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Thursday | 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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Thursday | 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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Democrat

Supervisors Revisit Sanding Water Issue

During their meeting on July 15, the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors revisited the issue regarding the June flooding that occurred in the North Grand Avenue area of Emmetsburg.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, West Bend, IA, Graettinger, IA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Democrat

The Fair Is Underway

EXHIBITS?JUDGING - 4-H Exhibits and projects were judged on Tuesday to open the 2014 edition of the Palo Alto County Fair in Emmetsburg.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Graettinger, IA

The Democrat

RAGBRAI - What You Need To Know

RAGBRAI will be in Emmetsburg Monday, July 21. That's when our community of 3,900 grows by 20,000 people.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA

The Fairfield Ledger

REAP benefits Iowa nature centers

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

The Democrat

Queen Coronation To Open Palo Alto County Fair

Palo Alto County's annual celebration of youth and summer is set to begin on Thursday as the 2014 Palo Alto County Fair begins at the Fairgrounds in Emmetsburg.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, West Bend, IA, Mallard, IA, Photography, Arts, Algona, IA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Democrat

The Celebration of Summer

The annual county fair in Iowa is a symbol of Summertime and life in rural America.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Democrat

James Depenbusch 1932-2014

Graveside service for James E. Depenbusch of Emmetsburg will be Saturday, July 12, at 11 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Emmetsburg.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA, Iowa State University, Agriculture, Science, Estherville, IA, Okoboji, IA

The Democrat

The Conservation Station is Coming to Town

The Conservation Station is coming to the Palo Alto County Fair on Thursday, July 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. The fairgrounds are located at 2101 Madison Street in Emmetsburg.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Emmetsburg, IA, Agriculture, Science

The Democrat

Tragic Fire Claims Lives Of Youths

GRAETTINGER A house fire just after sunrise Monday claimed the lives of two young boys in Graettinger.

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Related Topix: Fire, Graettinger, IA, Emmetsburg, IA, Iowa City, IA, Terril, IA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Jackson Pollock: Mural exhibition opens Saturday, July 12 at the Sioux City Art Center

The opening remarks and ribbon cutting will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Art Center at 225 Nebraska Street.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Painting, Arts, Iowa, University of Iowa, Graettinger, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Supervisors hear options to fix Orton Slough drainage problems

The county's engineer says a drain that was build over 100 years ago, which leads to a 20-inch tile in the Orton Slough drainage district, isn't up to agricultural standards.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Woodbury County, IA, Graettinger, IA, Le Mars, IA, Sioux City, IA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Sheriff: No working smoke detectors in Graettinger, IA home gutted in fatal fire

But, as a woman dropped her child off at the daycare next door to her sister's home, she noticed something wrong.

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Related Topix: Fire, Graettinger, IA, Emmetsburg, IA, Iowa City, IA, Le Mars, IA

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