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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:39am
ACKLEY — Save for the final, West Fork’s Levi Janssen was happy with his performance at the Cougar Wrestling Invitational hosted by AGWSR on Saturday, Jan. 12. Janssen finished second at the 285-pound weight class, losing by fall in the...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:37am
SHEFFIELD — Start to finish and in all facets of the game, West Fork’s girls’ basketball team impressed in a 56-42 win over the Lady Warriors on Friday, Jan. 11. The Warhawks were without senior Rachael Jones and an ankle tweak in...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:34am
SHEFFIELD — Sure, West Fork long-time coach Frank Schnoes didn’t like the way his team shot the ball to start, but he was even more disappointed in the way it defended on Friday, Jan. 11. The offense (16 percent from the field in the...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 5:36pm
On Wednesday, January 9, Rockwell police and EMTs responded to a medical call reporting an unresponsive male at 213 East Main Street. When paramedics arrived on the scene the man, identified as Danny Lee Belcher, 47, was discovered deceased. While...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 3:48pm
The Franklin County Emergency Management Commission on Monday moved to end talks of a sharing agreement of the emergency management coordinator with Hardin County. Late year, the two counties entered conversations to form a contract that would allow...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 3:45pm
Construction on Alliant Energy’s third wind farm in Franklin County is expected to begin this spring. Justin Foss, Alliant spokesperson, said the first step of the project will be installing the infrastructure, such as roads and holdings, for...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 3:44pm
One of the area’s most heartfelt traditions returns to Hampton next weekend. Saturday, Jan. 19 marks the annual Coaches vs. Cancer day of basketball between Hampton- Dumont-CAL and West Fork. Basketball begins at 11 a.m. with ninth grade boys...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 3:40pm
Joel Showalter, 36, of Rockwell passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Muse-Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mason City. Funeral services for Joel Showalter will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 305 Elm...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 3:38pm
The Thornton City Council kicked off the New Year by recapping some old business during their first regular meeting of 2019 on Monday, Jan 7. At the meeting the council was updated on the status of the city’s water meter replacements, with...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:06pm
SHEFFIELD – The West Fork boys’ basketball team christened its new scoreboard with a 66-57 win over Nashua-Plainfield on Friday, Jan. 4. The Warhawks had three players in double-digit scoring, led by Zach Martinek’s 25 points....
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:04pm
SHEFFIELD – In an effort to keep interest in wrestling heading in the right direction, West Fork head coach Jared Arbegast asked his nine wrestlers where they’d like to have their first home meet. Unanimously, the group picked the new...
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 12:50pm
Come back regularly, because you never know what you’ll find. That’s the idea behind Troves of Treasure, opened by Frank and Deb Uthe in the former Main Street Market location. Frank and Deb fill the store with items they find in storage...
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