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Shortly before 9 Tuesday evening, Palo Alto County Sheriffs office responded to a complaint of the burglary which occurred in the 300 block of College Street.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Tuesday Collision Claims Life Of Ayrshire Resident
A two-vehicle head-on collision south of Emmetsburg Tuesday morning claimed the life of an Ayrshire woman and injured an Emmetsburg woman.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Palo Alto County Accident
On Friday, the Palo Alto County Sheriffs Office responded to the accidentin the 4200 block of 280th Street.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Desiree Einsweiler Named In Becker's Hospital Review
Rural healthcare leaders face certain challenges that are not present in more urban environments.
MAKING?TRACKS - Sixth graders at the Emmetsburg Middle School got a chance to take to the snow Monday with snowshoes through an opportunity offered by Miriam Patton of the Palo Alto County Conservation Board.
Studies advise against casinos
Consultants hired by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission say a new casino proposed for Jefferson would get most of its money by siphoning revenue from existing casinos.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Laddusaw Named Palo Alto Magistrate
At midnight on Feb. 24, Mark Laddusaw of Whittemore, became the new Palo Alto County Magistrate.
Fatal Accident In Palo Alto County
The Iowa State Patrol says 26-year-old Novo Lagao of Oskaloosa was heading west on Highway 18 leaving the city limits of Ruthven at 7:20 last night.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Hungarian Partridge
The Hungarian partridge or gray partridge is another one of Grundy County's upland birds.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Supervisors Taken For Ride To Illustrate Road Concerns
To illustrate concerns over the conditions of some roads in the western portion of the county, the Palo Alto County Supervisors got taken for a ride, so to speak, during a presentation by Jon Josephson, Principal of the Ruthven-Ayrshire Community School District.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Caring Through Sharing
The West Elementary pajama drive culminated last week with the donation of 30 sets of new pajamas to Palo Alto County Health Systems.
Special Election Results Canvassed By Supervisors
Palo Alto County Supervisors conducted a canvas of a special election in the West Bend-Mallard Community School District during the Feb. 11 board meeting.
JUDGE?BORMANN?HONORED - District Associate Judge Donald J. Bormann, center, was feted Thursday afternoon at a public reception at the Palo Alto County Courthouse on his retirmenment from the bench.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Supervisors Relunctantly Approve Agreement
After much discussion and postponing a decision for several weeks, Palo Alto County Supervisors reluctantly approved a 28E agreement between the county and Northwest Iowa Care Connections for mental health services beginning July 1. The approval followed a 3-2 vote of the board during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11. The 28E agreement was required ... (more)
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Thanks To Contributors
The Cylinder Fire Department would like to say thank you to all of the people and organizations that have donated time, money or supplies in the building of our new fire station.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
The Estherville Spirit
CAASA Idol March 8
It was a huge success the first time, and this year promises to be just as big when the second annual CAASA Idol comes to the Estherville VFW Saturday, March 8. CAASA, or Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault, provides crisis services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Ida, Palo Alto and ... (more)
Thu Feb 06, 2014
What To Do On A Cold Winter Day
Tomorrow, February 7 at 10 a.m., the Palo Alto County Conservation will be hosting an informal book discussion of My Double Life by Francis Hamerstrom.
Palo Alto County Assessor's Budget Gains Approval
Citing legislation requirements, Palo Alto County Assessor Lois Naig presented a budget of $265,561 for Fiscal 2014-2015 during the meeting of the Palo Alto County Conference Board on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The proposed budget of $265,561 is $16,318 higher than the current year's budget of $249,244.