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Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 2:04pm
GARNER – Wayne L. Allen, 68, of Garner died Tuesday, August 25th at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa in Mason City. Funeral services will be held 1:30 P.M., Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Cataldo Funeral Chapel in Garner with Tim Hartman,...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 8:43am
The pre-registration deadline for the School Elections for Garner-Hayfield-Ventura and West Hancock Community School Districts is Friday, August 28, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. After the pre- registration deadline, new voters will be required to follow the...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 12:43pm
GARNER - For the second time in as many weeks, a candidate for president made a campaign stop at Garner. Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) brought his message of support for American business. The candidate spoke to employees and guests...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 12:29pm
  DES MOINES – A former Garner resident, Representative Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake), will be the next Speaker of the Iowa House. Upmeyer makes Iowa history for being the first woman elected to the position. She will succeed Rep. Kraig...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 12:07pm
BRITT – The 34th annual Britt Draft Horse Show will be held at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, Britt, Sept. 4-6. The show features 18 of the finest Belgian, Percheron, Clydesdale and Shire six-horse hitches in North America. This unique event...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 11:58am
BRITT–There is a new restaurant choice for diners on Britt's Main Street.             The La Guadulapana Mexican Restaurant opened for business on Aug. 3 and is ready to offer a wide...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 11:53am
The West Hancock volleyball team returns four letterwinners to this year’s roster. All seniors, Cara Francis, Monica Loeschen, April Robbins and Emma Chizek all return to lead the Eagle team in the 2015 season. Coach Erin Brown begins her 3rd...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 11:51am
The West Hancock football team is kicking off their 2015 schedule this week, hosting the traditional season opener against Garner-Hayfield Ventura Friday night. The Eagles are returning strong numbers to this year’s roster with 17 returning...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 11:49am
For as long as almost any sports fan in north central Iowa can remember, the North Iowa Conference has existed as one of the premiere athletic conferences in the state. Those days are now gone and this week will mark the beginning of a new era in...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 11:48am
   When the school year begins this week Cardinal fans will again focus on the football field as GHV opens their season. Fifth-year head coach Scott Van Dusseldorp is hoping to see his Cardinals rebound from a disappointing season with the...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 12:39pm
While many families spent a small portion of their summer traveling on vacation, one Kanawha family spent much of it on the road bring entertainment to others.             Mark and Christa...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 12:06pm
    Buddy Holly’s voice crooned through a nearly empty Surf Ballroom Friday as organizers readied the building for the sold-out Iowa Democratic Wing Ding. In red pants, white Converses and a blue suit jacket covered in stars,...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:47am
Barbara Zrostlik Beyer, widow of Francis Zrostlik, and her children have given $20,000 to endow the Francis L. Zrostlik Manufacturing Technology Scholarship in his memory. Zrostlik founded Iowa Mold Tooling Company in 1961 and co-founded Stellar...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:39am
GARNER–Employees of Stellar Industries, local officials and their guests had the opportunity to hear from a presidential candidate Friday afternoon.             Carly Fiorina, a candidate...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 11:30am
BRITT - A new chief will soon be joining the Britt Police Department. During a special meeting Aug, 10, Mayor Marv Hillenga approved the employment of Daniel Cummings as chief of police.           ...
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