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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 1:54pm
GARNER – The safety of the old First National Bank building at 290 State was again a topic of discussion by the Garner City Council. The council met, Nov. 14. The portions of exterior south wall of the building are bulging and the building...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 1:50pm
GARNER – Students at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura recently shared why offering Spanish foreign language courses is important with GHV school board members and administration, Nov. 13. “Spanish in our Future” was the title of a...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 11:08am
Kanawha City Council met on Nov 14 for its usual meeting. The council held the public hearing for the adoption of plans specifications, form of contract and estimated costs for the construction project on the Fifth St. and Main St intersections. No...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 11:01am
     A holiday season tradition, the Hancock County Christmas Concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3, at the First Lutheran Church in Britt at 3 p.m.      Choir members, as well as Director Diane Nall and...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:45am
GARNER – Pull up a chair and have a cup of coffee. Java 18 in Garner is a coffee lover’s haven. The coffee shop, located at 720 Hwy. 18, West, opened for business in October. Coffee connoisseur and owner, Laura Schleusner, said the idea...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:16am
            Talk to anybody in the town of Britt and they’re likely to have had Bob Sanger as a coach or maybe even teacher.             With West Hancock...
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 5:55pm
GARNER – Ronald M. Kumsher, 75, of Garner died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa in Mason City. Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, Nov. 21 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Garner with...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 11:36am
On Nov. 3 I was part of a dinner party that witnessed murder. Well, only a fictional murder. The Hancock Historical Society wrapped up its two weekends of mystery dinner theater on Saturday with six dates total. I was at opening night. The night was...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 11:23am
            Hancock County ASAP gathered for its annual action planning meeting at the Britt First Lutheran Church on Nov. 6.             Members of the coalition...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:44am
            Britt City Council gathered on Nov. 7, election night, for its regularly scheduled meeting.             The meeting started off with the monthly reports...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:39am
Claudia Petra (Hallwas) Conyers, 63, of Garner, died on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City. A celebration of Life Service for Claudia Conyers will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. The service will be...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 6:09pm
KLEMME - William "Bill" J. Neuberger, Jr., 81, a lifelong Klemme area resident and farmer, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient, Mason City.      Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 11, at the...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 5:59pm
BRITT - Rudolph “Rudy” Hildman, 102, of Britt died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, Nov. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Britt...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 5:47pm
GARNER – Campaigning for the 2018 election is underway. John Norris is one of seven Democratic candidates looking to unseat Governor Kim Reynolds (R). Norris met with a group of local Democrats at Garner last week. Norris’ origins were...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 5:33pm
GARNER – The terrorist attack on the United States of Sept. 11, 2001, was a defining moment in the life of Major Gabriel M. Haugland. Major Haugland, an attorney from Clear Lake, is on active duty with the National Guard Bureau where he...
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