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Hancock County Supervisors withdraw from Iowa Governmental Health Care Plan

Hancock County Supervisors withdraw from Iowa Governmental Health Care Plan

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met Monday in adjourned session with a busy agenda beginning with a resolution to withdraw from the Iowa Governmental Health and Benefits Program.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains. For an additional $1,800, the Supervisors retained the previously utilized EBS Group to finish off the last few months of self funded

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Hancock County Supervisors Consider Motor Grader, Road Embargo, and Railroad Crossbars

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met Monday in adjourned session with a brief agenda consisting of just a few items to consider.  The board reviewed quotes for a new secondary road motor grader.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about the quotes and what was decided. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors also considered the annual

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Forest City High Speech Night: Monday, March 2

Forest City High School speech groups that received a division 1 rating at State Large Group competition will perform in front of their hometown audience at 6:30pm Monday, March 2nd in the high school gymnasium.  Fifteen groups will be performing, according to Forest City High School speech coach Scott Bertelsen. Audience members can come and

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Hancock County Supervisors Hold Two Formal Hearings and Discuss Insurance

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met Monday in adjourned session with a busy agenda which included a formal hearing with landowners to discuss repairs on an open ditch in drainage district 149 near Woden.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about that hearing. Monday, the Hancock County Board of Supervisors also met with Luann Gatchel of Jaspersen

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Hancock County Rural Recycling Continues As Is

The rural recycling program in Hancock County will continue for now with the four recycling dumpsters residing in Kanawha, Crystal Lake, Klemme, and Miller.  In January, the Hancock County Board of Supervisors met with Gary Heinzig of Waste Management to discuss the county’s fees and overall recycling program.  Heinzig initially said it may be less

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Hancock County Supervisors Talk Drainage

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday in adjourned session with a busy agenda consisting mostly of drainage business and a culvert replacement.  The board appointed engineers for drainage districts 82 and 44.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells who the board appointed. The Hancock County Supervisors signed the final plans for a culvert replacement project

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