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02/20/2020 - 11:33am
West Fork Superintendent Mike Kruger offered his thoughts recently regarding action taken by the Legislature regarding funding for Iowa schools. One of the key issues was the Senate approving a 2.1 percent increase, compared to the 2.5 percent rate recommended by the Governor and the House Republicans. “The 2.1 percent compared to the 2.5 percent is a big deal to our district. That 0.4...
02/20/2020 - 11:31am
After 32 years of Rural Letter Carrier service, Denny Campbell has decided to move on to the next chapter in his life and retire from the USPS. Friday, Feb. 28 will be his last day on Route 1 from the Sheffield Post Office. In 1988 Denny began with the Post Office as a “substitute carrier” in the Dougherty and Aredale area. In 1989 the...
02/20/2020 - 11:29am
Members of Mid-America Publishing got the chance to honor longtime publisher Jack Zimmerman of the Sheffield Press during a reception last Wednesday at the Hampton Chronicle. Zimmerman was the recipient of a special plaque presented recently by the Iowa Newspaper Association in recognition of his 64 years in the profession. History How did it all...
02/13/2020 - 1:41pm
The budgeting process continues for the Sheffield City Council. At its regular meeting Monday nightthe Council approved a resolution setting a public hearing regarding the Fiscal Year 2021 budget for its next regular meeting on MondayMarch 9. Tree trimming and removal. The Council unanimously approved the lone bid submitted from Nuehring’s...
02/13/2020 - 1:40pm
The final results have been announced for the Monday Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses. Republicans Incumbent President Donald Trump was a runaway winner in the Republican voting with 31,464 (97.1 percent). Finishing a distant second was Bill Weld with 426 votes while Joe Walsh claimed third place with 348 votes. There were 151 votes split among others....
02/13/2020 - 1:37pm
ROCKWELL — The Rockwell City Council took the next step during its regular meeting last Wednesday toward financing the Swimming Pool and Storm Water projects. Mayor Mike Flatness presented Resolution 2020-3 to set the date for the public hearing on the proposal to enter into a General Obligation Refunding Loan Agreement and to borrow money...
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