Savannah Howe

08/08/2018 - 4:12pm
The Rockwell city council has decided to move forward with a project that will provide the community with a new, professionally developed website. At their last regular assembly last week, Councilman Adam Wedmore presented quotes from two web development companies, one based out of Mason City and one a nationwide franchise. The council moved to hire WebWise Solutions, of Mason City, for the...
08/08/2018 - 4:07pm
Cerro Gordo County is taking strides to move away from County Social Services (CSS), a 22-county-wide mental health and disability services program, to Central Iowa Crisis Services (CICS), a similar organization that serves neighboring counties such as Franklin and Greene. The need for change Cerro Gordo County Supervisor Chris Watts said that it...
08/08/2018 - 4:04pm
A new face is joining the ranks of West Fork’s leadership—filling the vacancy left by former high school principal Clyde Tarrence—and she brings with her a whole nest of new Warkhawks. Dreams of being a teacher brought to life Bobby Willms, a Wisconsin native, is a family-oriented administrator with almost 15 years’ worth...
08/01/2018 - 2:41pm
A Rockwell man was involved in a two-vehicle accident in which he was driving down the wrong lane of Highway 65 last Friday. Heather Fails, 47, of Mason City, was heading north on the highway at just before 11 p.m., and Fred Berger, 85, of Rockwell was southbound in the northbound lane. According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff, Fails attempted...
08/01/2018 - 2:40pm
The Rockwell Lions Club is hosting an evening of dirt track figure eight racing on Saturday, Aug 11. Residents should be advised of potential higher-than-usual noise and traffic levels in the area, but less than what is anticipated during the National Truck and Tractor Pull. The races begin at 7 p.m., and the Lions Club expects around 1,000 people...
08/01/2018 - 2:40pm
Once a year, communities in Franklin County come together for an evening of live music, good food and bidding wars for a cause: raising money in the name of cancer research. Hundreds of local survivors and their families and friends flocked to the football field in Sheffield for the annual event. Sheri Bogue, Chairwoman of Franklin County’s...
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