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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 12:52pm
CORWITH - What began more than a decade ago when two Hispanic women in the Britt area asked if there was a church they might worship at has grown to serve families across the North Central Iowa region.        ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:35am
  GARNER – A former state legislator has filed suit seeking an unspecified amount of punitive damages following his acquittal of sexual abuse charges last year. On April 22, 2015, jury acquitted Henry Rayhons, Garner, of 3rd degree sexual...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:30am
GARNER – Courthouse security recommendations were discussed at a recent meeting of the Hancock County Board of Supervisors. Shaun Hackman, assistant to the Hancock County Engineer, serves as committee chairman of the safety committee. Hackman...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:21pm
GARNER – Today’s big agricultural machinery comes with big tires and sometimes, big problems if not serviced in a safe manner with the proper equipment. Stellar Industries in Garner was recently the host site for a three-day Farm Tire...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:13pm
                  The West Hancock softball team concluded their 2016 season 1-25 overall, with their sole win over North Iowa 16-9 on June 1st.          ...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:11pm
                  West Hancock baseball concluded their 2016 season 10-18 overall, advancing to the District semi-finals before falling to Riceville 11-12 in extra innings.      ...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:09pm
            Three GHV softball players were recognized as all-conference performers by Top of Iowa West coaches after the first season of play in the new league. The Cardinal team faced a number of challenges through...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 6:57pm
KANAWHA - Donald “Terry” Rand, 65, of Kanawha passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in Kanawha. Memorial services for Terry Rand were held on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at the Kanawha Lutheran Church in Kanawha, with...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 6:55pm
KANAWHA - Delores Ann Evans Birdsall passed away in her home in Shef- field on Sunday, July 17, 2016. A service will be held at Prairie Ridge Church, 825 NW 36th Street, in Ankeny, Iowa, on Thursday, July 28 at 3:30 p.m. with visitation...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 6:53pm
MADISON, Wis. - Anthony “Tony” Michael Ponti, age 44, who died unexpectedly on July 20, 2016, will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at st. ann...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 1:49pm
  BRITT – Two young ladies, Natalee Dippel and Jade Oberhelman, will vie for the title of 2016 Hancock County Fair Queen. The Hancock County Fair Queen contest will be held Wednesday, July 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Britt. The...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 1:30pm
GARNER – Garner-Hayfield-Ventura school board members heard a report on the food service program at the July 11 meeting. Kathy Zobrist is completing her first year as food service director. Zobrist said the year has been an interesting,...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 1:13pm
  KANAWHA–The Kanawha City Council agreed to a pay increase for umpires and changes to the summer youth league staff for the 2017 year during the regular meeting July 12.            ...
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 3:11pm
GARNER – With little fanfare, the Garner City Council adopted an ordinance that bans electronic smoking devices (e-cigarettes, vape pens or hookah pens) from public areas where tobacco use is currently banned. In June, members of the Garner-...
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 3:00pm
  BRITT- A large group of kids visited the Hancock County Memorial Hospital last Tuesday and Thursday.  The kindergarten through fifth graders were all in good health, but were there to see a different side of the hospital than they...
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