Travis Fischer

09/03/2019 - 4:16pm
            Severa area families were honored at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday, August 15 as more than 300 famly farms were recognized by the Iowa Department of Agriculture as Iowa Century Farms             The Century Farms Program was established to recognize Iowa's family owned farms that have been passed down for 100 years....
08/13/2019 - 5:24pm
     Rockwell came together on Tuesday, August 6 for the second annual National Night Out.      "It went pretty smooth," said Police Chief Rick Whitney, who spearheaded the organization of the event. "Kids were wore out and everybody got fed."      The National Night Out is...
07/10/2019 - 8:44pm
It was a meeting of new beginnings for the Swaledale City Council as they met on Monday, July 9. The meeting began with a celebration of City Clerk Judy Witte's retirement, with the city presenting her with a commemorative clock in appreciation for her years of service. "It's been an interesting 14 years," said Mayor John Drury...
07/04/2019 - 11:20am
Things got a little hairy at Zion Reformed Church on Sunday as the vacation bible school kids celebrated the conclusion of their week-long classes and fundraiser event. Over the week of vacation bible school the kids solicited donations and scoured their couches for coins to raise money for Hope Haven, a charity organization that provides...
06/20/2019 - 3:08pm
It was the last school board meeting for West Fork Superintendent Darrin Strike as the board closed out the fiscal year during their regular meeting on Monday, June 17. The board thanked Strike for his years of service to the district and approved a contract for his replacement, Michael Kruger. Kruger, who once worked in the district when it was...
06/20/2019 - 3:03pm
A rainy day didn’t stop the fun in Swaledale on Saturday, June 15 as the community came together for a “Spring Fling” potluck dinner. Organized by Cathy Caspers Diercks and Cindy Caspers McDermott as a less work-intensive way to celebrate the community, as opposed to Big Day, the event invited the community to gather together...
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