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09/20/2017 - 2:46pm
Sheffield’s Enchanted Acres supported Make a Wish Iowa last weekend with its third annual Fall Ball celebration. The theme of this year’s event was Pirates and Princesses, and youngsters decked out in their best costumes spent the weekend picking and painting pumpkins, getting their faces painted, petting farm animals, playing in a corn pit and exploring the grounds of Enchanted Acres...
09/06/2017 - 3:23pm
Since 2010, the City of Dougherty has been facing a ticking clock after being handed a mandate by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) stating that the town of roughly 52 residents must comply with rural community sewer standards. As it stands, Dougherty is classified as an “unsewered community,” which according to the DNR...
09/05/2017 - 11:59am
MASON CITY – A combination of talent and hard work led to top finishes for area runners at the annual Mason City Newman cross country invitational on Tuesday, Aug. 29. IF-A/AGWSR’s Aubrie Fisher used her talents to pull away from the girls’ field and win the varsity individual title in 20 minutes flat, and helped the Cadets take...
08/31/2017 - 8:09am
Sheffield’s local spot for sizzling steaks and freshcooked seafood changed hands this month. As of August 16, Lucas Noss, 23, of Dougherty, is the new owner and manager of the West Fork Wharf restaurant and bar. The 2012 West Fork High School graduate heard about the business going up for sale at the beginning of this year, and after...
08/31/2017 - 8:07am
Starting on Tuesday, September 5, Sheffield’s Gilman Street will be home to a new business. Thornton resident Rhonda Smit, who used to work as a hair stylist out of her home-based studio called Attitudes Salon, is opening a new hair salon in Sheffield. After working in her home salon for 15 years, Smit took a break from hair styling all...
08/30/2017 - 11:08am
A Mason City church focused on the importance of love and compassion last week as a way to combat a recent wave of political tensions. Following the violent events of August 11 and 12 in Charlottesville, Virginia — where a rally of white supremacists, which included neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members and white nationalists, resulted in multiple...
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