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Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 12:48pm
The Thornton Merchants have planned Holiday activities. On Friday, December 5, 2014 during business hours, the following businesses will host their Annual Holiday Open House.       • First Gabrielson Insurance (9 am...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 12:47pm
The Rockwell City Council held a public hearing to discuss a new tax abatement plan during their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 19.      Chris Diggins of NIACOG was present at the meeting to explain to visiting...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 12:46pm
Clear Lake was officially declared iced in by the Clear Lake Water Department on Monday, two weeks earlier than normal, but the 1-1/4 inches of ice is far from ready to be invaded by hundreds of ice anglers.      Fisheries...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 12:46pm
First Grace Baptist Church in Sheffield will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 27, at noon. The public is invited to West Fork High School to enjoy a fresh, home-cooked feast.      Whether you are alone...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 12:44pm
Over the past few weeks the debate over Net Neutrality has risen again, thanks to a strongly worded endorsement from President Barack Obama.      Net Neutrality is the idea that the data that travels through the various...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 12:42pm
            The Rockwell Fire Department has a new Fire Chief. Mark Lowe, who has served on the fire department since 2000, will take over from Ken Nielsen, who has been the fire chief for nearly two years.  ...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 12:41pm
The Franklin County Fair Board has announced the entertainment lineup for the 2015 Franklin County Fair, July 15-19. Montgomery Gentry will headline the entertainment with a Friday night concert followed by the country rock group Nitty Gritty Dirt...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:03am
Rockwell- Rosemary Staudt, 79, of Rockwell, died Saturday (November 22, 2014) at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City, surrounded by her family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (November 26, 2014) at Sacred...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 4:29pm
A large audience enjoyed the West Fork Drama Department’s performance of two plays by Martin R. Collin, “You Don’t Have to Feed a Cello” and “Delia Dancer, Doughnut Girl,” presented in the north gym at Sheffield...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 4:27pm
The State of Iowa recognizes and thanks all military service members and veterans for their service to the State of Iowa and our country. Their hard work, leadership and patriotism should be honored. The State of Iowa assists Iowa service members...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 4:26pm
The West Fork Community School Board set a date for a public hearing to inform the community about the proposed athletic facility during their regular meeting on Monday, November 17.      The public hearing, to be held at 6:...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 4:25pm
Farmers and landowners will learn about new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014, commonly known as the Farm Bill. Iowa State University Extension and the USDA Farm Service Agency will be presenting an informational meeting on...
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