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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 1:08pm
City-wide garage sales in Britt are this Friday and Saturday, May 26 and 27.   Click here for our interactive sale map or  Click here to print your own copy.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Enjoy the slide show of photos from the May 11 Awards Day Program on The Leader's website. Click "Photos" on the red bar. The complete story is in the May 24 print edition of The Leader.'
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 2:16pm
    The West Hancock Class of 2017 went to school as students for the final time on Sunday, May 21 for their High School Commencement.     The ceremony began with a welcome from Principal Dan Peterson and the high school...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 1:40pm
GARNER - “Sometimes you will never know the value of something until it becomes a memory,” was the motto of the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Class of 2017. The 88 members of graduating class were awarded diplomas on Sunday, May 22. Senior...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:52pm
Memorial Day is Monday, May 29. Formerly known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day commemorates U.S. soldiers who died while in the military service. First enacted to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War, the recognition was extended after...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:41pm
  CORWITH – “Our American Heritage” is the theme for the 2017 Town & Country Day at Corwith. The weekend event, May 27-28, is sponsored by the Corwith Community Club. The celebration will get off to a glowing start...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:39pm
      The Britt Police Department aided area law enforcement agencies last week in an investigation involving counterfeit money that has circulated around the region.     A suspect has been identified and on...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:38pm
      The Britt City Council held their first reading for the ordinance that will increase the city's water and sewer rates during their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 16.     The new rates, which are needed...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:35pm
    The West Hancock community school board went through another round of personnel changes as the 2016-17 school year wrapped up during their regular meeting on Monday, May 15.     At the meeting, the board approved the...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:29am
   GHV girls’ soccer coach Josh Banse may be comparing the current season to a roller coaster ride. The Cards have go through periods of highs and lows during their first ten games and GHV appears to be on an upswing after winning...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:26am
   Weather conditions over the weekend were significantly less than ideal but the cold and rain didn’t dampen the spirits of GHV’s track coaches and athletes as they performed in the Class 2A State Track and Field Meet. GHV was...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:24am
DES MOINES – West Hancock’s MaCoy Yeakel got the Eagles going in the Class 1A state track and field meet on the opening day with a third-place finish in the long jump.            ...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:21am
   GHV moved one step closer to playing in the Class 2A Girls’ State Golf Meet last week with their runner-up finish in first round regional play. The Cardinals appear to be playing their best golf to date and GHV coach Todd Greiman...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:20am
   Golf is supposed to be a fair-weather sport, but Friday’s Class 2A Boys’ District Tournament featured some of the worst playing conditions imaginable. The rotten weather didn’t seem to bother GHV junior Matt Heinemann...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:18am
   It’s always good to begin post-season play with momentum and the GHV boys’ soccer team picked up a pair of wins in their final week of regular season play. The Cards defeated Denver and Mason City in a couple of tight...
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