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Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 10:55am
  BRITT, Iowa – Jan. 29, 2015 – Replacement of a bridge south of Belmond on U.S. 69 is complete and the roadway is now open to traffic, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Britt construction office. The...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 4:55pm
Donations are being accepted for the "John Nies House Fund. " An account has been set up at First State Bank in Britt. John Nies, Kanawha, lost his home, possessions, and two dogs in a fire on Sunday, Jan. 2 First State Bank was...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6:30pm
KANAWHA - A Kanawha home was severely damaged in a fire Sunday evenining. The fire at 206 S. Walnut Street was called in at 5:02 p.m. Sunday, Kanawha Fire Chief Nat Hill said.            ...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6:22pm
Area youth are getting the chance to have their voices heard with help from the Hancock County Wellness Coalition and Allies for Substance Abuse and Prevention.             Around 40 ninth...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6:15pm
In May of 2014, the Garner Public Library Board of Trustees asked Garner-Hayfield/Ventura High School art teacher Debra Hill to ask her junior students to submit a new logo for the Public Library. The board received 15 entries and selected the...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6:11pm
GARNER – Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School teens shared their perspectives on what’s right with their community and what, in their view, could stand improvement. Forty students participated in a Youth Summit, Friday, Jan. 23 at...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:59pm
     The West Hancock wrestling team competed three times last week, starting with a triangular in Algona Tuesday, then their home duals on Thursday and at the North Butler Invite on Saturday.       ...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:54pm
                  The West Hancock girls’ basketball added two more wins last week to move to 9-7 overall, 9-5 NIC. The Eagles fell to Bishop-Garrigan last Tuesday 65-87, but bounced back to beat...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:51pm
         The West Hancock Boys basketball moved to 13-2 overall last week after picking up two wins and dropping one.                 ...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:48pm
            GHV added a pair of dual victories to their season record on Thursday with wins over St. Ansgar and Rockford. Lake Mills was also at the meet but proved to be more than the Cardinals could handle....
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:45pm
   After a bad beginning to the week on Tuesday, the GHV girls got back into the win column on Friday and Saturday. The Cards were unable to overcome a bad start against the Indians, but bounced back against two of the weaker North Iowa...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:41pm
            After seeing their nine-game winning streak hit bumps in the road at Britt and Forest City, the GHV boys returned to the win column with victories over Belmond and North Iowa last week. The Cards were...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:27pm
Iva Iris Bentzin, 86, of Stillwater, Minn., died on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. A funeral service for Iva Bentzin is being held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 115 N 4th Street, in Stillwater, Minn...
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 11:47am
BRITT - Margaret Nuehring, 90, of Britt passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Funeral services for Margaret Nuehring were held on Friday, Jan. 23, at 10:30 a.m. at United Methodist Church...
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 8:45pm
GARNER – Dorothy M. Nedved, 88, of Garner died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Concord Care Center in Garner. Memorial services will be held 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, Jan. 28 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Garner with Fr. Dennis Miller...
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