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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:22am
A group of volunteers from the Hampton area saw firsthand the impact of historic flooding in Southwest Iowa. Chris Sauke, of Church of the Living Word, organized a group of 15 volunteers to travel to Hamburg, Iowa Saturday to assist with flood...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:20am
A wet start to spring brings an air of déjà vu to the area’s crop planting season. Angie Rieck-Heinz, field agronomist with Iowa State University Extension, said once again, rain has put a hold on efforts to get fields ready for...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:11am
Superintendent Darrin Strike announced his resignation during the West Fork Community School Board meeting on Monday, April 15. “Serving as the superintendent of the West Fork Community School District has been extremely rewarding,” said...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 10:41am
MASON CITY – West Fork seniors Zach Martinek and Mitchell Halloran competed for the Blue squad, coached by KIMT’s Kaleb Gillock, at the North Iowa Senior All-Star game at NIACC on Sunday, April 14. Martinek and Halloran’s team...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:43am
The Rockwell City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 7:00 pm, in the council chambers of city hall. After the call to order and approval of minutes of the previous meeting, Mayor Mike Flatness read a proclamation, making...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:40am
A controversial bill making its way through the Iowa legislature could have a big impact on Iowa’s solar energy industry. House File 669 would allow the state’s electric utilities to charge a fee on residents and businesses that utilize...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:38am
Volunteers are needed to a pack a bus to pitch in with flood relief assistance this weekend. Chris Sauke, Church of the Living Word, said he is seeking 55 people to travel to Hamburg, Iowa to help out those who have been affected by the catastrophic...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:37am
The Sheffield City Council met in regular session at Sheffield City Hall at 7:00 PM on Monday, March 11th, 2019. Council Members in attendance were Jill Peterson, Nick Wilson, Dave Smit. James Robbins joined the meeting at 7:07 PM. Brad Mulford was...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:29am
Treta Storey, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Rockwell Community Nursing Home. Visitation was held from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines, followed by graveside...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:28am
Shirley M. Mease, 82, passed away April 7, 2019 in Waukee, Iowa. A joint memorial service for Shirley and her husband, Cecil who passed away February 8, 2019, will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Windsor Heights Lutheran Church...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 10:24am
HAMPTON – There are literal and figurative hurdles to pass. For West Fork freshman Makia Fessler, those literal hurdles she passes fairly quickly. Hers was the only area win at the Lady Bulldog Classic on Friday, April 5 in the 400-meter...
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 11:15am
A splash of color to downtown Hampton’s streetlights serves as a sobering reminder of those that suffer from sexual abuse. For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Crisis Intervention Services representatives placed teal ribbons on 20 streetlights...
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