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03/26/2020 - 11:50am
Beginning next Tuesday, travelers on Highway 65 will have to make some adjustments. The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the detour to accommodate bridge reconstruction on Highway 65 through Hampton will go into effect on Tuesday, March 31. The DOT will work to remove and replace bridges on Highway 65 near the Hampton Cemetery and Harriman Park. Pete Hjelmsted, field services...
03/26/2020 - 11:49am
The Rockwell City Council met in regular session last Wednesday evening at City Hall. Four of the five council members — Betty Gauley, Tom Worley, Larry Wentz and Randy Meyer — were on hand, with Councilman Brian Koob participating by telephone. Also present were Mayor Mike Flatness, City Clerk Lorna Weier, City Employee Tom Hensley (...
03/26/2020 - 11:46am
The concern about COVID-19 has resulted in a number of adjustments in the Sheffield and Rockwell area. Here are a few of the changes: Sheffield The West Fork School District will be closed through Sunday, April 12. More information will be coming regarding the availability of food/meals during the closure. For additional information, please call...
03/12/2020 - 2:54pm
Additional discussion took place at last Wednesday night’s Rockwell City Council meeting regarding how soon significant work on the City’s Storm Water Project could get underway. Dave Severin of the Rockwell Coop Telephone Association (RCTA) indicated the main issue would be moving the cable to the north side of the alley so that...
03/12/2020 - 2:52pm
Thursday’s Literacy Luau hosted by the Rockwell PTO featured a number of entertaining events for the young participants. The Luau was designed to give the boys and girls encouragement and the opportunity to enhance their reading skills. Among the events conducted were: • A Wave Wheel — Youngsters had the opportunity to spin the...
03/12/2020 - 2:50pm
During their regular monthly meeting Monday night, the Sheffield City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. The budget included these figures: • Revenues - $1,811,035.00 • Expenditures - $1,686,966.51 That action followed a public hearing. Summer Jam 2020 Dennis Campbell was on hand to discuss the proposed Summer Jam 2020 concert...
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