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Ernst on 2020 and the New Year

2020 has presented unique challenges for folks all across our state. The global pandemic coupled with a devastating derecho has been tough, but through it all we’ve witnessed the resilient spirit of Iowans. As I […]


Area COVID Cases Decline

COVID-19 cases are on the decline. Winnebago and Hancock County Emergency Management Coordinator Andy Buffington says the situation is improving for the area. Hospitalization numbers are still a concern with the latest numbers. Vaccines have […]


Sherry L. Miller

Sherry L. Miller, 65, of Britt passed away Monday, December 28, 2020 at MercyOne North Iowa in Mason City after a courageous battle with COVID-19. Funeral arrangements for Sherry Miller are incomplete at this time […]

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Forest City School Loop Now Enforced

The Forest City Community School District in cooperation with city government have begun to implement the one way loop in front of the Middle School/High School. Traffic is now directed to enter the Middle School/High […]