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Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 5:10pm
The 2019 Iowa State Dance/Drill Team Championships were held at Wells Fargo Arena and Hy-Vee Hall on Thursday, November 29th and Friday, November 30th. There were over 5000 participants representing 260 high school dance team and color guards....
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 5:09pm
West Fork Middle School has a new resource to encourage creative problem solving. Set up in the middle school’s library, West Fork teachers have been working diligently to establish a “Maker Space,” an environment for students to...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 11:52am
CLEAR LAKE – Establishing a 32-21 halftime lead, Clear Lake kept adding to it en route to a 62-47 win over West Fork’s boys’ basketball team in the two team’s season opener on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Three different Clear Lake...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 11:48am
CLEAR LAKE – The Clear Lake girls’ basketball team was out to show it is more than deserving of its pre-season Class 3A No. 2 ranking by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union with a 62-30 rout of West Fork on Tuesday, Nov. 27....
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 12:35pm
Ruth A. Aaron, 91, of Hampton, Iowa, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018, at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 3, 2018, at First Grace Baptist Church in Sheffield. A visitation was...
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 3:20pm
One of Hampton’s most prominent musical groups is ready to celebrate its 40th year with a fun and festive Christmas concert. This year’s Franklin Chorale annual Christmas concert will be Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at the First...
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 3:17pm
The Franklin County Alcoholism Service Center is scheduled to close at the end of the year. Larry Fanny, director of the center since 2010, informed the Franklin County Board of Supervisors last week that he is retiring and services will end on Dec...
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:54pm
With the recent resignation of council member Adam Wedmore, the council examined their options for filling the now vacant seat during their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 21. The city has two options for filling the vacancy. The first is to...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 12:13pm
The Sheffield city council met on Tuesday, November 13 for their regular meeting at city hall. At the meeting, Police Chief Sam Cain reported that several applications have been submitted from people interested in becoming the city’s second...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 12:11pm
The West Fork Community School Board met for their regular meeting on Monday, November 19 in Rockwell. At the meeting, the board approved a resolution to allow the district to apply for a FEMA grant with the intent of building a safe room at the...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 12:10pm
While there were many high profile races on the November ballot for this year’s general election, Swaledale residents had a decision to make that affected things closer to home. The residents of Swaledale have approved a ballot measure that...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 12:08pm
“Write Me a Murder” by Michael Druce, was presented by the West Fork High School drama class Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in the north gym at Sheffield. The play was enjoyed by a large audience. The cast was as follows: Midling, Abby Harper;...
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