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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 2:38pm
Nationally, the VA healthcare system is familiar with negative press and feedback, but Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) in Iowa recently shared some good news with the provider.      At a VVA state council meeting in Des Moines...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 2:38pm
Young readers met a variety of guests at the Meservey Public Library’s summer program, which wrapped up recently.      An officer from the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department, a local firefighter and a Mason City...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 2:36pm
West Fork 4-H and FFA exhibitors are advancing to the Iowa State Fair following their success at the North Iowa Fair July 8 through 12.      Britta Becker of Swaledale will bring her three presentations in the classes of 4-H...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 2:35pm
            Thornton residents of all ages gathered at city park on Friday to enjoy Mission Thornton's first attempt at Theater in the Park.             "I...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 2:33pm
A handpainted wooden sign of unknown origin now greets people entering Swaledale from the east on B60.      In the midst of the town’s beautification efforts, an anonymous party took it into their own hands to give visitors...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 2:32pm
Virgil Marion Witte, 94, of Northfield died early Saturday morning July 18 at Three Links Care Center in Northfield, MN, after a short illness. Funeral Services will be held at St Peter’s Lutheran Church, Northfield, MN on Sunday, August 2 at...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 3:05pm
A $15 surcharge on all Meservey water accounts will appear on residents’ October 1 bills to offset the costs of two projects.      The city council heard updates on the progess of the $12,000 pump house enlargement project...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 3:05pm
       No new candidates have yet submitted nomination paperwork for two spots open in the Sept. 8 West Fork school board elections.      The filing period ends July 30 to run for seats currently held by...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 3:04pm
A poultry judge stood by a line of birdless cages Thursday at the Franklin County Fair, deliberating an unconventional poultry show.      In May, when the bird flu outbreak caused the Iowa Department of Agriculture to prohibit...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 3:02pm
       When emergency strikes, Rockwell-Swaledale Emergency Medical Services (EMS) volunteers rush to the scene in their 2001 Chevy Suburban.      First responders begin care, but can’t take injured...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 2:45pm
Arnold Herman Oltmann, 88, of Hampton, died July 14, 2015, at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton. Funeral services were held Monday, July 20, at 1:30 p.m., at the Zion Reformed Church in rural Sheffield. Visitation were held Sunday, July 19, from...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 2:44pm
Stanley A. Peter, 93, died Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 22, 1 p.m. at Peace Reformed Church south of Garner. Pastor Mark Larson will offi ciate. Burial was in the...
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