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Comp Board Struggles With Recommendation
Considerable discussion revolving around compensation and pay resulted in the Palo Alto County Compensation Board making a recommendation of three percent salary increases for the county's election officials for the coming fiscal year.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Spencer Police say that 24-year-old Jaykie Harrington gave sworn testimony during a homicide investigation that he claimed was true, but was found to be false.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Engineer's Contract On Hold
An on-again, off-again topic for the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors came to the forefront of discussion again for the Supervisors during their weekly meeting Dec. 3. During discussion on contract renewal for County Engineer Joel Fantz, the topic of reimbursement for cell phone usage once again popped up for the supervisors.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Palo Alto County Compensation Board To Discuss Salaries On Friday
The topic of salaries for Palo Alto County's elected officials will be the subject of discussion on Friday, Dec. 13, during the annual meeting of the Palo Alto County Compensation Board.
Amy Frields Honored With Mercy Golden Heart Award
Amy Frields, ARNP, a medical provider at Palo Alto County Health System was honored, in front of her family and co-workers, with an award for her exceptional customer service with patients and staff.
Whitney Earns State Certification
DES?MOINES - Palo Alto County Recorder Bonnie Whitney was recently honored for completing a new certification program for Iowa County Recorders and Deputy Recorders.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Great Copper Caper
According to Palo Alto County Sheriff Lynn Schultes, his office received information on Tuesday, Dec. 3, regarding a possible burglary of an abandoned or unoccupied rural building in Palo Alto County.
Merrill Seated On Board Of Supervisors
With the Board of Supervisors, County Treasurer, Recorder and Barbara Hofstad looking on, Craig Merrill of Emmetsburg was sworn in to fill the vacant seat on the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Clarence R. Frisbie 1918-2013
Funeral service for Clarence R. Frisbie was held Monday, Dec. 2, at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Supervisors Accept Drainage Petition, Discuss Transfer Station Staffing
A petition from a landowner in Independence Township was accepted and acted on by the Palo Alto County Board of Supervisors during its weekly meeting Tuesday.
Barbara H. Puff 1929-2013
Funeral service for Barbara Puff of Emmetsburg is 11 a.m, Friday, Nov. 29, at the Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Monitoring Accord Reached
A projected expense of $40,000 to carry out mandated inspections and reports for Drainage District 15 North have been lowered.
Craig Merrill Wins District 2 Supervisor Seat
In an election that featured three independent candidates, two candidates nominated by their respective parties and an eleventh-hour write-in candidate, voters in Palo Alto County Supervisor District Two made their decision Tuesday.