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Hancock County Supervisors discuss county insurance, social services and soil loss issues

Hancock County Supervisors discuss county insurance, social services and soil loss issues

THE HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MET IN ADJOURNED SESSION MONDAY WITH A BUSY AGENDA WHICH INCLUDED DISCUSSION OF COUNTY INSURANCE, SOCIAL SERVICES AND SOIL LOSS ISSUES. LUANN GATCHEL OF JASPERSON INSURANCE, WHO HANDLES THE COUNTY’S LIABILITY INSURANCE, PRESENTED THE BOARD WITH FIGURES ON FARM PROPERTY LIABILITY AND CYBER COVERAGE.  TLACH TELLS WHAT FOR. THE

Ventura Schools

Ventura School Board to Meet on Teacher Association Contracts

The Ventura School Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at the junior high Media Center at 8:30pm tonight. The meeting will open with a general forum where residents of Ventura will have the chance to address the board on issues that effect them. The board will then hear administrative reports and Superintendent Williams will

Power lines

Forest City Going Underground

The City of Forest City has formally approved the hiring of DGR Engineering to look at the costs involved in taking overhead lines and placing them underground. City Attorney Steve Bakke and Line Superintendent Kevin Swanson asked the council to pass a resolution to the effect in a recent council meeting. The council is seeking

Hawkeye Food Bank

Hawkeye Food Bank Looking to Move

Every month the Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank serves up to 1,800 families and people in need in Cerro Gordo County. The work is done by nearly 75 volunteers. Now they have begun to look for a new location. According to a statement, they need to allow for growth and better ability to accommodate the need in the county. Currently

Worth Courthouse

Worth County Board to Meet

The Worth County Board of Directors will meet today at 9am to discuss road maintenance with the County Engineer along with drainage issues. They will also hear from Teresa Nicholson of Five Star in Joice. The board will then deliberate the issues of Resolution #03.10.2014 on the Road Use Tax put forward by the Iowa

Hanlontown

Hanlontown Recieves Honor From the DOT

Hanlontown has joined a select group of 205 Iowa cities and small towns. The Iowa Living Roadways Community Visioning Program  has selected the town as one of ten to participate in 2014. The program, put together by the Iowa Department of Transportation, provides community planning assistance. The program began in 1966 and has helped hundreds of communities

Manly, IA

Manly Approves Budget and New Water Rates

A $1.17 million budget for fiscal year 2015 has been approved by the Manly City Council. It is a plan that calls for a tax levy of $15.82 per $1,000 taxable property valuation. The 2015 version is lower than the 2014 budget of $1.21 million. The council also reviewed the first water rate increase since 2011. The

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KIOW Midnight Magazine: March 10, 2014

News Leading Up to Today: Charges Filed on Tama, Iowa Man Federal authorities have charged a 25-year-old man with the killing of his parents last month on the Meskwaki Settlement in central Iowa. An FBI agent Friday filed a criminal complaint against Gordon Lasley Junior in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids in the killings

IA Special Olympics

Mid-Winter Special Olympics begin on Friday

Special Olympics Iowa athletes and Unified Sports partners from across Iowa will be part of the competition and fun during the upcoming Mid-Winter Tournament in Iowa City March 14 and15. Organizers say that the tournament is open to the public and admission is free. “We have just over 975 athletes and Unified Sports partners registered

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