Monday, March 17, 2008

Announcements for Monday March 17th, 2008.

Two Hour Late Starts today:

Algona School District
Bishop Garrigan
Seaton School
Exceptional Opportunities
East Fork Alternative School
Algona Rabiner Treatment Center
North Kossuth
Saint Johns of Bancroft
West Bend Mallard
North Iowa
Emmetsburg Public and Catholic

No softball or baseball work outs at BGHS this morning.

Algona Head Start will be one hour late with no breakfast!

Trinity Little Lambs pre school will begin today at 10-AM...

Small World Pre School in West Bend will operate today from 10-Am to 12 noon....

Practice for Algona High School Clarinet and Woodwind Choirs will be two hours late...

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

The Court Beat.

The Algona Police Department reports the arrest of an Algona man back on Monday morning at 12:10 on an arrest warrant on charges of Criminal Mischief.Court papers indicate that Jeffrey Allen Nelson is accused of kicking a window to a vehicle, breaking it, and causing 200 dollars damage. The incident was alleged to have happened on January third at 6:48 A-M. An order of protection was issued against a female and male subject by Judge Mark Laddusaw. Nelson is free on a bond of 19-hundred and seventy five dollars.

Accident in Algona.

The Algona Police Department reported a two vehicle accident at Smith and McGregor Road yesterday/Tuesday afternoon at 5:44 P-M.
Those involved in the accident include Courtney Brandow and Amy Meyer, an estimated 12-hundred dollars damage between the two vehicles involved. The accident happened on the west side of Algona.

The Court Beat

A 35 year old Algona man faces serious misdemeanor charges of domestic assault
In Kossuth County Court, Court documents indicate that Todd Hildman is accused of assaulting a female subject by biting and allegedly ripping keys out of her hand and injuring her finger. An order of protection was issued against the female subject by Judge Mark Laddusaw. Hildman is free on bond.

The Crime Beat.

A Forest City woman faces three class d

felony forgery charges in Kossuth County

Court, Court papers identify the woman as

Heather Marguerite Schultz who is accused

of trying to pass forged checks in two

incidents at the Chrome Truck Stop last

month and most recently at the Town Mart in

Wesley. Schultz faces a preliminary hearing

on Friday in Kossuth County Court.

Political News.

In Political News, State Representative Linda Upmeyer a Republican from Garner who serves part of Hancock County, says she will seek a fourth term in office, she represents House District 12.
Ann Marie Fairchild a Democrat from Fertile says she will challenge State Representative Henry Rayhons a Republican from Garner who represents parts of Hancock and Winnebago Counties. Fairchild is challenging Rayhons for a second time.
Also in recent days State Representative Delores Mertz of Ottosen has announced her intent to seek reelection as has State Senate President Jack Kibbie of Emmetsburg.

Accident in Riverdale Township.

A two vehicle accident in Riverdale Township yesterday morning at 8:30 A-M. An Ames man was cited for making an unsafe turn. Kossuth County Sheriff`s Deputy Steve Kollasch identifies the drivers as 45 year old Angela Helleseth of West Bend in a 2006 Ford Expedition, and 30 year Jacob Nelson in a 1998 Ford Tauras. According to the accident report Helleseth was going east of County Road B-63 a half mile east of County Road P-30, Nelson was trying to make a left turn in front of the Helleseth vehicle,Helleseth took the shoulder and was able to avoid a collision, but the vehicle lost control on a slippery surface, ending up in the north ditch and rolling over. Deputy Kollasch says Helleseth was advised to to be checked for possible injuries. There was an estimated 10-thousand dollars damage to the Helleseth vehicle.