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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 2:05pm
Kids and adults alike went out to enjoy the gorgeous July day in Rockwell this week. The Rockwell Aquatic Center was packed with children as they played and relaxed in the sun, after a scorcher last week. Adults had their fun too, sunbathing at the...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 2:04pm
Franklin County Relay For Life      Cancer survivors, caregivers and loved ones gathered together to participate in Franklin County’s Relay For Life on Saturday, July 23.      There was a silent auction...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 2:01pm
Registration for West Fork students may be conducted through the school website with one walk-in date. Email notices and postcards will be sent to parents/guardians regarding registration. Registration materials will be sent to those families that...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
     The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health is looking to collect a water sample from private well owners and/or users in the county. It is recommended that well owners have their water tested annually for bacteria and...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:53pm
     The small town of Dougherty recently had a celebration of the former church and school there, dubbed ‘Return to Dougherty Day.’      “We wanted to invite former students and members of the...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:52pm
New principal Clyde Tarrence wants to be involved      This past May, the West Fork school district saw the retirement of longtime principal Randy Bushbaum, and this fall a new administrator, Clyde Tarrence will take the helm....
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:51pm
     With the start of school coming, Dougherty resident Dennis Campbell wanted to provide something fun for kids to do and as he went about his day as a rural mail carrier, a light bulb went off in his mind.    ...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 1:48pm
New owner continues to renovate        For the last few months, the residents of Rockwell have enjoyed new ownership of the local grocery store in town.      Rockwell Area Market, formally Dugan’s,...
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:27am
Delores Ann Evans Birdsall passed away in her home in Sheffield on Sunday, July 17, 2016.   A service will be held at Prairie Ridge Church, 825 NW 36th St, Ankeny, IA on Thursday, July 28 at 3:30 pm with visitation following.   A reception...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:40am
A public hearing was held to discuss the construction        The town of Meservey had a public hearing to discuss with residents the new construction that will take place to expand the fire station by 16 feet.   ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:37am
West Fork Board of Education members disagree about rates   The proposed annual membership rates for the new Wellness Center in Sheffield created friction between West Fork Board of Education members at their regular meeting on July 18. The...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:19pm
  Crews worked throughout the night to put out the blaze   A house fire in Sheffield resulted in the death of an elderly resident this past weekend. Around 10 p.m. on the night of July 17, the Sheffield fire department received a call...
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