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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 6:05pm
Drew J. Doyle, 22, of rural Garner, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014.    Funeral services will be held 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City with Revs. Greg...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 5:58pm
Delores Ann Krentz, age 82 of Belle Plaine, Minn. died on August 8, 2014 at the Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine. Funeral Services were held 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 11, at Redeemer Lu- theran Church in Rural Henderson. Visitation...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 2:49pm
From the first time Dan Peterson stepped through the doors of West Hancock High School for an interview last spring, he said the community and school felt like home.             "That...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 12:02pm
  GARNER - Welcome to the first day of school. The first day of the 2014-15 school year for grades K-6 at Garner–Hayfield elementary started Tuesday, Aug. 19. Teachers and staff greeted excited youngsters. There were hugs and...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 11:25am
            The annual Kanawha Labor Day Celebration is just around the corner.             The queen's tea will be held this evening at 7 p.m. at the...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 11:17am
This week, 18 of the best hitches of Percherons, Clydesdales and Belgian horses in America will be making their way into Britt for competition.                 ...
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 3:23pm
Iowa native Simon Estes will be bringing his Roots & Wings concert to Hancock County this fall.             The concert will be held Oct. 12 in the auditorium of the Garner Hayfield...
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 3:19pm
              When GHV football coach Scott Van Dusseldorp moved into the head position three years ago, he inherited a program that had earned occasional playoff appearances. The...
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 3:17pm
              GHV volleyball coach Kelsey Steffens has high hopes that her Cardinal team will put together another successful season. Steffens, who is beginning her second year as GHV...
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 3:15pm
           There will be some changes taking place in the GHV cross-country program this season. After several years of sharing squads with West Hancock, the Cardinal boys will be running on their own. Low numbers...
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 9:27am
Jean Marie Lannon Bird, 60, Clear Lake, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City. Funeral mass was held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at St. Patrick Catho- lic Church, Clear Lake, with Rev. Tim...
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 9:24am
Jerry Puffer, Algona, formerly of Corwith, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014, the Algona Manor Care Center in Algona. He was 78. Funeral services for Jerry Puffer were held on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at the Grace...
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 8:55am
GARNER – Donna M. Mack, 87, of Garner died Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Concord Care Center in Garner. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Thursday, August 28th at the United Methodist Church in Garner with Rev. Paul Evans...
Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 6:43pm
GARNER – Esther A. Nedved, 92, of Garner died Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday Aug. 26, 2014 at St. Boniface Church in Garner with Fr. Dennis Miller...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 3:37pm
Terry Baxter of Garner will be the Republican Party candidate for the District 8 seat in the Iowa House of Representatives. Baxter was one of three nominees at a special GOP District Convention, Thursday, Aug. 14 at Garner. Jim Black, a former...
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