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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 name on the ballot or on the final tally once votes...
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...
11/08/2019 - 8:42am
The 2019-20 school year is off to a good start for West Fork High School exchange students Alara Altundal and Manuel Bibi Altundal, from Turkey, is staying with the Yolanda and Nathan Pralle family during the school year. Bibi’s host family are Toni and Brandon Lauffer. The two students arrived in Sheffield during the summer. Both have...
11/08/2019 - 8:40am
State Auditor Rob Sand paid a visit to Hampton on Monday, October 28 for a public meeting to talk with local residents. Sand started the meeting with an update on the changes he has made to the State Auditor's office since being elected last year. "We've been very busy," said Sand. "Most of the stuff we talked about during...
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