TOP HEADLINES


  • Members of the Sheffield Lions Club, along with West Fork High School National Honor Society members prepare to head out to clean up trash in area ditches Saturday morning. (Dick Fridley photo)
    05/07/2021 - 11:00am

  • Alyssa Noss, manager of the Peachy Keehn Boutique in Sheffield, displays several of the items that will be available for purchase. (Dick Fridley photo)
    05/07/2021 - 10:59am

  • Work was to begin this week for tearing down the nuisance house located at 213 E. Main Street in Rockwell. (Dick Fridley photo)
    05/07/2021 - 10:53am

  • Linn Grove Campground in Rockwell will open for the season Friday at noon. (Dick Fridley photo)
    05/07/2021 - 10:48am
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  • Friends and colleagues gathered at the Rockwell Community Center to bid farewell to Police Chief Rick Whitney and honor his twenty years of serving the Rockwell Community. To commemorate the event, Mayor Michael Flatness presented Whitney with a handcrafted shadow box displaying his badge and patch."To say thank you sometimes is just not enough," said Mayor Flatness. "But, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all that you've done." Pictured: Mike Flatness, Jay Siefken, and Jay Thompson celebrated Police Chief Rick Whitney's retirement from the Rockwell Police Department on Wednesday, April 21.
    04/30/2021 - 9:13am
  • 04/15/2021 - 1:14pm

  • Sam’s Amusements Carnival, based out of Shawnee, OK, will be new to the 2021 Franklin County Fair in Hampton. (Submitted photo)
    04/15/2021 - 1:08pm

  • West Fork High School will conduct its 2021 Prom on Saturday, April 24 in Sheffield.
    04/15/2021 - 1:06pm

  • Sukup Manufacturing Co. is now offering grain bin doors with enhanced safety features. The doors have new hardware that ensures inner panels are closed before the outer door will close correctly with both latches engaged. The new hardware can be mounted on either side of the door, providing enhanced safety whether the door is installed to open left to right or right to left. The design is currently patent pending. “Inadvertent grain spillage from your bin door can potentially cause death or injury,” said Sukup bin sales director John Hanig. “Here at Sukup, we are continuously working to improve the design of our products to make them as safe and productive as possible. This new door design especially enhances safety by making sure the inner door panels are always closed when the outside door is closed.” (Submitted photo)
    04/07/2021 - 9:24am

  • Employees from Latham Hi-Tech Seeds help pack food sacks at the West Fork Food Pantry in Sheffield. The number of families served by the food pantry has doubled since the pandemic began. Pictured from front to back and from left to right are: Ryan Schon, Brandi Hoesing, John Latham, Rod Fesenmeyer, Jesse Meints (youth and family director for Zion St. John Lutheran Church), Pastor G. Kim Wills (pastor at Zion St. John), Meg Schon, Diane Wills (site coordinator for West Fork Food Pantry), and Chris Latham. (Submitted photo)
    04/07/2021 - 9:05am

  • The Rockwell City Council, during a special meeting March 31, unanimously approved accepting the retirement resignation letter submitted by Police Chief Rick Whitney. He has served in that post for two decades. (Dick Fridley photo)
    04/07/2021 - 8:42am
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News


Members of the Sheffield Lions Club, along with West Fork High School National Honor Society members prepare to head out to clean up trash in area ditches Saturday morning. (Dick Fridley photo)
05/07/2021 - 11:00am

Sports


West Fork's Reed Stonebraker leaps in the high jump at Grundy Center last Thursday. Stonebraker won the event after clearing 5 feet, 11 inches. (Jake Ryder/Mid-America Publishing)
04/13/2021 - 9:38am
GRUNDY CENTER – West Fork’s Reed Stonebraker took the individual title in the high jump as the Warhawks finished fourth out of eight teams at the Spartan Invite last week. Stonebraker leapt 5 feet, 11 inches to edge out the host school’s Brennan...

Obituaries

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04/29/2021 - 8:08am
MARY CATHERINE HOGAN CHUBB   Des Moines – Mary Catherine Hogan Chubb, 90, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021, with her daughter Barbara by her side.   A funeral mass will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Sacred Heart Catholic...

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