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12/13/2018 - 12:06pm
Christmas spirits were high in Hansell this weekend as TownsEnd Winery hosted their holiday open house. From 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday the winery invited visitors to try samplings of their stock while taking in the Christmas décor and enjoying a range of snacks. “We’ve had a busy day,” said Judy Harper. “We started out busy and we stayed busy....
12/13/2018 - 12:04pm
The ringing in of the New Year will mark the end of an era for Sheffield as Tull’s New & Used prepares for its closure. For 33 years Tull’s New & Used Store has served Sheffield, offering up furniture and other household items. The store was originally brought about by a joint endeavor between Rebecca Tull and her sister, Ruth...
12/13/2018 - 12:00pm
This will be a Christmas to remember for Michael Jondal and Heidi Milligan. Previously f rom Council Bluffs, circumstances led to Jondal and Milligan moving to a Rockwell apartment without much to their name. Newly on their own, with little in funds or support, the couple faced a dire situation. On Monday, December 3, an emergency call was made as...
12/06/2018 - 5:10pm
The 2019 Iowa State Dance/Drill Team Championships were held at Wells Fargo Arena and Hy-Vee Hall on Thursday, November 29th and Friday, November 30th. There were over 5000 participants representing 260 high school dance team and color guards. Routines were performed and judged in several categories: Pom, jazz, novelty, lights, military, hip hop,...
12/06/2018 - 5:09pm
West Fork Middle School has a new resource to encourage creative problem solving. Set up in the middle school’s library, West Fork teachers have been working diligently to establish a “Maker Space,” an environment for students to independently tackle projects at their own pace. Whether that means tinkering with electronics,...
11/29/2018 - 3:20pm
One of Hampton’s most prominent musical groups is ready to celebrate its 40th year with a fun and festive Christmas concert. This year’s Franklin Chorale annual Christmas concert will be Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 22 First Ave. SW in Hampton. Founded by Mary Lou Semler in 1978, the...
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