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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 […]

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Hancock County discusses disposition of Duncan Heights

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met Monday in adjourned session and continued discussion regarding disposition of the Duncan Heights property, which is closing due to federal mandates.  Hancock County is interested in selling off the Duncan Heights’ facility and adjacent property, but has no idea on what the listing price should be. Hancock County […]

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BrickStreet Theatre takes you “Into the Woods”

Get your family ready to go on an adventure “Into the Woods” this weekend. North Iowa’s community theatre, Brickstreet Theatre, presents the humorous and heartfelt musical “Into the Woods”, as part of Forest City’s Puckerbrush festivities this Thursday thru Sunday. This modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales intertwines the plots of a […]

Hancock, Winnebago Counties look at consolidation of E911 services

A possible consolidation of communication and emergency 911 system services may be in sight for Hancock and Winnebago counties.  Monday the Hancock County Board of Supervisors discussed the possibility with Andy Buffington, the Communication/Emergency Services Director for both counties.  Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about that discussion. According to Tlach, if both counties opted […]

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Hancock County Will Continue to Share Engineer

Hancock County will continue to share its engineer Adam Clemons with Wright County, at least for another year.  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors Monday during adjourned session approved the 28E shared employment agreement with Wright County.  Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains. In other business: the Hancock County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing […]