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06/26/2019 - 3:53pm
CRYSTAL LAKE - The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is closely monitoring Crystal Lake for zebra mussels after recent discoveries of juveniles in a water sample and two individuals on a sampling plate used to monitor for zebra mussels. No adult zebra mussels were found during a follow-up survey. The DNR collects water samples and deploys settlement samplers in lakes across Iowa each...
06/25/2019 - 1:29pm
Phil Garland, an attorney from Garner, was awarded The Iowa State Bar Association’s highest honor in 2019 - the Award of Merit.  Created in 1947, the Award of Merit recognizes an individual’s selfless dedication to the legal profession, the bar association and the community. Garland was granted the award during the ISBA’s...
06/25/2019 - 11:54am
GARNER – Garner is blooming! The attractive display of flowers and plantings on State Street and Central Park is, in no small measure, due the work of Earl and Linda Webner. The couple will be the grand marshals of the 2019 Duesey Days Parade, Saturday, July 13.  “Sprucing Up Garner” Several years ago, Linda and others...
06/25/2019 - 10:00am
GARNER – “Fighting every cancer every day” was the theme of the 21st annual Hancock County Relay for Life at Garner. Fifteen teams raised over $52,000 for the American Cancer Society (ACS). “Relay for Life began in 1985, but today it is more than just a fund-raiser. It’s about us – communities coming together to...
06/25/2019 - 9:50am
            BRITT - On Saturday and Sunday, the Hancock County Historical Society will celebrate 50 years of ownership of the Armstrong-Larson Historical Museum.             The celebration will be in the form of the often performed mystery theater at the...
06/19/2019 - 9:49am
Scenes from the Koyote Custom Memorial Ride on Saturday. Motorcycle riders from around the area gathered in front of Britt Bar and Grill to register for a poker run. The riders braved hard rains to travel to Belmond, Clarion, Luverne, West Bend and Sexton to collect their poker hands. 
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