Author Archives: Angela Nelson

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May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

Think of 5 people in your life (including yourself)…at least 1 is struggling with a mental health condition. When we think about cancer, heart disease, or diabetes, we don’t wait years to treat them. We start before Stage 4—we begin with prevention, and if symptoms do occur we don’t ignore them. In fact, we develop

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Corwith hosts Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

Corwith is hosting a special Memorial Day Weekend Celebration this weekend.  Corwith Community Club President Mervin Krause gives the reason behind the festivities.  The celebration will kick off this Friday.  Krause tells about all the special events planned for Friday and Saturday.  Sunday and Monday continues with more festivities in memorial of both CWL and all our

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HCHS in Britt Hosts Free Sleep Clinic Today

Are you having trouble sleeping?  Are you waking up feeling tired and not ready for the day?  Hancock County Health System is hosting a free sleep clinic in Britt this Thursday, May 21st to help address your sleep issues.  Respiratory Therapist Molly Schaefer tells about the event. The amount of sleep a person requires varies

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Hancock County Supervisors: Courthouse Security is Top Priority

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to form a public building security committee to address safety measures in the courthouse. In Iowa, county courthouses are where citizens go to resolve legal disputes and obtain services provided by various county offices.  Some disputes cause people to become upset and pose a threat to the

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Hancock County Supervisors Revise Health Insurance

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session this week with a busy agenda which consisted of signing a revised ICT signature page.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells what this entails. The Hancock County Supervisors also signed a group authorization form for self-funding health insurance, Tlach explains. In other business:  the Hancock County Board

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Hancock County Health Rates Drop

Good news for Hancock county employees…health, dental and vision insurance will remain basically the same beginning July 1, 2015.  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday to consider the 2015-2016 rates.  According to Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach, the dental and vision rates stood as the previous year’s, and the health

Hancock County Secondary Road workers receive 3 percent increase

Secondary Road workers in Hancock County will receive a 3 percent increase in pay beginning July 1, 2015.  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a busy agenda, which included the ratification of collective bargaining agreement with PPME Local Union no. 2003.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells what’s in the agreement.

Hancock County Supervisors consider easement, self-funding of insurance & road resolution

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a brief agenda beginning with consideration of a sanitary sewer easement in section 11 of Madison Township.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about the proposed easement. The Hancock County Supervisors signed the letter of intent for the easement.  The goal of the project is

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