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12/14/2017 - 2:23pm
No measureable snow has fallen yet, but city and county crews are ready once the snow starts piling up. Jay Waddingham, Franklin County Engineer, said winter preparations typically begin in the summer, when salt is pur-chased through the Iowa DOT. Doug Tarr, Hampton Public Works Director, also said the city begins purchas-ing and stocking up salt and sand far before snow is a threat. Preparation...
12/13/2017 - 5:13pm
Santa Claus came to Thornton on Saturday, December 9 as the community gathered in the Thornton Fire Station for the annual Christmas gift drawing. Puzzles, toys, gift cards, and more were up for grabs as Santa Claus distributed gifts for kids and adults alike. With dozens of items donated by the community, every kid got to go home with something...
12/12/2017 - 12:53pm
SHEFFIELD – West Fork turned a 12-all tie score after one into a 66-40 rout of Mason City Newman in this girls’ basketball contest on Friday, Dec. 8. The Warhawks started to pour it on in the second quarter and led 27-15 at halftime, combining for 10 steals against the Lady Knights. Jacqlyn Caspers led a trio in double-digit scoring...
12/06/2017 - 5:00pm
No one was injured in a fire that destroyed a Sheffield house Sunday night. Sheffield Fire Department Assistant Chief Calvin Primus said no one was home when a fire was reported in the 500 block of Maple Street shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday. Crews arrived on scene and discovered the fire started in the basement and had spread to the attic. Primus...
12/06/2017 - 4:58pm
The 2018 Iowa State Dance/ Drill Team Championships were held at Wells Fargo Arena and Hy-Vee Hall on Thursday, Nov. 30 and Friday, Dec. 1. There were over 5,000 participants representing 278 high school dance team and color guards. Routines were performed and judged in several categories including: pom, jazz, novelty, lights, military, hip hop,...
12/05/2017 - 12:59pm
SHEFFIELD – It didn’t take long for the West Fork girls’ basketball team to impose its will on Rockford, rolling out to a 20-2 lead after a quarter in an eventual 43-10 victory over the Warriors on Friday, Dec. 1. The Warhawks looked the experienced senior-led team against a Rockford team that is rebuilding, returning just one...
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