The bid for a new emergency comm. tower in Duncan and Garner courthouse repairs was granted to Robert W. Baird & Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Gerald Edgar shares concerns about the proposed carbon pipeline, and its necessity in the future.
The city of Britt has been awarded $500,000 for a water quality improvement project estimated at $9 million.
The Britt Planning and Zoning Committee will meet at 6 p.m. on Jan. 20 in the Britt Municipal Room at 170 Avenue South.
Britt Mayor Ryan Arndorfer has announced that the city's search for a new city administrator/clerk is progressing following recent review of a good group of applicants by city officials.
In 2021, Gold-Eagle Cooperative (with locations in Kanawha, Wesley and Woden) and affiliated Corn, LP employees raised more than $16,000.
The proposed carbon pipeline continues discussion. The pipeline company was at the most recent Hancock County BOS meeting to answer questions concerning residents, drainage, and potential effects of the pipeline.
The Federal Communications Commission is informing consumers that if their mobile phone is more than a few years old, they may need to upgrade their device before their mobile provider shuts down its 3G network to avoid losing service.
The Hancock County Board of Supervisors approved adjustments to its revenues and expenditures in a fiscal year 2021-22 budget amendment on Jan. 3.
The Hancock County courthouse is set to receive bids on projects to update and restore damaged areas. Emergency communications equipment and systems related to its new tower near Duncan is also up for project bidding.
Hancock County supervisors completed board and committee appointments at their Jan. 3 organizational meeting in Garner.
Hy-Vee has announced that it will begin employing retail security officers in its stores across its eight-state region during business hours.
On Dec. 31, the Britt Police Department announced that a three-month investigation resulted in the arrest of Robert Yarbrough of Britt on multiple narcotics-related offenses.
The Forest City Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center organized this year's tree lighting ceremony on the Winnebago County Courthouse grounds.
After holding a Dec. 28 public hearing on the county's voter precinct boundaries, Hancock County supervisors unanimously adopted an ordinance to re-establish election precinct boundaries.
On Dec. 28, Dollar General announced that its newly-relocated store at 501 Main Avenue North in Britt is now open.
West Hancock School Board put into effect an OSHA required COVID-19 policy.
LifeServe Blood Center has several community blood drives scheduled in the area right after the start of the new year.
RSVP checks in with Hancock County BOS with a budget request. RSVP is an opportunity for retired and senior members to interact with and serve the community.
Drivers in Britt may have noticed there is an increased speed limit of 45 miles per hour on James Avenue (County Road R35).
There were so many homemade holiday treats. What could be better?
Two Britt women are among a group of Iowans facing a potential class-action lawsuit alleging they constructed an elaborate scheme to violate California’s ban on puppy-mill dogs by laundering puppies through companies intended to look like rescue organizations.