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COVID-19 update - Emmet County tops 60 cases

June 29, 2020 Emmet County reported 62 confirmed positive tests for COVID-19 Wednesday. Thirty individuals have recovered. more »»

Courthouse opens this week

June 29, 2020 The Emmet County Courthouse reopened Wednesday morning with the following conditions: Courthouse traffic enters at the south doors unless otherwise arranged with the department receiving the patron. more »»

G-T graduates 18 Sunday

June 29, 2020 The 18 graduates of the Graettinger-Terril class of 2020 have full lives ahead of them to look forward to, Principal Jeremy Simington said at Sunday’s hot and sunny ceremony. more »»

2020 Emmet County Fair postponed

June 29, 2020 The 2020 Emmet County fair has been postponed to 2021. This decision was made by the Emmet County Agricultural Show Board members. more »»

Emmet County Foundation awards over $100,000 in local grants

June 29, 2020 The Emmet County Community Foundation announced $102,275 in grant funding to 21 projects of organizations serving Emmet County as part of its 2020 grant cycle. more »»

Could Peterson Point return to Petersons?

June 19, 2020 Emmet County Conservation Board director Eric Anderson said at one time, the conservation board had funds and volunteers to maintain the Peterson Point Historic Farmstead near Wallingford to a high... more »»

ELC releases update on June 30 graduation

June 19, 2020 Graduation for the class of 2020 will be held Tuesday, June 30 at the ELC High School track/football field. This ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. more »»

Emmet County Community Foundation awards over $102,000 in grants

June 17, 2020 The Emmet County Community Foundation announced $102,275 in grant funding to 21 projects of organizations serving Emmet County as part of its 2020 grant cycle. more »»

North Union Class of 2020 receives final farewell

June 16, 2020 ARMSTRONG — The North Union Graduation Committee was determined to have as traditional a graduation as possibl. more »»

Graettinger girls protect pigs during pandemic

June 16, 2020 Looking for a pet who will wag their tail at the sight of you, do tricks in exchange for treats, cuddle beside you when you’re feeling down, and is so intelligent they can become like your own... more »»

Chamber cancels 2020 Estherville Flight Breakfast

June 11, 2020 The Estherville Area Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that the 2020 Fourth of July Flight Breakfast at the Estherville Airport has been cancelled. more »»

Governor lifts capacity limits for some businesses

June 11, 2020 At Wednesday’s press conference, postponed from Tuesday due to the funeral of George Floyd, Iowa governor Kim Reynolds announced she would lift capacity limits for Iowa businesses beginning Friday,... more »»

For the children

June 11, 2020 Children’s Day is celebrated in various countries on June 1, May 30, in September, and in November. In the United States, it’s commonly marked on the second Sunday in June. more »»

Stars and stripes forever

June 11, 2020 1776 was just the beginning, with the signing of the Declaration of Independence. If you’re going to start a country, there are a lot of hurdles to cross. more »»

Baby Jasmine: two years later

June 11, 2020 It was June 7, 2018 when authorities reported the death of 11-month-old Jasmine Melisa Rodriguez Sebastian in Estherville. more »»

Iowa State Fair says “Fairwell for now”

June 11, 2020 The Iowa State Fair announced it would not hold their August fair in 2020 in press releases and social media posts around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. more »»

Supervisors approve $35,000 trailer for EMA

June 11, 2020 Emergency Management director Travis Sheridan asked the Emmet County supervisors to match an Emergency Management Performance Grant from the Federal Emergency Management to purchase a $35,000... more »»

Surpise Frank!

June 2, 2020 Frank Christenson wasn’t looking to just kind of fade away after the last of his 40 years in education ended after Estherville Lincoln Central closed two months early due to the COVID-19 pandemic. more »»

Primary election tomorrow, June 2

June 2, 2020 Iowa’s primary election is Tuesday, June 2. For those who haven’t voted absentee, here is what you need to vote safely at the Emmet County Fairgrounds, the site for all county precincts. more »»



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