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Queen of all queens
Gregory R. Norfleet/West Branch Times
From left, Cecelia Bonilla (who plays Cee Cee Windham), Lauren Whaley (Jimmy Wynette Verdeen) and Breanna Braun (Dixie Davenport) rehearse a scene from “Last Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens” April 20 at West Branch High School. The play takes the stage this weekend.

Council narrowing list to seven in search for city administrator
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · April 27, 2017
The West Branch City Council plans Skype interviews for seven city administrator candidates for May 4.

Tasting Bee: 50 years and still cookin’
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · April 27, 2017
Like the past 50 years, a long line formed early the night of the Tasting Bee on April 19 at West Branch United Methodist Church.

Scattergood hosts 250 for diversity talks
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · April 27, 2017
Scattergood Friends School hosted about 250 junior- and senior-high pupils Friday for a day-long conference on diversity.

‘Guacamole Queens’ takes WBHS stage this weekend
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · April 27, 2017
It’s one thing to compete for homecoming queen, but how about all the homecoming queens from the past 50 years competing against each other?

Four resign jobs at school district
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · April 27, 2017
Wrestling coach Chris Paulus and teachers Alyssa Jacobson, Chris Copeland and Aaron Mueller submitted resignations to West Branch Community School District, and the Board of Education on April 10 accepted them all.

Blood drive at WBHS May 3
News · April 27, 2017
West Branch High School will host a blood drive 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, in the gymnasium.

Dump your drugs Saturday
News · April 27, 2017
West Branch Police Department will host a local drop-off point for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29.

Worrell’s father likes park name
News · April 27, 2017
Alfred J. Worrell, father of the late Mayor Mark Worrell, said “I think it would be a great honor to name the park after my son.”

300th Street bridge reopens
News · April 27, 2017
A bridge project on 300th Street south of town wrapped up early on Friday, according to the Cedar County engineer’s office.

WB group honored at 31st annual Main Street awards
News · April 27, 2017
Main Street Iowa hosted the 31st annual Main Street Iowa Awards Celebration on Friday, April 7, at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines.

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