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China Panda now open in Morris
Spring season of Biggest Loser begins in Hancock March 10
Nineteen days, eight tests, 40 time slots, and lots of rescheduling
Talking it over: Kids and crafts
Bidding open for summer project on CSAH 1
Wycoff headlines All-UMAC honorees
Guard trio honored by UMAC
Nine Cougar men earn all-UMAC honors
Dozen UMM women honored by UMAC
Tiger swim season ends at section meet
Dennis "Denny" Lee Schultz
Michael Lackey: President Obama and religion
Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith: Border-to-border high-speed Internet is necessary
Letter: Legislators should focus on local renewable energy
Letter: Supporting the U will help future Minnesota workers
Talking it Over: The games people play
Open Houses 022815
Augustine Michael Jay
Cambrie Diane Fehr
Hadley Jo Ehli
Morris Area FFA 2015
USDA provides one-time extension of deadline to update base acres or yield history for ARC/PLC programs
State Fair and Farm Bureau Federation accepting Century Farm applications
Farmer tax fix may not bring immediate changes
October 29, 2014
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
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