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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9:20am
It’s back to school for West Fork students. With summer over, area teenagers reluctantly returned to classes on Wednesday, August 20 for the first day of high school. Elementary and middle school classes followed the next day.  ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 9:04am
West Fork's boys cross country team enters the pre-season Iowa High School Track Coaches' Association poll at No. 1 in Class 1A.
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 10:20am
Sheffield city wide garage sales will be held August 22 and 23.  Click here for a map to plan your shopping.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:48am
Franklin County’s beloved courthouse received a splash of new color this summer, but it wasn’t intentional by any means.  Two copper statues perched atop the 123-year-old structure’s clock tower began rusting significantly...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 11:30am
  SHEFFIELD – New looks are all around for West Fork football this season. The Warhawks have a new head coach in Eric Gabe, a foreign exchange student who will handle kicking responsibilities and a freshman female joining the squad...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 1:46pm
The Rockwell City Council discussed the future of the city's economic landscape during their regular meeting on Wednesday, August 6.      The impending closure of Rockwell's Stop and Shop sparked concerns about the...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 1:45pm
The Swaledale Public Library is working on a tribute in honor of Devlin Obregon, the child who tragically died last summer while playing on Main Street. The library has purchased a bench to be installed in front of the building in the child's...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 1:43pm
It was a weekend of thrills and spills in Rockwell as the city celebrated the 10th annual Kicken-n-Chicken event.      Sponsored by the Rockwell Chamber of Commerce, the two day event started on Friday with a rodeo presented...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 1:39pm
A significant capital investment from one regional grain company has transformed the tiny Franklin County town of Chapin into a bustling construction zone this summer.   AgVantage FS, a Waverly-based grain company with locations...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 11:13am
The first official day of fall sports practice was Monday, Aug. 11. West Fork started a new era in football under first-year coach Eric Gabe.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 2:16pm
After a summer of detours to get into Rockwell, the Madison Street Bridge is reopened for traffic.      The bridge officially opened at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 25, just 50 working days after Taylor Construction started...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 2:15pm
     The 49th Annual Chicken Barbecue will be held on Aug. 10, at Zeidler Park from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The meal includes chicken, potato salad, sweetcorn, rolls and drinks.      The Rockwell Chamber of Commerce is...
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