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Council votes unanimously to place police officer in schools
by Rick DeClue · News · July 21, 2016
Despite mixed reactions on social media from residents regarding putting a police officer in schools, no one spoke against the proposal at Monday’s West Branch City Council meeting.

Wiring touches off fire in attic, passerby helps woman escape
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · July 21, 2016
On his way home from visiting his parents, Ryan Lynch passed the home of Ruby Franke and saw smoke coming out of the roof.

Housing: What holds back West Branch from faster growth?
by Lisa McDonald · News · July 21, 2016
Though a Main Street Iowa study suggests a demand exists for housing in West Branch, obstacles in recent years stunted growth.

No injuries when car hits building
News · July 21, 2016
An 86-year-old West Branch man received no injuries when his car crashed into the side of Staker Health Center on July 14.

10 years, and Moore's Welding steel going
by Lisa McDonald · News · July 21, 2016
Matt Moore, owner of Moore’s Welding & Fabrication, moveed steel beams July 6 that will be used for apartment buildings in Coralville.

Based in West Branch, Spanish teen tours Iowa
by Lisa McDonald · News · July 21, 2016
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Superintendent Pete Swisher and his family welcomed a teenager from Spain to stay with them through July 29.

P&Z to hear about Cedars Edge
News · July 21, 2016
West Branch’s Planning and Zoning Commission will next meet 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at City Hall.

Class of 1966 hosts 50th reunion
News · July 21, 2016
The West Branch Class of 1966 will hold its 50th class reunion in the upstairs of the Brick Arch Winery in West Branch from 7 - 10 pm on Saturday evening, Aug. 6.

Parks & Rec talks Hoover Days
News · July 21, 2016
Parks and Recreation will meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at City Hall.

CALENDAR
News · July 21, 2016

CHURCH NEWS
News · July 21, 2016

School board votes to put police officer on campus; WBPD, school: Move not a reaction to criminal activity
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · July 14, 2016
A West Branch Police officer would spend up to 12 hours a week in the city’s public schools under an agreement approved Monday by the West Branch Board of Education.

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