Author Archives: Angela Nelson

Emmons Borderfest: June 26 & 27

Emmons Borderfest celebrates its 15th Anniversary this year on Friday and Saturday with lots of entertainment for the entire family.  Borderfest event coordinator Mark Heggestad tells about the big entertainment planned, which includes national country music group Confederate Railroad. Heggested says this year they are offering shuttles from area towns and an entertainment tent to accommodate everyone

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Hancock County Supervisors Approve Two Personnel Changes and Discuss Fireworks Application

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a busy agenda, consisting of two personnel changes – one to conservation and another to the treasurer’s office.  Supervisor Florence “Sis” Greiman explains. The Hancock County Supervisors also considered a fireworks display application for Crystal Lake’s Save the Lake festivities.  Greiman tells what

Hancock County hires new deputy & plans brush control

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a busy agenda.  The Supervisors approved a payroll change for the Sheriff’s Department.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells why. The Hancock County Supervisors met with Don Reefer of B&W Control Specialists regarding drainage brush control. B&W Control Specialists is the company hired to spray

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Hancock County Supervisors Rescind Safety Committee

RThe Hancock County Board of Supervisors voted last week to form a public building security committee to address safety measures in the courthouse, however this week the board voted to repeal that decision.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains why. A new committee will soon be formed.  According to Tlach, the Iowa Judicial Branch now orders each

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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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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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