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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:50am
UPDATE: Thomas Craighton, Franklin County Emergency Management Coordinator, has reported that Hampton's McDonald's restaurant and Crossroads convenience store are open and the carbon monoxide threat has been controlled.   McDonald...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:22pm
Downtown Rockwell rang with the sound of revving engines Saturday morning as dozens of choppers lined the streets near the Rockwell Fire Department. Although the bikers had gathered from all over northern Iowa to embark from Rockwell on a cycle...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:21pm
Spring is a season for growth, but not just for plants and crops. Last Saturday, St. Peter’s United Church hosted a Morning of Reflection for Women. With a garden them for the event, each speaker, all women from area churches, encouraged those...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:19pm
Saturday was a bittersweet day for decades of Hansell graduates as they celebrated the 100th and final Hansell Alumni Banquet. More than 100 graduates as far back as the class of 1942 gathered to celebrate the occasion. Clarence Moore, a 1958...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:17pm
Two Hampton-Dumont graduates have earned an extra boost towards their culinary dreams. Earlier this year, 2018 H-D grads Delilah Cavazos and Izabel Bidwell received the National Restaurant Association’s ProStart Certificate of Achievement...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:07pm
Age of the Geek Column: Another E3 has come and gone, hyping up the video game community with the promise of new ways to spend our gaming time. Dozens of games were showcased this year but these are the five that I'm most looking forward to...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 5:05pm
Upmeyer Column: Barbecues, days at the lake, and parade season. What’s not to love about summers in north Iowa? Fields are turning greener and the corn is growing taller which means the Independence Day is quickly approaching. I’m...
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