Latest News

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:15pm
The rural Iowan community holds much appeal for families with young children looking to establish roots: quiet neighborhoods, intimate teacher to student ratios, and lower crime rates, relative to bigger metropolitan areas. While the lifestyle of a...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:13pm
The vitality and perseverance of Landon, Heather, and Jerry Tollefson has gathered the support of people from many neighboring communities, and the North Iowa Youth Center (NIYC) has announced their intentions to rally funds for the family. Landon,...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:10pm
At their Jan 3 meeting, the Rockwell City Council swore in four new faces and discussed its aspirations under new leadership. Mayor Michael Flatness was sworn in, along with council members Adam Wedmore, Betty Gauley, and Randy Meyer. Mayor Flatness...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:08pm
Last Friday, West Fork Middle School’s gym was filled with worldly aromas, lively colors, and the songs of far-off lands as 7th grade students came together in their annual Festival of Nations. Rejoicing countries as close as our neighboring...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 12:09pm
ACKLEY -- Once again as West Fork has done most of the season, its top three weights have fared well. This tournament had a twist, however, in that senior 285-pounder Alex Bender, whose 18-3, withdrew from the tournament as a precaution. West Fork...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 6:24pm
The Hampton-Dumont and West Fork School Districts are anxiously awaiting Relay For Life’s annual Coaches vs. Cancer day of basketball, which will be held on Saturday, Jan 20. The day will be brimming with activities, including the games, a...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:11pm
Iowa’s District 27 Senator Amanda Ragan visited with a senior American Government class last week, and endeavored to find out what issues young people were most passionate about. Ragan, a native of Rockwell, has remained an extremely active...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:01pm
The Swaledale City Council selected a new council member to fill a vacant seat during their first meeting of 2018 on Monday, January 8. With the recent passing of council member Troy Smeby, the council chose to accept volunteers for an appointment...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 3:59pm
The high school gymnasium was alive with the sound of games, popping balloons and laughter when grades 9-12 crowded the bleachers on Wednesday, Jan 3. West Fork’s students had a full agenda ahead of them, including a ceremony recognizing...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 11:51am
Mary Jane Rawson, 77, of Sheffield, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at the home farm. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 6, 2018, at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Thornton, with Rev. Rhea Evanson...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 10:46am
Ronald Dick Siems, 67, known as ‘Hort’ by most, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at home. A visitation of family and friends will be held at Zion St. John Lutheran Church, Sheffield, Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., followed...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 9:53pm
The year is 2018, and schools all over have embraced the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs as a vital stepping-stone into college curriculums. University classrooms are moving further and further away...
Syndicate content