Rebecca E. Peter

03/06/2018 - 11:27am
GARNER – Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High school students urged the Garner city officials to take a proactive stance to regulate marijuana dispensaries should it become legalized in Iowa. The GHV Teen Council and representatives from the Garner Asset Project (GAP) and Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) met with the city council, Feb. 28. The council was asked to consider a draft...
01/26/2018 - 6:38pm
  GARNER – Representatives for the City of Goodell and Klemme shared concerns about an increase in the fees paid by cities for emergency dispatch services. Goodell City Clerk Daisy Huffman, Klemme City Councilmen Dave Abele and Dave Welsh met with the Hancock County Board Supervisors on Thursday. A year ago, cities were advised that the...
11/27/2017 - 3:12pm
GOODELL – The Goodell City Council voted to apply for a USDA Rural Development Waste Disposal Loan & Grant to fund ongoing plans to construct a wastewater disposal system and lagoon. Tom Madden, project manager with SEH, reviewed the history of the nine-year project with the council on Nov. 20. Currently, Goodell properties have septic...
04/11/2017 - 11:20am
KANAWHA – Fifty years ago on March, 1967, Stub Johnson, Leo Gray and Wayne Nielsen of Spencer formed the Pony Express Riders of Iowa. They rode on horseback a 10-mile loop starting and ending in Spencer and collected money which was donated to the Iowa Easter Seals. Since then, the Pony Express expanded to include riders and saddle clubs...
02/21/2017 - 12:26pm
GARNER - The group of about a dozen or so boys at the Garner Public Library were in intently twisting and turning brightly colored cubes in their quest to solve the puzzle and have each of the six sides of the cubes surface be a single color. Rubik’s® cubes and other twist puzzles are back! Harley Olsthoorn, a Rubik’s enthusiast,...
01/30/2017 - 4:30pm
GARNER - A grant from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs will fund an art project for youth at Garner this summer. The Clear Lake Arts Center was one of 16 artists and organizations to receive a portion of the $111,367 awarded for art project grants from the department. The Clear Lake Arts Center received a $1,147 grant for a Garner Summer...
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