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08/14/2018 - 5:44pm
            One of the cornerstones of Hobo Days and the National Hobo Convention is the election and coronation of a new Hobo King and Queen.             Last year, the Hobo Convention had its first every married King and Queen with Tuck and Jewell.           ...
08/14/2018 - 5:39pm
BRITT - Friday morning is the heaviest part of Hobo Days each year. The day starts at 9:00 a.m. at the Hobo Cemetery within the grounds of the Evergreen Cemetery. People gather at the spot to pay their respects and remember the hobos who’ve “caught the westbound” or in other terms passed away. Friends and families of those who...
08/14/2018 - 5:34pm
  GOODELL – The Goodell community is hosting their annual Watermelon Day, on Saturday, Aug. 25. Lunch (free will offering) will be served by the American Legion Post 420 at the Goodell Community Center from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A parade will begin at 1 p.m. Line-up is 12:30 p.m. at the county shed. New entries are welcome. Crowning of...
08/14/2018 - 5:29pm
  KLEMME – Klemme city official were updated on the $1.4 million Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) improvement project, Aug. 6. Veenstra & Kimm Project engineer Tim Moreau reviewed the construction schedule for the project. Moreau reported that the contractor (Cole Excavating of Green, Iowa) was delayed early on due to the rains...
08/07/2018 - 10:41am
GARNER – The impact of the burgeoning trade war between the U.S. and China on agriculture and manufacturing was the chief topic of discussion during a visit by Congressman Steve King (R) at Garner, Aug. 1. King toured Plas-Tech Tooling, Inc., a manufacturer of injection molding and machining of plastic and metal components. The company is in...
08/07/2018 - 10:17am
          BRITT -  Blanche Chizek couldn’t believe the news when she was told she would be the Grand Marshall             “There’s so many other people here in town that deserve it a lot more than I do,” she said.     ...
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