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Court: City must pay $495K to Acciona promptly
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · February 16, 2017
The City of West Branch last week lost its appeal in the case brought against it by Acciona Windpower and must pay $495,000 in Tax Increment Financing rebates in a lump sum.

Pet oxygen masks donated to WBFD
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · February 16, 2017
West Branch Fire Department recently received new equipment to help resuscitate cats and dogs pulled from burning homes.

City, Hoover Foundation, WBCDG rebuilding strained relationships
by Rick DeClue · News · February 16, 2017
On Feb. 6, the West Branch City Council addressed two of its many partnerships in making the city work — with mixed results.

Hoover’s food relief of World War I
News · February 16, 2017
To celebrate President’s Day, Archivist Matthew Schaefer will speak on Hoover and food relief during World War I, Monday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Figge Auditorium.

Name for Pedersen Valley Park?
News · February 16, 2017
West Branch Parks & Recreation Commission will meet 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at City Offices.

Preserving city history
News · February 16, 2017
Those interested in preserving city history may attend a meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at City Offices to discuss the topic and provide input to update the 2009 Historic Preservation Plan.

Sidewalks, streets, city administrator
News · February 16, 2017
The West Branch City Council will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, for its next regular meeting.

City receives $4,500 for trees
News · February 16, 2017
West Branch Public Works Director Matt Goodale completed another successful application for the Alliant Energy “Branching Out” Grant, according to the City of West Branch web site.

Scam reported in Johnson County
News · February 16, 2017
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department on Friday reported several complaints regarding a person calling and identifying themselves as a deputy at the Sheriff’s Office.

City web site back up
News · February 16, 2017
The City of West Branch web site,, went down for a few hours Monday, causing some loss of content.

Adoption: Mayhews adopt Mia
News · February 16, 2017
Luke and Michelle Mayhew of Lisbon announce the adoption of Amelia Rose “Mia” Mayhew.

News · February 16, 2017

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