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Update: Investigation continues into cause of home explosion in Chokio
MAES holds 24th Science and Math Expo
Finzel appointed Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean
Neil Schmidgall inducted into Pit and Quarry Hall of Fame
Donations help add more than 40 bilingual books to elementary school library
UMM, Crown split doubleheader
Tigers return to the track
MAHACA wrestling program excited to move forward
Elementary wrestling has record-setting season
Tiger Sharks wrap up winter session
James H. Waage, DVM
Carol M. Trost
Kimberly Ann Schmidt
Steve Lang: For all things Swedish, there's no place like Holman's
Letter: Wind is our friend
Letter: USA could become the next Humpty Dumpty
Letter: Clean energy legislation needs our help
Talking it Over: Powering up the country
Noah Michael Nordquist
Area Student Accomplishments 032815
Open Houses 032815
Bennett Harvey Joos
Farm Progress edition 2015
USDA extends ARC and PLC deadlines to April 7
As farm bill crops deadline nears, consider varying factors
USDA provides one-time extension of deadline to update base acres or yield history for ARC/PLC programs
February 11, 2015
Norwegian language connects Nora Cass, grandson despite Alzheimers
by Ross Dybvig Strength. Compassion. Loyalty. Heritage. These are words I would use to describe small town Minnesota communities, and in this case, Hancock, Minn. While I have never lived in this fine town, my family can draw much of its story from this small community in...
February 11, 2015 - 12:48pm
Talking it over: I try to be perfect
I really dislike making mistakes, especially in the newspaper. Once something is in print, you can’t take it back. You can correct it the following week, but the first viewing can not be changed. Last week was very hectic for me and it cost me a big mistake in the newspaper. My...
February 11, 2015 - 12:46pm
January 30, 2015
Wevley to represent MAHACA at ninth grade state
The ninth grade league section tournament was held on Saturday, Jan. 24 in Willmar. Morris Area / Hancock / Chokio-Alberta sent two wrestlers to the state qualifying rounds. The previous Monday, Jan. 19, the younger wrestlers participated at the subsection meet in Willmar. The...
sports / youth
January 30, 2015 - 5:55pm
January 24, 2015
Hancock spelling bee set for Jan. 28
The Hancock school spelling bee will be held on Wed., Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. in the multi-purpose gym. The classroom winners and participants include: Fifth grade - Tori Pahl, Toby Messner, JuliAna Dodds, Taylor Brandt and Cora Millette. Sixth grade - Preston Rohloff, Bradyn Sanderson,...
January 24, 2015 - 11:04am
Talking it over: Life in a small town
Lately I have been appreciating the many great things about living in a small town. There are people who would say that life in a small town is not all it is craccked up to be but I would disagree. Here are some reasons why: A small town is where everybody knows what everybody else...
opinion / local commentary
January 24, 2015 - 11:02am
Colton Crowell wins third Geography Bee
Colton Crowell, a student at Hancock Public School, won the school competition of the national Geographic Bee on Thursday, Jan. 15. The school Bee, at which students answered questions on geography, was the first round in the 27th annual National Geographic Bee. This was Crowell’s...
January 24, 2015 - 11:01am
January 9, 2015
Conroy Art Show in Willmar
Della Conroy's "Beauty of Winter" art show will be held at the North American State Bank of Willmar. The show features all winter paintings and will be up during January, February and March. Some of the scenes will be recognizable to Hancock people, such as "Dutcher's Slough I &...
January 9, 2015 - 10:49am
Search on for first baby born to Hancock couple in 2015
Jamis Chad Burnett has relinquished his title as the Hancock New Year’s baby as of January 1 of this year. Jamis, the son of Cari and Matthew Burnett, was born on Jan. 31, 2014, to earn the title and receive several free gifts. With the start of the new year, the search began...
January 9, 2015 - 10:47am
Talking it over: Don't sleep your life away
The average person sleeps about one-third of their life. Recommendations are for a person to get eight hours of sleep per night which is one-third of the day. Some people meet these guidelines regularly while others need more or less. I would say that I am about average when it comes...
January 9, 2015 - 10:45am
January 2, 2015
Talking it over - Christmas letters
I enjoy receiving Christmas cards and letters. I love the pictures and stories that reflect on the lives of my family and friends during the previous year. It is great to see the changes and read what they have accomplished over the year. It is good to keep this in mind at the start...
January 2, 2015 - 1:58pm
December 23, 2014
Hancock school board addresses the MSHSL policy on transgender athletes
The Minnesota State High School League may set the rules for high schools in the state, but that doesn’t mean the schools have to like them. The most recent rule approved by the MSHSL regarding transgender athletes is one that many members of the Hancock School Board, as well as...
December 23, 2014 - 2:04pm
Talking it over: Remember what Christmas is about
Christmas is finally here and there have been times over the last six weeks when I have been ready to say “bah humbug” and forget about the holiday. For those of us who have extra responsibilities heaped on us for these few short days, it can be a bit overwhelming. However, attending...
December 23, 2014 - 2:01pm
Outdoor Christmas light winners in Hancock announced
The Hancock outdoor Christmas lights have been judged. Selected this year are: First place - Bob and Trudy Staples Second place - Don and Cindy Asche Third place - Mike and Annette Kratz They will receive Hancock bucks from the Hancock Commercial Club with their thanks for...
December 23, 2014 - 1:58pm
Hancock taxpayers will see a drop in school district levy portion on tax statements
On a windy, icy December night, the Hancock School Board held their planned Truth In Taxation and school board meeting Monday. The few taxpayers present at the meeting and board members were presented with a full report about the proposed 2015 taxes. Superintendent Loren Hacker told...
December 23, 2014 - 1:57pm
City of Hancock to do some needed updates
When snow removal is not needed, some other work will be getting done throughout the city this winter. A couple projects were approved by the Hancock city council members at their December meeting that will update and improve city buildings. The first of these will be painting at...
December 23, 2014 - 1:55pm