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A governor's questions
Gregory R. Norfleet/West Branch Times
Scattergood Head of School Thomas Weber talks to Gov. Kim Reynolds Oct. 11 at the school’s farm while Farm Manager Mark Quee looks on. The governor visited the Quaker high school for the first time that day and said she was impressed at how the school integrated science and practical application.

40 vehicles ransacked, two stolen in one night
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · October 19, 2017
Police estimate it took less than 90 minutes for juveniles — possibly organized into groups — to sweep through neighborhoods early Sunday and ransack up to 40 unlocked cars while stealing two others.

‘The world is a little less bright’ without longtime girls track coach
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · October 19, 2017
Longtime girls track Head Coach Harlan Ferguson, inducted into the National High School Coaches Association of America Hall of Fame in 2009, died on Sunday.
He was 89.

Hoover Uncommon Student Awards: Stigma-fighters, STEM get top awards
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · October 19, 2017
You like bugs?
No?
How about bees?

More support for school choice? Reynolds says yes, BOE says no
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · October 19, 2017
How much state funding may follow students who leave West Branch for a private school?

STEM education at Scattergood impresses guv
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · October 19, 2017
Gov. Kim Reynolds called her trip to Scattergood Friends School & Farm “very interesting,” especially with the integration of science and practical application.

CALENDAR
News · October 19, 2017

CHURCH NEWS
News · October 19, 2017

FS falls to Tipton, 16-8
News · October 19, 2017
West Branch High School’s freshman-sophomore football team fell to the visiting Tipton Tigers 16-8 Friday at the Little Rose Bowl.

Sextons mark 65 years
News · October 19, 2017
Larry and Marilyn Sexton will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25.

Whitts near 60th anniversary
News · October 19, 2017
James and Mary Ann Whitt will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Oct. 26.

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