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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:42am
NASHUA — West Fork’s Grace Shreckengost shot 117 to miss the Class 1A state field during the district meet on Monday, May 21. The West Fork senior shot 60 on her first nine and improved by three strokes on the second nine for her 18-hole...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:39am
DES MOINES – Maybe it was inspiration from her teammates, maybe it was making up for her 3,000-meter run disappointment, whatever it was, Kenna Weaver of West Fork ran to a third-place finish in a personal-best time in the Class 1A 1,500 on...
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 2:37pm
Finishing his career with a state title was beyond the imagination of West Fork’s Austin Larson. The senior hurdler ran the race of his career, busting both his personal record and the school record of 14.45 seconds to take the Class 1A 110-...
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 1:17pm
DES MOINES -- This year was the year for Lexi Jones. She went from a runner-up finish to a tie for third in her sophomore and junior seasons, respectively, in the Class 1A high jump. Her senior year, the title was all hers. "I can't even...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 3:48pm
Since 93% of Iowans have a form of government ID, it’s easy for many residents to vote. However, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate felt that the state could go one step further to inch Iowa’s voter participation rates up to 100%....
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 3:45pm
The proper balance for education funding has been an ongoing battle at the Iowa Statehouse. As universities attempt to provide more amenities that appeal to prospective students, the check for tuition gets harder and harder for students and parents...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 3:42pm
West Fork celebrated Fine Arts Night Monday evening in Sheffield. Students who have dedicated their time to band, choir and other arts were honored and recognized at the ceremony, including the crowning of Bandfest Queen, Lauren Dohlman, and King,...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:08am
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced Sheriff Linn Larson died Tuesday, May 15. Larson began his law enforcement career in April of 1978 as a police officer with the Belmond Police Department where he was promoted to...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:34am
HAMPTON – Quinn Logan admits he doesn’t like playing in the cold, but if he can play like he did at the Class 1A regional golf meet at Hampton Country Club on Friday, May 11, he’ll gladly do it again. The Hampton-Dumont senior shot...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:32am
NASHUA – Seasoned “veterans” will be making the trip to the Class 1A state track & field meet this week for West Fork. Warhawk junior Kenna Weaver is making her third trip in the distance events, winning the 3,000- and 1,500-...
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 9:50am
Officials say a kitchen timer was the source of an incident that led to the evacuation of the Hampton Post Office and the surrounding area Monday. Ron Humphrey, Special Agent of the Arson and Explosives Bureau with the Iowa State Fire Marshal’...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:14pm
Thunderous applause and wholehearted hometown enthusiasm was the response at a viewing party in Clarksville Sunday evening when it was announced Maddie Poppe made it to the Top Five on American Idol. The gathering of over 60 locals at Poppe’s...
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