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13 write-ins indicate Mundell, but not approved in recount
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · December 07, 2017
“Thirteen of those 14 wrote in Andy’s name,” recount board member Jodi Clemens said after the three-person panel on Nov. 29 found no change in the West Branch City Council election. “And there’s no recourse for that?”

WBUMC marking 5 decades in building
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · December 07, 2017
In July 1966, Clarence Crew made a motion to construct a new “First Methodist Church” with work to start sometime after Oct. 1.

State OKs new Hoover-Ball plate decals
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · December 07, 2017
Stand by your car, look at the license plate and imagine pushing to the right that jumble of letters and numbers.

No threat at WBHS
News · December 07, 2017
KWWL.com posted a story Nov. 30 with the headline “West Branch police offer extra patrols after school threat,” however, it appears the threat happened in West Liberty.

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News · December 07, 2017

CHURCH NEWS
News · December 07, 2017

‘Urban Chickens’ idea barely passes
by Gregory R. Norfleet and Gordon Tustin · News · November 30, 2017
A new ordinance to allow and regulate urban chickens barely passed the first reading last week when one council member changed his vote just so the full, five-person council could consider the measure.

$74K approved for turf and batting cages
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · November 30, 2017
Three walls up.
Roof on.
Soon, workers will move inside the multi-purpose shed going up east of West Branch High School.
So, the Board of Education on Nov. 13 took the next step: Laying down $74,000 to start putting stuff in it.

‘Past features grow, move a little bit
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · November 30, 2017
The 96th annual Christmas Past brought a couple of substantial changes for the Dec. 1-2 weekend.
The biggie: Two locations to catch the horse-drawn carriage rides.

Luther College selects Kerchner for prestigious President’s Scholarship
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · November 30, 2017
The All-State Band selection and founder of Hannah’s Musical Hope earned an $88,000 scholarship to attend Luther College.

Methodist church turning 50
News · November 30, 2017
West Branch United Methodist Church can record its beginnings way back to 1864, and though its current building is less than a third that age, the members want to take time to mark 50 years in the same building.

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News · November 30, 2017

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