Savannah Howe

05/16/2018 - 3:48pm
Since 93% of Iowans have a form of government ID, it’s easy for many residents to vote. However, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate felt that the state could go one step further to inch Iowa’s voter participation rates up to 100%. Secretary Pate is striving for more efficient, error-free elections, he said in a voter awareness round table at the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse Monday...
05/16/2018 - 3:45pm
The proper balance for education funding has been an ongoing battle at the Iowa Statehouse. As universities attempt to provide more amenities that appeal to prospective students, the check for tuition gets harder and harder for students and parents to write. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has proposed a “record-breaking” amount of funding...
05/09/2018 - 4:10pm
When patrons cross the threshold of Sheffield’s Block 10, a coffee, lunch and event venue, they’re following the footsteps of former basketball players, preschoolers and more. 1921 City Hall wasn’t always a modern lounge and event setting. The building has boasted many titles over its lifetime, including a city hall, a basketball...
05/09/2018 - 4:09pm
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11 this year, and the newspapers have collaborated with board members, administrative staff and students at West Fork to convey what makes local teachers stand out. “The teachers at West Fork are our front line! They provide daily interaction and support for all of our students. It is often more than the...
05/02/2018 - 4:52pm
Patrons who stopped in to Block 10 in Sheffield last Friday evening would have seen a white table-clothed, Hollywood- esque concert venue in the business’s gym, and a colorful banner proclaiming “The Road to Tree Town” hanging behind the stage. Block 10 hosted its first KIA 93.9 “The Country Moose” Road to Tree Town...
05/02/2018 - 4:49pm
The kids at West Fork Schools may not be able to catch an ocean wave, but that doesn’t stop them from dreaming of a sunny afternoon at the beach. Sandy toes and sunburnt cheeks or not, the preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders at the West Fork Sheffield Campus got to enjoy their lunch in a summery way last Friday. The cafeteria was...
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