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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:21pm
GOODELL – Eldred Sherwood Park east of Goodell was established by Hancock County Conservation in 1968. The park surrounds 21-acre, man-made Indian Lake, and has been a popular fishing, camping, picnic and swimming spot. But in recent years...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 12:03pm
            Voters in the Corwith-Wesley Community School District voted last week in favor of a measure that will dissolve the district effective in the 2015-2016 year.        ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 11:57am
            After 27 years of service to the City of Britt, City Clerk Jeanie Purvis will retire at the end of the year.             The Britt City Council...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 11:37am
GARNER – Voters in the Garner-Hayfield and Ventura Community Schools Districts gave solid approval to the merger of the two school districts into one. A special election was held Tuesday, Sept. 9. The total vote count is 953 - yes and 73...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 11:28am
GARNER – The Garner City Council awarded the contract for televising 3,400 feet of sanitary sewer to Pete Howe Sanitation of Spencer. Howe’s bid of $250 per hour and $200 for an overnight stay was the low of two submitted to the...
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:52pm
                    The West Hancock volleyball team earned their first win of the season last Saturday over Hampton-Dumont.     ...
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:47pm
The West Hancock football team added another win to their record during their home opener last Friday.                   The Eagles thumped North Union 55-0...
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:42pm
            After losing two tough matches to open the season, the GHV volleyball team was due for a less strenuous contest. That opportunity arrived last week when the Cardinals traveled to Mason City to face the...
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:38pm
            There’s probably nothing more discouraging than losing in the final minutes of a game and that’s what happened to GHV against Forest City on Friday. The Cardinals appeared to be on the way to...
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 1:40pm
     The Rev. Ernest H. Lauer, 96, former pastor of Immanuel United Church of Christ in Klemme, passed away Sept. 6, 2014 in Lincoln, Neb.  Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 15 at the First Plymouth Church in Lincoln....
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 12:51pm
LeRoy Dean Gamble, 79, of Garner, Iowa, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt, following a courageous battle with cancer. Memorial services were held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 10:30 a....
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 1:39pm
GARNER - Evan Charles Grabko, infant son of Richard "Rick" Grabko and Heather Weaver of Bemidji, MN, formerly of Garner, was born Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.  Evan passed away Thursday,...
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 11:36am
Garner city wide garage sales are this weekend.  Follow this link for an interactive map of the sales:  https://mapsengine.google.com/map/viewer?mid=znushqchGej4.knyl50BnBLGI  
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 8:28pm
Voters of the Garner-Hayfield and Ventura Community School Districts approved the merger of the school districts into one in a special election Tuesday, Sept. 9.   The unofficial results of the election are: Garner-Hayfield Community...
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 5:26pm
It has been 100 years since Lillian Adeline Larson and Morris Waite Fussell exchanged wedding vows at the Larson Armstrong House in Britt.             The couple was married in the home on...
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