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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:20pm
The 160th Franklin County Fair will run Wednesday, July 17 through Sunday, July 21. Kicking off grandstand entertainment on Wednesday, July 17 will be a rodeo, put on by Heuer Rodeo Company LLC. Last winter they put on an action-packed series of Ro-...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:18pm
Jeffrey Vaske, Assistant Director at the Iowa State University Veterans Center, began his keynote speech at the Hampton-Dumont High School Veterans Day by honoring those who came home from the Vietnam War to anger and hatred. “I’m sure...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:15pm
A newly planted silhouette sweet gum tree outside of the Franklin Medical Clinic serves as a reminder of a beloved former employee. Dr. David Dennis, who served the Franklin County area for nearly 40 years, died after a short battle with cancer...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:12pm
Now officially elected, Franklin County Sheriff Aaron Dodd. Dodd, who was appointed to the position in May following the death of then-sheriff Linn Larson, was formally elected as Franklin County Sheriff in last Tuesday’s midterm election....
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
Age of the Geek Column: The elections are over. Soon across the country we'll be swearing in a new crop of legislators, supervisors, auditors, attorneys, and sheriffs. Yes, sheriffs. Take note, Hollywood. Sheriffs are elected officials. They...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 11:57am
Editoral: Veterans Day has passed but the gratitude for those who served has not expired. The thanks we can and should offer our veterans has no shelf life. Those words of appreciation, the handshakes and the notes mean just as much today as they...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 11:55am
Alternative Column: As I write this, we ap-proach Veteran's Day on Sun-day. Ever since learning the history of Veteran's Day, I've found it tragic. In the same way that Christmas has become about presents, Veteran's Day has become a...
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