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08/18/2017 - 3:56pm
GARNER - Stating racism and violence were never acceptable, Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) said President Donald Trump’s responses to the recent violence that occurred in Charolettesville, Va., “muddied the water.”  Ernest was in Hancock County last week on her tour of Iowa’s 99 counties. On Aug 12, white supremacist groups holding a rally protesting the planned removal...
08/15/2017 - 10:57am
  KLEMME – The Klemme City Council approved plans and awarded the contract for storm sewer improvements at the intersection of 1st and Yohn Construction of Clear Lake for $71,253. The 1st and Day Street Storm Sewer Improvement Project includes new 15- in and 24-inch storm sewer, new intake structures, a detention basin and street...
08/15/2017 - 10:51am
            The hobos tapped their walking sticks on the gravestones of every hobo that has been buried in the Evergreen Cemetery on Friday.             The Britt community watched as the hobos sullenly made a U-shape around the two rows of grave.   ...
08/15/2017 - 10:37am
            The walls of 42 N Main St. in Britt are adorned with royalty.             Kings and Queens of the railway immortalized by oil paint on canvas.             Leanne Marlow Castillo is the artist who...
08/15/2017 - 10:22am
           BRITT -  The citizens of Britt and hobos from all over gathered around the City Gazebo after enjoying a helping of Mulligan Stew on Saturday.             The annual coronation of the new Hobo King and Queen for the 117th National Hobo Convention...
08/15/2017 - 10:11am
With Mayor Nancy Litch and councilperson Christa Hanson absent, Kanawha City Council forged on during its regular meeting on August 8. Ray Basset served as mayor pro tempore.             The council received an update of complaints about the unruly neighbors mentioned in last month’s...
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