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09/18/2019 - 9:57am
GARNER – The Garner City Council awarded the bid for the Hejlik’s 3rd Subdivsion project to Wick’s Construction, Inc. of Decorah. A public hearing was held Sept. 10. Wick’s bid of $790,265.50 was the low of four bids received from 11 contractors holding plans and specs for the project, according to Drew Sweers, project engineer. The bid came in under the engineer’s...
09/18/2019 - 9:50am
KLEMME – The town of Klemme is tackling the problem of junk cars and nuisance properties. The council met Sept. 3. “At our August council meeting during discussion with audience members, I suggested we have a public meeting to decide what our community priorities should be now that our lagoon project is completed,” said Mayor Ken...
09/18/2019 - 9:11am
KLEMME – The communities of Klemme and Belmond welcome Rev. David and Carolyn Boogerd. David Boogerd is the new pastor at Immanuel Reformed United Church of Christ at Klemme and United Church of Christ Congregational in Belmond. An installation service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29 at Immanuel Reformed UCC in Klemme. A lunch will...
09/17/2019 - 10:19am
BRITT –Third grade students from Garner-Hayfield-Ventura and West Hancock learned that agriculture is more than just about the food we eat. The 22th annual Ag Fair/Farm Safety Day, Friday, Sept. 13. The Ag-in-the-Classroom event was hosted by the Hancock County Farm Bureau and held at the Hancock County fairgrounds. FFA students from West...
09/10/2019 - 10:54am
BRITT – Zubrod Percherons of Guthrie, Oklahoma won “Supreme Team” honors at the 38th annual Britt Draft Horse Show. The stands at the horse arena at the Hancock County Fairgrounds were full of spectators for 2019 show held over the Labor Day weekend. Zubrod Percherons are owned by Chad and Melissa Zubrod and family. “We...
09/10/2019 - 10:39am
CORWITH – A former Corwith-Wesley-LuVerne School District teacher has penned a memoir about finding a path to recovery from grief and loss. “Last Lunch” by William “Bill” Funnemark of Algona and published by Outskirts Press, Inc. is an biography and autobiography about the shock of his wife, Carol, suffering a...
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