Brickstreet Theatre to Hold Auditions this Week

Auditions are being held this week for Brickstreet Theatre’s production of  “Wit” by Margaret Edson. Brickstreet Theatre is looking for 3 men and 3 women in this inspiring drama, and people to help out behind the scenes as well! Auditions are being held at Brickstreet Theatre’s new rehearsal space at 122 North Clark Street in […]

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 County Approves $13.168 Million Budget for 2016-17

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors Monday approved the county’s proposed $13.168 million budget for fiscal year 2016-2017, up slightly from the current fiscal year’s re-estimated budget of $13.162 million. There was no public opposition during the hearing. Supervisor Jerry Tlach says overall the budget looks good, praising the fact that Hancock County is one […]

Hancock County Supervisors Vote 2 to 1 to Increase Funding for Garner Public Library

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors voted 2 to 1 Monday to allocate $10,000 over 2 years in additional funding to the Garner Public Library.  According to the Garner Library Foundation, this additional support from the county is needed to apply for a $310,000 state of Iowa CAT grant, which will help pay for renovations to […]

Hancock County Supervisors Amend Budget Items

  The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a busy agenda, which included a public hearing on a few amendments to the fiscal year 2015-2016 budget, carried over from the year prior. Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains those amendments. The Hancock County Supervisors also re-assigned a county held tax certificate.  Tlach […]

Hancock County Supervisors make a favorable amendment

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a busy agenda, beginning with a favorable amendment to the EMS System Development Grant contract.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells why this is good news for the county’s emergency management. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors accepted a resignation from a Veterans Affairs Commissioner, […]