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11/15/2018 - 10:54am
Now officially elected, Franklin County Sheriff Aaron Dodd. Dodd, who was appointed to the position in May following the death of then-sheriff Linn Larson, was formally elected as Franklin County Sheriff in last Tuesday’s midterm election. Dodd, who came to the department as a sheriff’s deputy in 2003, said he’s humbled by the support he’s received since his appointment...
11/15/2018 - 10:52am
A newly planted silhouette sweet gum tree outside of the Franklin Medical Clinic serves as a reminder of a beloved former employee. Dr. David Dennis, who served the Franklin County area for nearly 40 years, died after a short battle with cancer towards the end of September. To honor him, clinic staff decided to have a living memorial tree planted...
11/15/2018 - 10:50am
Election results are in for Franklin County, putting an end to the campaign season for another year. For local county races, the ballot was entirely uncompetitive. County Supervisors Michael Nolte and Gary McVicker, County Treasurer Chad Murray, County Recorder Toni Wilkinson, and County Attorney Brent Symens were all re-elected without challenge...
11/15/2018 - 10:49am
Harlow Ray Massee American Legion Post #277 of Sheffield presented the Veterans Day program Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in the West Fork High School gym at Sheffield. A large crowd was in attendance to listen to the program. Speaker was Sherry Williams of Pocahontas, Iowa, sister of PFC James Fous, Medal of Honor recipient. Following the program...
11/15/2018 - 10:48am
The Rockwell City Council bid farewell to council member Adam Wedmore during their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 7. Wedmore offered his resignation on the council due to being elected the new County Auditor for Cerro Gordo County. “We want to wish you the very best,” said Mayor Mike Flatness. “We thank you for your...
11/15/2018 - 10:47am
Election results are in for Cerro Gordo County, putting an end to the campaign season for another year. For local county positions, the hottest race on the ballot was the six way contest for County Auditor. Rockwell’s Adam Wedmore, a Democrat, won the race, receiving 41.84% of the vote, followed by Don O’Connor, a Republican, who...
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