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Iowa Lakes Athletics Hall of Fame - Class of 2019 Once a Laker, always a Laker

April 8, 2019 For the six inductees of the 2019 Iowa Lakes Community College Athletics Hall of Fame, Friday’ evening was a chance for them to relive a few of the glory day. more »»

Central Bi-Products fined $7,000

April 8, 2019 The Iowa Department of Natural Resources filed an administrative consent order requiring Farmers Union Industries, LLC, parent company of Central Bi-Products in Estherville, to pay $7,000 for... more »»

ELC Grand March is this Saturday

April 8, 2019 The 2019 Prom Grand March at Estherville Lincoln Central High School is Saturday, April 13. This year’s Grand March theme is, “Mascarade.” The event will begin at 7 pm in the high school gym. more »»

Harmony or strife?

April 8, 2019 By Amy H. Peterson Staff Writer Mary Swander’s play, Map of My Kingdom, will be presented at the Pearson Lakes Art Center Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m. with a panel talkback afterward. more »»

General tours local armory, Gold Star Memorial

April 1, 2019 Wednesday, March 27 ESGR held an event at the Estherville National Guard Armory. ESGR stands for Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve. more »»

Ingham Lake fish kill puzzles residents

April 1, 2019 Reporters note: We will have an update, including an interview with Mike Hawkins of Iowa DNR fisheries, in Thursday's edition of the Estherville News. more »»

The Amish: They’re a lot like us

April 1, 2019 Who among us has not wrinkled our nose in disgust at the sound of our loved one kutzing into a bucket? Haven’t we all wished some people would practice wonnernaus when it comes to our personal... more »»

Lending a helping hand

April 1, 2019 ARMSTRONG — A rural Armstrong man is among several Midwest farmers who have decided to lend assistance to Nebraskan farmers who been devastated by the March floods and snowstorm. more »»

Laker Life serves in Chicago

April 1, 2019 Seventeen Iowa Lakes students in the Laker Life club, and two Iowa Lakes staff took a mission trip to Chicago over Spring Break in mid-March. more »»

River to crest Saturday night

March 22, 2019 Emmet County Emergency Management and Estherville city officials are warning residents along the west fork of the Des Moines River to take immediate precautions. more »»

The magic of reading

March 12, 2019 Using a little magic to keep the kids’ attention, educational entertainer Brian Richards delivered his message about the importance of reading to students at Estherville Lincoln Central’s Demoney... more »»

Flu takes out teens, adults in county

March 12, 2019 Friday morning, Dr. Jim Creech said he saw over a half dozen cases of Influenza A. at Avera Holy Family clinic. more »»

None injured in garage fire Friday

March 12, 2019 No one was injured in a garage fire early Friday morning. According to Estherville Fire Chief Dick Beaver, firefighters were paged to the fire at 1309 N. Ninth St. in Estherville, just before 6 a.m. more »»

What a show!

March 3, 2019 What a show! Dozens of area vendors showed their latest at the Farm, Home & Living Show Friday and Saturday at the Regional Wellness Center. more »»

Windy Emmet County faces storm

February 25, 2019 Churches cancelled services, the Estherville Lincoln Central girls basketball state sendoff was postponed, and other events shut down as a storm system produced multiple hazards from Friday night... more »»

Sheridan shows off new drone

February 19, 2019 Travis Sheridan, Emmet County emergency manager, showed the county supervisors the department's new drone at Tuesday morning's meeting. more »»

Look at us

February 14, 2019 As told to Amy H. Peterson by Diane Nauss Bierne The story began at Moke’s a popular high school hangout in Estherville back in the ‘50s. more »»

A tale of two counties

February 14, 2019 By Amy H. Peterson Staff Writer Palo Alto County supervisor Linus Solberg said the county jail in Emmetsburg is very old and outdated. more »»

Parks & Recreation Board Diving in to pool details

February 14, 2019 Last week, Parks & Rec board members Joan Heckard and Laurel Hash, and city administrator Penny Clayton met with Regional Wellness Center director Bob Grems about an agreement for use of the RWC poo... more »»

Look at us

February 13, 2019 Editor's note: This is the full text of Diane Nauss Bierne's story of her parents, Jerry and Sherry Nauss that spanned 64 years. Staff Writer Amy H. more »»



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