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Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:03am
  KANAWHA - Adrian Ploegstra, 84, of Elkhart, Iowa, formerly of Kanawha, died Wednesday, August 17, 2016. He was born March 19, 1932 to Minnie "Ben" and Agnes (DeWaard) Ploegstra near Kanawha. Funeral services were held August 22 at...
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:37am
BELMOND - Martha J. Klinge-Slining, age 86, of Belmond, most recently a resident of the Good Shepherd Care Center, mason City, died, Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Care Center. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m.,...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 2:16pm
GOODELL -Watermelon Day at Goodell is Saturday, Aug. 27. A parade will begin at 11:30 a.m.  Line up at the county shed by 11 a.m. The American Legion and Sons of the American Legion serve a meal after the parade until 1 p.m. with a free will...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 2:10pm
GARNER - The Garner Fire Department is having a birthday party and you are invited! The department’s 125th Anniversary Celebration is this Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 starting at 11 a.m. There are many activities planned for the day including a...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:59pm
GARNER – The Garner Chamber of Commerce welcomes Amber Jenniges as the new executive director. Jenniges accepted the position July 27. A long-time Garner resident and graduate of Garner-Hayfield, she previously worked for six years at Farmer...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:54pm
KANAWHA – Head for Kanawha on Labor Day weekend for some end-of-summer fun. The 69th annual Kanawha Labor Day Celebration is Sept. 3-5. Saturday, Sept. 3 Labor Day weekend events begin “bright ‘n early” On Saturday, Sept. 3....
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:50pm
BRITT – A popular Labor Day weekend event is the Britt Draft Horse Show. The 35th annual show will be held at the Hancock County Fairgrounds on Sept. 2-4. Thousands of spectators from all over the Midwest come to the Britt Draft Horse Show to...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:32pm
            GHV has fielded some outstanding volleyball teams in recent years but unfortunately last season was not one of those squads. The Cardinals struggled in 2015, completing the schedule with a match record of 6...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:27pm
The West Hancock volleyball program will be led my first year head coach Jennifer Hammer. Coach Hammer welcomes back nine letterwinners from last year’s 1-19 season. Seniors Brooke Anderson (middle), Kaylee Hudspeth (middle), Nicole Lampe (...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:23pm
Head Coach Bob Sanger will kickoff his 49th season at the helm of the West Hancock football program this Friday with the traditional non-district matchup against Garner-Hayfield-Ventura in Britt. The Eagles welcome back 12 letterwinners (nine...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 1:18pm
            It’s only natural for high school football coaches to enter a season hoping their team will at least equal if not exceed the previous year’s accomplishments. With that in mind, GHV head coach...
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 10:26am
Cade Thomas Hartwig, 10, of 2121 Pine Tree Ct, Clear Lake, Iowa died Tuesday August 16, 2016 at the Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1001 9th Ave. S., Clear...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:46am
  GARNER – An accidental shooting at the Garner shooting range on Sunday, Aug. 14 claimed the life of a 10-year-old boy. The victim was identified as Cade Hartwig of Clear Lake, who suffered a pellet-gun wound to the head. He died Tuesday...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 10:31am
A rural Britt couple, Don and Kay Kopacek, will be inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame at the 2016 Iowa State Fair. The Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame recognizes volunteers and staff who have exhibited outstanding service to their county 4-H program. An...
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 4:09pm
  GARNER – Garner City Council discussed several development matters, August 9. City officials approved final plans for construction of 410 feet of Touchstone Drive and 775 feet of new roadway through Touchstone Industrial Park, north of...
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