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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 4:15pm
Budgets and fuel were the items of discussion during the Rockwell City Council meeting on Wednesday, January 21.      Wanting to have the budget ready for February, the council has opted for a special workshop meeting for the...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 4:15pm
The Swaledale City Council managed their regular business during their first meeting of the year on Monday, January 12.      Representing the Swaledale Fire Department, Dennis Hoppman asked the council for authorization to...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 4:14pm
The West Fork Community School District is in a “New York State of Mind” this winter.      Preparations are underway for the annual Community Variety Show, Sunday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. in the Rockwell gym....
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 4:14pm
The Sheffield Lion’s Club will be serving Dad’s Belgian Waffles before the Friday, Feb. 6, West Fork girls/boys basketball games. Waffles with toppings, sausage links, and juice and coffee will be served in the West Fork multi-purpose...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 4:13pm
One century ago, hundreds of farmers gathered in Mason City for the 11th annual Farmers Grain Dealers Association of Iowa Convention, and John Cunningham has the photo to prove it.      The area historian discovered the old...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 4:11pm
West Fork is going high tech with the HyperStream technology club.      Made up of West Fork students ranging from fifth grade to freshmen, the HyperStream technology club is providing a place for tech savvy students to get...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 4:08pm
          Maurice Christian Nelson, age 92, passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015 in Mesquite, Nevada.  He was born November 15, 1922 in Rockwell, Iowa to John Nelson and Nellie Way Nelson.     ...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 4:07pm
Betty Lee DeVries, 67 of Moorhead, MN, died on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo, ND. Betty was born July 31, 1947 in Belmond, Iowa to William and Henrietta (Meinders) Vierkant of Meservey, Iowa.   In lieu of...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:41am
SHEFFIELD – For one quarter, Hampton-Dumont made a bid at unseating the West Fork boys’ basketball team’s dominance in the annual Coaches vs. Cancer game. But the Warhawks’ got a late three-pointer from Cody Wegner...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:38am
SHEFFIELD – If the 3A No. 7 Hampton-Dumont girls’ basketball team is going to go a few weeks without guard Jordan Prantner, the Bulldogs will have to do a lot of what it did against a good West Fork team. The Bulldogs...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:33am
  GREENE – Half of West Fork’s wrestlers brought to the 12-team North Butler wrestling tournament won titles to score a 10th-place team finish on Saturday, Jan. 24. Jacob Hansen, wrestling at 126, and Jarel Arbegast (152) took...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 5:28pm
Rural roads met Main Street on Thursday as agriculture and local business joined up for the Greater Franklin County Town & Country Expo.      Running from midmorning to midafternoon, the expo featured 21 vendors from a...
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