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SIs Greiman Gary Rayons Gary Rockow
05/17/2022 - 3:27pm
Local races for the June 7 Primary include three candidates for Hancock County Supervisor on the Republican ballot.  Candidates are incumbents Gary Rayhons, Garner, and Florence “Sis” Greiman, Garner. They are being challenged for the Republican...

Opinion

04/05/2022 - 10:27am
During Week 12, our main activity was floor debate.  We discussed a variety of issues, including where fireworks can be sold, taking fur-bearing animals for nuisance control, and limiting acreage for hemp. One bill that passed unanimously on Tuesday...

Sports


Mallory Leerar receives the hand-off from Paige Kudej. The 4x200-meter relay team qualified for Class 1A State on Thursday with a third-place finish in 1:52.53. Evan Ford hurdles in the shuttle hurdle relay event, which earned an automatic qualifier with a second place finish of 1:02.33. Andrew Shaw photos
05/17/2022 - 2:58pm
Four team events and two individuals qualified for Class 1A State for West Hancock track and field in Northwood-Kensett on Thursday. The boys team qualified the shuttle hurdle relay, 4x100 relay, 4x400 relay and Mitchell Smith in the 110-meter...

Obituaries


Verna May
05/12/2022 - 1:42pm
DES MOINES – Verna E. May, 73, of Des Moines, formerly of Britt, died Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at her home in Des Moines. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Evergreen Cemetery in Britt with Pastor Anna Wolf of...

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