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08/16/2017 - 3:05pm
After standing trial in Franklin County District Court from July 11-14 and ultimately being found guilty of Willful Injury Causing Bodily Injury and First-Degree Kidnapping, Charles Albright, 42, of Meservey, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Friday, August 11. During the jury trial, Albright was tried for the abuse of his former live-in girlfriend Kim Hartman,...
08/16/2017 - 3:04pm
After almost 25 years of running a practice in Sheffield, local dentist Dr. Eric Wagner has retired from dentistry, and sold his former Gilman Street location this summer to Central Park Dentistry, based out of Mason City. Wagner, originally from Muscatine, Iowa, grew up surrounded by dentistry due to his father working as a dentist there....
08/16/2017 - 3:02pm
New to the Hampton business community this season is Flowers On Fourth, a floral shop, taking the former location of Sandee’s Flower Shop, 707 4th St NE, Hampton. Under the new ownership of Tiffany Winkowitsch, a Bristow-native, Flowers on Fourth will continue to provide floral arrangements like her predecessor, as of her grand opening on...
08/16/2017 - 3:00pm
After a fire that sparked and caused irreparable damage to five of the Sheffield Sunrise Apartments this past spring, the complex’s local board of directors has made the difficult decision to not rebuild them moving forward. Back on April 2, 2017, a fire started in the elderly/disabled apartment complex as the result of what a resident said...
08/16/2017 - 2:58pm
The Thornton City Council met on Monday, August 7, to discuss multiple property related and general maintenance topics. The possibility of the city purchasing the property at 337 Main Street was brought up, and council member Rob Duff addressed the council stating that the property owner, Jack Colburn, was getting ready to sell it. The Colburn...
08/16/2017 - 2:54pm
With the Iowa school election to select school district and community college officers just a few weeks away, three seats are up for re-election on the West Fork Board of Education. To be decided by vote on September 12 will be one seat in Director District 1 (which is the north part of the West Fork Community School District), one seat in...
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