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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 12:44pm
GARNER – A heavily overcast sky dimmed viewing for many who were hoping to get a glimpse of the solar eclipse in North Iowa, Monday. A total eclipse of the sun cut a diagonal path across the United States on Monday, Aug. 21, starting in Oregon...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 12:37pm
How technology in agriculture is being used for soil nutrient management was the topic of discussion with Senator Joni Ernst during a meeting hosted by Weiland Farms, rural Garner, on Aug. 16. Ernst serves on the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 10:52am
  Each year, every new team has its own DNA different from the year prior according to West Hancock football coach Bob Sanger. This year, Sanger sees something special in his team’s DNA. A year removed from making it to the Class A State...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 10:40am
  Striving for improvement is a common goal for any team. For coach Chris Martin and the West Hancock volleyball team it’s their biggest focus this year. Coming off of three wins last year, West Hancock has found a new coach in Martin....
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 10:35am
  Britt City Council sat down on August 15 at its usual time. One of the biggest items on the agenda included a report from V&K’s Drew Sweers on the lot pricing for commercial development park. The council held a lengthy discussion on...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 4:42pm
            It poured rain on Wednesday afternoon, but that didn’t stop Kanawha Lutheran Church from preparing for their second ever corn feed in Kanawha City Park.        ...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 4:27pm
   With preseason drills almost finished and the season-opener just days away, the GHV football team appears to be ready for another challenging season. The Cards have been very successful in recent years against some extremely tough...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 4:22pm
            GHV volleyball coach Kelsey Edwards will be looking at some new faces as she assembles her lineups this season. Last year’s roster featured several talented seniors and now Edwards finds herself...
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 8:26am
Bennie A. Eye, 100, of Clarion passed away peacefully in Cedar Rapids on Aug. 18, 2017.  Funeral services for Ben Eye will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Holmes Lutheran Church, 2139 Hancock Avenue in rural Clarion, with Pastor...
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 6:22pm
Larry Anderson, 69, of Garner, formerly of Britt battled cancer and fought until the end, rising to the Lord on Aug. 16, 2017. Visitation was held Sunday, August 20, at Ewing Funeral Chapel, 178 Center Street West, Britt, Iowa. Graveside l followed...
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 3:56pm
GARNER - Stating racism and violence were never acceptable, Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) said President Donald Trump’s responses to the recent violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Va., “muddied the water.”  Ernest was in...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:57am
  KLEMME – The Klemme City Council approved plans and awarded the contract for storm sewer improvements at the intersection of 1st and Yohn Construction of Clear Lake for $71,253. The 1st and Day Street Storm Sewer Improvement Project...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:51am
            The hobos tapped their walking sticks on the gravestones of every hobo that has been buried in the Evergreen Cemetery on Friday.             The Britt...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:37am
            The walls of 42 N Main St. in Britt are adorned with royalty.             Kings and Queens of the railway immortalized by oil paint on canvas.  ...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:22am
           BRITT -  The citizens of Britt and hobos from all over gathered around the City Gazebo after enjoying a helping of Mulligan Stew on Saturday.           ...
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