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Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:56pm
     Two months ago, filmmaker Neill Blomkamp, who directed "District 9" and the upcoming "Chappie," posted some pictures to his Instagram account that showed off some concept art for a potential movie in the...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:54pm
               Senator Chuck Grassley had no issue critiquing President Barack Obama’s foreign policy résumé during a stop in Franklin County last week.      “We...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:53pm
            The weather may have been dangerously cold, but it was still too hot at Quality Upholstery last Wednesday. Firefighters spent the bulk of the day on Highway 65 outside of Rockwell battling flames as a large...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:51pm
     The Meservey City Council met for a special meeting on Tuesday, February 17 to discuss the state of the city's wastewater system.      Matt McAndrew of the Midwest Assistance Program was there to discuss...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 3:08pm
DES MOINES – With a little help from a teammate this time, West Fork sophomore Jacob  Hansen became a two-time state wrestling placewinner last weekend at Wells Fargo Arena. Unfortunately for Hansen, he took a step down the ladder,...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 3:02pm
SHEFFIELD – Never mind the fact that West Fork girls basketball team trailed by 10 in the early going against Lake Mills. A determined effort in the second quarter got the Warhawks back into it and turned it into a game in which both teams...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 7:02pm
Rockwell got a taste of the Big Apple on Sunday as the West Fork community came together for the 11th annual Variety Show.      In anticipation of the band and choir's upcoming trip to New York City, the theme of this year...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 6:02pm
A bald eagle is recovering following a scare with lead poisoning that left the bird wounded and vulnerable near Latimer.      The 4-year-old female eagle was rescued earlier this month by Jason Gooder and Logan Van Dyke of...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 5:59pm
The Hampton Industrial Park grew for the second time in a year recently following the addition of  Taskmaster Components.      The business has set up shop in the former Winnebago building on Olive Avenue. The Hampton...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 9:40am
Robert Raymond Jewell, age 84 passed away peacefully February 13, 2015 at his home.    He was surrounded by his family who loved him.  Private family services were held at Retz Funeral Home, Sheffield with Pastor Marty Garrett...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 5:58pm
First it was Ebola, then it was influenza, and now it’s the measles. “If it’s not one thing, it’s something else,” said Christa Wiarda, Franklin County Public Health administrator. Wiarda’s department has been...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 4:39pm
SHEFFIELD – In a whirlwind finish in which one referee blew the whistle for a foul and another came in and overruled him for a clean block as time expired, West Fork survived Northwood-Kensett 60-59 at home on Friday, Feb. 6. The win set off a...
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