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Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:53pm
Another great season       Hampton-Dumont fans hardly had time to catch their breath after an exciting gridiron season this fall. Winter sports teams picked up right where the football squad left off, giving Bulldog Nation yet...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:48pm
DES MOINES – Credit Kendrick Suntken for getting Mario Peña to go back out for wrestling. The two who describe themselves as ‘just like brothers’ went out the same way on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Wells Fargo Arena, as Class 2A...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:44pm
    The United States must strengthen its role in the Middle East to protect Americans against the growing threat of Islamic extremists both at home and abroad, according to a strategy explained last week by Congressman Steve King....
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:42pm
     Senator Chuck Grassley had no issue critiquing President Barack Obama’s foreign policy résumé during a stop in Franklin County last week.     “We are in a more dangerous world today,...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:42pm
DES MOINES – Some may have taken for granted that two-time state AGWSR medalist Clay Meinders was going to medal again. However, first-time qualifier Cruz Vera assured himself one of his own, finishing eighth at 182 to join Meinders on the...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:38pm
    The staff at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office grew by one this month following the addition of Deputy Josh Einspahr.     The job is the Illinois native’s first in law enforcement. He has spent the...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:38pm
DES MOINES – With a little help from a teammate this time, West Fork sophomore Jacob  Hansen became a two-time state wrestling placewinner last weekend at Wells Fargo Arena. Unfortunately for Hansen, he took a step down the ladder,...
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