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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 1:55pm
James “Jim” Christopher Van Dyke was born December 7, 1948; the 2nd of two sons born to Chris & Gertrude Marie (Hannah) Van Dyke in Hampton, Iowa. A gathering of friends and family will be 2- 5:00 p.m. Sunday Aug 2, at Grandon...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:24pm
Ongoing drama over a rewiring project at North Side Elementary continued Monday night during the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education’s regular meeting.      The board met with representatives from Dumont Telephone and Advance...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:23pm
Relay For Life inspires optimism for cancer cure        More than $60,000 and a lot of awareness was raised for the fight against cancer Saturday at the Relay For Life of Franklin County.      The current...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:19pm
New playground equipment to be installed Aug. 6-8        Six months of intense fundraising and extensive planning will culminate next week during a special three-day project in Harriman Park.      The...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:17pm
High spirits and happy smiles were plentiful last Friday when the Hampton Community Christian Daycare broke ground on its new addition.      “You can’t even imagine how much I’m looking forward to this,”...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:06pm
Beating back bird flu      Though we’ve entered into a summer lull, Iowa poultry producers are staring down an uncertain future as the industry continues its ongoing fight against the dreaded bird flu virus.   ...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:06pm
Gracious fair-goer appreciates hometown hospitality   To the Editor:      Last week, my husband and I visited Hampton in order to go to the Franklin County Fair. We are big country music fans and we were only in town for the...
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