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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:51pm
CLARION -- The West Fork boys' basketball team advanced to the Class 1A substate final with a 72-68 win over Algona Garrigan on Friday, Feb. 23 at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School. The Warhawks found themselves in an 8-0 hole but traded runs...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 5:36pm
Two West Fork senior girls approached the School Board at their monthly assembly Monday evening with a request to wear their Girl Scouts graduation cords. Lauren Moore and Sarah Retz, of Girl Scout Troop 20185, came forward with a handwritten letter...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 5:34pm
From sub-zero temperatures and consistent, blowing snow, winter has made its presence felt on numerous occasions in Franklin County. With these conditions, mo-torists are reminded to be cautious of the roads and maintain safe driving proto-cols. Of...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 5:31pm
The nursing shortage in Iowa has not experienced any downward slope, and educators and hospital staff are frustrated at the state's lack of relief. The demands have recently been tackled by University of Iowa's College of Nursing and North...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 5:28pm
West Fork's musicians had a blast at their rendition of Disney's CAMP ROCK: The Musical the past two weeks. While the show was originally scheduled for two back to back Friday and Saturday evening features, one was postponed due to severe...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 12:24pm
ALGONA – Thomas Nuehring wasn’t even sure how many fouls he had. The scoreboard operator had assessed him with an extra personal foul than the official scorekeeper had and when he was whistled for a foul with two minutes, 27 seconds to...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:44am
SHEFFIELD – West Fork had to fight back a determined North Iowa boys’ basketball team in the Class 1A District 3 quarterfinal game at Sheffield to take a 58-54 win on Thursday, Feb. 15. The win set up a rubber match against Mason City...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:38am
DIKE – Without ailing senior guard Lexi Jones, West Fork had trouble with ninth-ranked Dike-New Hartford in their second meeting of the season, 54-23. This one had the biggest implications, however, as the Wolverines ousted the Warhawks from...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 7:38pm
Collin Witte, of Rockwell, has been awarded a beekeeping scholarship from the Iowa Honey Producers Association. Soon Witte will receive his beekeeping equipment and begin to assemble his hive. The items he will be granted include: a beehive,...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 7:36pm
The Swaledale Fire Department recently received its second skid unit installation, after having the machine fully funded by the Barkema Trust Fund later last year. The department applied for a grant to the Trust Fund and was given the $13,000...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 7:34pm
Republican Iowa Senator Joni Ernst was one of eight additional senators who announced support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 on Monday. The bill was sponsored initially by Iowa's Senator Chuck Grassley in October of last...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 7:32pm
Young students filed into the cafeteria to watch their 8th grade peers send marbles zooming down hand-made twists, turns, and chutes at the West Fork Rockwell campus Wednesday afternoon. While the room was teeming with dozens of hues and sounds, and...
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