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Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:54pm
A dispute between neighbors continued at the regular Rockwell City Council meeting on Wednesday, June 5 as Wanda Kruse and Pat Sheldon continued to debate the use of their shared alley. The issue revolves around a series of trees in the alley...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:52pm
Warm, dry conditions, hard work and good old-fashioned time have led to some improvements to Franklin County’s rural roads. County Engineer Jay Waddingham said that problem areas do still remain, but brief periods of dry weather have allowed...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:51pm
As the school year came to an end last week, so did the teaching career of one of the West Fork School District's longest serving teachers. Toni Eckenrod has retired from teaching after 30 years of educating area elementary students. Eckenrod...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:49pm
City Hall was crowded as residents came to share their thoughts on a potential rezoning action at the regular meeting of the Sheffield City Council on Monday, June 10. Sukup Manufacturing has requested that five lots of residential zoned property on...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 3:24pm
Jane L. Alquist, 70, of Hampton, passed away Tues-day, June 11, 2019, at Mer-cyOne North Iowa Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, June 14 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hampton. Visitation was held...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 11:11am
ALLISON — North Butler earned a big Top of Iowa Conference win over West Fork at its place on Friday, June 7. Responding to two quick runs by the Warhawks in the top of the first, the Bearcats answered with two runs of their own and then went...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 11:04am
ALLISON — An inning after having the bases loaded and nobody out against Class 1A No. 15 West Fork, North Butler coach Jeff Stirling thought it was only a matter of time before his team broke through. Turns out, he was right. The Bearcats were...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 10:57am
SHEFFIELD – West Fork’s softball team responded from its first loss of the season with an early attack against Eagle Grove in this 7-2 Top of Iowa Conference win on Wednesday, June 5. Much like the first loss, the then-Class 1A No. 15...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 11:56am
The Thornton City Council continued their discussion about implementing a storm sewer surcharge during their regular meeting on Monday, June 3. The council has been considering adding a $5 surcharge to the monthly water bill as a way to raise funds...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 11:55am
After 19 years at the Meservey Public Library, Diane Peterson has checked in her last book. The longtime library assistant enjoyed her last day on the job on Friday, May 31, retiring after nearly two decades of service to the community library....
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 11:52am
A picture perfect day and a packed dance floor at times provided the perfect setting for La Luz Hispana’s fourth annual Gran Festival Saturday. The festival returned this year with it’s annual array of musical acts and entertainment...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 11:50am
Alicia Thomson walks because she knows how fortunate she is to still be able to do so. She walks to bring awareness to a disease that threatened her life and has claimed the lives of countless women over the years. Those steps combined to allow the...
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