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Circle of prayer
Gregory R. Norfleet/West Branch Times
West Branch United Methodist Church Pastor Alexis Williams, left, and West Branch High School students pray Sept. 23 in front of the main entrance. A dozen students, a teacher and Williams gathered as part of See You At The Pole, a nationwide prayer event.

Gingerich pleads guilty to 2 of 30 charges, sentencing date set
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · October 01, 2015
After months of delays in court, a West Branch man struck a plea deal with prosecutors on two of 30 charges ranging from identity theft to forgery.

See You At The Pole draws students to prayer at WBHS
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · October 01, 2015
A dozen West Branch High School students, a teacher and a pastor gathered Sept. 23 in front of the building for their school and community.

Congress may pass short-term budget to avoid shutdown
News · October 01, 2015
As the Times went to press Tuesday, news out of Washington suggested Congress may pass a short-term budget and avoid a partial government shutdown that would also close the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum.

Heritage Square upgrades scheduled for spring 2016
by Rick DeClue · News · October 01, 2015
The West Branch City Council received an update last week from the city’s Historic Preservation Commission on proposed improvements to downtown’s Heritage Square.

WBHS shuffling around Brendlinger’s absence
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · October 01, 2015
Social studies/debate instructor Bill Brendlinger “has had an extended absence” from West Branch High School, and the administration is trying to find ways to fill in for him.

Four for four seats at city
News · October 01, 2015
Four candidates filed for four open seats in the upcoming Nov. 3 city election that also includes a $4 million parks question.

Police collect 60 pounds of drugs
News · October 01, 2015
Saturday’s drug take-back event collected about 60 pounds of prescription and expired medications, according to the City of West Branch.

News · October 01, 2015

News · October 01, 2015

Engagement: Harms, Velazquez to marry
News · October 01, 2015
Jamison Harms of West Branch and Sara Velazquez of Rock Falls, Ill., announce their engagement.

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