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08/22/2019 - 12:34pm
     Keninger Family Farms in Franklin County was among the dozens of farms across the state to be recognized with the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award at the Iowa State Fair on Wednesday, August 14.      The rest of the story can be found in the Aug. 22 print editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.
08/08/2019 - 9:53am
       SWALEDALE — Aided by the efforts of a number of persons in the community, along with other organizations, the City Park in Swaledale has an attractive new look for both young and old.      Work came to a conclusion in the past few days on the installation of several new playground items,...
08/08/2019 - 9:51am
     SWALEDALE —  As the summer reading season draws to a close, Swaledale Public Library Director Sherry Hopkins is looking forward to a busy fall season      Among the activities during the summer were the annual reading program, crafts and story time.      “Our number of...
07/29/2019 - 4:57pm
      A literal massive piece of railroad history rolled through Franklin County last week and attracted an audience of all ages along the way.       Children and adults alike lined the railroad tracks to catch a glimpse of Union Pacific’s Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014, which UP began efforts to...
07/10/2019 - 8:44pm
It was a meeting of new beginnings for the Swaledale City Council as they met on Monday, July 9. The meeting began with a celebration of City Clerk Judy Witte's retirement, with the city presenting her with a commemorative clock in appreciation for her years of service. "It's been an interesting 14 years," said Mayor John Drury...
07/10/2019 - 8:43pm
On Thursday through Saturday, July 4-6, Chamber Acres in Rockwell hosted the North Iowa Nationals presented by Graham Tire as part of the 50th season of National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) Championship Pulling. The 11th annual event was sponsored by the Rockwell Lions Club, with proceeds going to many great causes in the community. In NTPA...
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