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Randall Wade Holm

Randall (Randy) Wade Holm, passed away on March 23, 2024, at the age of 71.   Randy was born in Sioux Falls SD on October 23, 1952,  the third son of Clayton and Myrtle (Jo) Holm …

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Obituaries
Randall Wade Holm
Randall (Randy) Wade Holm, passed away on March 23, 2024, at the age of 71.   Randy was born in Sioux Falls SD on October 23, 1952,  the third son of Clayton and Myrtle (Jo) Holm …
Burnetta Irene Cummins
Funeral Service for Burnetta Cummins was held on Friday, April 12, 2024, at the Global Methodist Church in Armstrong, IA, with Pastor Lyndon Roesler as Officiant. Burnetta was laid to rest at …
Marlene Rolling
A funeral Mass for Marlene Rolling, 83, of Bancroft, was held Friday, April 12, 2024, at 10:30 AM at Divine Mercy Parish ~ St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bancroft with Father Matthew …
Kathleen “Fae” Porter
Kathleen “Fae” Porter, age 80, of La Vista, NE, and Mesa, AZ, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024, at Banner Baywood Hospital in Mesa. Fae was born on April 15, 1943, in Watertown, …
Brian Munyer
A graveside service for Brian Munyer, 71, of Ledyard, were held Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 3:00 PM at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Bancroft.   Brian died Monday, March 18, 2024 at the …
Sports

Warrior boys are ready to hit the track

ARMSTRONG — Sixteen boys reported to practice for the North Union Boys Track Team this spring. Coach Loren Looft is in his 15th year of coaching track and will be assisted by Brooke …

Five Seniors Return for the girl's track season

ARMSTRONG — The North Union Girls Track Team will look to replace some key athletes this season, but the Warriors also return other athletes with key state experience. Of the five seniors …

New Coach to lead young Golf Team

ARMSTRONG — The North Union Boys Golf Team is under new management as Connor Anderson begins his first year at the helm of the team. Anderson was an assistant golf coach in Fairmont, …

Back to Back State Appearances

By David Swartz CORALVILLE — Senior Harley Tobin came up short of her goal of winning a state medal, but the North Union senior who wrestles with Algona had some quality matches in putting …

Former Bancroft Bandit signs with Pittsburgh Pirates

In 2019, Bancroft Bandits shortstop Shawn Ross began making a name for himself on the ball diamond. He was part of the team that brought home a Championship trophy that year. After leaving the …

Harley Tobin to wrestle at Disney Duals

North Union’s lone girl wrestler, who wrestles under Algona High School, Harley Tobin has earned the right to wrestle for the AAU Girl’s Team Iowa at the Disney Duals in Orlando, Florida. …
Around the region
April…. time to blow out winter cobwebs. My therapist is doing just that. She’s taking a 10 day holiday so for my “session”, I’m venting in print.   Who, …
The Emmet County Board of Supervisors held back-to-back meetings Tuesday, April 2 – first a state-mandated budget statement letter public hearing at 8:15 a.m. then their regular meeting at 9. …
Emmet County Conservation Board Director Eric Anderson introduced Matt Reineke as the new director to the board at their Thursday, April 4 meeting. Reineke has served for many years with the …
The Future of Ethanol and SAF   Sustainable aviation fuel or SAF is quoted as potentially being a 35 billion gallon a year domestic market by 2050. This I believe is incorrect because SAF …
Inventions are created to solve a problem. The Hanson family identified a problem and they were determined to solve it. The family includes Mat and Leslie and their four children Teagan, a sophomore, …