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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 3:10pm
GARNER - Looking for a way to “give back” to your community and make a real difference in people’s lives? Then consider joining the Garner Volunteer Ambulance Service (GVAS). Since 1982, trained and dedicated GVAS volunteers...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 2:54pm
Laurice O. “Pete” Woiwod, 84, 400 Hwy 18 W., Clear Lake, IA, died Sun- day, September 28, 2014 at Oakwood Care Center, Clear Lake, IA. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday Oct. 2, 2014 at the St. John...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 2:52pm
MASON CITY - Paul E. Heller, 62, of Mason City, died Wednesday, Sep- tember 17, 2014, at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Grace...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 2:49pm
            The Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention-ASAP- a Britt-based division of the Hancock County Wellness Coalition has been awarded a federal grant to help further its programming into the future.  ...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 2:40pm
GARNER – City officials reviewed the final draft of the 2014 Comprehensive Plan for the City of Garner at the Sept. 23 council meeting. Randy Lansing, city administrator, and the Planning and Zoning Commission worked with NIACOG regional...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 2:22pm
GARNER – “Cardinals to the Rescue” is the theme at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura for Homecoming Week 2014. The GHV Cardinals will face the Osage Green Devils in gridiron action on Friday. On Thursday, the public is invited to the 1:...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:16am
                    The West Hancock volleyball team concluded their regular season weeknight matches this past week. The Eagles played four matches in...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:14am
                    The West Hancock Eagle football team came within one point of beating the number three ranked team in Class A, Nashua-Plainfield. The...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:12am
              A select group of GHV cross-country participants traveled to the University of Minnesota on Saturday to compete in the Roy Griak race. This event is a first for GHV and...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:10am
              GHV recorded a pair of sweeps in North Iowa Conference volleyball action last week before falling to Forest City. The Cards traveled to Britt on Tuesday where they had...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:09am
            Charles City appeared to have the answer for GHV’s potent rushing attack on Friday. In spite of coming up short on the scoreboard for the past three weeks, GHV has been managing to post impressive...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 12:08pm
As farmers prepare their machinery for the fall harvest, a bountiful harvest of another kind is already underway south of Kanawha. David and Nancy Litch, owners of the Old Bank Winery and Vineyard, have been busy during the month of September as...
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:24pm
GARNER – Call it puppy love. One of the newest members of Concord Care Center team in Garner is the four-legged variety. Gracie, a five-year-old English Springer Spaniel, is a therapy dog at the center since July 21. She is on loan to the...
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:17pm
GARNER – What impact could legalized marijuana have on business? Employers were challenged not to be a part of the “undecided majority” on the issue of legalized marijuana.  “The earth is changing under our feet...
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 2:52pm
   Homecoming activities at West Hancock High School have been set for Sept. 28-Oct. 3. The week will begin with the annual powderpuff football on Sanger Field at 2 p.m. followed by he-man volleyball in the high school gym....
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