Savannah Howe

01/16/2018 - 8:57pm
The blackish, icy sludge piled up on the roadsides, the instantaneous onslaught of shivers when stepping outdoors, and the prolonged absence of sunshine may have many down in the wintry dumps this month, but Franklin County Conservation (FCC) is hoping to allure folks into the outdoors with an evening of moonlit snowshoeing antics. Free to the public and a blast for all ages, this cold-weather...
01/09/2018 - 5:44pm
The Hampton-Dumont and West Fork School Districts are anxiously awaiting Relay For Life’s annual Coaches vs. Cancer day of basketball, which will be held on Saturday, Jan 20. The day will be brimming with activities, including the games, a silent auction and the raffle to raise money in the fight against cancer. The action commences at 11 a....
01/02/2018 - 5:47pm
A Cerro Gordo County Deputy chased a Ventura man across Cerro Gordo, Franklin, Hancock and Wright counties at approximately 12:30 a.m., on Christmas morning. The pursuit began when Justin Glidden, operating a 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue, refused to pull over at the intersection of 237th St. and Balsam Ave., just south of Ventura, according to the...
01/02/2018 - 5:44pm
Sukup Manufacturing Co. needs a gigantic bow to top off their gift of brand new renovations to the West Fork FFA Chapter’s agricultural barn, which will expand the dated building’s lifetime significantly. This historic 19th century structure has many past lives, including being a church, a masonry and a horse barn, but it now houses...
12/26/2017 - 6:12pm
The Iowa farmland value survey released by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development of Iowa State University defied expectations this year. Farmland values per acre were experiencing a three year (2014-2016) steady decline unsettlingly similar to that of the 1980s farming crisis. At the end of 2016, dollar value per acre of farmland fell...
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