Savannah Howe

01/17/2018 - 6:15pm
The rural Iowan community holds much appeal for families with young children looking to establish roots: quiet neighborhoods, intimate teacher to student ratios, and lower crime rates, relative to bigger metropolitan areas. While the lifestyle of a family in area like this one may be different than one in, say, New York, the quality of life here is difficult to beat. However, one shared trouble...
01/17/2018 - 6:13pm
The vitality and perseverance of Landon, Heather, and Jerry Tollefson has gathered the support of people from many neighboring communities, and the North Iowa Youth Center (NIYC) has announced their intentions to rally funds for the family. Landon, who recently celebrated his fourth birthday, was diagnosed in April of 2016 with acute myeloid...
01/17/2018 - 6:10pm
At their Jan 3 meeting, the Rockwell City Council swore in four new faces and discussed its aspirations under new leadership. Mayor Michael Flatness was sworn in, along with council members Adam Wedmore, Betty Gauley, and Randy Meyer. Mayor Flatness hopes to maximize the potential of the roads, sewer, water, trees, and drainage committees in the...
01/17/2018 - 6:08pm
Last Friday, West Fork Middle School’s gym was filled with worldly aromas, lively colors, and the songs of far-off lands as 7th grade students came together in their annual Festival of Nations. Rejoicing countries as close as our neighboring Mexico and as far-flung as Norway, students spent anywhere from two weeks up to over a month...
01/10/2018 - 6:24pm
The Hampton-Dumont and West Fork School Districts are anxiously awaiting Relay For Life’s annual Coaches vs. Cancer day of basketball, which will be held on Saturday, Jan 20. The day will be brimming with activities, including the games, a silent auction and the raffle to raise money in the fight against cancer. The action commences at 11 a....
01/10/2018 - 4:11pm
Iowa’s District 27 Senator Amanda Ragan visited with a senior American Government class last week, and endeavored to find out what issues young people were most passionate about. Ragan, a native of Rockwell, has remained an extremely active member of the northern Iowa community. She stands as Director of the Community Kitchen and Meals on...
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