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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 4:43pm
     The West Fork Board of Education approved a number of employment changes as well as a contract adjustment for all administrative assistants at their regular meeting Monday, June 20.      Darrin Strike,...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 4:42pm
    If all goes well, Fort Dodge based NEW Cooperative will be turning ground on a new feed mill at its rural Rowan facility.     The mill, which would be located south of its current facility, would create 18 new jobs for...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 4:40pm
Ashes to ashes      Six months after Sacred Heart Parish in Rockwell lost their community center to a fire, the charred structure was torn down.       In the early morning hours on January 12, Rockwell...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 4:39pm
     Swaldale is gearing up for their quasquicentennial. The town will turn the big 125 in March of 2017.       To help fund the celebration, there will be fundraising opportunities throughout the year. ...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 4:37pm
The Sheffield Lion’s Club held their first ever duck race as a fundraiser for Lion’s organizations and the Sheffield club’s annual scholarships.       The race was held at the Ridge Stone Golf Club in...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:27pm
SHEFFIELD – Rylan Fleshner looked upon Garner-Hayfield-Ventura reliever Dane Whipple as, frankly, a relief. The West Fork junior shortstop was 0-for-3 against starter Colton Schroeder and was looking for something to drive with his team down a...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:51am
     A full slate of uncontested races produced anticipated results June 7 during the Cerro Gordo County Republican and Democratic primary elections.      Incumbent Supervisor District 1 Democrat Jay Urdahl ran...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:51am
     With summer two weeks old, Sheffield youth might be interested in the new summer recreation program created by City Clerk Katy Flint.      “I thought it would be a good idea to have something organized...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:49am
The temperature was as high as the excitement for Rockwell residents when they saw the return of the Dueling Pianos of Andy Anderson and Mike Leeds on Saturday, June 10.       The family-friendly show was a fundraiser for...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:48am
     Sheffield resident Bill Mateer recently completed 25 years of service as a National Weather Service Cooperative Weather Observer. He began his tenure in January of 1991 and provides the National Weather Service (NWS) with...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:47am
Marius Floy, also known as ‘Dead Eye’ and ‘Beeler,’ passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016, at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 14, at the First United Methodist Church...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:11am
     A proposed multi-million dollar hog processing facility dominated discussion at two separate meetings in Hampton during the past week.      Last Thursday, the Hampton City Council approved a letter of support...
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