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Sextons want golf course opened by this weekend
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · May 12, 2016
Motorists drove slowly past the former Fox Run Golf and Country Club Monday to watch mowers spit out large clumps of grass in hopes that West Branch’s only golf course could reopen by this weekend.

3-2 vote OKs business zoning by HS
by Rick DeClue · News · May 12, 2016
By a three-to-two vote, the West Branch City Council approved rezoning a 12.77-acre parcel located across from the high school at the southeast corner of County Line Road and West Main Street.

Cotton Creek tells Reynolds plans to move across street
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · May 12, 2016
Calling it “one of the best parts of my job,” Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds visited two small businesses in West Branch May 5.

Hoover Library volunteer earns NARA accolades
by Gregory R. Norfleet · News · May 12, 2016
The National Archives and Records Administration awarded May 5 the Weidman Outstanding Volunteer Service Award to Downey resident Rachel Richards for her work at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum.

Author talks Oval Office ordeal
News · May 12, 2016
Author Charles Rappleye of the newly released biography, “Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency,” will speak at the Hoover Museum on Saturday, May 21 at 2 p.m.

Fourth graders key to free park entry across nation
News · May 12, 2016
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site is proud to offer the Every Kid in a Park pass as part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them.

Possible 3-year-old pre-K openings
News · May 12, 2016
Following preschool registration this spring for 4-year-old students, the school district determined that there may be some 3-year-olds openings available at Hoover Preschool this fall.

Wax museum May 20
News · May 12, 2016
On May 20, fifth graders from West Branch Middle School will present their Wax Museum.

Absentee ballots available now
News · May 12, 2016
Absentee ballots are now available for the Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, June 7.

Study Club awards scholarships
News · May 12, 2016
The West Branch Study Club has awarded two $750 scholarships for the fall of 2016, one to Amber Eggers and one to Holland Eggert.

Wright earns DeKalb award
News · May 12, 2016
Emma Wright, a daughter of Chad and Kris Wright, on May 3 was awarded the 2016 DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award.

News · May 12, 2016

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