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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:49pm
Vera Lucille (Fett) Fish was born on January 5, 1925 in rural Corwith, daughter of Forest and Ruby (Santee) Fett. Vera was the fourth child of 15. She grew up in Corwith and attended country school in LuVerne through the 8th grade. Vera Fish died...
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:29pm
GARNER – Donna L. Swalve, 79, of rural Garner died Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa in Mason City. Funeral services will held 10:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 23 at First Reformed Church in Buffalo Center...
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 4:23pm
            James F. Thorssen, 86, of Hendersonville, North Carolina, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016. He was born in Garner, Iowa and raised by Edward and Agnes Papousek.         ...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 2:28pm
FERTILE - Patricia Ann Oswald, 80 of Fertile passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2016 at Good Shepherd Health Center, Mason City, Iowa. A Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at the Fertile Lutheran Church in Fertile, with Pastor...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:04pm
Third graders from West Hancock Elementary, Britt, learned about county government during a tour of the Hancock County Courthouse on Wendesday, Jan. 11. County officers discussed the duties of their respective offices. Judge Karen Salic talked about...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:44am
KLEMME/GOODELL:   Terry Lynn Meints, 67, passed away on January 10, 2017, at the CCU Unit at Mercy Hospital in Mason City, Iowa, after a short battle with cancer.  Funeral services were held at the Goodell United Methodist Church on...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:10am
  GARNER – City officials heard a proposal for workforce rental housing from developers Adam Roberts and Greg Loeffler of Build for Resilience LLC during the Jan. 9 council meeting. The company, which is based in the St. Louis area, sent...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:03am
  GARNER – Get ready to “Save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.” The kick-off event for the 2017 Hancock Relay or Life was held Sunday at Garner. The 2017 Hancock County Relay for Life for...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:57am
BRITT – Michael foods announces a $1.7 million dollar expansion project at the company’s processing plant at Britt. This is the second such expansion for this plant within the last three years. The project includes expansion of the...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 3:02pm
   After finishing the first round of TIC play undefeated, the GHV boys are no doubt the target of every basketball team in the league as the conference schedule continues. Tuesday’s game at North Iowa was postponed making Friday...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:56pm
   GHV saw limited basketball action last week as wintery weather conditions on Tuesday forced postponement all games in North Iowa. The Cardinals only game of the week was Friday’s home contest against Forest City. With the Indians...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:54pm
   GHV returned to the mat on Thursday last week in a quadrangular event at Greene where the Cardinals faced North Butler, Osage and Northwood-Kensett. North Butler and Osage both outscored GHV on the mat but the Cardinals were able to...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:53pm
     With post-season wrestling action just a month away, the GHV squad is looking for every opportunity to fine tune their skills. The Cardinals traveled to Lake Mills on Saturday to face some stiff competition and add to their...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:51pm
  EAGLE GROVE - Double-doubles for Dylan Eckels and Seth Weiland helped bolster West Hancock's boys basketball team to a 73-48 road win at Eagle Grove on Friday, Jan. 13.            ...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:49pm
EAGLE GROVE - A 27-3 second quarter run helped West Hancock's girls basketball team to a 63-35 blowout at Eagle Grove on Friday, Jan. 14.          Leading just 14-10 after the first quarter, West Hancock...
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