• 05/16/2024 - 1:18pm

  • Left: Isaac Hillesland celebrates a first-place finish in St. Ansgar last Thursday, to secure a place at state for the boys’ 4x800 relay team. Right: Miriam Beenken waits for the handoff from Becca Hofmann in the 4x800 relay at last week’s state qualifier meet, where North Iowa took first place.
    05/16/2024 - 12:03pm

  • Sophia Hagen of Buffalo Center, center, was honored by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, right, and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg during the 22nd Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony on April 28 in Des Moines.
    05/16/2024 - 11:57am
  • 05/16/2024 - 11:53am

  • May is School Board Recognition Month in Iowa, and the Iowa Association of School Boards invites communities to celebrate and thank their local school board members for their service to Iowa’s 486,475 public school students. Members of the North Iowa School Board include, front from left: Vice President Rachel Wubben, Jared Viergutz, and Board Secretary Kortney Hagedorn. Back row: Alicia Brass, Robin Kettwick, and President Matt Duve. Not pictured are Brian Plath and Cody Wirtjes.
    05/08/2024 - 1:09pm

  • Ticketholder Carolyn Skogen is the lucky winner of this quilt donated by the Heartwarmers Quilt Guild of Buffalo Center for a raffle to support Buffalo Center’s effort to bring a new healthcare clinic to town. The Clinic Search Committee held the drawing for the raffle last Tuesday afternoon and presented Skogen, center, with her prize. Also pictured are Clinic Search Committee members Lori Bierle, left, and Jim Engle.
    05/08/2024 - 1:06pm

  • Trustees from the old Farmers Cooperative Elevator visited the Buffalo Center Fire Station last Friday with a $16,500 check for the Buffalo Center Fire Department. From left are: Doug Murra, Dean Beenken, David Milbrandt, and Eldon Johnson of Farmers Cooperative, along with firemen Jeff Ostermann, Andy Lavrenz, Tate Corporon, and Nick Hartman.
    05/08/2024 - 1:05pm
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  • 05/02/2024 - 1:20pm

  • This “house on the rock” created by Joey Murra can be found at the first stop of the Zip Code Challenge Hunt being put on this week by North Iowa Betterment in celebration of 50424 Day. Look for the Challenge Hunt form at to get the first clue and participate in the challenge.
    05/01/2024 - 3:54pm

  • The Lakota Public Library is among a dozen Kossuth County libraries facing a steep drop in funding from the county when the new fiscal year begins this July. The Kossuth County Supervisors plan to discuss additional library funding at a July 9 meeting.
    05/01/2024 - 3:49pm
  • 05/01/2024 - 3:41pm

  • These rocks painted by local kids and adults will be featured at 18 stops around Buffalo Center for the 50424 Day Challenge. The Challenge kicks off this Saturday, Apr. 27 and runs for a week leading up to 50424 Day on May 4.
    04/25/2024 - 12:13pm

  • Helping to organize the “Hollywood Nights” prom at North Iowa High School are prom committee members, from left: Ben Norland, Aisha Jobe, Ashlyn Bechler, Gavin Grunhovd, and advisor Amanda Heyer. Not pictured are Alyssa Olson, Eden Greensky, Lily Beckman, and Eva Tjarks.
    04/25/2024 - 12:12pm

  • Mike Dudding, left, and Lyle Hippen work to assemble the juke box that Dudding donated to the Buffalo Center Historical Society last week.
    04/25/2024 - 12:11pm


05/16/2024 - 1:18pm
  The moment the North Iowa Class of 2024 has been waiting for arrives Sunday, May 19, when graduates receive their diplomas during a 2 p.m. Commencement ceremony in the school gymnasium. The 35 members of this year’s graduating class began their...


05/16/2024 - 12:54pm
It’s fully feeling like springtime now in the Midwest, and we’re thinking more about our outside spaces. We’re watching our perennial plants grow again after a season of dormancy, and we’re deciding what to plant in our vegetable gardens. We’re...


The North Iowa High School golf teams for the spring of 2024 include, from left: Anastyn Casey, Kamden Knudson, Sean Casey, Jason Peterson, Jasmel Rivera Pacheco, and Head Coach Ethan Welch. (Photo by Jamie Lynn Price)
05/16/2024 - 12:16pm
The North Iowa golfers wrapped up their spring season with two big meets last week. The boys traveled to Eagle Grove on Monday, May 6, where two Bison competed in the Top of Iowa Conference meet. Kamden Knudson scored 102 in the 18-hole meet, while...


04/25/2024 - 12:44pm
Phyllis Klaus Bierle, 96, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 with family present. A celebration of life will be held Monday, May 13 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at Oakdale Mortuary,...

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