Thursday, July 2, 2020

FEMC Grant purchases new speed signs

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By now, you’ve probably noticed the new speed-warning signs as you come into St. Ansgar on T26 and Highway 218. These new battery-operated signs were purchased with a more...

Saints Legacy Fund donates $7,000 to St. Ansgar Schools

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The Saints Legacy Fund is pleased to announce it has funded four projects totaling approximately $7,000 proposed by teachers in the St. Ansgar Schools. Two projects for the elementary students focused on developing...

St. Ansgar students head to Girls State in June

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St. Ansgar High School students Avery Hendrickson and Montanah Scott have been chosen to attend Iowa Girls State, which will occur June 16-21 at Drake University in Des Moines. The two were chosen...

Northern Country Co-op donates lunch materials to local schools

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Northern Country Cooperative recently donated a total of 2646 cartons of shelf stable milk and 1152 meat sticks to area schools that are packing lunches for families during the COVID-19 outbreak.  The donation...

It’s National FFA Week!

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The St. Ansgar FFA chapter celebrated National FFA Week this week. National FFA Week embraces more than 91 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future.  More than 670,000 members will...

“We want to bring your voices together”: The new activism group in Mitchell County

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There is a new activism organization in town for locals who are passionate about the environmental issues that face Mitchell County—but this one may not be your typical political lobbyist group. JACKIE ARMSTRONG:...

MCRHC Adjusts to COVID-19 Outbreak

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First cases of the virus reported in Mitchell County by Jon Koster With confirmed cases of COVID-19 now in Mitchell County, there's no denying the virus is on our doorstep. Projections from MercyOne estimate...

Sportsman’s set for renovations

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Sportsman’s on 4th Street is slated to receive a substantial makeover over the next couple of years, after the establishment was awarded a $100,000 grant from Iowa’s “Community Catalyst” program.

Lack of funding may stall sewage improvements

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At their last regular monthly assembly, the St. Ansgar City Council heard Mayor Keith Horgen’s concerns about the remaining lifetime of the wastewater treatment lagoon in its current state, and how it...

South Square Celebrates 90th Birthday

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Betsy Kirby (’00) and her husband Tom Kirby of “Betsy and the Gents” performed for South Square’s 90th/1st birthday celebration. EJ Photo/Alexander Schmidt It’s safe to say nobody could have foreseen in 1928 that the...