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Stevens SWCD sponsors “North Woods Niche” at MAES
MAHS springs into season with March concert
Morris Area hires transportation consultant and debates private bus service
Cullen's to close Morris location in April
House Majority Leader to visit Morris, Herman this Friday
Gymnasts finish a record-breaking season
Cougars voted second in preseason poll
UMM baseball voted fifth place tie
Cougars get first win
Morris Area youth participate in Region 6 Pacesetter Playoffs
Carol M. Trost
Donna (Leonard) Podoll
Talking it Over: Powering up the country
Debra Crusoe and Colleen Landkamer: Without trade promotion authority, Congress is holding back rural communities
Rep. Paul Marquart: Railroad companies need to pay to ensure safe communities
Letter: Peterson doesn’t represent the Seventh District
Sue's Views: Finding solutions to agriculture's problems, from the field to the table
Bennett Harvey Joos
Elliott “Elli” Nicole Anderson
Benjamin Alejandro Iraheta
Farm Progress edition 2015
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
November 6, 2014
Fall play to be performed this weekend in Hancock
By A.J. Mogler This year’s fall play is That’s Not How I Remember It by Don Zolidis. The play opens in a family’s living room where dad, played by Mason Schmidgall, and mom, played by Grace Worner, tell their son how they met. But their stories don’t exactly match up....
November 6, 2014 - 10:06am
Chad Ver Steeg participates in Normandy 70th anniversary re-enactments
In the United States we honor our veterans on Nov. 11, we celebrate our freedom on July 4 and we remember those who fought in wars around the world on Memorial Day. Most of these same special days also occur in other countries but at different times of the year. In France, the celebration...
November 6, 2014 - 10:02am
Talking it over: Another group of soldiers
So much has been said about the evils of war. It is something that has been made fresh in our minds through terrorist attacks and the loss of family members and friends during war time. I’m sure everyone is in agreement that the men and women who fought in these wars should be honored...
November 6, 2014 - 9:59am
October 29, 2014
Meet the candidates for Hancock School Board and Mayor
A very brief questionnaire was sent out by the Hancock Record to the candidates for Hancock School Board, city council and mayor. Questions focused mainly on the background and experience these candidates have for the position they are running. Responses were received from the three...
October 29, 2014 - 11:19am
Talking it over - Voting season is here
Every couple years, Americans have the opportunity to exercise one of their valued freedoms - the right to vote. Some take this very seriously but others simply take it for granted. Perhaps one of the reasons some people are put off by the time it comes to voting, is all the negative...
October 29, 2014 - 11:05am
Hancock City Council approves equipment purchases
At a special meeting of the Hancock City Council on Monday night, it was decided to approve the purchase of a new fire truck for $270,000 contingent on the fire department raising additional funds of $25,000 to go towards the purchase. The council members also decided to purchase...
October 29, 2014 - 11:03am
October 28, 2014
Xavi Alexander Algarate
Xavi Alexander Algarate was born on October 15, 2014 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Michells Algarate and Olivia Koehl of Hancock. Xavi Alexander weighed 7 lbs 14 oz and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Sandra and Gerardo Algarate from Hancock and Chris and...
celebrations / births
October 28, 2014 - 11:08am
October 17, 2014
Hancock stumped by Underwood
The Hancock Owls fell to Underwood, who finished the football season 7-1, on Wednesday, Oct. 15 in Underwood by a final score 68-22. Philip Schaefer completed 8-for-15 passes for 51 yards under center. Chandler Gramm added three completions for 23 yards. Max Feuchtenberger led...
sports / prep
October 17, 2014 - 10:32am
October 16, 2014
Hancock students to do leaf raking project
The Hancock High School students will be doing community raking of leaves on Friday, Oct. 24. All students in grades 4-12 will be raking leaves, washing windows, carrying boxes, etc for people in need in Hancock. Let us know if you know of anyone who needs these services, especially...
October 16, 2014 - 9:52am
Public can help design new area
The Hancock Economic Development Authority is holding a contest to help design the lot on Main Street that will soon be cleared when the old Owl’s Nest Cafe is demolished. The demolition will take place soon and HEDA is looking for ideas of what to put on the 25’ by 80’ lot. They...
October 16, 2014 - 9:51am
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