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Despite outcry, dean/A.D. job cut in face of school budget shortfall
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · February 11, 2016
Social media flared up Monday with heated exchanges and a teenager gathered about 50 signatures in less than an hour to save the job of dean of students/activities director.

‘Eligible attendees’? Confusion in WB1 over Sanders-Clinton
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · February 11, 2016
Somewhere between check-in and headcount, four people disappeared.
It led to a confusing “tie” Feb. 1 at the West Branch 1 Democratic caucus, and a coin flip which, in the end, the state Democratic Party negated.

Even with earlier concerns, council picks park designer
by Rick DeClue · News · February 11, 2016
The West Branch City Council selected Fehr Graham Engineering and Environmental last week to design, engineer and manage development for Phase 1 of the proposed city park complex in Pedersen Valley.

Slick road contributes to crash
News · February 11, 2016
Slick conditions led to two vehicles bumping into each other Feb. 3 about 9:30 a.m. on southbound Oasis Road.

Times wins 7 awards at state contest
News · February 11, 2016
The Iowa Newspaper Foundation Better Newspaper Contest recognized the West Branch Times Friday with seven awards spanning writing, photography, design and graphics.

Joint school-city meeting Feb. 25
News · February 11, 2016
The City Council will hold a joint work session with the West Branch School Board on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. to discuss city projects and development updates as well as school facility improvements and other updates.

Kaufmann here Feb. 13
News · February 11, 2016
State Rep. Bobby Kaufmann will host a Listening Post Saturday, Feb. 13, at 8:30 a.m. at West Branch Public Library.

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News · February 11, 2016

Good named outstanding manager
News · February 11, 2016
Latoshia Good, the general manager at the West Branch McDonald’s restaurant, received a 2015 Outstanding Manager Award for the Midwest Region.

WBHS releases honor roll
News · February 11, 2016
West Branch High School released a list of students who made the honor roll for the first semester of the 2015-16 school year.

196 Republicans turn out to caucus
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · February 04, 2016
West Branch 1 chose Ted Cruz and Gower-Springdale went for Marco Rubio in the Republican caucuses Monday.

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