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Monday, August 20, 2018 - 1:57pm
            On August 10, Tuck and Minneapolis Jewel, the 2017 Hobo King and Queen, sat on the bench at the Queen’s Garden outside of Mary Jo’s Hobo House in Britt, Iowa.      ...
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 12:20pm
  GARNER – The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Board of Education recently heard administrative reports on final preparations for the start of the 2018-19 school year.  Elementary Principal Mike Meyering reported that the new playground...
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 12:05pm
  GARNER – The availability of FEMA funding for construction of a multi-use tornado safe room was a topic of discussion by Garner City Council on Aug. 14. FEMA recently announced the availability of Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance (...
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:53am
  CORWITH - Corwith Volunteer Fire Fighters Association received a $2,000 grant for a brush truck upgrade. The grant is provided through Farm Credit Services of America’s (FCSAmerica) Working Here Fund.   The Corwith...
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:43am
            Kanawha City Council buckled in for a long night on Aug 14., as they met for their scheduled meeting for the month.             A point of contention...
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:38am
              One of the biggest weekends of the year is just around the corner for Kanawha.             Labor Day.   ...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:37am
NOAH JOSHUA EISENMAN BRITT - Noah Joshua Eisenman, beloved son of Joshua and Jenna Eisenman of Britt, was born silently on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  Private family graveside services will be held at...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 5:44pm
            One of the cornerstones of Hobo Days and the National Hobo Convention is the election and coronation of a new Hobo King and Queen.             Last year...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 5:39pm
BRITT - Friday morning is the heaviest part of Hobo Days each year. The day starts at 9:00 a.m. at the Hobo Cemetery within the grounds of the Evergreen Cemetery. People gather at the spot to pay their respects and remember the hobos who’ve...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 5:34pm
  GOODELL – The Goodell community is hosting their annual Watermelon Day, on Saturday, Aug. 25. Lunch (free will offering) will be served by the American Legion Post 420 at the Goodell Community Center from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A parade...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 5:29pm
  KLEMME – Klemme city official were updated on the $1.4 million Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) improvement project, Aug. 6. Veenstra & Kimm Project engineer Tim Moreau reviewed the construction schedule for the project. Moreau...
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 6:08pm
Brian David Zeitler, born on June 3, 1959 in Moline, Illinois to the late Eva Peterson and David Zeitler, passed away at age 59 on Aug. 1, 2018 in Mason City, Iowa. Friends and family can pay their respects at a memorial service on Friday,...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 12:12pm
Susan D. Lewerke, 71, of Garner died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Westview Care Center in Britt. Funeral services will be held 11 A.M., Friday, August 10th at Britt Zion Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Chris Burrell officiating.  Burial will be...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 10:41am
GARNER – The impact of the burgeoning trade war between the U.S. and China on agriculture and manufacturing was the chief topic of discussion during a visit by Congressman Steve King (R) at Garner, Aug. 1. King toured Plas-Tech Tooling, Inc.,...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 10:17am
          BRITT -  Blanche Chizek couldn’t believe the news when she was told she would be the Grand Marshall             “There’s so many other...
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