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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 12:09pm
ACKLEY -- Once again as West Fork has done most of the season, its top three weights have fared well. This tournament had a twist, however, in that senior 285-pounder Alex Bender, whose 18-3, withdrew from the tournament as a precaution. West Fork...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 6:24pm
The Hampton-Dumont and West Fork School Districts are anxiously awaiting Relay For Life’s annual Coaches vs. Cancer day of basketball, which will be held on Saturday, Jan 20. The day will be brimming with activities, including the games, a...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:11pm
Iowa’s District 27 Senator Amanda Ragan visited with a senior American Government class last week, and endeavored to find out what issues young people were most passionate about. Ragan, a native of Rockwell, has remained an extremely active...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:01pm
The Swaledale City Council selected a new council member to fill a vacant seat during their first meeting of 2018 on Monday, January 8. With the recent passing of council member Troy Smeby, the council chose to accept volunteers for an appointment...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 3:59pm
The high school gymnasium was alive with the sound of games, popping balloons and laughter when grades 9-12 crowded the bleachers on Wednesday, Jan 3. West Fork’s students had a full agenda ahead of them, including a ceremony recognizing...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 11:51am
Mary Jane Rawson, 77, of Sheffield, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at the home farm. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 6, 2018, at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Thornton, with Rev. Rhea Evanson...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:46am
Ronald Dick Siems, 67, known as ‘Hort’ by most, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at home. A visitation of family and friends will be held at Zion St. John Lutheran Church, Sheffield, Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., followed...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 9:53pm
The year is 2018, and schools all over have embraced the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs as a vital stepping-stone into college curriculums. University classrooms are moving further and further away...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 9:52pm
A Cerro Gordo County Deputy chased a Ventura man across Cerro Gordo, Franklin, Hancock and Wright counties at approximately 12:30 a.m., on Christmas morning. The pursuit began when Justin Glidden, operating a 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue, refused to...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 9:51pm
About 40 years ago, a visit by a guest artist sparked the idea to form the Franklin County Arts Council. Joyce Blum, a school board member at the time, said she had a conversation with a guest performer who visited the school in the 1970s about the...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 9:45pm
Sukup Manufacturing Co. needs a gigantic bow to top off their gift of brand new renovations to the West Fork FFA Chapter’s agricultural barn, which will expand the dated building’s lifetime significantly. This historic 19th century...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 9:40pm
The year of 2017 was a tumultuous one for our community; new faces in the school district, highly anticipated resolutions in criminal trials, and a heartbreaking child’s story of his battle with cancer are just the beginning of all there is to...
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