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Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 3:22pm
Family. Friends. Community. Sheffield Community Club and Betterment Foundation come together to host People in the Park        Sheffield City Park was packed with party-goers Saturday as the town and West Fork district...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 3:19pm
Toss a cup from a car window, and it might soon cost you $250.      The Rockwell City Council agreed Aug. 19 to set that amount as the littering fine within city limits in an effort to combat ongoing trash problems.   ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 3:19pm
Tracy Peterson prepares for first year as principal in the West Fork School District        As West Fork students geared up for their first day of school, the district’s new pre-kindergarten and second through eighth...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 3:16pm
Tax break draws new business to Main Street        Construction of a new furniture restoration and seasonal produce shop will soon begin on an abandoned lot in Swaledale.      Karen and Rusty Seidel will...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 1:04pm
West Fork's football team scrimmaged Mason City Newman on Friday, Aug. 21 at Sheffield. The Warhawks open the regular season with a non-district game at home against rival North Butler. Kick-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 10:28am
Diane F. Bennett, 68, of Latimer, Iowa, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2015, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Coulter. Visitation...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 10:26am
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – West Fork junior Jacob Hansen competed in the USA Olympic Individual Triathlon 2015 Age Group National Championships, finishing in the top 40 for his age group. Hansen, who has finished in the top-10 at the state cross...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 3:41pm
Winifred G. Allison, 98, of Denver, Iowa, died on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the Denver Sunset Home. Memorial services will be held on Friday, August 21, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Maxfield, rural Denver, Iowa. Burial...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 1:04pm
The western Franklin County skyline experienced some profound changes this summer thanks to a multi-million dollar capital investment.      Four grain bins and other structures were erected during an extended construction period...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 1:02pm
The Meservey City Council will say goodbye to their city clerk of 20 years this December.      A new administrative board was formed at the Aug. 10 city council meeting to assist with the retirement of clerk Dixie Revland, and...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 1:01pm
Lifelong agriculture enthusiast killed at Prairie Homestead Antique Power Show in Belmond        A Swaledale man died Thursday morning doing what he loved; participating in Iowa agriculture.      Jim (...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 1:00pm
The Rockwell Fire Department responded to a small fire at Dugan’s Supermarket at about 1:13 p.m. Monday, said fire chief Mark Lowe.      Smoke flowed out of both ends of the locally owned building at 202 4th St. N. It...
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