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02/13/2020 - 1:40pm
The final results have been announced for the Monday Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses. Republicans Incumbent President Donald Trump was a runaway winner in the Republican voting with 31,464 (97.1 percent). Finishing a distant second was Bill Weld with 426 votes while Joe Walsh claimed third place with 348 votes. There were 151 votes split among others. Democrats When it came to the Democratic caucus three...
01/23/2020 - 3:39pm
The West Fork High School Dance Team brought home three awards from last weekend’s DX AmeriCup Competition in Minneapolis, MN. On Saturday evening, the team received an academic excellence award for having a grade point average of 3.6. The team would like to thank their choreographers, Richelle Morrissey and Erin Malloy, as well as Roxanna...
12/12/2019 - 2:13pm
When the general election rolls around in November, the ballot will look somewhat strange to Franklin County Auditor Michelle Giddings. Giddings, who was first elected auditor in 2000, has announced that she will not seek reelection to the position next year when her term is up. This will mark the first time in six elections she will not see her...
12/12/2019 - 2:10pm
Recently re-elected members of the Sheffield City Council were officially sworn in during Monday night’s monthly meeting. Reciting the Oath of Office during Monday’s meeting were incumbents Brad Mulford, Jill Peterson and Dave Smit. Incumbent Mayor Scott Sanders, who also recently won re-election, had been sworn in earlier to his post...
12/12/2019 - 2:08pm
The West Fork High School Dance Team successfully defended two state titles by winning its divisions Thursday in competition at Des Moines. The West Fork squad, coached by Emily Trewin, claimed top honors in the Class IV Pom division (which included 10 teams) and also earned the crown in the Class II Hip Hop division (which was made up of 11 teams...
11/21/2019 - 12:49pm
J.D. Scholten, Democratic candidate for Iowa’s Fourth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, brought his “Don’t Forget About Us” tour to Swaledale Sunday evening. The tour features Scholten visiting towns of less than 1,000 population in all 39 counties in the district. This is the second time he is...
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