TOP HEADLINES

  • 06/12/2024 - 3:57pm

  • North Iowa Community Schools have seen dramatic growth over the past three years on the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP). The district set a goal for at least 70% of students to be proficient in ELA and math by 2025, and students surpassed that goal in both categories ahead of schedule this year.
    06/12/2024 - 3:56pm

  • The first little league game since 2019 was played at the Lakota ball diamond on Monday, June 3, when the North Iowa third grade softball team hosted Lake Mills.
    06/12/2024 - 3:55pm
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  • Army veteran Darwin Adams, center, from Thompson, brought along a photo and flag honoring his late brother and fellow veteran, Doug Adams, during an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. on May 22. Doug made arrangements last year for the two brothers to go on the trip, but Doug passed away last October. Pictured with Darwin at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport on the day of the trip are Doug’s wife, Harriet Adams, and Darwin’s son, Darrin Adams, who accompanied his dad on the trip. (Photo by Bill Shea/The Messenger)
    06/05/2024 - 12:57pm
  • 06/05/2024 - 12:56pm

  • North Iowa students participating in the Top of Iowa Conference art show at Waldorf University included, front from left: Audryana Carrillo-Cervantes, Riley Gobeli, Mary Julik, Hesveldi Lopez, Ragan Wright, Hailie Rombough, Jamel Rivera Pacheco, and their teacher, Miss Oppedahl. Back row: Sylvia Christ, Lauren Laudenbach, Dystine Penning, Will Thompson, Alana Meeks, Brandon Mohammed, and Kaylee Hanna. Not Pictured: Jason Peterson and Jasper Wirth.
    06/05/2024 - 12:56pm

  • StateLine Cooperative plans to tear down its cement elevator in Buffalo Center this summer, and a crew from Site Services in Algona utilized a large crane last week to remove asbestos from the structure in preparation for demolition.
    05/29/2024 - 3:20pm
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  • Marlyn and Ruth Hassebroek are passing their family business, Hassebroek Refrigeration & Appliances, onto their son Mike and his wife, Connie, after 49 years of business in Buffalo Center. Mike has worked alongside his parents all those years, while Connie has been working in the office since January. From left are: Connie, Mike, Marlyn, and Ruth Hassebroek. The community came out to help Marlyn and Ruth celebrate their retirement during an open house on Thursday, May 16, which was also Marlyn’s 85th birthday.
    05/29/2024 - 3:18pm

  • Becca Hofmann, left, set a new school record in the 800 meter run at state, with a time of 2:22.49. Gavin Grunhovd, right, broke the school record in the 1600 meter run at state, with a time of 4:21.53.
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News

06/12/2024 - 3:57pm
Voters in Iowa’s major political parties chose their slates of candidates for November’s General Election during the Primary Election held Tuesday, June 4. Local voters chose candidates for several county positions, as well the Iowa House of...

Opinion

06/12/2024 - 4:00pm
Welcome friends, faculty, and family members of my fellow graduates, today is a very exciting day. As we’ve awaited this day by taking numbers off the wall and spending countless hours and years talking about finally getting to the day we get to...

Sports


Jaycee Plath hits a game-winning three-run home run last Wednesday night, in a 13-0 victory over the Lake Mills Bulldogs.
06/12/2024 - 4:03pm
  The North Iowa Lady Bison picked up a couple of big wins last week on the softball diamond, starting on Monday, June 3, when they handed Bishop Garrigan their first loss of the season, 6-5. North Iowa took an early lead in the game with two runs...

Obituaries

06/06/2024 - 4:09pm
Majella R. Flugum, 91, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 – one day shy of her 92nd birthday at the Lake Mills Care Center surrounded by family. Funeral services for Majella will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 7 at Winnebago Lutheran Church,...

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