minutes Program that was held at North Union was a two year work in progress. The event was originally scheduled for last spring but due to a late storm it was cancelled. The committee came together again to pick up and prepare a program aimed at saving lives and ...

RAGBRAI is coming to Graettinger

To the EditorRAGBRAI's coming to town, RAGRABI's coming to town..can you feel the excitement in those words? I do and I hope everyone else does too. This is a very HUGE thing for Graettinger being asked to be a "support town stop" right before they ascend on their overnight hosts in ...

Estherville Boxing Team trophies sought

To the Editor:The Estherville Boxing Team had 4-5 boxing trophies that were on display in the Trophy Room at the VFW. These were given away or misplaced from the VFW. The Estherville boxers would like these trophies to be brought back to Bob Hockett or Rick Moreno to be presented at the 2014 ...

Thanks for making the Pavilion dream a reality!

The Estherville Little League Association would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone who donated or has helped sponsor the construction of the Little League Pavilion building and new dugouts at Thoreson. We would like to say a special thank you to Jon Semrad for donating ...