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Hancock County Supervisors complete drainage project near Miller

Hancock County Supervisors complete drainage project near Miller

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a brief agenda.  Supervisor Florence “Sis” Greiman says the board only made a motion on the completion hearing of Drainage District #7 lateral 28 and BR 60 BBR 179. In other business: the Hancock County Board of Supervisors did verbally approve a payroll

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Hancock County Supervisors Look at Amendments to the Budget

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a busy agenda which included a review of amendments to the fiscal year 2015-2016 budget. Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains. A public hearing to approve these amendments will be held on Monday, September 21 at 8:30am. The Hancock County Supervisors also considered support for

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Hancock County Supervisors Improve Communications and Technology

Hancock County’s Communications Center, responsible for the dispatching of all emergency response personnel in the county, is anticipating an improved means of communication.  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a brief agenda which included discussion of more communication towers in our rural areas and consideration of a grant application

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Hancock County Supervisors Conduct Little Business

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a very brief agenda which included drainage business and IT upgrades. No motions were made, besides approving the minutes and adjournment.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach says the board postponed discussion on an open ditch cleanout in drainage district and east main #1 and 2

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Hancock County Supervisors Consider EMS Grant

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday to consider the EMS System Development Grant to help pay for continued education and training for the county’s emergency services personnel.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about that grant. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors also considered final approval of the resurfacing project near Woden

Hancock County Supervisors establish 5% interest on stamped warrants

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors voted in adjourned session Tuesday to establish an interest rate for stamped warrants.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach says up till now the county has not had to utilize stamped warrants, but that may be changing. The warrants are used to help pay for drainage district projects in the county when

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Hancock County Supervisors Vote Yes for New Voting Equipment Contract

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday to decide whether or not to authorize an installment contract to pay for new voting equipment.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains why new voting equipment is needed in Hancock County. Henry M. Adkins & Son, Inc. offered the board a three-year no-interest installment contract of

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HCHS Respiratory Therapy hosts FREE ‘PFT’ clinic

Hancock County Health System’s Respiratory Therapy Department is hosting a FREE Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) Clinic on Thursday, July 23 from 8:30am to 2pm at the hospital’s Wellness Center in Britt.  HCHS Respiratory Therapist Molly Schaefer tells what you can expect. If you are having trouble with shortness of breath, then this is the test

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HCHS holds Free Diabetes Education Clinic Today

Hancock County Health System’s Community Health in Garner is hosting a free Diabetic Education Course today from 6 to 8pm.  This is an opportunity to take control of your health, manage your condition, and learn valuable tools to orchestrate a healthy lifestyle. HCHS RN & Certified Diabetes Health Coach Diane Vrieze tells who can benefit from

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