TOP HEADLINES

  • 04/15/2021 - 1:14pm

  • Sam’s Amusements Carnival, based out of Shawnee, OK, will be new to the 2021 Franklin County Fair in Hampton. (Submitted photo)
    04/15/2021 - 1:08pm

  • West Fork High School will conduct its 2021 Prom on Saturday, April 24 in Sheffield.
    04/15/2021 - 1:06pm

  • Sukup Manufacturing Co. is now offering grain bin doors with enhanced safety features. The doors have new hardware that ensures inner panels are closed before the outer door will close correctly with both latches engaged. The new hardware can be mounted on either side of the door, providing enhanced safety whether the door is installed to open left to right or right to left. The design is currently patent pending. “Inadvertent grain spillage from your bin door can potentially cause death or injury,” said Sukup bin sales director John Hanig. “Here at Sukup, we are continuously working to improve the design of our products to make them as safe and productive as possible. This new door design especially enhances safety by making sure the inner door panels are always closed when the outside door is closed.” (Submitted photo)
    04/07/2021 - 9:24am

  • Employees from Latham Hi-Tech Seeds help pack food sacks at the West Fork Food Pantry in Sheffield. The number of families served by the food pantry has doubled since the pandemic began. Pictured from front to back and from left to right are: Ryan Schon, Brandi Hoesing, John Latham, Rod Fesenmeyer, Jesse Meints (youth and family director for Zion St. John Lutheran Church), Pastor G. Kim Wills (pastor at Zion St. John), Meg Schon, Diane Wills (site coordinator for West Fork Food Pantry), and Chris Latham. (Submitted photo)
    04/07/2021 - 9:05am

  • The Rockwell City Council, during a special meeting March 31, unanimously approved accepting the retirement resignation letter submitted by Police Chief Rick Whitney. He has served in that post for two decades. (Dick Fridley photo)
    04/07/2021 - 8:42am
  • 04/01/2021 - 1:03pm

  • ILF intern Riley Wilgenbusch and Water Rocks! intern Lindsey Page spruce up the Conservation Stations, readying them for a full summer of programming. (Submitted photo)
    04/01/2021 - 1:02pm

  • Pastor G. Kim Wills accepted the donation from Iowa Select Farms employees Jennifer Crall and Eleanor Korum. (Submitted photo)
    04/01/2021 - 12:58pm

  • During its March 17 meeting, the Rockwell City Council said demolition of the house located at 213 Main Street East would begin once weather conditions permit. (File photo)
    03/25/2021 - 12:47pm
  • 03/25/2021 - 12:35pm

  • The West Fork High School speech team competed at North Butler Friday, March 19 for State Individual Contest. Pictured, left to right, are Rose Rother, Megan McGuire, Grace Willms and Taylor Kothenbeutel, who competed in person. Jason Meier and Hailey McCoy-Munger participated virtually. (Submitted photo)
    03/25/2021 - 12:31pm

  • The West Fork Board of Education was to meet Monday night at the school in Rockwell. (Dick Fridley photo)
    03/18/2021 - 1:15pm

  • The Rockwell City Council was to meet in regular session Wednesday night at the Council Chambers. (Dick Fridley photo)
    03/18/2021 - 12:57pm
  • 03/11/2021 - 8:47am

News

04/15/2021 - 1:28pm
Sheffield will hold its Spring City-Wide Rummage Sales on Thursday-Saturday, May 6-8. Please have your ad copy to The Sheffield Press by noon on Friday, April 23. Hopefully there will be a map to locate the sales. Thank you for your cooperation!

Sports


West Fork's Reed Stonebraker leaps in the high jump at Grundy Center last Thursday. Stonebraker won the event after clearing 5 feet, 11 inches. (Jake Ryder/Mid-America Publishing)
04/13/2021 - 9:38am
GRUNDY CENTER – West Fork’s Reed Stonebraker took the individual title in the high jump as the Warhawks finished fourth out of eight teams at the Spartan Invite last week. Stonebraker leapt 5 feet, 11 inches to edge out the host school’s Brennan...

Obituaries

04/19/2021 - 7:15am
    In loving memory of Delbert “Del” Kramer, 81, who passed away on February 15, 2021 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. Del was born on May 10, 1939 in Sheffield, IA, the son of Pete and Beatrice (Christensen) Kramer.     Del attended...

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