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Choir goes rolling along
Gregory R. Norfleet/West Branch Times
West Branch High School brought 18 students to Bethany Lutheran Church to sing for the Lions Club dinner to honor local veterans Nov. 9. The students sang patriotic songs like “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” and “American the Beautiful.” Members of each branch of the military stood — followed by applause for each group — while the choir sang excerpts of “The Army Goes Rolling Along,” “Anchors Aweigh,” “United States Marine Corps Hymn,” and “The U.S. Air Force.”

Council vote heads to recount
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · November 16, 2017
Write-in City Council candidate Andy Mundell said he requested a recount following what grew to a four-vote difference in the Nov. 7 election.

School enrollment increases by 4 pupils in 2017-18 year
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · November 16, 2017
With an additional four pupils counted in this school year’s Certified Enrollment, West Branch should see a bump in state aid.

Tales of the Sea theme for tree display
News · November 16, 2017
In honor of Herbert Hoover’s love of the sea, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum will be exhibiting, Tales of the Sea Christmas, Nov. 18 - Jan. 7.

Minor injuries received in crash
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · November 16, 2017
One driver received treatment from minor injuries after a crash about 7:55 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, according to West Branch Police.

FFA travels to Indianapolis for 90th convention
by Bridget Buol, FFA Reporter · News · November 16, 2017
The last week in October, Indianapolis attracted thousands of enthused students wearing their blue corduroy jackets, ready to indulge themselves in a prime learning and leadership experience.

Help paying energy bills available
News · November 16, 2017
Community Action of Eastern Iowa is now accepting applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

Parks & Rec meets Thursday
News · November 16, 2017
West Branch Parks & Recreation Commission will meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the City Council chambers.

NHS gives $1,771 to St. Jude’s
News · November 16, 2017
West Branch High School’s National Honors Society chapter raised nearly $1,771 through a “trick-or-treating” fundraiser.

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