Travis Fischer

11/15/2018 - 10:50am
Election results are in for Franklin County, putting an end to the campaign season for another year. For local county races, the ballot was entirely uncompetitive. County Supervisors Michael Nolte and Gary McVicker, County Treasurer Chad Murray, County Recorder Toni Wilkinson, and County Attorney Brent Symens were all re-elected without challenge while appointed Sheriff Aaron Dodd became elected...
11/15/2018 - 10:48am
The Rockwell City Council bid farewell to council member Adam Wedmore during their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 7. Wedmore offered his resignation on the council due to being elected the new County Auditor for Cerro Gordo County. “We want to wish you the very best,” said Mayor Mike Flatness. “We thank you for your...
11/15/2018 - 10:47am
Election results are in for Cerro Gordo County, putting an end to the campaign season for another year. For local county positions, the hottest race on the ballot was the six way contest for County Auditor. Rockwell’s Adam Wedmore, a Democrat, won the race, receiving 41.84% of the vote, followed by Don O’Connor, a Republican, who...
11/08/2018 - 11:17am
It was an extra special celebration at the 4-H Awards Night on Sunday, Nov. 4. Not only were the various 4-H clubs there to recognize the achievements of the kids and community for their contributions to the program, but it was a big anniversary for the Franklin County Iowa State University Extension. Preceding the Awards Night, Franklin County...
11/08/2018 - 11:01am
It was a busy Saturday at Zion Reformed Church in Sheffield as the Women of Zion hosted the Team Zion Bazaar. Team was the operative word as the Women of Zion dressed up in matching outfits as they came together to host the event. “This year we decided to try ‘Team Zion’ because the Women of Zion are all working together,”...
11/08/2018 - 10:56am
The Thornton City Council held their regular meeting on Monday, November 5 at City Hall. At the meeting the council continued their discussion about how to handle the vacant Main Street properties previously owned by the now deceased Donald Pittman. Efforts to hold the new legal owners responsible for the property’s ongoing expenses have not...
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