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Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 1:30pm
  On page 3 of today’s Leader is a column by Johnny Whitfield, editor of the Garner-Cleveland Record and the Eastern Wake News in Garner, N.C. There are three towns in the U.S. named “Garner” Whitfield was interested in...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 9:38am
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 4:13pm
KANAWHA -William (Bill) Schreur, 92, of Kanawha, passed away Friday, June 5, 2015, at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Kanawha Christian Reformed Church, with Pastor...
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 4:08pm
              The City of Britt has named an interim chief of police to serve the community following the resignation of Bob Sankey.          ...
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 4:01pm
              Duncan celebrated 115 years of its strong Czech heritage on Saturday, June 27 with several special events in the town and at the ballroom. The day featured a parade, games,...
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 3:24pm
GARNER – The Garner City Council set wages and salaries for city employees and approved a two-year contract for the city administrator on June 23. The new salary schedule goes into effect July 1. The wage and salary raises ranged from 2...
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 3:22pm
Wood Chiropractic of Garner is celebrated 25 years of chiropractic healthcare. The Garner Chamber of Commerce presented Dr. Scott Wood with a certificate and congratulations for 25 years of service. From left: Julie Peil, Megan Hamett, Dr. Jay East...
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 2:20pm
              The West Hancock softball team picked up two conference wins this past week, a 6-5 victory over Lake Mills Wednesday and an extra innings win over Mason City Newman 5-4 on Friday.    ...
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 2:18pm
              GHV faced one of the more challenging stretches of their baseball schedule last week resulting in four losses to strong teams. Ironically, GHV’s best offensive...
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 4:57pm
BRITT - Dr. Marvin Hans Petersen, 89, formerly of Britt died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at The Glenn Senior Community, in Minnetonka, Minnesota. A private family service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Britt at a later date with military rites by...
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 4:37pm
FOREST CITY – Heritage Park of North Iowa will hold its second annual International Festival at Heritage Park on June 27-28, 2015, at Heritage Park of North Iowa in Forest City. Free admisson with an item for local food banks. "We are so...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 11:18am
GARNER – Roger J. Brady, 76, of Garner died Monday, June 22, 2015 at his home. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 25 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Garner with Fr. Paul Lippstock and Rev. Dennis Popowski...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 11:10am
BRITT–A group of Hancock County youth had the opportunity to get hands on with electricity during a recent workshop.             Around a dozen kids came together for a workshop hosted by...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 10:35am
GARNER – Even as a student at Garner-Hayfield, Ben Lau knew his future was in music. Following high school graduation in 2011, Ben set his sights on breaking in to the music business and headed north to Minneapolis. He attended Hennepin...
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 6:15pm
GARNER – Hancock County proved once again that it is serious about the fight against cancer. The 17th annual Hancock County Relay for Life was held Saturday, June 20 at Garner. The event raised an estimated $60,000 for the American Cancer...
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