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Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:45am
The West Fork Community School District released 65 new additions to the grown-up world on Sunday as the school celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2015. After years of tests, projects, field trips, and homework, the West Fork Senior Class...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:43am
Plans to build the new West Fork athletic facility continued to stall on Monday, May 19 as the West Fork Community School Board discussed potential cost saving options in lieu of an estimate update from Henkel Construction.     ...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:42am
The Highly Pathological Avian Influenza continues its spread across the state, but poultry producers working together with local, state, and federal agencies may be winning the fight against the outbreak.      Since April 13, the...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:40am
A memorial service will be held for Marvin (Pete) Petersen onSaturday, May 23rd, at 2:00 p.m. at the Retz the Funeral Home in Thornton, Iowa.  Interment will immediately follow at the Pleasant View Cemetery.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 10:47am
Future Franklin County Freedom Rock secured        Latimer’s American Legion Riders Post 658 has obtained a massive boulder for the future Franklin County Freedom Rock site in Coulter.      Last...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:57pm
The Rockwell City Council held their regular meeting on Wednesday, May 6 at City Hall.      At the meeting the council passed a resolution allowing the Department of Transportation to put up signs along HWY 65 to celebrate its...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:56pm
The Swaledale City Council is standing behind Mayor John Drury as a request for financial assistance to demolish nuisance properties led to a contentious exchange in the pages of the Globe Gazette.      On April 20, Drury sent a...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:55pm
Throughout the school year the West Fork FFA Chapter has been working with Sukup Manufacturing on improving their livestock barn and the surrounding area. The decision was made to improve the aesthetic appeal of the area for the future of the...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:52pm
A trio of abandoned puppies made waves last March after they were discovered on Interstate 35 near Clear Lake. Today one of those puppies is living happily in Rockwell at his new home with the Whitney family.      On March 28 a...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:51pm
Drew Engebretson, a student at West Fork, Sheffield, was recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad for outstanding academic achievement at the Thirteenth Annual Governor's Scholar Recognition Ceremony April26 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. The statewide...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:48pm
Lavon A. Rooney, 81, of Dougherty, died Saturday May 9, 2015 at the Muse Norris Hospice Inpatient Unit, Mason City, Iowa. A Mass of Christian burial was held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, May 12 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rockwell, Iowa with Rev....
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:47pm
Richard Merlin Floy, of Thornton, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Hospice of North Iowa in Mason City.   Mass of Christian Burial was held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 25, 2015 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Clear Lake with Fr...
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