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02/14/2018 - 7:38pm
Collin Witte, of Rockwell, has been awarded a beekeeping scholarship from the Iowa Honey Producers Association. Soon Witte will receive his beekeeping equipment and begin to assemble his hive. The items he will be granted include: a beehive, beekeeping equipment, honeybees, a mentor and beekeeping classes. In late April, Witte will get the honeybees and place them into his hive with the help of...
02/07/2018 - 5:32pm
Sheffield's own Sukup Manufacturing Company has extended their time, resources and compassion to a people not only beyond Iowa, but also beyond the United States. Sukup's Haiti outreach program has made the nation seem less like a faraway land and more like a neighbor in need. Due to their geographic location, the people of Haiti are...
01/31/2018 - 5:19pm
A shooting at the Dows exit in Franklin County at around 1:30 a.m., on Sunday, Jan. 28 remains under investigation. The shooting sent one victim by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa in Mason City. After an initial response by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, Wright County Sheriff’s Office, and...
01/31/2018 - 4:53pm
The advent of tax season has brought an influx of scam calls to the area, officials say. Hampton Police Department Cpt. Mark Morrison said the department has fielded several reports of threatening calls in the name of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Calls demand immediate payment for unpaid taxes and failure to comply will result in arrest....
01/31/2018 - 4:34pm
Sheffield native Nicki Rusinack has a very personal passion for the recognition of veterans and the importance of the sacrifices they endure for our nation. Her father, David Rusinack, is a Vietnam war veteran and the originating spark of Nicki’s endeavors that have created shockwaves far beyond Iowa’s borders. Rusinack, currently...
01/31/2018 - 4:19pm
Despite the city's size, the community of Rockwell perseveres with its many resources and assets. From a fun-filled community pool to a beautiful public school campus, this township holds a mighty little candle to all the challenges it faces as a rural Iowan city. The Rockwell Public Library is no exception, and its administrators are eager to...
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