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Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:21am
Donna Kreitlow, 78, of Sheffield, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Hospice of North Iowa in Mason City. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 25, at Retz Funeral Home, 203 Maple Street, Sheffield, with Pastor Sandy...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:26pm
Funnel week has come and gone in the Iowa Legislature and now lawmakers have a narrowed focus for the remainder of this year’s session. Rep. Linda Upmeyer, Speaker of the House, said that this year’s session has included a concentrated...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:24pm
Dodgeball may not seem like the friendliest of sports but it was all smiles Sunday night at the Franklin Wellness Center. Nearly 70 children and adults flocked to the wellness center for the annual 4-H Dodgeball Tournament. Jackie Dohlman, Franklin...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:22pm
Frenetic shopping with the slightest semblance to the hectic nature of Black Friday is just one aspect of a heartfelt Franklin County Farm Bureau tradition. Last Thursday, Farm Bureau hosted its annual Breakfast Battle at Fareway in Hampton. The...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:21pm
Warm temperatures and persistent rain created big headaches for county officials. On Wednesday, March 13, the Franklin County Board of Supervisors issued a disaster declaration due to flooding as a result of the rain and melting snow. Franklin...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:17pm
Nobody went hungry in Dougherty on Saturday as the community came together for the 17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Homemade Soup Contest. Sponsored by American Legion Post 354, the contest featured twenty crockpots of chilies, stews, and soups...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:16pm
The West Fork Community School Board talked about the senior trip, next year’s budget, and e-sports during their regular meeting on Monday, March 18 in Rockwell. The meeting began with a presentation by representatives from the senior class as...
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 4:17pm
Delmar Luverne Koch, 91, of Sheffield, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Sheffield Care Center. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 18, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hampton. Visitation was held from 3:00...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:41am
The Rockwell city council decided to move forward with their storm sewer renovation project this year during their regular meeting on Wednesday, March 6. At the meeting, the board held a public hearing concerning a resolution to enter into a general...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:39am
The weather outside has been frightful, but while snowy roads may cause scheduling headaches for some, for others they can really be a matter of life and death. For the EMS department at Franklin General Hospital, winter storms provide a real...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:38am
Donors and friends of the Franklin County Fairgrounds braved the Saturday snow to attend the 2019 Franklin County Fair Dinner and Dance this weekend. Packing the convention center, guests enjoyed company, a beef loin dinner, and an auction/raffle to...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:36am
At the meeting the council officially passed a resolution to hire Brad Gardner as the city’s new Chief of Police and Cody Brunstein as a secondary officer. Gardner has been working for the last week, acclimating himself to the community and...
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