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08/16/2017 - 3:02pm
New to the Hampton business community this season is Flowers On Fourth, a floral shop, taking the former location of Sandee’s Flower Shop, 707 4th St NE, Hampton. Under the new ownership of Tiffany Winkowitsch, a Bristow-native, Flowers on Fourth will continue to provide floral arrangements like her predecessor, as of her grand opening on August 1. Winkowitsch, 23, explained that owning her...
08/16/2017 - 3:00pm
After a fire that sparked and caused irreparable damage to five of the Sheffield Sunrise Apartments this past spring, the complex’s local board of directors has made the difficult decision to not rebuild them moving forward. Back on April 2, 2017, a fire started in the elderly/disabled apartment complex as the result of what a resident said...
08/16/2017 - 2:49pm
Rockwell held its annual chicken barbecue on Sunday, August 13, bringing hundreds of people out to Zeidler Park to raise money for the Rockwell Aquatic Center. The city’s pool board coordinated this year’s barbecue to raise money for the aquatic center. This year’s menu included half a chicken, sweet corn, potato salad, chips, a...
08/09/2017 - 3:22pm
As part of his “Back to our Roots” RV Tour, United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue stopped by Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield on August 5 to tour the industrial complex before making his way to Des Moines to be the keynote speaker at the Iowa Ag Summit. Perdue, the former governor of Georgia, spoke with ownership and...
08/09/2017 - 3:16pm
Construction is nearly complete on a new True Value hardware store joining Rockwell, which will be attached to the Rockwell Area Market. Ever since owner Nick Graham purchased the grocery store last March, he wanted to build a hardware store to accompany it. He had previously added one to his other grocery store, Ackley Super Foods, and saw...
08/09/2017 - 3:14pm
The Rockwell Lions Club held a consignment auction on Saturday, August 5, to raise money for different community projects and scholarships. This year marked the 13th time that the Lions Club has done a consignment auction as a fundraising activity. Approximately 300 people showed up to the event this year, which had over 100 items up for auction....
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