Travis Fischer

06/13/2019 - 12:54pm
A dispute between neighbors continued at the regular Rockwell City Council meeting on Wednesday, June 5 as Wanda Kruse and Pat Sheldon continued to debate the use of their shared alley. The issue revolves around a series of trees in the alley planted by the Sheldons. At the previous meeting, Kruse requested that the Sheldons move the trees further into their property as they hinder her ability to...
05/23/2019 - 4:43pm
The City of Rockwell’s plans to renovate the city’s storm sewer are going back to the drawing board after the city council chose to reject both bids for the project during their regular meeting on Wednesday, May 15. The project faced a major problem at the previous meeting when bids were opened, with the low bid asking for $1.111...
05/23/2019 - 4:38pm
The West Fork community welcomed the Class of 2019 to the next stage in their lives on Sunday as 51 seniors crossed the stage to receive their high school diplomas. Following the recognition of retiring staff from Superintendent Darrin Strike and the announcement of Honors from Principal Bobby Willms, the senior class speakers took to the stage to...
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...
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...
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