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The City of Winfield consists of a Mayor, a five-member City Council, a City Clerk, and a Deputy City Clerk. Our Public Works department has three fulltime employees. The Winfield City Hall is located at 115 North Locust Street and is open Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM. Contact City Hall at (319) 257-6661 or email winfield@farmtel.net.

 

 

In Flanders Fields the Poppies Grow

In Flanders Fields the Poppies Grow

November 11, 1918.

On November 11 of 1918, the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice went into effect,a cessation of hostilities between the Allied Nations and Germany, ending the “war to end all wars.”

The official end of World War I would not be declared for seven more months, at the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, but the end actually came on that November day, when the truce was signed, the opposing forces laid down their weapons, and the war known as the “Great War” was over.

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