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06/13/2019 - 12:54pm
A dispute between neighbors continued at the regular Rockwell City Council meeting on Wednesday, June 5 as Wanda Kruse and Pat Sheldon continued to debate the use of their shared alley. The issue revolves around a series of trees in the alley planted by the Sheldons. At the previous meeting, Kruse requested that the Sheldons move the trees further into their property as they hinder her ability to...
06/06/2019 - 11:52am
A picture perfect day and a packed dance floor at times provided the perfect setting for La Luz Hispana’s fourth annual Gran Festival Saturday. The festival returned this year with it’s annual array of musical acts and entertainment along with dozens of vendors, food stalls and games set inside Hampton’s Band Shell Park. At one...
06/06/2019 - 11:50am
Alicia Thomson walks because she knows how fortunate she is to still be able to do so. She walks to bring awareness to a disease that threatened her life and has claimed the lives of countless women over the years. Those steps combined to allow the rural Coulter resident to complete a virtual 15k challenge, sponsored by the Be the Difference...
05/23/2019 - 4:44pm
The West Fork Community School Board met for their regular meeting on Monday, May 20 at the Rockwell Campus. The meeting began with a discussion with teacher Mark Twedt about the possibility of offering early retirement incentives to teachers. These retirement incentives typically involve a cash payout or a number of years of health insurance...
05/23/2019 - 4:43pm
The City of Rockwell’s plans to renovate the city’s storm sewer are going back to the drawing board after the city council chose to reject both bids for the project during their regular meeting on Wednesday, May 15. The project faced a major problem at the previous meeting when bids were opened, with the low bid asking for $1.111...
05/23/2019 - 4:38pm
The West Fork community welcomed the Class of 2019 to the next stage in their lives on Sunday as 51 seniors crossed the stage to receive their high school diplomas. Following the recognition of retiring staff from Superintendent Darrin Strike and the announcement of Honors from Principal Bobby Willms, the senior class speakers took to the stage to...
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