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04/17/2018 - 4:28pm
Sheffield’s Sukup Manufacturing Company was given the “Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year” award by The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) at the Prometheus Awards Annual Dinner last Thursday, April 12. The Prometheus Awards recognize companies that pursue innovation and success in Iowa’s technology industry. “The Prometheus Awards is the most prestigious...
04/03/2018 - 4:40pm
Local cheeseburger joints, coffee shops and other favorite eateries partnered with Franklin County’s Relay For Life Chapter in a new fundraiser called “Stick a Fork in Cancer” last month. From March 18-25, six restaurants in Franklin County chose a day to donate a portion of their profit to Relay For Life. Hardee’s, of...
04/03/2018 - 4:39pm
Last Friday, South Side Elementary students took part in a school-wide game day to celebrate the implementation of the PBIS program. Through PBIS, students are awarded “bark cards” for showing exemplary behavior. Bark cards are then added to a classroom’s total. South Side Administration made a deal with the students at the...
04/03/2018 - 4:37pm
The memory of an ornery pony is the inspiration behind a Franklin County native’s newest book. Myron Williams, who spent the early years of his life on his family farm on the Franklin-Hardin County line, recently released “Cornfield Chronicles: Featuring Snowball, Pony From Hell.” The book features 29 short stories from his life...
04/03/2018 - 4:35pm
Last week, Franklin County Sheriff Linn Larson spoke with representatives from area churches on what can be done to increase the peace of mind of parishioners at local houses of worship. Larson said it was a chance to begin the conversation for church officials to develop an “all-hazard” plan that addresses various risks churches and...
03/27/2018 - 3:46pm
It's nice to dream of a white Christmas. The holiday season romanticizes snow; it's still early in the winter, commuters haven't spent months trudging through the slush and spray to work yet, and Iowa's cornfields are covered in a pristine and untouched blanket of snow. However, the whopping 14-17.5 inches that were dumped on the...
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