06/18/2024 - 2:26pm
GARNER – Jennifer Malek is the new director of the Garner Chamber Commerce. She began her job with the Chamber on May 13. Jennifer was previously Activities Coordinator at Concord Care Center in Garner until August of 2023. After a brief hiatus, she...


06/11/2024 - 1:06pm
As planting season winds down, farmers impacted by adverse weather events this spring may find themselves concerned about future crop yields.  According to the National Weather Service, May 2024 had the most severe weather in more than a decade,...


GHV's Brighton Kraus got the 7-4 over West Hancock. Kraus pitched 6 innings and struck out 13 Eagles in the win. Rick Ermer photo
06/18/2024 - 1:34pm
GARNER - The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura baseball team (9-5) had five games last week. Three of those were against North Iowa, Algona, and West Hancock. The Cards went 2-1 in those games.  On Monday, June 10, the GHV baseball team (8-2) played the North...


Norman Nissen
06/18/2024 - 12:21pm
A Celebration Of Life for Norman J. Nissen will be held Saturday, June 22, 2024 10:30 a.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church, Graettinger, Iowa. Pastor Lori Westfall and Pastor John Wolf will officiate. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 21 at Bethel...

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