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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 5:27pm
GARNER – A Corwith man was sentenced to ten years in prison after entering an Alford plea of guilty to charges of 3rd degree kidnapping, a Class C felony, in Hancock County District Court on Monday, Feb. 13. Randy Dann, 45, was originally...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 2:17pm
GARNER  – Stellar Industries, Inc. (Stellar) announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to purchase the assets of American Crane, Incorporated (ACI) and Tire Trucks International (TTI). ACI and TTI are located in Garner, Iowa,...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 1:58pm
Cale Edwards, Hancock County Conservation Director, shared several facts about trumpeter swans. Swans will mate for life and typically begin breeding at about age 5 or 6. They like to build nests on top of muskrat and beaver homes. Swans start...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:01am
  GARNER – One dime at time, students at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Elementary are helping a fellow student undergoing cancer treatment. Avery Nolte, the son of Nicole Medina and Curt Nolte, was diagnosed with Stage 4 T-Cell lymphoma earlier...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:58am
  GARNER – Hancock County will be taking a tougher stance against producers who farm in in the right-of-way of county roads. Adam Clemons, Hancock County engineer, said his office will be sending out letters to producers who are in...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:56am
  KLEMME – The City of Klemme plans to apply for Community Development Block Grant funding (CDBG) I connection to plans for improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment facility. The council heard a progress report on the...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:54am
Sewer rates and police equipment were discussed during the regular meeting of the Britt City Council on Tuesday, February 7. At the meeting Tim Moreau and Drew Sweers of Veenstra & Kimm, Inc. presented the council with the results of a sewer...
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:46pm
            With the TIC West Division title wrapped up last week, the GHV boys’ basketball team looked to finish the regular season strong in their final two games before tournament play. Tuesday’s game...
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:45pm
            Last week was difficult for the GHV girls’ basketball team as the Cardinals faced the three toughest teams in the TIC West division. The Cards played their final home contest of the season on Tuesday...
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:41pm
              GHV’s boys’ basketball program has shown great success in recent years and that is realistically an extension of the accomplishments achieved by the junior varsity...
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:40pm
              Two GHV wrestlers saw their hopes of earning a trip to the State Wrestling Meet end in disappointment after Saturday’s Class 3A District Wrestling Meet. Austin Case and...
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:38pm
  ALGONA – Bishop Garrigan got a lead against West Hancock and held the Eagles boys basketball team at bay in the regular season conference finale for both teams to hand them a 59-53 loss.        ...
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:36pm
ALGONA – West Hancock’s girls basketball team finished the regular season on an eight-game win streak, ending with a convincing 53-33 victory at Algona Garrigan on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Kelly Leerar led the way with 14 points and Sydney Burgardt had a...
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:34pm
LAKE MILLS – A day in which there should have been much celebration, West Hancock’s wrestlers walked away with a bit of disappointment despite sending two of its team to the Class 1A state meet.       ...
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 3:25pm
Willard Duane Netland of Klemme, died February 4, 2017, in Mesa, AZ after a brave battle with Lung Cancer and COPD. He was born on February 16, 1946, in Garner, to George and Shirley Netland. He grew up in Klemme, along with his seven brothers and...
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