Disaster Assistance Applications Accepted for Kossuth County

North Iowa Community Action Organization is currently accepting applications for the Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Program for households in Kossuth County living in areas impacted by recent storms and flooding. Governor Branstad’s Disaster Proclamation activated the Iowa Individual Assistance Program which provides grants up to $5,000 for households with incomes up to 200% of the […]

Iowa in Top Tier for Community College Systems

As they dig into the fall semester, Iowa community college students can take comfort in knowing their education comes from a top-rated community college system. A new study from the online research site WalletHub ranks Iowa 15th among community college systems in the nation. Rob Denson, president of Des Moines Area Community College, credits the state’s board system, in […]

Hancock County Supervisors pay for ditch repairs and talk road maintenance

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met in adjourned session this week with a very brief agenda. The Supervisors considered pay estimate #4 to Rognes Brothers Excavating for open ditch repairs made in Drainage District #149.  Supervisor Jerry Tlach explains. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors also met with county resident Doug Thompson to discuss […]

HCHS Hosts Cholesterol Management Support Group

Hancock County Health System is hosting a cholesterol management support group this afternoon at 3pm. The meeting will be held in the hospital boardroom in Britt. This is a support group to help you lower your cholesterol levels and maintain healthy numbers. HCHS Respiratory Therapist Molly Schaefer tells about what’s expected at the support group. […]