Savannah Howe

09/05/2018 - 4:05pm
It took just 10 hours for the evidence of a severe thunderstorm that slammed the Sheffield area to be cleared away by volunteers and city crews, Franklin County officials report. According to Franklin County Emergency Services Director Thomas Craighton, 70 volunteers, mostly from Sheffield, signed up to lend a hand in the early Monday morning hours following the storm’s end late Sunday...
08/01/2018 - 2:40pm
Once a year, communities in Franklin County come together for an evening of live music, good food and bidding wars for a cause: raising money in the name of cancer research. Hundreds of local survivors and their families and friends flocked to the football field in Sheffield for the annual event. Sheri Bogue, Chairwoman of Franklin County’s...
07/25/2018 - 4:44pm
Earlier this year, multiple agencies came together to participate in a tabletop emergency preparedness exercise in Rockwell. At the last regular council assembly, Cerro Gordo County’s Emergency Management Coordinator Steve O’Neil presented an after action report. The exercise was analyzed by O’Neil and the results, broken into...
07/25/2018 - 4:42pm
The officials of Rockwell have decided to partake in an event designed to strengthen community and police partnerships. National Night Out, participated in by communities nationwide, will take place on Tuesday, Aug 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. in front of Rockwell’s City Hall. Rockwell Chief of Police Rick Whitney decided to organize the event when...
07/25/2018 - 4:26pm
A Rockwell resident and dog owner plead to the council last Wednesday for her dog to remain allowed in city limits, despite its part in a dog bite case earlier this month. According to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s log, the incident occurred just before 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jul 12, on Elm Street in Rockwell. The dog, a Labrador and...
07/18/2018 - 3:24pm
A Mason City man was taken into custody following a search warrant executed by seven different agencies last week. The incident took place at 211 N Jefferson Ave, where officers found what was described as “a large amount” of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Jeffrey David Determan, 56, was arrested on an outstanding...
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