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07/19/2017 - 2:46pm
Hollywood took a backseat to local theater this weekend at the Windsor Theatre as the Franklin County Arts Council performed their summer play, "Love, Sex, and the I.R.S." Directed by Jim Davies, assisted by Wendy Buseman, the play centered around roommates Jon (Jacob Foster) and Leslie (Colt Powers) and a love triangle between them and Jon's fiancé, Kate (Jessica Miller.)...
07/12/2017 - 4:20pm
The Iowa Veterans Commission and the Franklin County Veteran Affairs Commission have joined forces to honor local Vietnam veterans for their service overseas with a physical tribute. When many Vietnam veterans returned to American soil close to 50 years ago, they were met with disrespect, said Dan Gannon, chair of the Iowa Veterans Commission....
07/12/2017 - 4:18pm
Jamie Peters has never been a conventional girl. The self-declared tomboy — who grew up just outside of Meservey, and attended high school in Sheffield — is not scared of hard work (as a result of her rural upbringing on a small farm), loves motorcycles and has worked as a refinish technician painting cars at Hawkeye Auto Body in Mason...
07/12/2017 - 4:16pm
A fire sparked in the boiler/ pump room at the Sheffield pool last week. On Sunday, July 2, at around 3 p.m., the Sheffield Fire Department and Sheffield EMS team responded to the fire, which was caused by an outside electrical box, according to Public Works Director Patrick Nuehring. There was damage as a result of the fire, but the city has not...
07/12/2017 - 4:13pm
Nathan Sahr, of Waterloo, is the newest addition to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Sahr, who previously served two years with the Parkersburg Police Department, started his new position as deputy for the sheriff’s office on July 1, and has since begun training to adapt to the new position. The position Sahr is stepping into...
07/12/2017 - 4:09pm
The Iowa Veterans Commission and Cerro Gordo County Veteran Affairs Office have joined forces to honor local Vietnam veterans for their service overseas with a physical tribute. When many Vietnam veterans returned to American soil close to 50 years ago, they were met with disrespect, said Dan Gannon, chair of the Iowa Veterans Commission. Today...
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