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Hancock County Supervisors discuss ditch clean out and farmland insurance

Hancock County Supervisors discuss ditch clean out and farmland insurance

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session Monday with a very brief agenda.  First, the Supervisors postponed a formal hearing until next Monday for Drainage District #7, Lateral 28 and Branch 60.  They also postponed the appointment of commissioners for reclassification on Joint Drain 25-27 till next Monday. The Hancock County Board


Winnebago Supervisors to Meet Tuesday

The Winnebago County Supervisors will discuss appointments to County boards to be appointed at the annual organizational meeting when the board meets on Tuesday. Appointments have been made to various committees and commissions for 2015 and it is up to the supervisors to make a final approval of the nominees. The board will then look

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Forest City Home Fire Blamed on Space Heater

Two residents have escaped injury from a smoky fire that damaged the basement of their home in Forest City. The fire was reported around 5 p.m. Sunday. Fire Chief Mark Johnson blamed a space heater in the basement. The heater had been plugged into an overloaded socket and had been surrounded by combustible materials. Damage


WCCF grants $58,000 to 34 charities

During its Dec. 17 granting ceremony, Wright County Charitable Foundation presented a total of $58,000 in grant awards— the largest amount in its eight-year history — to 27 non-profit groups at Clarion Public Library. “We have a spring and fall cycle each year, and this was the 18th granting cycle dating back to 2006. I

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Worth County Supervisors to Discuss Home Based Iowa Participation

The Worth County Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday at 9am to discuss general road maintenance with the Worth County Engineering Office and drainage with the county drainage clerk. Several issues with the drainage districts will be addressed such as petitions which have already been awarded such as Drainage District 8 to Paul Tenold and

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Winnebago Industries Announces Election of New Management

Winnebago Industries, Inc. announced the board of directors have elected two new vice presidents. The Board elected Steve Dummett, 59, to the position of Vice President of Product Development, effective January 10, 2015. He is a 36-year Company veteran who brings extensive design experience to his new position in which he will be responsible for motorized

Christmas Memory Tree

Christmas Memory Tree Placed in Britt

The Britt Hobo Day Committee has once again placed a live Christmas memory Tree in the gazebo in City Park.  The Hobo Committee has placed  cards with strings on them and invite anyone who wants to remember a friend, relative or anyone can put the name on the card and hang it on the tree. The tree has

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LMCDC Hosting Special Christmas Services

The following members of the Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation will have special services this Christmas season to celebrate the season. You are invited by these churches to worship and celebrate Christmas with them. Asbury United Methodist will have 5 p.m. Christmas Eve worship. One In Christ Lutheran Parish will have worship in the following

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Manure Applicators Certification on January 6th

Applicators should contact the Winnebago County Extension & Outreach office to register in Thompson, Iowa. Commercial manure applicators should plan to attend the Commercial Manure Applicator training program scheduled for Jan. 6, 2015, from 9 a.m. to noon. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), will