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Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 11:11am
HAMPTON – A big five-run sixth inning helped West Fork’s softball team rally by Hampton-Dumont, 7-6, on Tuesday, June 23. Trailing 4-2 in the fifth, the Warhawks pulled ahead for good in that fateful fifth. The Warhawks got two hits...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 11:07am
HAMPTON – This Franklin County baseball match-up had a little bit of everything. No. 10 Hampton-Dumont vs. West Fork featured an incredible steal home, some small-ball and eventually a rally that forced a pitching change to eventually end it...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:48am
The Cerro Gordo Community Foundation awarded grants to dozens of area cities and volunteer groups during their annual awards ceremony on Monday, June 29.     Giving grants to 36 local nonprofit organizations and government entities,...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:42am
The science of super heroes was on display in Swaledale on Wednesday as the "Imagmobile" from Grout Museum visited the library to put on a demonstration of physics, chemistry, and biology.     "The goal for this is to...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:34am
I know I said I was going to review the Democratic primary contenders this week, but the tragic shooting in Charleston has brought up an issue that I strongly feel needs to be addressed.     Not about race, or gun control, or even...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:30am
    The Swaledale Fire Department’s assistant chief is taking a step to further protect his community.     Adam Wedmore, who is also Rockwell and Swaledale’s EMS team president and NIACC’s Emergency Medical...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:40pm
The West Fork Community School Board approved a contract to build the long planned West Fork Wellness Center during a special meeting on Monday, June 22 in Rockwell.      The meeting began with a public hearing to allow final...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:39pm
The Rockwell City Council went into a lengthy closed session to discuss an employee matter during their regular meeting on Wednesday, June 17. After nearly 45 minutes of discussion, the council opened back up for their regular meeting with no...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:38pm
Men in boots and jungle fatigues, the olive green uniforms soldiers wore in Vietnam, gathered in Clear Lake Saturday. Forty years after the end of the Vietnam War, North Iowa veterans would get the welcome they did not when they first came home from...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:37pm
It's not every day that a closed building in a small town gets a second chance to house a business, but that's what's happened on Thornton's Main Street at Odds & Ends Thrift Store.      Setting up shop at the...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:36pm
Local theater lovers are encouraged to mark their calendars next month for two laughe-filled performances in Hampton.      The Franklin County Arts Council and Franklin Players will present “Play On!” at the Windsor...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:34pm
Shirley J. Sturges, 79, Mason City, died Friday, June 19, 2015 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 am, Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Epiphany Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 302 5th St. SE, Mason City,...
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