The Britt Police Department reports that it was notified of a bomb threat at the Dollar General store located at 117 Main Avenue North in Britt at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
“Tammy is always willing to help anyone in need.”
On Nov. 23, the Iowa Utilities Board ruled in favor of Summit Carbon Solution’s request to keep its list of impacted landowners confidential for its proposed carbon pipeline that would run across the bottom half of Hancock County.
Hancock County supervisors to set hearing for large projects.
LifeServe Blood Center is seeking eligible blood donors to give blood at upcoming community blood drives in Britt and Corwith to prevent a blood shortage.
The Hancock County Farm Bureau welcomed home Iowa's 2021 Class A state football champions, the West Hancock Eagles, on Nov. 18 in the high school gymnasium in Britt.
Bud Jermeland, with other Hancock County residents, presented a signed Second Amendment sanctuary petition to county supervisors on Nov. 22. It has catapulted a trend of Iowa counties voicing support of gun rights back into the local spotlight.
West Hancock Middle School student Olivia DeWaard has been named to the 2022 Iowa Bandmasters Association All-Iowa 8th Grade Honor Band.
On Nov. 15, the West Hancock Board of Education elected board officers during its annual meeting.
Emergency response coordinator Andy Buffington on Nov. 15 reported to Hancock County supervisors that a cut over to 800-amp service, which required a brief electricity outage at the courthouse and communications center, was successfully completed by Nov. 10.
Hancock County supervisors and some of about two dozen members of the public on Nov. 15 directed drainage districts comments and questions to Summit Carbon Solutions’ proposed Carbon Express pipeline representatives Grant Terry and Walter Siegford in Garner.
West Hancock High School has announced its first quarter honor rolls.
LifeServe Blood Center will hold a community blood drive in Kanawha on Nov. 22 to benefit local hospital patients. Appointments are required.
West Hancock Middle School has announced its first quarter honor rolls.
At the Nov. 9 Britt City Council meeting, Mayor Ryan Arndorfer announced an interest of Crown Point Builders in potentially building groups of twin homes to serve as rental units in Britt.
On Nov. 10, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources issued a finding of no adverse effect or significant environmental impact related to Britt's drinking water infrastructure upgrade project.
Hancock County emergency response coordinator Andy Buffington on Nov. 8 offered supervisors a second option of possibly leasing space on an existing communications tower. It is located about one-quarter mile from the proposed rural Duncan site for a new tower.
Farmers Trust and Savings Bank sponsored four area high school football games this fall.
Area city and school election results poured in late on Nov. 2. Below is a complete list of results for more area communities.
A Santa's Workshop event of the Hancock County Learning Center will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on December 4 at the Britt Municipal Building.
During the last week of October, more than three dozen Iowa landowners submitted comments asking the Iowa Utilities Board to require Summit Carbon Solutions to release the names and contact information of proposed pipeline impacted landowners.
With Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Hy-Vee, Inc. has announced a month long campaign to honor veterans and military members.
On Nov. 3, Garner-based Stellar Industries, an employee owned and operated manufacturer of hydraulic truck mounted equipment and trailers, announced Sam Jefson as its new communications and events specialist.
Hancock County voters did not provide the 60 percent super majority needed for the county's proposed new maintenance facility bond referendum to pass on Nov. 2.
Iowa Learning Farms and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a cover crop field day from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the Iowa State University Northern Research Farm near Kanawha.