Savannah Howe

08/28/2018 - 5:08pm
The Sheffield and Rockwell communities are in full-fledged cleanup mode following severe weather that occurred Sunday night. Dozens of utility trucks, city vehicles, and emergency response vehicles lined the streets of Sheffield Monday as officials chipped away at the storm’s aftermath. Sheffield and Rockwell have been in the dark since 11 p.m. Sunday; according to MidAmerican Energy, power...
08/07/2018 - 6:47pm
A new face is joining the ranks of West Fork’s leadership—filling the vacancy left by former high school principal Clyde Tarrence—and she brings with her a whole nest of new Warkhawks. Dreams of being a teacher brought to life Bobby Willms, a Wisconsin native, is a family-oriented administrator with almost 15 years’ worth...
08/07/2018 - 6:45pm
Franklin County officials are facing a dilemma in regards to raising recycling costs, a crisis that is affecting communities on the national level. The problem stems from the United States’ recycling relationship with China, explained Ned Parker, Conservation Director of Franklin County Conservation. China has accepted American materials to...
08/07/2018 - 6:35pm
Young barbeque-masters-in-training had the opportunity to learn their way around a grill at BBQ Day Camp last Thursday, Aug. 2. Organized by Mission Possible and Franklin County’s ISU Extension office, the camp allowed kids to learn about the different cuts of meat, food handling safety and grilling safety. They also got to touch on their...
07/31/2018 - 5:09pm
Once a year, communities in Franklin County come together for an evening of live music, good food and bidding wars for a cause: raising money in the name of cancer research. Hundreds of local survivors and their families and friends flocked to the football field in Sheffield for the annual event. Sheri Bogue, Chairwoman of Franklin County’s...
07/17/2018 - 5:01pm
The Sheffield community bid farewell to a local legend last week. Eugene George Sukup, founder of Sukup Manufacturing, was 89 years old when he passed away on Thursday, July 12. The Sukup Manufacturing website states that his wife of almost seven decades, Mary Elizabeth (Bielefeld) Sukup, was by his side until the end. Iowa raised: Eugene’s...
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