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11/14/2018 - 1:00am
KANAWHA - In 1918 at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the guns fell silent on the Western front in Europe. It was hoped, that with the signing of the Armistice a century ago, World War I would be “the war to end all wars.” Sadly, as history and subsequent wars proved, such was not the case. Gerald Edgar, Hancock County Director of Veterans Affairs, was the guest...
11/14/2018 - 1:00am
            On Nov. 6, the City of Britt city council approved Mark Anderson to fill the role of chief of police for the Britt Police Department.             Anderson accepted the position and was sworn in at the City Hall that evening.     ...
11/08/2018 - 3:37pm
Hancock County once again sided with the GOP in the Nov. 6 mid-term elections. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors will canvass the election on Tuesday. The following are unofficial results from the 2018 General Election (an asterisk* indicates the incumbent candidate). Iowa House of Representatives District 8 *Terry Baxter (R) – 3,230...
11/05/2018 - 3:31pm
The annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, sponsored by Garner area churches, will be held Thursday, Nov. 22. This year, the dinner will be held at the United Methodist Church, 885 Maben, Garner. The menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing squash, green been casserole, salads, pies and beverage. Reservations are requested and may...
11/05/2018 - 3:18pm
  Luke Evans is the new Marketing Consultant for The Leader and the Buffalo Center Tribune. He joined the Mid-America Publishing Company family on Oct. 29. A graduate of Kingsley-Pearson High School, Evans attended Morningside College in Sioux City where he studied music and math. He moved to Garner in 2011. Luke was an employee of Casey...
11/05/2018 - 2:50pm
              It’s been approximately five years since the Hancock County Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention, ASAP for short, has embarked on its mission to help keep dangerous substances out of the hands of the youth.           ...
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