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08/08/2018 - 4:07pm
Cerro Gordo County is taking strides to move away from County Social Services (CSS), a 22-county-wide mental health and disability services program, to Central Iowa Crisis Services (CICS), a similar organization that serves neighboring counties such as Franklin and Greene. The need for change Cerro Gordo County Supervisor Chris Watts said that it’s time for the county to pursue a service...
08/08/2018 - 4:04pm
A new face is joining the ranks of West Fork’s leadership—filling the vacancy left by former high school principal Clyde Tarrence—and she brings with her a whole nest of new Warkhawks. Dreams of being a teacher brought to life Bobby Willms, a Wisconsin native, is a family-oriented administrator with almost 15 years’ worth...
08/01/2018 - 2:44pm
As area children found out last week, science can be a little weird and a lot of fun. Nearly a dozen students, from third grade and up, participated in the Iowa State University Extension Franklin County’s Outdoor Science Camp at Mayne’s Grove. In the morning, students learned about raptors and their habitats, characteristics and more...
08/01/2018 - 2:40pm
Once a year, communities in Franklin County come together for an evening of live music, good food and bidding wars for a cause: raising money in the name of cancer research. Hundreds of local survivors and their families and friends flocked to the football field in Sheffield for the annual event. Sheri Bogue, Chairwoman of Franklin County’s...
07/31/2018 - 10:27am
SHEFFIELD – Decisions must be made for Sheffield native Seth Tuttle, a three-year European basketball player, as he hosted his third annual basketball camp last week. Tuttle, 25, is facing a choice between returning to play basketball somewhere in Europe or become an assistant with his alma mater, the University of Northern Iowa....
07/25/2018 - 4:54pm
Broken down motorcycles and a tattoo led to a dream come true for Corey Spear. On Saturday, the Hampton resident had the chance to meet the members of his favorite band, Great White, before their performance at the Franklin County Fair that evening. “I was so excited to meet them,” said Spear. “It was my dream.” Spear...
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