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There is an abundance of great musicians who live in or come from or contributed to the music industry in Iowa. There are even so many people in Iowa music who could be considered legends, that the …
With its many miles of unpaved roads, the Emmet County secondary roads department is tasked with the challenge of not only maintaining, but upgrading, those roads. For several years, the county …
The Estherville Lincoln Central School Board set the public hearing on the 2023-24 Academic Calendar for its next meeting. At its regular meeting Monday, the board reviewed a calendar that has …
Following are synopses of five carbon dioxide pipeline regulation bills introduced by Sen. Jeff Taylor this session. Senate File 100 – Requires that pipelines seeking eminent domain include in …
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst visited Estherville on an icy afternoon last Wednesday to tour the National Guard Armory and Regional Wellness Center with invited guests from the Guard and the local …
Obituaries
Funeral services for Dorothy Weir, 84, of Estherville, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, at the United Methodist Church in Estherville with Pastor Kevin Moore officiating. Interment …
A celebration of life for John Junior Isder will be held at a later date John Junior Isder the son of John and Katie (Kielman) Isder was born June 18, 1933 at home, in Swan Lake Township, Iowa. He …
Steven Jay McAdams born October 1, 1957 and died December 25, 2022 Steven Jay McAdams, 65, died after a brief illness at Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, CA on Christmas Day 2022. …
Funeral services for Marian E. Brunsvold, 85, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 at Estherville Lutheran Church with Pastor Nancy Isaacson officiating. Interment will be at Estherville …
Local Sports

Schnell leads balanced GT/RA attack

  GRAETTINGER — The Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire boys took a 19-10 first-quarter lead against visiting Alta-Aurelia and made that stand up in a 59-52 victory over the …

Hansen earns 100th career win as ELC storms past Storm Lake

STORM LAKE — Estherville Lincoln Central junior Austin Hansen reached his 100th career victory last Friday in helping the Midgets defeat Storm Lake, 58-18, in a Lakes Conference wrestling …

Larson scores 21 in third quarter to lead ELC past Storm Lake

Trailing by one to Storm Lake at halftime, 31-30, Estherville Lincoln Central junior Owen Larson took control in the third quarter against the Tornadoes last Friday. Larson scored 21 of his game-high …

No. 1 Midgets keep on rolling

Class 3A No. 1 Estherville Lincoln Central has had the occasional slow start this season, but the Midgets have the ability to turn up the heat quickly. That was the case as Storm Lake came to town …
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The Rowley Report

Last weekend I had the privilege of attending the festivities revolving around the inauguration of Governor Kim Reynolds, who was elected to another term as Iowa’s governor. It was a great …

Highlights with Henry

On Tuesday, I was able to serve on my first subcommittee for this session where we discussed and passed HSB 2. This was the first among many subcommittees I will be taking part in this legislative …

A Resolution to a Resolution

It is hard to believe another year has come and gone. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season visiting with family and friends. The preparation to celebrate is so busy, busy, hurry, hurry and …