11/03/2015 - 3:49pm
Los Niños del Tepeyac, a folkloric Mexican dance group, shared traditional dances and dress with an excited crowd at the Windsor Theatre Sunday.
Sponsored by La Luz Hispana with a grant from the Community Foundation of Franklin County, Bea Gallo-Ray, director of the Des Moines-based group, brought seven of her...
11/03/2015 - 3:46pm
Farming typically isn’t a glamorous career. Long hours spent tending fields and raising livestock keep farmers out of the spotlight, only to be seen during harvest season or other busy months.
However, every now and then their dedication pays off in big ways.
Such was the case recently for...
10/27/2015 - 4:40pm
BVU students, professor plan documentary to capture spirit of Mickey’s 60th birthday party in Sheffield
Minnie Mouse needed an extra-special card for Mickey’s 60th birthday. One that was a mile wide would do, even if it was a little corny. She set her sights on a field near Sheffield.
10/27/2015 - 4:39pm
Local residents can now burn ditches, leaves and other organic material thanks to a shot of much-needed rainfall.
On Saturday, the Iowa State Fire Marshal lifted a county-wide open burning ban that had been in place since Oct. 12. The order was prompted by dry weather and blustery winds, which created...
10/27/2015 - 4:38pm
Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating a questionable death that occurred Saturday east of Ackley in Franklin County.
According to a release, a 911 call requesting an ambulance at 2486 Hardin Road was received sometime on Oct. 24. Upon arrival, first responders began life-saving measures on Jennifer Dittmer,...