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The Des Moines Register
Country Roads: Move to Blairsburg shows that you can go home again
In 1940 a book was published from the writings of the late Thomas Wolfe. Entitled "You Can't Go Home Again," the novel is about a fledgling author who writes a book that makes many references to his hometown.
Globe Catholic Newspaper
Diocesan parishioners to attend canonization
April 27 will be a special day for the Catholic Church and for two couples from the Diocese of Sioux City who will witness the canonizations of Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II.
Emmetsburg School Board Hires Search Firm
The search for a new superintendent to lead the Emmetsburg Community School District will have a decidedly local approach, following action by the Emmetsburg School Board at a special meeting Friday morning, April 11. The board voted unanimously to retain Herzberg and Associates to conduct the search for outgoing Superintendent John Joynt, who will ... (more)
The Daily Freeman-Journal
Can you go home again?
In 1940 a book was published from the writings of the late Thomas Wolfe. Entitled "You Can't Go Home Again," the novel is about a fledgling author who writes a book that makes many references to his home town.
Algona preserves long-gone POW camp's history
POWs stack wood at the Algona camp in camp in June 1945. A total of 15 percent of the POWs processed through Algona worked as loggers in Minnesota branch camps.
Cornbelt Chorus sings Saturday
I would like to make the people of Humboldt and surrounding areas aware of a new event that will take place on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The Cornbelt Chorus based out of Algona will hold a spring show at the R. Wesley Carlson Auditorium, located in the Humboldt High School.
Fridley State 5 Theatre
This weekend, a film with religious themes hit number one it's just one of many that seems to be hitting the theatres right now.
Funeral services for Mary Votteler, 86, of Fenton, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Fairville, Iowa.
The Estherville Spirit
Funeral services for Esther Haahr, 90, of Ringsted will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at United Methodist Church in Armstrong with Pastor Lyndon Roesler officiating.
Just Plain Weird By: Sue Eckhoff, Grundy County Heritage Museum
This is just a column of weird stuff from Iowa. Enjoya . Gypsy Grave Yard - Algona, Iowa.