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08/20/2019 - 2:45pm
KLEMME - Josh (JJ) Wise of rural Klemme, was awarded the title ‘Iowa State Champion Auctioneer’ on Tuesday, August 13 at the Iowa Auctioneers Association competition. The event was held at the 2019 Iowa State Fair. Wise, 34, is a long-time member of the Iowa Auctioneers Association  (IAA). He participates in nearly 300 auctions a year. He currently owns and operates JJ Wise...
08/20/2019 - 2:35pm
  GOODELL – The Goodell community is hosting their annual Watermelon Day, on Saturday, Aug. 24. 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 will begin at 1 p.m. Line-up is 12:30 p.m. at the county shed. A “Little Watermelon”...
08/20/2019 - 1:59pm
GARNER – With start of the 2019-20 school year on Friday, the August meeting of the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Board of Education was a short one. LuAnn Gatchel of Jasperson Insurance & Real Estate reviewed the school district’s insurance coverage for property, vehicle, worker’s compensation and liability. GHV is a part of the...
08/13/2019 - 1:40pm
BRITT – The best of the best 4-H and FFA livestock projects in beef, goat, lamb and swine competed at the All Iowa Showdown on Sunday, Aug. 4. The event was held at the Hancock County fairgrounds in Britt. The statewide Showdown is in its third year of existence. This was the first year for Hancock County to serve as host. There are nine...
08/13/2019 - 12:52pm
            BRITT - Three hobos sit outside of the boxcar in the Britt Hobo Jungle on Saturday.             They eventually form into a circle with one sitting on a bench to pass around a black jug from which they drink.        ...
08/13/2019 - 10:58am
       BRITT -  It was one of the usual suspects and one of the newcomers elected for the Britt Hobo King and Queen coronation at the City Park Gazebo in Britt on Saturday.             Slim Tim and Flux were the hobos to be honored by the Hobo Days crowd with their...
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