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06/06/2019 - 11:55am
After 19 years at the Meservey Public Library, Diane Peterson has checked in her last book. The longtime library assistant enjoyed her last day on the job on Friday, May 31, retiring after nearly two decades of service to the community library. "It's been interesting all these years," said Peterson. "Each kid or family brings in something new." Peterson hadn't planned...
06/06/2019 - 11:52am
A picture perfect day and a packed dance floor at times provided the perfect setting for La Luz Hispana’s fourth annual Gran Festival Saturday. The festival returned this year with it’s annual array of musical acts and entertainment along with dozens of vendors, food stalls and games set inside Hampton’s Band Shell Park. At one...
06/06/2019 - 11:50am
Alicia Thomson walks because she knows how fortunate she is to still be able to do so. She walks to bring awareness to a disease that threatened her life and has claimed the lives of countless women over the years. Those steps combined to allow the rural Coulter resident to complete a virtual 15k challenge, sponsored by the Be the Difference...
05/14/2019 - 3:57pm
NORTHWOOD -- West Fork’s Kenna Weaver was one of the five who made the state field in both the 1,500 and 3,000 out of Northwood, making the trip in those events for the fourth time. She was among the top-eight seeds for both events. Makia Fessler will be busy hurdling, going for the 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles and running the anchor on the...
05/09/2019 - 11:19am
Area third graders proved that it’s possible to have fun and learn at the same time. Franklin County Farm Bureau last Tuesday sponsored its annual Ag Fair at the Franklin County Fairgrounds. The event allows Tall Corn FFA and West Fork FFA members the opportunity to show their projects and livestock to third graders from AGWSR, CAL, Hampton-...
05/02/2019 - 10:51am
In pursuing his dreams as a player in the NBA, former Iowa State Cyclone star Royce White found a second calling. White, who stopped in Iowa Falls last Wednesday and spoke to a crowd at Bethany Lutheran Church, is using his platform to try to erase the stigma around mental health issues. Living with anxiety himself, White said his struggles and...
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