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Firefighters respond to house fire Wednesday

August 15, 2018 A call came in just after 4 p.m. of a porch fire on a house in the 300 block of North 7th Street in Estherville. When firefighters arrived, the flames had spread to the second floor of the hous. more »»

#LincolnStrong benefit raises $48,000

August 13, 2018 #LincolnStrong and #PrayersforLincoln are two of the hashtags that have trended in Emmet County and beyond since rising Estherville Lincoln Central High School senior wrestler Lincoln Coakley was in... more »»

First presidential candidate bus stops in Estherville

August 13, 2018 John Delaney is not a tease. While other candidates vacillate or provide coy answers to whether they will run for president in 2020, Delaney announced over a year ago, July 28, 2017. more »»

Looking at a new animal ordinance

August 8, 2018 The Estherville City Council reviewed a proposed new animal protection and control ordinance at Monday meetin. more »»

Governor attends KILR’s 50th

August 8, 2018 The Estherville community showed its support for KILR’s 50th anniversary celebration Tuesday afternoon by showing up to the radio station’s party. more »»

DNR brings riverbank solutions

August 8, 2018 Nate Hoogeveen, River Programs coordinator of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, addressed the Estherville City Council at Monday night’s meeting about the breaches in the West Fork of the De... more »»

Franklin honored with lifesaving award today

August 8, 2018 At 10:30 a.m., today, Aug. 9, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will recognize seven individuals for unselfish service to their fellow citizens at the Iowa State Fair. more »»

Grassley holds roundtable Q&A at ILEC

August 8, 2018 Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) held a question and answer session at Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative in Estherville on Tuesday. more »»

Council discusses reversal of city breed ban

August 6, 2018 At Monday night's Estherville city council meeting, the council reviewed an update to its animal ordinance. more »»

Dog gone sweet fun

August 5, 2018 ABOVE:?And they’re off!?This one of four heats in the Corn?Dog Races Friday night put Murphy, left, in the lead and earned him a place in the finals and evenutal runner-u. more »»

Dog days of summer

August 5, 2018 A dozen corn-cob-shaped dogs were dog tired after a race that drew an excited crowd Friday night. more »»

I love a parade

August 5, 2018 Saturday's Sweet Corn Days parade started off after a couple of delays, and was full of local fun and delight. more »»

EFD called out Thursday, Saturday

August 5, 2018 Estherville firefighters were called out twice to end last week. more »»

Sweet days ahead

August 1, 2018 The 21st Annual Sweet Corn Days Celebration kicks off this evening and runs through Sunday in Estherville. Tonight’s events include the presentation of the flames and opening ceremony at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Center for Rural Affairs: Wind farms don’t affect property values

August 1, 2018 Two years ago, local businessman Alan Blum and Jeff Hammond of Tradewinds Energy announced a wind energy project in Emmet and Dickinson Counties which has been in the work for a decad. more »»

Clayton, Hash named to Green Ribbon project

August 1, 2018 At Tuesday’s meeting the Emmet County Board of Supervisors named Estherville city administrator Penny Clayton and county supervisor Roger Hash to the executive committee of GLAPE. more »»

EFD responds to small gas leak

August 1, 2018 The Estherville Fire Department responded to a call about a small gas leak just after 11:10 a.m., Tuesday on Third Avenue South in Estherville. more »»

Nominations Now Accepted for Iowa Literacy Award

August 1, 2018 The Iowa Center for the Book is now accepting applications for the 2018 Iowa Literacy Award that recognizes an organization that has made an outstanding contribution to increasing literacy in Iowa,... more »»

150th Emmet County Fair From start to finish 2018 fair rocks

July 29, 2018 Two girls, Brandy Kinnander and Kayla Sabin, stepped up to compete for Emmet County Fair Queen this year. Both are rising seniors at North Union High School. Both are from Armstrong. more »»

Estherville is first

July 29, 2018 Jeff Robinson, Estherville native and financial advisor from Minnetonka, Minn. more »»

Mighty Midgets ride RAGBRAI

July 29, 2018 Team Mighty Midgets rode strong for RAGBRAI from Jefferson to Ames. Joe Omundson said, “We did meet up with many folks who saw our shirts and said they were also Midget alumni young and old. more »»


Estherville Rotary August 16, 2018

Estherville Rotary is a service organization that meets weekly at the Estherville... more »

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