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04/25/2019 - 10:40am
The Rockwell City Council met in regular session at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019. One agenda item, the final “Mayor for a Day” award, was postponed to the next meeting due to schedule conflicts. Mayor Flatness explained changes in the bid opening process for the storm water project, due to the need for geological boring samples to more accurately determine cost. Jay Siefken...
04/25/2019 - 10:36am
Don’t tell the Franklin County 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl Senior team that not growing up on a livestock production is a disadvantage. The team, consisting of Jaiden Shahan, of Ackley, Jenna Shahan, of Ackley, Jacob Fjeld, of Iowa Falls, Mikayla Fjeld, of Iowa Falls and Elizabeth Thiesen, Alden, claimed the State 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl title...
04/18/2019 - 10:22am
A group of volunteers from the Hampton area saw firsthand the impact of historic flooding in Southwest Iowa. Chris Sauke, of Church of the Living Word, organized a group of 15 volunteers to travel to Hamburg, Iowa Saturday to assist with flood cleanup. The group arrived in Hamburg at 9 a.m. Saturday and got to work helping a homeowner prepare a...
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 - 9:43am
The Rockwell City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 7:00 pm, in the council chambers of city hall. After the call to order and approval of minutes of the previous meeting, Mayor Mike Flatness read a proclamation, making West Fork High School student Breea Weaver Mayor For A Day. Breea won the award with her essay on...
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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