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Hancock County to be Seen in a New Perspective

Next spring, you’ll see an updated bird’s-eye view of Hancock County, as county officials are planning to take new aerial images. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a lengthy agenda, which included a presentation on pictometry. Pictometry is the name of a patented aerial image capture process that produces imagery […]

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Hancock County Supervisors pay for ditch repairs and talk road maintenance

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session this week with a very brief agenda. The Supervisors considered pay estimate #4 to Rognes Brothers Excavating for open ditch repairs made in Drainage District #149.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors also met with county resident Doug Thompson to discuss […]

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HCHS Hosts Cholesterol Management Support Group

Hancock County Health System is hosting a cholesterol management support group this afternoon at 3pm. The meeting will be held in the hospital boardroom in Britt. This is a support group to help you lower your cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. HCHS Respiratory Therapist Molly Schaefer tells about what’s expected at the support group. […]

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BrickStreet Theatre to Host Fundraiser at Oak Knoll Sept 18

BrickStreet Theatre, a small non-profit community theatre, will host a special fundraiser to help Forest City and surrounding area communities learn more about BrickStreet’s future and how you can be a part of it.  During the event, BrickStreet will also announce the 2017 performances and new programs. The fundraiser, which will be held on Sunday, September […]

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Hancock County Supervisors Talk Equipment and Drainage

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a lengthy agenda beginning with fiscal year 2017 equipment purchases.  Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells what the county is planning to purchase for Secondary Roads. Other business included discussion of Drainage District #6 and Lateral 4, which involved annexing Tim Tusha into the […]

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Hancock County Looks at Safety

Safety measures were a big concern at this week’s Hancock County Board of Supervisor’s meeting, particularly involving courthouse security. Hancock County formed a safety committee recently after the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool, which handles the county’s insurance, advised it do so. Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about the discussion the board had with the […]