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01/16/2020 - 11:30am
Coming off their back-to-back state titles, the West Fork Dance Team is taking their routines to the national level. The team will be competing at the DX AmeriCup Competition in Minneapolis, MN, this weekend. The Competition will be held Friday through Sunday at the Minneapolis Hilton Downtown. The AmeriCup brings in national level talent from across the United States, Canada and Mexico, all...
01/16/2020 - 11:29am
Shannon Latham, a Republican from Sheffield, announces she will run for Iowa House District 54 now that Speaker Linda Upmeyer will not seek re-election. “Speaker Upmeyer has served our district well and she has been a wonderful role model for so many,” says Latham, whose interest in public service was sparked when she was a 4-H member...
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...
12/12/2019 - 2:06pm
The Rockwell City Council continued its progress at last Wednesday’s regular meeting toward the community’s Storm Water Project. At its previous meeting in November, the Council approved the plan presented by McClure Engineering of West Des Moines for an estimated cost of $1,091,000. At Wednesday’s meeting, the Council voted to...
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