Travis Fischer

04/18/2019 - 10:11am
Superintendent Darrin Strike announced his resignation during the West Fork Community School Board meeting on Monday, April 15. “Serving as the superintendent of the West Fork Community School District has been extremely rewarding,” said Strike “I am proud of the work that we have accomplished together for the benefit of the students that we serve and I wish the district nothing...
04/11/2019 - 9:40am
A controversial bill making its way through the Iowa legislature could have a big impact on Iowa’s solar energy industry. House File 669 would allow the state’s electric utilities to charge a fee on residents and businesses that utilize solar energy generation to supplement their regular electric use. As it currently stands, residents...
04/04/2019 - 11:08am
The Franklin County chapter of Pheasants Forever hosted their 33rd annual banquet fundraiser on Friday, March 29. Hunting enthusiasts packed the Franklin County Convention Center to support Pheasants Forever, with 425 tickets sold to enjoy a prime rib dinner and an evening of games and socializing with fellow hunters. The annual dinner is the...
04/04/2019 - 11:04am
The Thornton City Council continued their work towards a storm sewer renovation project during their regular meeting on Monday, April 1. At the meeting, Chris Diggins of NIACOG was present to walk the council through their options for financing such a project. Unlike many city infrastructure projects there are few opportunities for grants to...
03/28/2019 - 10:27am
It was a busy morning in downtown Sheffield on Saturday, March 23 as Relay For Life sponsored their Shopping For A Cure event. Hosted at Block 10 at 1921 City Hall, downtown Sheffield became a one-stop shopping spot for cookware, crafted items, scented oils, and more, all in support of raising funds for cancer research. “We had a nice...
03/28/2019 - 10:25am
Plans for Rockwell’s storm sewer renovation continued during their regular meeting on Wednesday, March 20. Now that the city has settled on a path for funding the storm sewer project, the council met with Justin Miller of McClure Engineering to discuss the details of the project and tentative timetable. Depending on how the bids come in, the...
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