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Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 11:28am
              On Oct. 26, West Hancock vocal and band students traveled to Hampton-Dumont High School to audition for All-State Music Festival.        ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 10:43am
Hancock County Health System (HCHS) joins the rest of our country to recognize November as National Home Care Month. "It's a time when we all can join together to celebrate home care and all of the individuals who make it possible,"...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 10:36am
Veterans Day programs announced Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11. The day was originally chosen to recognize the signing of the Armistice, which ended World War I in 1918. In 1954, Congress changed the name from Armistice Day to Veterans Day to honor...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 10:01am
 World War II veteran Henry Gremmer celebrated his 100th birthday with a birthday party in the Britt Municipal Building on Saturday. The sewing circle at the United Methodist Church in Britt presented a quilt to Gremmer to honor the occasion.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:41am
           BRITT -  Throughout the season, the Class A No. 1 West Hancock football team has knocked down opponents with force.             In the big games of...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 10:34am
A classic board game is brought to life on the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura stage this weekend. “Clue, On Stage!” will be presented Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9 at GHV auditorium. Both performances will be at 7 p.m. “Clue, On Stage!...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 9:49am
            Garner-Hayfield-Ventura’s Abby Christians and Jake Hejlik represented their school at the Class 2A Cross Country State Championship in Fort Dodge on Saturday.       ...
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 5:00pm
GARNER – Lyle “Pete” Sharar, 91, of Garner, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Monday, November 4, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Garner...
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 12:31pm
VENTURA – Gordon L. Johnson, 76, of Ventura, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City. Funeral services were held 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 31 at Cataldo Schott Funeral Home, 505 N. Clark St., in...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 9:00am
GARNER – The city council will seek quotes from local/area contractors for construction of a 3-season, shelter house at Pool Park. The council met Oct. 22. City administrator Adam Kofoed provided a list of 13 local contractors and an updated...
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:17pm
GARNER – Three Garner-Hayfield-Ventura music students have attained the highest individual honor available to Iowa High School musicians by being selected for the 73th Annual All-State Music Festival, Nov. 22-23 in Ames. Eric Heitland will...
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 1:22pm
GARNER - Hancock County Sheriff Scott Dodd presented the case for  creation of a  jail administrator position to the Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday. Since July 2017, Hancock County has moved inmates to other jails –...
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 1:18pm
            The West Hancock Fall play will be held on Nov. 9 and 10 in the West Hancock High School gym this year.             The piece to be performed is titled...
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 1:06pm
Saturday, hundreds of West Hancock alumni and community members gathered at the school in Britt for the Bob and Linda Sanger Legacy Fund fundraiser. Bob Sanger, coach of the West Hancock and Britt football teams for over 50 years, has been battling...
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 12:58pm
            Garner-Hayfield-Ventura football fought with the season on the line on Friday night.             GHV hosted Spirit Lake, facing off for a claim at a...
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