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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 11:38am
School may be out for the summer but the Hampton-Dumont School District wants to make sure its students are fed even in the vacation period. The school’s free summer meal program began last week. Throughout the summer, any child up to the age...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 11:34am
Representatives from four area churches are teaming together to bring lessons and teachings to people from all walks of life. On Saturday, June 29, Dows First Lutheran Church will host HOPE Conference 2019, an all day event that includes worship,...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 11:32am
Long-time area employer Eaton Corporation has announced that they will be shutting down their heavy-duty engine valve plant in Belmond. Employees of the Belmond facility were informed last Thursday that the factory would be closing down by the end...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 11:29am
The City of Hampton now knows who will serve as mayor until the next election in November. Following the resignation of current Mayor Brook Boehmler, which will be effective July 1, the Hampton City Council opened the pending vacancy up for...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 11:25am
Usually tarantulas and scorpions can only be found in libraries if they’re confined to the stories between book covers but last week, a whole hoard of critters visited Hampton Public Library. As part of the summer reading program, A Universe...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 11:19am
Age of the Geek Column: Another E3 has come and gone. This year's celebration of commercials, an odd but accurate description of the video game expo, was an odd one. Sony was absent from the conference for the first time ever, leaving Microsoft...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 11:17am
Ragan Report: Put Iowans first We recently learned that Iowa is no longer the “best state” in the nation. We dropped from No. 1 last year in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings to No. 14 this year. The rankings evaluate...
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