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Today Made In The USA Day

July 1, 2013 Today is Made In The USA Day, a time to remind ourselves of the value of buying American. What’s the use, some might ask — everything’s made in China. Well, that’s the point. more »»

Be safe for the Fourth

June 28, 2013 With the big Fourth of July holiday coming up, now is a good time to plan ahead — and be save and not sorry. First, and foremost, we should be aware of safety around fireworks. more »»

The Rumbles a must-see

June 27, 2013 This weekend The Rumbles, a legendary Midwest rock band, will present a free concert just east of the Iowa Lakes Community College main building in Estherville. more »»

Community foundation board, grant recipients, to be congratulated

June 26, 2013 Thanks should go to members of the Emmet County Community Foundation Board of Directors who spent many hours poring over grant applications this year. more »»

Today National Canoe Day

June 25, 2013 Today is National Canoe Day, a time to take the time to reflect on our country’s backwaters. If you haven’t tried canoeing, it’s a wonderful sport. more »»

Changing Custer myth over 137 years

June 24, 2013 Today marks the 137th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Bighorn when Lt. more »»

Talk, they hear you

June 21, 2013 Summer vacation is underway for Iowa students and kids are enjoying time off from classes, hanging out with friends, and spending time with famil. more »»

Student loans and loan debt

June 20, 2013 Student loans and loan debt... more »»

Check out the Emmet County Museum

June 19, 2013 Wondering what to do these long, summer days? Well, why not visit the Emmet County Historical Society Museum at the corner of 18th Street and Third Avenue South in Estherville. Open 2-5 p.m. more »»

Protect Iowa waters - stop aquatic hitchhikers

June 18, 2013 Boating is as much a part of the July 4 holiday as parades and fireworks. more »»

Enjoy the outdoors; Be mindful of ticks

June 17, 2013 After an unusually cool start to spring, warmer weather is drawing Iowans outdoors once again. more »»

Downtown Market start of something big

June 14, 2013 Anyone who came to the Downtown Market Thursday from 5-7 p.m. was in for a real treat when Amber Norgaard offered a full two hours of musi. more »»

Today is Flag Day

June 13, 2013 According to the American Flag Day Foundation, on June 14, 1885, Bernard J. more »»

Downtown Market a must-see, must-do

June 12, 2013 Tonight from 5-7 p.m. is the first night of the Downtown Market, a wonderful feature in Library Square that has people coming back year after year, both locally and from out of town. more »»

Avoid the summer heat

June 11, 2013 Well, at least we got to wait a little while to write this one. Now is the time of year, of course, to keep the summer heat from letting us down — or perhaps more accurately, putting us down. more »»

June 10-16 is Men’s Health Week

June 10, 2013 June is Men’s Health Month and June 10-16 is Men’s Health Week, appropriately chosen around Father’s Day to encourage men to take care of their health. more »»

Preventing skin cancer

June 7, 2013 With Memorial Day over and temperatures climbing, summer is just about upon us. The season is a good reminder of the need to focus on sun safety and skin cancer prevention. more »»

Peterson Point is worthy of our attention

June 6, 2013 The Emmet County Conservation Board Thursday gave director Eric Anderson the go-ahead to secure outbuildings at the historic site — because they’re in disrepair and the board was concerned about... more »»

Today is D-Day anniversary

June 5, 2013 Today is the 69th anniversary of D-Day, the largest amphibious assault in world history. more »»

Observe National Sun Safety Week

June 4, 2013 Given recent weather, we may have to put a disclaimer on this: This is no joke. more »»



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