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School board looking for community feedback on superintendent search
Morris Area schools tax levy to decrease in 2015
Update: Assistant Stevens County attorney killed in crash following high-speed chase
Hancock school board addresses the MSHSL policy on transgender athletes
Four Tigers place at Big Bear
Tigers take third at Milbank Invite
Tigers improve at home triangular
Morris edged by Melrose
Melrose tops Tigers
Talking it over: Remember what Christmas is about
Talking it over: When children are quiet
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Colleen Landkamer: Getting covered is good for rural Minnesota families
Letter: Shutting down chimes is bowing to the minority
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October 16, 2014
County approves bids to demolish Owl’s Nest building
by Kim Ukura Forum News Service Stevens County Board of Commissioners accepted a bid from Riley Bros. Construction to demolish the old Owl’s Nest building in Hancock for $27,905. In February, the board agreed to pay half of the cost for demolition after Hancock Mayor Bruce...
October 16, 2014 - 9:50am
Hancock City Council considers new fire truck
The Hancock City Council will be holding a special meeting on Oct. 27 to review the city budget. However, during this meeting they will also be making some important decisions about equipment purchases. One of these is for the purchase of a new fire truck. Hancock Fire Chief Kyle...
October 16, 2014 - 9:48am
Talking it over: Rainy Monday in fall
Rain on a Monday should just not happen. It is hard enough to get up for that first day of the work week, much less to be greeted by rain. However, in fall it just seems to make the day even shorter and darker. The beauty of fall is diminished by the gray of a cloudy, rainy day. The...
October 16, 2014 - 9:46am
October 8, 2014
Hancock FFA members attend Fall Rally
The Hancock Officer team and Chapter Green hands took part in Fall Rally and COLT. The Green hands participate in Fall Rally, which teaches them about the different parts of FFA. The chapter officers participle in COLT, which stands for Chapter Officer Leadership Training. In these...
October 8, 2014 - 10:31am
Talking it over - Just say something good
If you ever want to know what people think about something, just try selling it. It seems that as soon as you put something up for sale, all the negative attributes get pointed out and positive ones are ignored. I have seen this happen many times when a person tries to sell their...
October 8, 2014 - 10:28am
October 1, 2014
Hancock Fire Dept. burger and chili feed
The Hancock Fire Department would like to invite the public to attend their annual burger and chili feed during Fire Prevention Week. The feed will be held on Friday, Oct. 10 starting at 5 p.m. at the Hancock Community Center. They will also be giving out free 9 volt batteries for...
October 1, 2014 - 10:59am
Hancock Biggest Loser contest to resume
The Hancock Biggest Loser contest will start it’s new season on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Weigh-ins will be at the Hancock Community Center every Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be a $25.00 entry fee. At the end the winner takes home 75 percent and the second place winner takes...
October 1, 2014 - 10:58am
Newest Hancock business is Holleman Fitness Center
The Holleman Fitness Center will be opening for business on Monday, Oct. 6. The new Hancock business is located at 581 6th Street (formerly The Toy Barn.) The doors will open at 5:30 a.m. and be open all day on Oct. 6 mornings from 5:30-7:30 a.m. thereafter. The Fitness Center is...
October 1, 2014 - 10:57am
Talking it over - Patient patients
Patient is a word that can have two very different meanings but the same spelling, one a noun, one an adjective. However, those two meanings can also be important to each other. If you are a patient in a clinic, hospital or other medical facility you have to be very patient. Perhaps...
October 1, 2014 - 10:55am
September 17, 2014
Talking it over: The road less traveled
The route I take to and from my home includes a short stretch of gravel. Gravel roads that are traveled on often tend to get a path that drivers stick to as it gets packed down and smoother. The roads are graded often to even out the gravel but the constant traffic eventually leads...
September 17, 2014 - 1:11pm
LeRoy Arthur Henriksen
LEROY ARTHUR HENRIKSEN was born September 5, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Fairmont, MN to Jess and Alizabeth Henriksen of Ringsted, IA. LeRoy weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz., and was 20" long. Grandparents are Dr. Paul and Kristy Henriksen of Pipestone, Minn, and Kevin and Gloria Zeltwanger...
celebrations / births
September 17, 2014 - 1:08pm
September 16, 2014
Sidewalk work progresses in Hancock
Street and sidewalk work in Hancock is underway and while these projects are being completed, the Hancock City Council members are starting to think about winter. Over the last week, some of the city sidewalks are being replaced and next week Bargen, the company hired to do crack...
September 16, 2014 - 1:19pm
Hancock High School Homecoming Royal Court
The 2014 Hancock Homecoming Royal Court includes at center - King Anthony Koehl and Queen Leah Steiner. The first grade crown, flower and robe carriers are (L-R) Winston Schaefer, Ambrose Rinkenberger, Greta Conroy and Abby Nuest. In back from left are Lexi Steege, crowned the king,...
September 16, 2014 - 1:16pm
September 4, 2014
Hancock school enrollment up by seven
The 2014-2015 school year is off to a great start after the first day of classes on Tuesday, Sept. 2. This year’s first day enrollment total at the Hancock school was 315, up by seven compared to the first day last year. The numbers by class compared to opening day last year are...
September 4, 2014 - 10:07am
If life gives you lemons - make some cash
Raising money for charity. Rylee Hanson, Cora Millette and Carlee Hanson had a lemondae stand last week and chose a charity on their own to donate the money to. They select Make-A-Wish Foundation of Minnesota and raised $25. They are very thankful to the community for helping them...
September 4, 2014 - 10:05am