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Monday, February 27, 2017 - 3:34pm
Frances Riles, 69, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, at Zion St. John Lutheran Church with Rev. G Kim Wills presiding. Interment will be at Hillside...
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:49pm
GARNER – Rylan Fleshner could hear West Fork football coach Eric Gabe in the stands. He was telling him the season was over if the Warhawks didn’t win this Class 1A District final game at Garner. So Fleshner  launched the three-...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 5:12pm
Mary Blau, 87, of Sheffield, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Hospice of North Iowa. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21 at First Grace Baptist Church in Sheffield. Interment was at Hillside Cemetery in Sheffield. Visitation...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 5:11pm
Larry D. Butt, 77, of Hampton, died on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at the Franklin Country View Nursing Facility in Hampton. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Monday, Feb. 20, at the Sietsema- Vogel Funeral Home in Hampton, with Pastor Gary Davis...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 5:11pm
Christopher James Cunningham, 55, of Mason City, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City. Arrangements are pending with the Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel of Mason City.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 3:26pm
The Council approved to purchase of a former bank building as the new City Hall      The Swaledale City Council held their regular meeting on Monday, Feb. 13 at City Hall; here are the highlights:     ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 3:24pm
     The Rockwell City Council held their second regular meeting of February and here are the highlights from the unapproved minutes:      RAGBRAI wants Rockwell to be a pass through town during this year’s...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 3:23pm
     The gym at West Fork in Rockwell became a cultural hub on Thursday, Feb 16 when students and faculty alike packed the space to learn about other cultures.      West Fork seventh-graders presented the annual...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 3:18pm
Valentines Day was extra sweet for members of the Thornton Public Library’s After School Program. On the holiday a dozen kids got a pizza party at the library, with sweets, snacks and games to accompany the pies. There were goody bags fi lled...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 11:44am
SHEFFIELD – Travis Fekkers remembers what happened when West Fork may have looked past an opponent. With a chance at redemption in the 2017 Class 1A district final, the senior Warhawk guard/forward knows his team can’t look past St....
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:54pm
DES MOINES – More firsts for West Fork’s wrestling team put the Warhawks on the wrestling radar after last week’s Class 1A state meet. Coach Jared Arbegast’s two wrestlers, his son Jarel and senior Jake Hansen, both had top-...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:49pm
SHEFFIELD – Lexi Jones had that look in her eye. A determined look that read, ‘you can’t stop me,’ and it was nearly impossible to turn back the West Fork junior as she poured in a career-high 29 points, adding five rebounds...
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