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10/11/2018 - 3:29pm
The Sheffield City Council discussed the future of law enforcement in the city during the regular meeting on Monday, October 8. Monday was the final day on the job for Officer Colten Kensett, leaving the City of Sheffield with only Police Chief Sam Cain to patrol. In the wake of Kensett’s departure and unsure about hiring another second officer, the Sheffield City Council invited Sheriff...
10/11/2018 - 3:28pm
The Rockwell City Council scheduled Halloween Trick-or-Treating time at their regular meeting on Wednesday, October 3. Costumed spooks and super heroes will be invited to go door-to-door for Halloween candy gathering from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Halloween Night, Wednesday, October 31. The council did consider scheduling a different night to...
10/11/2018 - 3:26pm
The 2018 General Election is fast approaching and, in some cases, may be the most significant mid-term election in a generation. Tight races in United States Representative Districts could shift the balance of power in Washington D.C., while the Gubernatorial contest and state legislature races will determine the future of Iowa’s legislative...
10/11/2018 - 3:24pm
Business leaders, educators, and economic development professionals came together at Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield on Tuesday, Oct. 2 for the Future Ready Iowa regional summit. The day-long event invited various North Iowa community leaders to brainstorm solutions to the challenges of economic growth in rural Iowa. With critically low...
10/04/2018 - 12:01pm
Charles Sukup was formally inducted into the National Academy of Engineering this weekend at the academy’s annual meeting in Washington D.C. Sukup, president of Sukup Manufacturing Co., was among 99 new members inducted into the academy, joining the ranks of more than 2,400 of the nation and world’s top engineers. “Election to...
10/04/2018 - 12:00pm
The name Bob Artley brings to mind memories of the Franklin County native’s prescient artwork and political cartoons. But guests to the Hampton Public Library last Tuesday learned a little more of the personal life about the man behind the art. Artley’s children Rob Artley, Steve Artley and Joan Sterner visited the library and told...
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