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09/18/2018 - 1:24pm
            GHV cross country teams participated in the Clear Lake Invitational Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Regular Baptist Camp at Ventura. The Cardinal boys team finished eighth in the 13-team field, while the GHV girls were 10th among 14 teams in the varsity race.             “It was a tough course and we...
09/18/2018 - 12:52pm
            A quick start propelled the Osage Green Devils to a 52-36 victory over Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Friday night in Garner. The loss dropped the Cards to 1-3 heading into Class 2A District 2 play this week. As Coach Scott VanDusseldorp says, the team will need to bring its ‘A’ game when it travels...
09/17/2018 - 3:42pm
GARNER – A local cow/calf operation and a vineyard were destinations for the 2nd annual “Fresh on the Farm” tour hosted by the Hancock County Farm Bureau. The tour highlights the diversity of agriculture in Hancock County. Schleusner Family Farms Participants met at the Casey and Katie Schleusner farm, 2415 Oak Ave. The...
09/17/2018 - 3:31pm
Alan and Margaret Jass of Hancock County were inducted into the 2018 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 19. Ninety-one Iowa counties participated this year and selected 131 inductees for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. For the Jass family, 4-H started in 1923...
09/11/2018 - 12:40pm
BRITT - Zubrod Percherons, a draft horse team from Guthrie, Oklahoma, won Supreme Champion 6 Horse honors at the 37th Britt Draft Horse Show, held Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. Rain on Sunday morning, Sept. 2, forced the cancellation of the afternoon grandstand show. Fortunately organizers were watching the forecast and moved...
09/11/2018 - 9:58am
  GARNER – A ribbon cutting event marked the formal opening of the Kwik Star convenience store at Garner on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The 7,500 square foot store is located at 150 E. Hwy. 18 and currently employs 26. The store actually opened for business to the public on Aug. 30.  “We’re really excited to be a part of this...
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