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04/26/2017 - 1:37pm
Fathers and daughters from Hampton-Dumont, CAL and Westfork school districts came together last Saturday at the Franklin County Convention Center to share laughs, food, smiles and moments at the sixth annual father daughter dance. The purpose of the dance is to create an opportunity for fathers and their daughters to interact with each other. Research shows that a fatherly presence in both and...
04/26/2017 - 1:36pm
On Feb. 24, Eugene and Mary Sukup celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary, and through those 65 years they have impacted countless lives through their philanthropy and business, Sukup Manufacturing. Eugene was born in Nebraska, while Mary was born and raised in Sheffield. The two young people met in church, Zion – St. John Lutheran Church...
04/25/2017 - 11:05am
GREENE – First things first, the CAL boys sprint medley team has its eye on qualifying for state in the first season of the event for boys track & field. The Cadets quartet of Nathan Rapp, Sergio Martinez, Israel Rivera and Kainan Braun have the speed necessary, they just need to get the hand-offs down. “We work every other day in...
04/19/2017 - 2:36pm
     Driving by Dustin Pillard’s farm just north of Rockwell, cattle are likely to be seen grazing in his fields. The livestock on Pillard’s farm aren’t just any bovine; these are mini cattle.      Pillard’s specializes in a miniature version of cattle, specifically bred to be small in...
04/19/2017 - 2:31pm
     In April of 1957, a 17-year-old high school student walked into The Sheffield Press and asked for a job as a printer, and 60 years later, Jack Zimmerman is still there, writing and printing from that same office.      Zimmerman already had a job delivering milk from the local dairy in the morning, and went...
04/19/2017 - 1:53pm
Program participation among non-white students has been on upward trajectory over last seven years      A Franklin County 4-H Data for Decisions Makers report was released this past February, outlining trends of participation and club membership in respective Iowa counties, and state 4-H state data. During the 2015-2016 school...
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