Hancock County concerned with Courthouse Security

Hancock County is still concerned with safety, especially in the courthouse.  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session this week to consider a quote for added courthouse security.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains. According to Tlach, the new lock system will be completed in February or March. In other upcoming news: Hancock County […]

Hancock County delves deeper into accuracy

Aerial photography and drainage map updates were the main topics discussed at this week’s Hancock County Board of Supervisor’s meeting. The proposed pictometry project will give everyone the most current and accurate bird’s-eye view of the county. According to Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach, the board is considering a couple different pictometry options. The Hancock […]

Hancock County Supervisors Look Closer at Drainage Projects

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a brief agenda consisting mostly of drainage business.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about an open ditch repair project just east of his property in Drainage District #113. The Hancock County Supervisors also met with Calvin Bruggeman regarding another drainage district project the board […]

Hancock County Looks at Insuring Drainage Districts

In light of the Des Moines Waterworks suit, do drainage districts now need insurance coverage and if so, how does a county pay for the premiums?  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors recently discussed the possibility of obtaining insurance coverage on Drainage Districts and the necessary requirements to do so.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about […]

BrickStreet Theatre to Host Open House Wednesday

BrickStreet Theatre is hosting a Community Appreciation/Open House for all North Iowans this Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 at the TSB Community Room in Forest City.  BrickStreet Theatre is a non-profit community theatre based in Forest City that provides art and entertainment opportunities for North Central Iowa.  BrickStreet’s Business Manager Julie Keely tells what […]