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Rolfe Public Library Friends hosts coffee hour each Wednesday at 10 am. Great fellowship & programs. Goodies too!

 Rolfe Public Library Kids Fun

Thursdays from 3 to 5

Join your friends!

Play games, make crafts, & have fun with



Reminder to residents that you cannot park within 20 feet of an intersection or stop sign. This ensures that all vehicles and pedestrians can safely observe any hazards and other vehicles.

Savor Iowa’s Culinary History in Rolfe on April 7 at 2 pm


Join us as Writer, Author, Photographer, Speaker, Farmer, Foodie, & Entrepreneur Darcy Maulsby

Will entertain us during her fun, interactive program in the Rolfe Community Center


Signed copies of her books will be available during the event which is hosted by our Friends of the Library



 Join the Rolfe Readers on Monday, March 25th at 7 pm as we discuss “The Nest” by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney.

Every family has its problems.  But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional.  Years of simmering tensions finally reach a breaking point on an unseasonably cold afternoon in New York City as Melody, Beatrice, and Jack Plumb gather to confront their charismatic and reckless older brother, Leo, freshly released from rehab.  He has single-handedly endangered the Plumbs’ joint trust fund, “The Nest,” which they are months away from finally receiving.  The Plumb siblings have watched The Nest’s value soar along with the stock market and have been counting on the money to solve a number of self-inflicted problems.

From Melody’s looming college tuition for her twin teenage daughters to Jack’s secret mortgage that threatens his antique store to Bea’s overdue novel, all three siblings need Leo to make them whole.

Can Leo rescue his family and, by extension, the people they love? Or will everyone need to reimagine the futures they’ve envisioned?  Brought together as never before, Leo, Melody, Jack and Beatrice must grapple with old resentments, present-day truths, and the significant emotional and financial toll of the accident, as well as finally acknowledge the choices they have made in their own lives. 

The Nest is a story about the power of family, the possibilities of friendship, the ways we depend upon one another, and the ways we let one another down.  In this tender, entertaining, and deftly written debut, Sweeney brings a remarkable cast of characters to life to illuminate what money does to relationships, what happens to our ambitions over the course of time, and the fraught yet unbreakable ties we share with those we love.

Pick up your copy at the Library or go to Bridges to download it to your own device.    





The tree pile is now open please be aware of the new rules and layout. Failure to obey will cause the tree pile to be locked and only accessed with permission.

  West Bend Knights of Columbus 30th Annual Fish Frys in 2019

will be held at the West Bend Golf & Country Club on the following Fridays of Lent from 4:30 to 7:30 pm or until the FISH IS GONE!

March 15th

March 29th

April 12th

Everyone is welcome & it's all the "FISH" you can eat for only $10 for ages 11 and older.

$6.00 for ages 5 through 10

and FREE for children 4 and under.

This year's menu: little red potatoes, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, dinner roll, ice cream sundae, coffee, milk, water, and the most important FISH!

See you at the most famous Fish Frys in the area. Where you shouldn't go away HUNGRY. For drive up or carry out call 515.320.3600. Shut in delivery available upon request.



 Rolfe Snow Removal Ordinance Now in Effect

Through April 30th. All cars need to be off the streets & alleys until snow has ceased to fall ^ removed. 

Residential sidewalks need to have snow removed within 48 hours. Commercial sidewalks 24 hours after snow has ceased to fall. NO blowing of snow into the street.


Note to Residents for the extreme cold days approaching.


With this cold weather storm about to hit there's a few things you can do to keep your house warm and protect your furnace.

1: Change your filter today. 1" filters need replaced once a month on average. 4-5" filters can stretch out to 3-5 months depending on use.

2: Set your thermostat to 71* or 72*. Sounds cool but when its 32 or below outside that's still a lot warmer. You need to give your furnace a break every once in a while and keeping it set at high temps will put a lot of ware on it possibly causing it to fail.

3: Layer up. Wear long pants, long shirts, slippers and socks in the house.

4: Try to avoid opening outside doors a lot. Definitely when the furnace is on. Remember when your blower motor is going your house acts like a vacuum. As soon as you open that door in pulls all that cold air into your house.

5: Keep bedroom and bathroom doors open. The way a furnace works is that it needs to pull the air from each room through the return vents, condition it then move it out through the supply vents. If you restrict that flow by keeping doors closed you will create cold spots.

6: If you have electric heat IE heat pump and airhandler and heat is not keeping up manually switch your thermostat heat mode to emergency heat "emHeat" and contact your HVAC provider as there may be an issue with the heat pump.

7: Check your outside exhaust vent and gas meter make sure it is clear from ice and snow, to adequately vent your furnace

8: Contact your HVAC provider if you feel your furnace is not working properly or have any other concerns.


Also to avoid pipes freezing up, any faucet inside but attached to an exterior wall, keep cupboards open or let the faucet trickle just a little bit until the extreme cold has passed.