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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:27am
  Walker Rosenmeyer, age 7, sat in his bedroom in December shoving toy after toy into empty Amazon boxes.   Putting as much he could before folding the folds of the cardboard to interlock into a pattern of squares and rectangles. He...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 10:19am
GARNER – Some changes likely will be coming to the Hancock County Relay for Life. The kick-off meeting for the annual fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society (ACS) was held Sunday. 2019 will be the 21st year for the Relay for Life in...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:22pm
            The Jan. 8 meeting for Britt City council had plenty packed into its agenda.             But, one item Mayor Ryan Arndorfer brought forth towards the...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:11pm
GARNER – Hancock County supervisors responded to an earlier proposal from the cities for a 28E agreement regarding city funding for dispatch and communication services at the Hancock County Communications Center. At the Jan. 7 meeting,...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:59am
              The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys basketball team took a hit to their Top of Iowa West title chances this week going 1-1 in conference play.      ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:54am
            Garner-Hayfield-Ventura girls basketball went 1-1 in their latest week of games.             On Jan. 8, the girls faced and defeated North Iowa 78-45 in...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:09am
              The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura wrestling team went through a gauntlet of duals visiting Saint Ansgar on Thursday and Lake Mills on Saturday.       ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:04am
            West Hancock boys basketball had some big matchups this week.             On Jan. 8, the boys hosted Lake Mills, falling 53-75 to them.   ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 10:52am
            The No. 2 West Hancock girls basketball team had two more dominating performances to add to their undefeated record.             They took down Lake...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 10:48am
            The West Hancock wrestling team is quickly coming to a cross roads in their journey to the postseason.             On Thursday the team went 2-1 in a...
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 4:13pm
GARNER – Alice J. Potter, 87, of Garner passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Belmond. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Garner with Rev. Paul Evans...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 4:37pm
Former Hancock County resident, Beryl David Peck, age 94, of Waverly, Iowa, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Waverly Health Center in Waverly. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 5:13pm
On Wednesday, The Britt American Legion and VFW presented a flag to Sophia Martinez as a congratulation for obtaining her United States citizenship on Oct. 25. Martinez is known as being the owner of the resturant La Gaudalupana on Main Ave in Britt...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 5:07pm
GARNER – A 4.5 percent raise in pay is being proposed for elected county officers in Hancock County for fiscal 2019-20. Hancock Compensation Board members Dan Kadrlik, Collin Davison, Gerald Thiedeman, Loren Swenson, Angela Nelson and Ken...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 5:03pm
GARNER – Committee assignments and appointments to various boards for 2019 were on the agenda for the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Jerry Tlach will serve as board chairman for the year. Sis Greiman will be...
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