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  1. More post office cutbacks looming for area townsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Messenger

    Residents of the Kossuth County community of Titonka learned Tuesday evening that the customer service window at their local post office will be open four hours a day on weekdays, starting in October.


  2. Guilty pleas to reduced charges in shootingRead the original story

    Monday | KIMT

    26-year-old Andrew Zeitler pled guilty in Kossuth County Court to intimidation with a dangerous weapon, willful injury and going armed with intent. He was accused of shooting Dustin Kiefer of Wesley during a fight on July 21, 2013. Zeitler was ...


  3. Camp Algona marks a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Messenger

    ... War II. While the Nativity scene is well-known, the circumstances that brought those German prisoners to Kossuth County remained relatively unknown for decades. A group of Algona residents set out to change that. Their efforts created the Camp ...


  4. Mayor's hike offers natural wonders, historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | The Messenger

    ... said the state's name came from the Ayoua, a Native American tribe that lived in Nebraska and southwest Iowa. Kossuth County, he said, is named after Lajos Kossuth, a Hungarian freedom fighter who came to the United States and launched a series of ...


  5. Founders' DayRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | The Messenger

    ... Another Tour with the Mayor launches at 10 a.m.; from 1 to 4 p.m., there's a Historical Scavenger Hunt at the Kossuth County Historical Building. Fallback Band plays beginning at 8:30 p.m. at the VFW; cost is $2. On Sunday, the Showboat Open Golf ...


  6. Gustin Takes Hawkeye Tour VictoryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | National Speed Sport News

    ... late Tuesday night show by regaining the lead on the final circuit for his second straight series win on the Kossuth County Fairgrounds dirt oval. The victory came during Algona's SaA lute to Veterans Spectacular and paid $2,000. "I've only been to ...


  7. No plea agreement reached in attempted murder caseRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | KIMT

    ... a July 8th trial will proceed as scheduled in O'Brien County. Zeitler's case was transferred to O'Brien from Kossuth County.


  8. Des Moines west fork to crest Tuesday nightRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | The Estherville Spirit

    The Des Moines west fork is predicted to crest at 12.1 feet Tuesday night, reaching West South First Street and West North First Street in Estherville.


  9. Disaster proclamation issued for Iowa countiesRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Branstad's proclamation Friday allows state resources to be used for response and recovery efforts.


  10. Philip Frank LooftRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Sentinel

    ... officiating. Burial will be in Harrison Township, Iowa. Philip Frank Looft was born April 29, 1922, in Kossuth County, Iowa, to Frank and Henrietta (Gardner) Looft. He graduated from Seneca High School, where he played basketball and baseball. Phil ...


  11. Protecting yourself against pesky pestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | KIMT

    ... to be prepared for the worst and plan ahead. Steve Anderson, the environmental health specialist with Kossuth County, says they are encouraging folks to not only remember bug spray, but to be doing things around the house to prevent the problem of ...


  12. Doris HarrisRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | Sentinel

    ... be 5-7 p.m. Friday at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Armstrong. Doris Pauline Harris was born Jan. 7, 1923, in Kossuth County, Iowa, the daughter of Lawrence and Christine (Larson) Thorson. Survivors include: her daughter, Marlys Weckman of Shakopee; ...


  13. Testing outdoor alert sirens for safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | KIMT

    ... that moved through the area over the weekend put outdoor warning sirens to the test across north Iowa. Kossuth County was one county tested the most as two potential tornadoes were sighted in the area on Sunday afternoon. These sirens are crucial ...


  14. Iowa prairies need your helpRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2003 | Hort.net

    ... Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge comprises 3334 acres, and is located near the town of Titonka in Kossuth County, near the border of Minnesota. The refuge staff are now working on an underfunded but valiant effort to remove trees that are ...


  15. Manure site causing issuesRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | KIMT

    ... dump and folks are not happy. This is all taking place just outside the TItonka city limits We're told by Kossuth County Supervisor Roger Tjarks that the company dumping manure there is Field Nutrients LLC. Those living nearby say they can hardly ...


  16. Sunday Weather WrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | KICD-AM Spencer

    A tornado was first spotted a mile west northwest of Buffalo Center at 12:44 p.m. with another spotted in Kossuth County, four miles west of Wesley at 1:28 p.m. The National Weather Service says tornadoes were also reported in Worth and Cerro Gordo counties yesterday afternoon.


  17. Tornado reported in north-central Iowa SundayRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... ediately from those tornadoes. That heavy rain prompted the weather service to issue flash flood warnings for Kossuth County and several other areas of northern Iowa.


  18. Triple Threat: Three Reported Tornadoes Hit IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... reports of brief tornadoes in three different counties. The reports included a tornado near Algona in Kossuth County, another in Rock Falls in Cerro Gordo County and a third near Manly in Worth County. Some areas, including Kossuth County, received ...


  19. Motorcycle vs Semi AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The Kossuth County Sheriffs Office said the accident occurred late Thursday morning, at the intersection of Highway 18 and 140th Avenue.


  20. AGRIBUSINESS: 2012 Census Out, Kossuth County Number 1 In CornRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... 32.8 percent from 2007 Farmers in Sioux, Lyon, and Kossuth counties had the largest value of sales in 2012. Kossuth county was the top corn producing county in the U.S. and Sioux county ranked 3rd for number or hogs and pigs. In the 24.5 million ...