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Stoplights on Atlantic Avenue out for the summer
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Parking restrictions and sidewalk closures during downtown construction this week
Growing Green: Apple pest management
Two escape with minor injuries following plane crash near Glenwood
Jergenson tosses one-hitter in win
Tiger softball shut down by Pipestone
Tigers split to open Section 3AA
Morris Eagles win LOD opener
Tiger boys advance 10 to Section 6A
Kenneth L. Cline
John Gilbert Harris
Amie A. Holm
Katie Erdman: Nurses are something special
Linda Meschke: Value of buffers not measured in bushels
Lucinda Jesson: Let's make sure all kids have the mental health care they need
Letter: Community has resources to help those struggling
Talking it over: The last dance
Map your Garage Sale routes
Mazy Miklos Koehler
Open Houses 052315
Emmie Rose Wulf
Open Houses 051516
Farmers wanted for windbreak and crop yield study
Farmers analyze just-released water rule: Does it go too far?
Features from the Farm: Plan your forage supply for summer grazing
February 12, 2015
Hancock first grade observes 100th day of school
The Hancock first grade classes recently celebrated the 100th day of school They posed for a picture with glasses shaped like the number and also finished a special sentence. Mrs. Wink’s class answered “When I am 100 years old, I will be ... sitting on the couch....
February 12, 2015 - 10:31am
Talking it over: Jury of peers
It is a wonderful thing to feel appreciated and to recieve an occational compliment. I love it when my readers offer criticism whether it is good or bad. It lets me know that they are reading the paper and encouraging improvements. Naturally my favorite critiques are the positive...
February 12, 2015 - 10:28am
February 11, 2015
Hancock Record receives two BNC awards
Hancock Record editor, Katie Erdman, accepted two awards in the Better Newspaper Contest held during the Minnesota Newspaper Convention in January. The Hancock Record received a first place award for their Classified Page and a second place award for the Graduation section last year....
February 11, 2015 - 1:34pm
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