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Hancock County Discovers Discrepancy in New Health Insurance Deductions

A few weeks ago, the Hancock County Board of Supervisors approved the new Wellmark health insurance rates, along with the summary of benefits and coverage. Last week, the Hancock County payroll clerk discovered a slight discrepancy on how much to deduct out of each employee’s check for health insurance. Supervisor Jerry Tlach says the difference […]

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Natural History Bus Trip Seats Remaining

Seats are still available for the Hancock and Winnebago County Conservation Boards’ “Iowa’s Natural History Bus Trip”. The trip will be held on Saturday, June 11th, and will include three destinations, a picnic lunch, and an evening meal stop. The bus will depart from Forest City and Garner early in the morning and will make […]

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SUNDAY TALK: Grassley on May as Mental Health Awareness Month

Q:  What’s the purpose of Mental Health Awareness Month? A: For 365 days a year, mental health advocates, public policymakers, medical researchers and health care professionals work collectively to support mental health and to bring what is oftentimes an invisible health issue out of the shadows and into the daylight. During Mental Health Awareness month, […]