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Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:18am
Voters in Franklin County will head to the polls next Tuesday to cast their ballots in the Nov. 4 general election. With only two contested races for local offices, most of the attention will focus on other races at the state and federal levels...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:14am
    The Swaledale Fire Department was the place to eat on Saturday if you wanted a hot breakfast or lunch. The Fire Department cooked for the community for their annual fundraiser.     Serving up biscuits and gravy, the...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:09am
Beverly Ann Lechner, 74, of Rockwell, died Saturday Oct. 25, at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Due to her wishes she will be cremated. A celebration of her life will be 1:30p.m. Thursday Oct. 30, 2014 at the Ward-Van Slyke...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:52am
NASHUA – Keep calm everyone, Peyton Twedt and the West Fork boys cross country team will be returning to the state cross country meet. There have been questions about last year’s state runner-up lately, however. The senior may be...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:50am
NASHUA – No surprise that No. 14-ranked West Fork freshman runner Talia Rowe is making a trip to the state cross country meet. It isn’t a surprise, either, that her older sister, Maya, is also going. What may come as a small...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:46am
ACKLEY – For at least the second time this season, AGWSR’s football didn’t attempt a pass and it didn’t need to. Already a lock for the Class A playoffs, the Cougars pounded out 386 ground yards in defeating non-district...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 9:10am
     Last September, Donald Pittman visited the Thornton City Council to introduce himself as the new owner of the building at 300 Main Street.      According to the minutes of that meeting, Pittman identified...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:20pm
The West Fork Community School Board discussed what they want in a new athletic center and how much they would be willing to spend on it during their regular meeting on Monday, October 20 in Rockwell.      Mark Moine of...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:19pm
The Rockwell City Council met with representatives from Hawkins Inc. to discuss changes to the Rockwell Aquatic Center's chlorine system during their regular meeting on Wednesday, October 15.      Hawkins representatives...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:19pm
The Meservey City Council met for their regular meeting on October 13 in city hall. At the meeting the council accepted the resignation of Pat Suntken as Library Director. Suntken resigned on October 15, with Stacy Allbee acting as an interim...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:18pm
The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) volleyball team will host its 7th Annual Think Pink night on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The Trojans will host the Waldorf Junior Varsity team at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00 (free for cancer survivors...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:17pm
Students at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) who received scholarships this year had an opportunity to show their gratitude during the11thannual student Scholarship Recognition Luncheon held at the Muse Norris Conference Center on Monday...
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