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12/04/2019 - 5:03pm
LU VERNE – A woman was fatally shot in an armed bank robbery Wednesday morning at Security State Bank in Lu Verne.             According to a press release from the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, the Kossuth Law Enforcement Center in Algona was notified of a possible shooting at approximately 8:40 a.m.     ...
12/04/2019 - 3:08pm
            Bret Richards is a candidate to represent Iowa’s 4th Congressional District.             He hails from Irwin, Iowa which is an hour Northwest of Omaha, Nebraska.             Richards is...
12/04/2019 - 2:51pm
The Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner hosted the annual Garner Community Thanksgiving Dinner during lunchtime hours of Thanksgiving. Volunteers spent their time serving up all the classic fixings of a Thanksgiving meal for anybody who came through the doors with an appetite.
12/04/2019 - 2:47pm
GARNER - Candidate for president, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) campaigned in North Iowa last week. Klobuchar is one of 18 Democrats running for president and campaigning ahead of the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses. One of her stops was the Garner Public Library where she held a roundtable discussion with representatives of  the Iowa Children’s...
12/04/2019 - 2:42pm
GARNER – After several weeks discussion, Hancock County Supervisors agreed on a policy regarding weather-related courthouse closures and employee pay when/if those instances arise. Discussion with courthouse employees on developing a policy originated following a weekend winter storm late in February that dumped 16 inches of snow and forced...
12/04/2019 - 2:39pm
GARNER - The Garner City Council entered into a $500,000 general obligation loan agreement to finance construction of street, storm and sanitary sewer, and water line improvements for the Hejlik’s 3rd Subdivision. No comments or objections during a public hearing on the matter held Nov. 26. The city is using a TIF (Tax Increment Financing)...
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