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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Simpson excels at Simpson College
News · November 16, 2017
Allyson Simpson of Atalissa, a daughter of Cory and Bambi Simpson, was named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at Simpson College in Indianola.

EMT Heick selected for state award
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · November 09, 2017
“She is definitely someone I would want if I was a patient,” said the paramedic who nominated West Branch Fire Department paramedic Sandy Heick for a top state award.

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