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Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:46am
During its regular monthly meeting Monday night, the Thornton City Council took the next step in selling the former school land in the community. Daryl Overson had expressed an interest in purchasing the land in order to construct a house and a...
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:42am
The 2019-20 school year is off to a good start for West Fork High School exchange students Alara Altundal and Manuel Bibi Altundal, from Turkey, is staying with the Yolanda and Nathan Pralle family during the school year. Bibi’s host family...
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:40am
State Auditor Rob Sand paid a visit to Hampton on Monday, October 28 for a public meeting to talk with local residents. Sand started the meeting with an update on the changes he has made to the State Auditor's office since being elected last...
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:38am
Members from all reaches of the community got a first-hand glimpse into what it takes to be an immigrant to the country. La Luz Hispana on Satur-day hosted “Getting in Line: An Immigration Simulation” at the Youth For Christ building in...
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:35am
West Fork High School will be the site of a full evening of entertainment on Sunday, Nov. 11. The festivities begin with a spaghetti dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. It will be a free will meal, with proceeds to benefit the West Fork High School Senior Class...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 11:11am
FORT DODGE – It wasn’t what they were aiming for, but the West Fork boys’ cross country team made its presence felt at the Class 1A state cross country meet in Fort Dodge on Saturday, Nov. 2. Senior Josh Reiter led the way among...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 10:44am
MARSHALLTOWN – It has been a minute. West Fork’s boys’ cross country team ended its five-year state team drought with a runner-up finish at the state-qualifier in Marshalltown on Thursday, Oct. 24 in order to head to Kennedy Park...
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 3:15pm
Ward William Miller, 89, of Sheffield, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019, at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Faith Baptist Church in Hampton. Visitation will be...
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:40am
Mid-October brought below freezing temperatures but area crops dodged disaster for the most part. Angie Rieck- Hinz, field agronomist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, said that temperatures on Oct. 11 dropped to 30 degrees in the...
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:38am
The Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus presented its “A Bridge Between Heaven and Earth” concert Sunday afternoon at Zion St. John Lutheran Church. The concert included 10 selections featuring a variety of musical styles. Those songs were...
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:35am
West Fork School Superintendent Mike Kruger reported at Monday’s monthly Board of Education meeting that the enrollment for the district has increased by 15 students. Kruger noted that this year’s enrollment numbers are 719.40 students,...
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:29am
The Rockwell City Council at its regular meeting last Wednesday approved allocating $5,000 from Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) funds to the Rockwell Community Fire Service Association to be used towards expenses of a street dance to be held during...
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