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Harvey D. Bettenhausen

February 22, 2012 by Linda Renner (Register to contact)

Harvey Bettenhausen passed away on February 21, 2012 at the age of 82. He served as principal of Emmetsburg, IA from 1969 to his retirement in 1992. His obituary is posted on the Joyce Funeral Home website.

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Elmer Gary Frink 1931-2017

January 12, 2017 by Emmetsburg News

Elmer Gary Frink, son of Elmer and Stella (Norland) Frink, was born Feb. 25, 1931 in Emmetsburg. He received his education in Emmetsburg, graduating from Emmetsburg High School. Following graduation, Gary served in the Iowa National Guard for a short ...

Youth Basketball Program Underway

January 12, 2017 by Emmetsburg News

The Emmetsburg Recreation Department is sponsoring a Boy's and Girl's Youth Basketball Program for all boys and girls in grades 1-4. The program is held on Saturday mornings in the High School Gym and Middle School Gym. The program will continue ...

Maxine Wilson 1924-2016

January 3, 2017 by Emmetsburg News

... John's Catholic Cemetery, Emmetsburg. Maxine Ellen Schumacher was born November 18th, 1924, to her parents, Louis and Hazel (Dramon) Schumacher, at the home farm near Mallard, IA. Along with her siblings, she graduated from Mallard High School.

EHS Students Learn Through “Morning Buzz”

January 3, 2017 by Emmetsburg News

Emmetsburg NewsThe increased appreciation of coffee and coffee-based beverages helped lead a group of Emmetsburg High School students to an educational experience during the recently-comppleted first semester. And along the way, the students actually found ...

Cecelia B. Finnegan 1949-2016

December 29, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

Cecelia Bernadette Finnegan, daughter of William and Bernadette (Nolan) Hughes, was born June 20, 1949 in Estherville, Iowa. She began her education at Lake Center School and graduated from Terril High School in 1967. On February 12, 1971, Cecelia was ...

Venita C. Willits 1918-2016

December 29, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

Venita Catherine Willits, daughter of Joseph and Julia (Joyce) Joynt, was born July 30, 1918 in Emmetsburg, Iowa. The Joynts had twelve children, ... Mary's Academy in Emmetsburg. Following high school, Venita attended cosmetology school in Des Moines.

Campbell Resigns From School Board

December 27, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

"It is with deep regret that I announce my resignation from and will relinquish all of my responsibilities and privileges as a member of the Emmetsburg Community School District School Board, effective December 31, 2016," Campbell stated in her letter ...

Joy E. Hankey 1925-2016

December 22, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

Visitation is from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg. Joy Eileen Hankey died ... She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines in 1943 and in later years enjoyed reunions with old ...

Helping Hands And Hearts Brighten The Holidays

December 20, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

Emmetsburg NewsPAUL - It didn't take long for a group of volunteers to construct a temporary sidewalk to make it easier for Paul Richerson, in the wheelchair, and his mother Jennifer Meyer, to get from his home in Emmetsburg to curbside so he can be picked up by ...

Schedule Change For Friday, Dec. 16

December 17, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

Officials at Emmetsburg High School have announced a change to the athletic schedule for tonight (Friday, Dec. 16). There will not be a Junior Varsity girls baskteball game. Instead, the Varsity Girls Basketball game will start at 5:15 p.m., with the ...

Lavonne Sterba 1939-2016

December 15, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

A Mass of Christian Burial for Lavonne A. Sterba of Emmetsburg will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Holy ... While in grade school, Lavonne did domestic work for the Tom Kelly family and then during her high school years she was employed by ...

EHS Holiday Concert Set For Monday Evening

December 15, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

The Emmetsburg High School Vocal and Instrumental Music Departments will host their annual Holiday Concert this coming Monday, Dec. 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the EHS Auditorium. The concert will feature performances from the EHS Concert Band ...

Puppy Jake Fundraising Efforts Winding Down

December 15, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

Since beginning last month, the Emmetsburg High School Student Council has been busy with a fundraiser to help wounded military veterans. Through various efforts in the school, the student council is raising money for the Puppy Jake Foundation in the ...

EHS Jazz Band Preparing For NCIBA Festival

December 1, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

Emmetsburg NewsIf practice makes perfect, the Emmetsburg High School Jazz Band is going to be right in the hunt this Saturday afternoon, Dec. 3. The ensemble of jazz musicians will be participating in the North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association Jazz Festival at ...

Arts Council Hosts Many Voices Choir Christmas Concert On December 4

November 29, 2016 by Emmetsburg News

The Many Voices Choir from the Estherville area will be performing their annual Christmas Concert in Emmetsburg on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. in the Emmetsburg High School auditorium. The Palo Alto Arts Council will host this as a free Christmas Concert.

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