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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:28pm
  The Garner council discussed pay for part-time police officers with Police Chief Tim Dodge at the Feb. 14 council meeting. “We don’t have any part-time officers,” said Chief Dodge.  Dodge explained in the event of...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:26pm
GARNER - The group of about a dozen or so boys at the Garner Public Library were in intently twisting and turning brightly colored cubes in their quest to solve the puzzle and have each of the six sides of the cubes surface be a single color. Rubik...
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 5:28pm
     As the top seed in their class 2A district, GHV faced one of the weaker opponents of the basketball bracket in the Cardinals’ opening appearance of tournament play. After completing regular season play with an overall...
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 5:13pm
                  GHV senior Hannah Lau recently completed a remarkable career with the Cardinal girls’ basketball program and the senior forward added one more honor to her list of accomplishments...
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 5:03pm
  DES MOINES -- West Hancock's Hunter Hagen and Colton Francis will definitely take what happened in each of their final matches and use it as a motivator for their senior seasons.          ...
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 4:33pm
      Britt City Council Member Dwight Leerar announced his resignation from the council on Thursday, February 16 during a special meeting.     Leerar did not attend the Thursday meeting, relaying his resignation...
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 4:28pm
    The Kanawha City Council looked over their finalized budget for fiscal year 2017-18 during their regular meeting on Tuesday, February 14.     The new budget calls for a levy rate of $19.08 per $1,000 valuation, up from $...
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 1:13pm
Senator Charles Grassley will be in Hancock County for a town hall meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. at the Hancock County Courthouse in Garner.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 5:27pm
GARNER – A Corwith man was sentenced to ten years in prison after entering an Alford plea of guilty to charges of 3rd degree kidnapping, a Class C felony, in Hancock County District Court on Monday, Feb. 13. Randy Dann, 45, was originally...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 2:17pm
GARNER  – Stellar Industries, Inc. (Stellar) announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to purchase the assets of American Crane, Incorporated (ACI) and Tire Trucks International (TTI). ACI and TTI are located in Garner, Iowa,...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 1:58pm
Cale Edwards, Hancock County Conservation Director, shared several facts about trumpeter swans. Swans will mate for life and typically begin breeding at about age 5 or 6. They like to build nests on top of muskrat and beaver homes. Swans start...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:01am
  GARNER – One dime at time, students at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Elementary are helping a fellow student undergoing cancer treatment. Avery Nolte, the son of Nicole Medina and Curt Nolte, was diagnosed with Stage 4 T-Cell lymphoma earlier...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:58am
  GARNER – Hancock County will be taking a tougher stance against producers who farm in in the right-of-way of county roads. Adam Clemons, Hancock County engineer, said his office will be sending out letters to producers who are in...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:56am
  KLEMME – The City of Klemme plans to apply for Community Development Block Grant funding (CDBG) I connection to plans for improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment facility. The council heard a progress report on the...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:54am
Sewer rates and police equipment were discussed during the regular meeting of the Britt City Council on Tuesday, February 7. At the meeting Tim Moreau and Drew Sweers of Veenstra & Kimm, Inc. presented the council with the results of a sewer...
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