Fraudulent postcards from Winnebago County
(ABC 6 News) – On Wednesday, a Winnebago County resident contacted the county recorder’s officer about a suspicious postcard they received. The postcard claimed it was from “County Deed Records/Home Warranty Division,” warning of an expiring warranty that could leave the resident’s home unprotected. According...
Forest City meth dealer takes a plea deal
FOREST CITY, Iowa – A North Iowa man is pleading guilty to being a meth dealer. Brian Richard Urbatsch, 46 of Forest City, has entered a guilty plea to one count of conspiracy with intent to deliver methamphetamine. His sentencing is scheduled for April 23 in Winnebago County District Court.
Algona Woman Facing Domestic Assault Charge
–An Algona woman is facing a domestic abuse charge following an alleged incident over the weekend. According to the Algona Police Department, Officers responded to a call for assistance just after 12:30 PM Sunday. Following a brief investigation, Officers arrested 42-year-old Melissa Hrdlicka on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault-1st Offense, a Simple Misdemeanor.
The Most Confusing City And County Names In Minnesota
While I'm not a Minnesota native, I've been a fully naturalized resident of the Bold North for over a decade now and have prided myself on learning the geography of our fine state. But what's up with these confusing Minnesota cities and counties' names?!?. I'm talking specifically about Blue Earth...
Wesley Man is February “1440” Winner
–A Wesley businessman and volunteer firefighter is the latest recipient of the “1440 Citizen of the Month” award from the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Roger Fisher announced this week that Jerry Reding is the “1440” award winner for February. Reding was nominated for his...
West Hancock Hires New Middle School Superintendent
The West Hancock Community School District has hired a new middle school principal according to Superintendent Wayne Kronemann. Valparaiso Men’s Basketball at UNI 6:30 PM Airtime 7:05 PM Tipoff B103. Wednesday, February 28th. Oklahoma Men’s Basketball at Iowa State 6:00 PM Airtime 7:05 PM Tipoff KIOW. Saturday, March...
Peterson’s Auto Services closes after 42 years
Bob and Mary Peterson, Lake Mills, have closed one chapter of their life—42 years of service to the area as Peterson’s Auto Services. The auto shop, located at 505 N. 2nd Ave. Full text available to online subscribers only. To purchase an online subscription, please click here.
Vendor Meeting Set for Saturday
–The Kossuth County Farmer’s Market will host a vendor’s meeting on Saturday to prepare everyone for the new year. Spokesperson Joanne Roepke Bode tells KLGA News they will cover topics important to new vendors and some changes that returning vendors will need to know about. Roepke Bode says...
Forest City and Winnebago County Join Watershed Coalition
A group of cities and counties are forming the Winnebago River Watershed Management Coalition. The group is a part of a sharing agreement between cities and counties otherwise known as a 28E Agreement whose purpose is to have a voice on projects, improvements, and general work on the Winnebago River according to Forest City Administrator Daisy Huffman.
Winnebago Road Department Recognized
The Winnebago County Road Department recently did road work on R-74 which utilized recycled road materials and created a smoother surface for drivers to drive. Winnebago County Engineer Scott Meinders stated that the county road department was recognized at a national convention for their work. The paving process proves to...
From concrete work to clock repair
When you walk into the Cowboy Clock Workshop, all kinds of clock faces greet you in bodies with no legs and no arms. The post From concrete work to clock repair appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Easton Man Accused of Threatening Store Workers, Pleads Down Charges
An Easton man accused of threatening store workers in North Mankato served jail time and received probation after pleading down to a disorderly conduct charge. Sixty three year old Steven Scott Gray previously faced a felony threats of violence case before pleading guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct last week in Nicollet County District Court.
Today the gas price is close to $2.88 in Buffalo Center as of 2024-02-28. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Forest City falls in historic tournament opener
A career-high for Haylee Stokes is too much for Forest City, as they fall in their state tournament debut. Forest City knew Haylee Stokes was going to be a problem. The Minnesota State commit needed little time to make her mark, hitting a three-point basket on the opening tip in just 33 seconds and giving her team an early boost. However, Forest City wasn’t going down easy and fought back multiple times, changing things up to try and slow her down. However, the junior wouldn’t be denied for a second straight year.
St. Albert girls basketball grabs first state tournament win in 24 years
(Des Moines) -- For the first time in 24 years, St. Albert girls basketball will play in a state semifinal. The Saintes (23-1) nearly went wire-to-wire in a 53-42 1A state quarterfinal win over two-time defending state champion Bishop Garrigan (23-3) on Wednesday. “We were very prepared,” junior Ellie Monahan...
Lake Mills Considers Tighter Controls on South 5th Avenue
The Lake Mills City Council is responding to concerns by residents about parking on South 5th Avenue near the Lake Mills High School. Some parking controls are in place, but residents are claiming that more needs to be done. The road literally becomes a one-way at a time lane when people park on both sides of the street according to Lake Mills City Clerk Diane Price.
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Kaylee Taft is a junior at Lake Mills High School. As could be said of most high school students at LMHS, she is very busy. However, she always makes time for a good book. Full text available to online subscribers only. To purchase an online subscription, please click here.
Shawn Keeper/Forest City Economic Development/2024 Career & Internship Fair/Wednesday February 28th
Valparaiso Men’s Basketball at UNI 6:30 PM Airtime 7:05 PM Tipoff B103. Oklahoma Men’s Basketball at Iowa State 6:00 PM Airtime 7:05 PM Tipoff KIOW. Iowa State Men’s Basketball at UCF 2:00 PM Airtime 3:05 PM Tipoff KIOW. Sunday, March 3rd. UNI Men’s Basketball at Southern Illinois...
Forest City School District Announces Year-Round Online Spirit Shop
The Forest City School District, Forest City Indian Sports Boosters and Threads Algona have teamed to launch an online spirit shop that will be available to order from year-round. The online shop, called Forest City Spirit Shop, will feature a basic selection of Forest City (FC) and Indians-branded merchandise and apparel for all ages and sizes. Orders ship directly to customers.
Growth at Conger Meat Market leads to yet another expansion
CONGER — When Darcy and Jeremy Johnson purchased Conger Meat Market in 2004 it had been in the same family and the same location since 1935. The post Growth at Conger Meat Market leads to yet another expansion appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.