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County approves funds for Gruver FD

March 2, 2018 The Gruver Fire Department visited the Emmet County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday to request Local Option Sales & Services Tax (LOSST) funds from the county The department purchased a new... more »»

Hoffman receives ‘Molly Pitcher’ honor

March 2, 2018 Judy Hoffman of Estherville recently was honored with “The Artillery Order of Molly Pitcher. more »»

Senators push for RFS deal

March 2, 2018 Iowa’s U.S. more »»

Full circle -- or do we mean square?

February 28, 2018 On Helen Kinnander's last day at Wooden Thimble, customer Bobbi Richard came in with a quilt she had started in March, 2017 after joining the square of the month club at the shop. more »»

Northey confirmed by Senate

February 27, 2018 DES MOINES, Iowa -- On Tuesday, the long wait for Iowa Secretary Bill Northey ended. He has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the undersecretary for farm production and conservatio. more »»

Christensen attorney argues appeal

February 23, 2018 DES MOINES — Wednesday afternoon at Grandview College in Des Moines, the Iowa Court of Appeals held oral arguments open to the public. more »»

Estherville City council approves $24 million budget

February 23, 2018 The Estherville City Council approved its budget for fiscal year 2019 at Monday night’s meeting. “Taxpayers will see a decrease of about $11. more »»

Welcome home state medalists

February 20, 2018 Welcome home state medalists Estherville Lincoln Central coaches, teammates, parents and fans welcomed home state wrestling qualifiers Lincoln Coakley and Jason Peta Sunday afternoon at Woody’s Pizza. more »»

River rapids cut through ice

February 20, 2018 The rapids on the West Fork of the Des Moines River burst through the layers of ice and snow over the weekend. After a brief warm up, temperatures will drop and the melting snow will turn to ice. more »»

“Saving Snow” showing in Estherville

February 20, 2018 The Iowa Great Lakes Chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby will show the movie “Saving Snow” throughout the area in the coming week. In Estherville, the screening will be Friday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.. more »»

Graettinger-Terril to have second bond vote

February 20, 2018 Tuesday, April 3 is the date of a special election for the $9.7 million dollar bond issue for the Graettinger-Terril School District. The issue was defeated last September by less than three percent. more »»

We heard you

February 20, 2018 In January, the Estherville News invited readers to take our survey. In Thursday’s newspaper, the results of that survey will be publishe. more »»

Gov. Reynolds orders flags flown at half staff

February 20, 2018 The flag at the Estherville Post Office flew at half staff along with other American flags around the region over the weekend. Gov. more »»

The Explosion of CAFOs in Iowa and Its Impact on Water Quality and Public Health

February 14, 2018 IOWA CITY — Iowa should consider major policy changes including a moratorium on new concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) that pose growing environmental and health challenges. more »»

Library hops with Peter Rabbit program

February 12, 2018 Thursday evening, the Estherville Public Library’s downstairs was hopping as Emmet County Naturalist Ashley Reed gave a Peter Rabbit program. more »»

$2.4 million awarded in church embezzlement case

February 12, 2018 Former water conditioner salesman Andrew Matheason has been ordered to pay $2.5 million to Bethel Lutheran Church in Graettinger after he took over $400,000 from the church over 14 year. more »»

Time to recognize Iowa’s great women

February 12, 2018 The Office on the Status of Women is celebrating “sheroes” through the month of March. more »»

ELC Jazz Band displays ‘superior’ talent

February 7, 2018 SPIRIT LAKE — The Estherville Lincoln Central Jazz Band traveled to the Iowa High School Music Association State Jazz Band Contest in Spirit Lake last Wednesday evening and came home with a Superior... more »»

The Sizzle Squad

February 7, 2018 For the third year, Michelle Frideres’ culinary class is firing up the foods lab’s ovens to create tasty meals for the public. more »»

Anderson wants to keep rolling

February 7, 2018 Lee Anderson of Estherville has neither regrets nor hang-ups about what he lacks: both legs and an arm, and partial use of the remaining arm. He’s grateful for what is. more »»

 
 
 

 

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