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Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:19pm
Isabelle “Issy” E. Ralston, 96, of Grundy Center, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, at Arlington Place Assisted Living in Grundy Center while under the care of Cedar Valley Hospice. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Feb. 25 ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:52am
CORWITH - A memorial service for Wava Geary will be held 10:30 a.m.,  Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at United Methodist Church, Corwith. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb.23, 2018 at the Corwith Community Center. She passed away...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 2:11pm
GARNER – June A. Schultz, 82, of Garner died Monday, February 19, 2018 at the Concord Care Center in Garner. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Thursday, February 22nd at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garner with Revs. Scott Kozisek...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 2:09pm
GARNER – Robert “Bob” Gray, 92, of Garner died Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Concord Care Center in Garner. A memorial visitation will be held from 1 to 3 P.M., Saturday, April 7, at the Cataldo Funeral Chapel in Garner....
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 1:26pm
  BRITT – For 20 years, Hancock County has been a leader in the fight against cancer. It’s time to form a team and join the Hancock County Relay for Life. This annual county-wide fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society (ACS)...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:57pm
            Two Hagens wrestled for West Hancock at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines this weekend at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament.             Hunter...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:51pm
            West Hancock girls’ basketball continues to pick up steam from a strong regular season finish.             The Eagles played two regional games at...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:45pm
              West Hancock and Newman Catholic duked it out in District play on Thursday in Sheffield at West Fork High School.           ...
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 4:38pm
            When GHV traveled to Osage during the first week of the basketball season, the Green Devils were missing their top scorer in the Cardinals’ 17-point win. Osage’s top gun was back in the lineup...
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 4:02pm
              Kanawha City Council kept its’ regular meeting brief on Feb. 13.             The council was in session for just...
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 3:59pm
            In February 2017, Jared Shaw was just completing his freshman season as a Cardinal basketball player. At some point between then and last November, he decided to shift gears and move to the wrestling mat....
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 2:13pm
BRITT - Chester “Chet” Eisenman, Jr., 79, of Britt died unexpectedly Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Monday at First Lutheran Church in Britt with the...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:57am
MASON CITY – A project to replace the bridge over the East Branch of the Iowa River on U.S. 69 approximately 4 miles north of U.S. 18 in Hancock County will require closing the roadway to traffic from 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, until Sept. 3,...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:19pm
The Leader was the recipient of two awards for advertising at the Iowa Newspaper Association’s Convention and Trade Show held Jan. 31 – Feb. 2 in Des Moines. The Leader won 1st place in Class II Weekly newspapers for Best Ad or Campaign...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:21am
            West Hancock Boys’ basketball played Nashua-Plainfield at home on Feb. 6 as part of the Top of Iowa Crossover series.             The Eagles and...
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