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Registration for School at North Iowa Scheduled

Parents whose children will be attending the North Iowa School District in the fall need to attend a walk-in registration session on Tuesday at the High School Media Center. The session will be from 2pm to 6pm. Officials say that administrators from the district will be on hand to greet the students and answer any

Fetters to Stand Trial

Twenty two year old Mindy Jo Fetters will stand trial on September 17th on charges of indecent exposure and assault with the intent of committing sexual abuse. The case will be heard in a Mitchell  County District Court. Fetters is accused of an incident that occurred back in April with a 15 year old male.


Mosquito Issues on the Decline

With the reduction in the number of rainy days comes the reduction in mosquitos in the area. The problem has been steadily on the decline over the last few weeks thanks in large part to the number of flooded areas slowly disappearing, forcing the bugs to have to look for new breeding grounds. The city of


Hancock County Fair Opens With a Brunch Today

It is Farm Bureau Day today at the Hancock County Fair. The days events open with a Sunday Brunch at the Home Ec Building following the 4-H/FFA Horse and Pony Judging along with a Halter and Performance in the Horse Arena. The cost of the brunch is $6, but children 4 years od and younger

4-H Has A Better Location to Serve Food at the Fair

Last year the 4-H had a difficult time obtaining running water in their food stand at the Hancock County Fair. This year, that has all changed. The fair has moved  the group to a new location close to the show ring. As a consequence, they are more in the public eye and they have better