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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 2:19pm
     The Thornton City Council received an update on the city’s lagoon project during their regular meeting on Monday, May 2.      Engineer Tom Madden of Short Elliott Hendrickson was present to inform the...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 2:18pm
     FFA members across Iowa gathered for the 88th Iowa FFA Leadership Conference held April 17-19 at Hilton Coliseum in Ames. Locally, 15 West Fork FFA members attended the event.      The theme for this year...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 2:18pm
     Local tree lovers gathered at Hampton City Hall last Wednesday to learn strategies aimed at combating an invasive green beetle.      John Olds, urban forester for West Des Moines, discussed his department...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 2:10pm
     It was a storybook evening for West Fork students on Saturday as the juniors and seniors enjoyed their prom night.      Set to a fairy tale theme of “Once Upon A Time,” more than a hundred teens...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 8:59am
Geri Allen, 75, of Sheffield, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Sheffield Care Center. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 5, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Hampton with Rev. Fr. Anthony Kruse presiding. Interment...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:31am
HAMPTON – Rewind to 17 months ago at the Iowa state-qualifying girls’ cross country meet as Cailey Weaver needed assistance with her wheelchair as she cheered on her classmates. Now fast-forward to April 2016 and the senior West Fork...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:26am
SHEFFIELD – Simply put, Tuesday, April 26 was Preston Larson’s day out on the golf course. The West Fork senior scored a career-best one-over-par 37 to lead the Warhawks to a triangular win over Osage and Nashua-Plainfield at Ridge Stone...
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 2:15pm
     As the Prestage Foods pork processing facility nears approval, concerns continue to grow about how the area will be impacted by the project.      Even more than the issues raised by a sudden influx of new...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 11:00am
Garage sales in Sheffield will be held this Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30.     Click here for a printable map to help you plan your shopping.  
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:54am
     The Rockwell City Council discussed equipment upgrades and personnel policies during their regular meeting on Wednesday, April 20 at City Hall.      At the meeting, Public Works Director Jay Siefken made his...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:54am
     It was another marathon public forum in Mason City on Thursday as the City Council heard comments both positive and negative about entering into a development with Prestage Farms to build a pork processing facility.   ...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:53am
     West Fork high schoolers got a lesson in drug awareness last week as the seniors and juniors took time out of class to learn about the potential consequences of drinking and drug abuse.      Hosted by...
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