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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 5:47pm
This article is part of a larger series that will break up the data provided in the study into smaller sections, putting their impact into context of the multiple forces at work when it comes to the Franklin County housing market. For context, this...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 5:40pm
This summer will be pretty much like any other for Hampton resident Mike Elling, who has spent his life teaching at both Hampton-Dumont Middle School and West Fork High School. With school out for the next few months, he will get to relax, and enjoy...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 5:13pm
Friends and family of Phyllis Willis gathered at Mason City Brewing on Sunday, June 11, to celebrate the life of the area activist. Willis, 74, passed away last April. She was a noted environmentalist and a longtime resident of the Thornton area,...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 5:12pm
The City of Thornton will hold a free “Clean Up Our Community Day” on June 26 to help better properties throughout the area. The idea to work on improving the appearance of properties throughout Thornton, and the city as a whole, was...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 5:09pm
The Swaledale City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of fireworks within the city during a special meeting held on June 6. State legislation that passed earlier this year legalized both the sale and use of fireworks in Iowa during specific...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:22am
SHEFFIELD – Clay Emhoff hit 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and drove in three runs in an upset of magnificent proportions as West Fork’s baseball team defeated top-ranked and defending state champion Mason City Newman on Monday, June 19...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:16am
SHEFFIELD – Dawson Zeitler improved his record on the mound to 4-0 with a 0.00 ERA as West Fork’s baseball team shut down Rockford in a 10-0, five-inning victory on Wednesday, June 14. Zeitler threw a two-hitter, finishing with four...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:13am
SHEFFIELD – West Fork’s softball team built a 5-0 lead against Rockford only to see the Warriors rally for four runs in the seventh before closing the door in a 5-4 win on Wednesday, June 14. Kaitlyn Liekweg and Maddison Shupe each...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 3:38pm
     The Franklin County Bluegrass Festival continued its celebration of camaraderie and music this past week, for the third annual festival, at the Franklin County Fairgrounds.      This is the third year that the...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 3:36pm
     This article is part of a larger series that will break up the data provided in the study into smaller sections, putting their impact into context of the multiple forces at work when it comes to the Franklin County housing market...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:44am
After discussing the issue of nuisance properties during the May 8 city council meeting, the City of Swaledale took the next step toward cleaning up local properties by offering a free large item pick up, held on June 3. According to Swaledale Mayor...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:43am
In 1885, a Swedish immigrant named Emil Tyden came to the United States with just $20 to his name. After he arrived, he went on to become well known for his inventions, from cargo seals for railroads to fire-fighting sprinkler systems. During his...
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