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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:23am
ACKLEY – Right from the first batter, West Fork certainly had its hitting shoes on against AGWSR on Thursday, June 14 during this non-conference baseball game at Ackley. Lead-off hitter Mitchell Halloran started the game off with a home run to...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:21am
SHEFFIELD – West Fork lead-off hitter Zach Laudner was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate, including a pair of opposite field doubles that eventually came around to score in a 10-2 win over Algona Garrigan on Wednesday, June 13. Laudner also drove...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 10:20am
SHEFFIELD – Holding home run balls one and two from that night’s game, Lauren Trewin would have liked to grabbed the win, as well. But 12 Algona Garrigan hits combined with five West Fork errors led to a 10-8 Golden Bears’ win...
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:53am
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors chose the candidate to fill the late Sheriff Linn Larson’s position at their regular weekly assembly Monday, Jun 18. Three individuals from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department applied to fill...
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:54pm
The names of the three candidates applying for the Franklin County Sheriff position have been released by the Franklin County Board of Supervisors. Deputy Aaron Dodd has been serving the community since August of 2003. Rick Rieken, a deputy for...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:03am
Libraries and young readers alike are thrilled at all that is to come in this summer’s reading program, and Sheffield Library Director Jessica Foreshoe reports the first week has been a success. Lynn Thayer, geologist, visited the library last...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:01am
The results are in for Iowa’s Jun 5 primary election and, while some officials remained entirely uncontested, other contenders are shoving past one another in the race by a narrow margin. Republican—Federal Steve King, Republican...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:02am
SHEFFIELD – West Fork’s baseball team spotted North Iowa runs in the first three innings before scoring seven unanswered in a 7-2 cross-divisional Top of Iowa Conference game on Monday, June 4. Bison lead-off batter and pitcher Isaiah...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:00am
SHEFFIELD – The difference in this 4-3 Top of Iowa cross-divisional softball contest was an unearned run late at North Iowa came to Sheffield and topped West Fork on Monday, June 4. Nonetheless, the Warhawks had their chances to rally in the...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:50pm
Summer fun has begun, but healthcare off icials want to make sure the heat and sun are enjoyed as safely as possible. Allie Kjormoe, ARNP at Franklin Medical Center- Hampton, said summer’s heat, sun exposure and humidity can be dangerous if...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:48pm
Sunner Finisher Farm, contracted by Iowa Select of Iowa Falls, was denied an application to construct an additional hog confinement site at their existing location near Latimer and Coulter in the Marion Township. The Board of Supervisors (BOS) made...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:15pm
Summertime and ice cream go hand in hand, but for one Hampton native, the frozen treat is a year round commitment. Dereck Lewis, a 2004 Hampton-Dumont graduate, is the man responsible for Thelma’s Treats, the ice cream sandwich brand that...
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