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02/20/2019 - 11:48am
  The Leader was the recipient of awards for feature story writing and advertising at the Iowa Newspaper Association’s Convention and Trade Show, held Feb. 7-8 in Des Moines. Curran McLaughlin, regional editor, won first place in Class II weekly for his feature story, “Finding Darrel Ray: Hobo king reconnects with his family after 30 years.” The story, which ran in the Aug...
02/20/2019 - 11:18am
GARNER – The Garner City Council set the date of the public hearing for the proposed $8.7 million city budget for fiscal year 2019-20, will be held 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26. Property tax askings for the city are up - $1,539,823 for FY20 compared to $1,493,364 for the current fiscal year. The city’s property tax rate, however, will...
02/20/2019 - 11:15am
GARNER – The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura board of education had a shortened agenda on Feb. 11 due to weather concerns. GHV will appear on the spring agenda of the School Budget Review Committee (SBRC) in order to recoup Modified Supplemental Aid for reorganization incentives.  “There are two things I’ve been talking to the SBRC...
02/20/2019 - 11:12am
With the winter blowing around the town, Kanawha City Council held their regular meeting on Feb. 12. In police Chief Tony Rasmussen’s report, he told the council about interest from an individual to join as a reserve officer. The council discussed the possibility and the potential costs of training the officer. Rasmussen will find more...
02/20/2019 - 10:48am
              West Hancock girls basketball will have played for a chance at the State tournament on Monday.             The Eagles rolled through two opponents on their way to the Regional championship being held in Sioux Rapids....
02/13/2019 - 10:26am
            December 2 was a perfect day.             Welln in Sacramento, Calif. it was anyways.             Andrea Toppin, a former Garner-Hayfield-Ventura and Iowa State runner, soaked in the mid-50s...
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