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Friday, August 16, 2019 - 12:44pm
BRITT - Eppo Gremmer, Jr., 98, of Britt passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 at Westview Care Center in Britt. Funeral services for Eppo Gremmer, Jr. were held on Friday, Aug. 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 707 4th St. SW in...
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 11:16am
KLEMME - Carl Heginger, Jr., 79, a longtime resident of Klemme, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Good Shepherd Care Facility in Mason City surround- ed by his loving family. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, at...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 1:42pm
  KLEMME – With the exception of remaining “punch list” items, the Klemme City Council approved a resolution and signed a certificate of completion for the Wastewater Treatment Facility Project at their Aug. 5 meeting. Tim...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 1:40pm
BRITT – The best of the best 4-H and FFA livestock projects in beef, goat, lamb and swine competed at the All Iowa Showdown on Sunday, Aug. 4. The event was held at the Hancock County fairgrounds in Britt. The statewide Showdown is in its...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 12:52pm
            BRITT - Three hobos sit outside of the boxcar in the Britt Hobo Jungle on Saturday.             They eventually form into a circle with one sitting on a...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 11:13am
            Since it’s installation in 1991, the Boxcar at the Hobo Jungle in Britt has served as part of the Sinner’s Camp.             A place for the...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 10:58am
       BRITT -  It was one of the usual suspects and one of the newcomers elected for the Britt Hobo King and Queen coronation at the City Park Gazebo in Britt on Saturday.         ...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 10:33am
            What’s old is new.             This season Garner-Hayfield-Ventura football brings back former coach Darrell Schumacher.     ...
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 3:34pm
BRITT - Dick Leerar, 76, of Britt passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 at MercyOne in Des Moines after a brief battle with leukemia. Funeral services for Dick Leerar were held on Monday, Aug. 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church,...
Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 4:33pm
GARNER - Dolores A. (Grell) Boehnke, 80, of Garner, passed away peacefully, Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Concord Care Center in Garner. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church east of...
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 11:11am
            Dick Leerar, 76, of Britt passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at MercyOne in Des Moines after a brief battle with Leukemia.             Funeral...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 10:17am
GARNER – Hancock County supervisors continued a completion hearing for a cleanout of the main open ditch of Drainage District #130 to 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 19. The issue is difference between the original engineering fee estimates and a later...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 10:10am
  GARNER - Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Hancock County is hosting a farmland leasing meeting on August 9, at 9:00 A.M. to address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about farmland...
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 9:52am
  GARNER – For the Rev. Michael Shaffer, church is more than just a building. It’s about making connections.  Schaffer is pastor of the Garner United Methodist Church. His first Sunday in the pulpit at Garner was July 21....
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 9:33am
            BRITT - Linda Hughes was the one to tell Allan Doughan the Hobo Days Committee nominated him to be Grand Marshal in this year’s parade.           ...
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