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POET set to open its cellulosic ethanol plant
DSM's Project Liberty will open its doors to the public at its grand opening celebration on Wednesday, Sept.
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Travis E. Snavely 1977-2014
Funeral service for Travis E. Snavely was held Saturday, Aug. 16, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg The Rev.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
M. Virginia O'Leary 1931-2014
A Mass of Christian Burial for Virginia O'Leary of Emmetsburg will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg.
Readers Question Increase In Utilities Rates
We are curious how the Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities has thousands of dollars to loan to The Community Center Project, and a couple of months later, raises our rates for both water and sewer? If they consider the loan to the Project an investment of funds set aside for future needs, are they receiving the same return on that money as they would if ... (more)
Then Feed Just One This September
"Without becoming a political discussion, I ask you this," said Ted Ellis of Emmetsburg.
PACHS Welcomes New Physicians
New physicians were introduced to the Palo Alto County community last Friday during a coffee at Palo Alto County Hospital.
POET Set To Open Its Cellulosic Ethanol Plant
POET SET TO OPEN ITS CELLULOSIC ETHANOL PLANT Aug. 19, 2014 Source: POET news release POET-DSM's Project LIBERTY will open its doors to the public at its Grand Opening celebration on Wednesday, Sept.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Cars on display on Main Street
Even back in 1964, when the Dodge Polara owned by Mike and Lana Pratt, of Rolfe, was brand spanking new, it wasn't a commonly seen automobile.
Catherine C. Hearn
Catherine C. Hearn, 78, of Ames and formerly of Fort Dodge passed away, Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Israel Hospice House in Ames.
Grand opening set for first large cellulosic plant
A new era of ethanol fuel production will begin soon as Iowa refineries begin full operation using materials other than corn kernels.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Iowa Lakes Community College partners with MBS Direct
Iowa Lakes Community College, Emmetsburg, Iowa, has officially partnered with MBS Direct to improve their students' textbook experience.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Project LIBERTY Plans September Grand Opening
DSM's Project LIBERTY will open its doors to the public at its Grand Opening celebration on Wednesday, Sept.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
KTIV-TV Sioux City
Officials release info of Iowa helicopter crash
TV says that a National Transportation Safety Board report details circumstances of the January 2013 crash near Ventura.
US News & World Report
Corn Waste Enters the Renewable Fuel Fight
A plant to produce cellulosic ethanol from the stalk, husk and other waste parts of corn is scheduled to come online in September.
Project Liberty to Celebrate with Grand Opening
In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
NTSB: Mercy Air Med helicopter not certified for flying into icy weather before crash
Federal investigators are releasing much more information about the circumstances surrounding a north Iowa helicopter crash that claimed three medical workers' lives.
Hannah Bird Advances To Talent Search Semi-Finals
Six talented Senior Division acts have advanced to the semi-final round in Bill Riley's 55th annual Iowa State Fair Talent Search.
Emmetsburg Police Warn Of Utility Scam
The caller will advise the Emmetsburg Municipal Utility or Mid American Energy customer that their utility bill is unpaid and that the person has a very short time to pay beforethey will have their utility services cut off.
Back To School
Farm Credit Services of America made a donation to Upper Des Moines Opportunity last week as part of their community involvement endeavor, the food and hunger and youth initiative.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Slight Increase In Water And Sewer Rates
When Emmetsburg residents receive their September billing from Em- metsburg Municipal Utilities, they will see a bit of an increase in water and sanitary sewer rates.