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02/15/2017 - 2:01pm
Franklin County to continue positive negotiations despite possible mandate changes Public workers convened in Mason City on Saturday, Feb. 11, to voice their concerns over new legislation that would reform Iowa’s Chapter 20 Code on collective bargaining, legislation over 40 years old. Over 150 people crammed into the Mason City Public Library to attend a forum with Sen. Amanda Ragan, D-...
02/15/2017 - 1:58pm
Students took part in a “virtual field trip” West Fork students were in for a special lesson using virtual reality headsets. Deb Veersteg, a representative from the Area Education Agency, visited a number of different classrooms on Thursday, Feb. 9 to demostrate virtual reality to West Fork students and led the classes through a lesson...
02/14/2017 - 1:57pm
LAKE MILLS – Consider the weight of the situation for West Fork senior Jake Hansen. With a pin of Lake Mills’ Cael Boehmer in the 138-pound district final at Lake Mills, Hansen became the Warhawks first four-time state wrestling qualifier in school history. “It’s pretty special to accomplish that,” Hansen said....
02/08/2017 - 3:00pm
HyperStream exposes students to different technologies      Twice a month, West Fork students in fifth through eighth-grades participate in an after school club called HyperStream, led by tech teacher Jennifer Otten.      “HyperStream is a state program that exposes students to different types of...
02/08/2017 - 2:58pm
It is possible because of a donation by the Rockwell Lions Club      The Swaledale Fire Department has a new grass fire truck thanks to a donation from the Rockwell Lions Club.      The check, which was just over $6800, was presented in December to Swaledale Fire Department’s Public Information...
02/07/2017 - 2:10pm
EAGLE GROVE – A week of rest did Jarel Arbegast’s body good. Sitting out the tough Top of Iowa Conference wrestling meet aided the West Fork 170-pound senior as he won the Class 1A sectional title at Eagle Grove along with teammate Jake Hansen, who is a four-time district qualifier. “First off, it helped me rest my hips, gave...
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