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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 9:09pm
Franklin County and the Iowa State Snowmobile Association on Tuesday picked up a $200,000 grant to help purchase a new trail groomer. The money was part of $1.4 million in grants awarded by the Iowa Transportation Commission for the federal...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 9:04pm
For five generations, Sam Showalter’s family has farmed land in Franklin County. That tradition has motivated Showalter to become an advocate for soybean production and agriculture on a local, state and national level. In December, Showalter,...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 9:00pm
Rising country music star Chris Janson will bring his high-energy show to the Franklin County Fair Grandstand on July 19 as part of the Franklin County Fair. Janson, a self-taught musician, brings a stage show that mixes his fiery, energetic...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 8:59pm
The installation of high-speed fiber-optic internet at the Hampton Industrial Park is now complete. Karen Mitchell, Franklin County Development Association Director, said the fiber-optic service is now available to the companies at the Industrial...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 8:57pm
The blackish, icy sludge piled up on the roadsides, the instantaneous onslaught of shivers when stepping outdoors, and the prolonged absence of sunshine may have many down in the wintry dumps this month, but Franklin County Conservation (FCC) is...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 8:53pm
Age of the Geek: We're a good month removed from the release of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" I think we're in safe enough territory to finally talk about it. Or, at least talk about the reaction to it. I'll keep spoilers to a...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 8:51pm
Upmeyer Column: We officially gaveled in for the 2018 legislative session on Monday, Jan. 8 at 10 a.m., and have quickly gotten to work on behalf of our constituents. The first week of session is largely ceremonial with remarks from legislative...
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