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Friday, November 21, 2014 - 5:45pm
GARNER – It appears the Grinch – not Santa –made an early stop at Garner this year. The Garner community learned ALCO Stores, Inc. will be closing all 198 stores for good – including the store at Garner. A company-wide...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:11pm
GARNER – Prosecutors have filed a motion for a change of venue for the upcoming trial of Henry V. Rayhons of Garner. Charges of sexual abuse in the 3rd Degree, a Class C felony, were filed against Rayhons in August. The charge stems from...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 1:02pm
KANAWHA - The Kanawha American Legion, along with the West Hancock Middle School paid a special tribute to local veterans on Veteran's Day this year. A program held at the school featured music provided by the students, a time of silence and...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:47pm
           Six dogs recently rescued from a Kanawha residence are doing well and have been or are ready to be adopted to new and loving homes.             The...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:28pm
            CORWITH  - On Tuesday, Nov. 11 the Corwith-Wesley-LuVerne High School and Middle School held a Veteran’s Day Program in the Corwith gymnasium. The tribute started at 10 a.m. The Presentation of...
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:17pm
GARNER – It appears that the school mascots and colors at for Ventura and Garner campuses for the newly created Garner-Hayfield-Ventura School District will remain as currently designated. That was the general consensus of the Garner-...
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:08pm
GARNER – The Garner city council accepted a petition with 48 signatures calling a special election on whether the city should proceed with securing $400,000 in general obligation bonds that would go toward remodeling and expansion of the...
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:03pm
GARNER – The story of the Honor Flight Program honoring World War II veterans was the focus of the Veteran’s Day program at Garner, Tuesday, Nov. 11. Dave Theiss of Clear Lake was one of the organizers of the Honor Flight Winnebago,...
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 6:54pm
                  Post Season honors were recently released and nine West Hancock athletes were selected.                ...
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:26pm
Hancock County voters joined the GOP tidal wave at the ballot box and helped create Iowa political history during mid-term elections, Tuesday, Nov. 4. Supervisors canvassed the election on Monday. The following are unofficial results from the...
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:18pm
Election Day voter turn out at Hancock County polling places was up this year at some locations, poll workers said.             In Britt, there was a steady stream of voters all day, Esther...
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:11pm
GARNER – Lawrence Butz of Ridgeway, Iowa, wasn’t the type of guy to talk about his experience as a prisoner of war in Germany during World War II. Pfc. Butz served in the U.S. Army in Europe from April 1941 until September of 1945....
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 2:46pm
KLEMME – Klemme city council continued with plans to apply for block grant grant funding to update the city’s sewer system. The council met in regular session, Nov. 3. The application process includes a survey of the community. Chris...
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 2:43pm
            On Oct. 12 the vocal music students of West Hancock, Garner Hayfield Ventura and Corwith-Wesley-LuVerne had the opportunity to sing with renowned opera singer and Iowa native Simon Estes.   ...
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 2:16pm
            The Britt City Council discussed what is next in the possibility of the city purchasing the Britt Country Club and Golf Course during their meeting Monday Nov. 3.       ...
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