Travis Fischer

05/16/2019 - 10:46am
The Sheffield City Council discussed park improvements and noise complaints during their regular meeting on Monday, May 13. At the meeting the council met with Holly Coffee of the newly formed Amenities Group to discuss ideas to spruce up the city park. "It's in dire need of some updates," said Coffee, whose group has toured the park looking for ways it can be improved. They found...
05/09/2019 - 11:17am
The Sheffield EMS crew got the grill out this weekend, serving up hotdogs, sausages, and pulled pork for their annual fundraiser dinner on Sunday, May 5. The damp weather didn't keep people away as a steady crowd shuffled into the West Fork multipurpose room for a community meal to support their area EMS unit. Along with hundreds of hotdogs...
05/02/2019 - 10:46am
A property tax reform bill pushed through the Iowa legislature had city and county staff and elected officials on the edge of their seats last week, concerned about potential restraints on their future budgets. Senate File 634 was introduced and approved by the Ways and Means Committee on Thursday, April 18 and, as originally conceived, would have...
04/25/2019 - 10:41am
Those that liked their health insurance will get to keep it for at least another year as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have approved the extension of transitional policies in Iowa through 2020. Transitional plans and plans that were grandfathered in following the passage of the Affordable Care Act continue to be utilized by over...
04/18/2019 - 10:11am
Superintendent Darrin Strike announced his resignation during the West Fork Community School Board meeting on Monday, April 15. “Serving as the superintendent of the West Fork Community School District has been extremely rewarding,” said Strike “I am proud of the work that we have accomplished together for the benefit of the...
04/11/2019 - 9:40am
A controversial bill making its way through the Iowa legislature could have a big impact on Iowa’s solar energy industry. House File 669 would allow the state’s electric utilities to charge a fee on residents and businesses that utilize solar energy generation to supplement their regular electric use. As it currently stands, residents...
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