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Yesterday | The Democrat

Supervisors Vote To Replace Bridge

A 100-year old bridge on a Level B road will be removed and replaced with a culvert.

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Tuesday | The Democrat

Then Feed Just One This September

"Without becoming a political discussion, I ask you this," said Ted Ellis of Emmetsburg.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA

Tuesday | The Democrat

PACHS Welcomes New Physicians

New physicians were introduced to the Palo Alto County community last Friday during a coffee at Palo Alto County Hospital.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, World News, India, Illinois College

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Democrat

Damage Assessments Underway

When Palo Alto County was hit with several heavy rainfalls in mid June of this year, considerable damage was sustained throughout the county.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

NTSB releases details about deadly medical helicopter crash

Federal investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board have released details surrounding a medical helicopter crash near Clear Lake in January 2013 that left three people dead.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Democrat

Tax Askings, Allocations Explained

While nearly everyone considers taxes a necessary evil, many are not totally sure just how the county's tax assessment dollars are assigned and spent.

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Related Topix: Graettinger, IA, Ringsted, IA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Democrat

REAP Benefits North Iowa Nature Centers

REAP funding safeguards Iowa's future through conservation education. Floyd County's Fossil and Prairie Preserve Center and the Lost Island Nature Center in Palo Alto County demonstrate the success of statewide REAP-empowered education efforts.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Floyd County, IA, Family, Kids, Rockford, IA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Democrat

General Election Filing Period Opens Monday

The upcoming November 4 General Elections will feature several contested races in Palo Alto County, including the offices of Treasurer, Recorder, Attorney and three seats on the County Board of Supervisors.

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The Democrat

Bormann Named Volunteer Attorney for Iowa Legal Aid

The Hon. Donald Bormann, now retired, is working as a volunteer attorney for Iowa Legal Aid.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Democrat

Deed Scam Making Rounds

An old scam is making the rounds in the area once again and officials want to caution area residents on how not to be taken in.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Democrat

Dorothy E. Campney 1921-2014Funeral service for Dorothy E. Campney of ...

Funeral service for Dorothy E. Campney of Emmetsburg will be held Saturday, July 26, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, Canada, Cylinder, IA, Ruthven, IA

The Democrat

Ragbrai a Success

"So many people had such good things to say," said Deb Hite, Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce Executive Director.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, Graettinger, IA, Muscatine, IA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Democrat

Premium Auction Closes Out Fair

With fewer livestock entries at this year's Palo Alto County Fair, the All-Premium Auction Sunday afternoon raised a total of $21,585 in premiums for the for the 52 exhibitors taking part in the Premium auction event.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, Ruthven, IA, West Bend, IA, Cylinder, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Rider dies on RAGBRAI Monday near Graettinger, IA

According to RAGBRAI blogger Katherine Klingseis , a 63-year-old man died while riding RAGBRAI on Monday.

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Related Topix: Graettinger, IA, Iowa, Emmetsburg, IA, Sioux City, IA, Rock Valley, IA

The Democrat

Roberta Hersom Named To Iowa 4-H Hall Of Fame

An Emmetsburg woman will join several other Palo Alto County residents in the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame after her she was nominated and recognized Thursday evening at the 2014 Palo Alto County Fair.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Emmetsburg, IA, Western Illinois University, Cylinder, IA, Curlew, IA

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