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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 11:23am
  SHEFFIELD – New looks are all around for West Fork football this season. The Warhawks have a new head coach in Eric Gabe, a foreign exchange student who will handle kicking responsibilities and a freshman female joining the squad...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:32pm
The Hampton City Council learned at its meeting Aug. 14 that preliminary pipework for the city's new wastewater treatment plant is scheduled to begin sometime this week. Engineer Tom Madden of Yaggy Colby Associates met with the council to...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:31pm
A steer raised by one local teen sold for nearly $5,000 at the 32nd Annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show Aug. 9 at the Iowa State Fair. Hampton-Dumont senior Kendrick Suntken’s steer “Toby” sold for $4,750 at the event,...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:30pm
Back-to-school facility updates and district policy changes topped a short agenda at the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education meeting Monday night. Though no formal action was taken on the matter, the board encouraged 7-12 Activities Director Nate...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:28pm
Franklin County’s beloved courthouse received a splash of new color this summer, but it wasn’t intentional by any means.  Two copper statues perched atop the 123-year-old structure’s clock tower began rusting significantly...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:26pm
Hampton Code Enforcement Officer Doug Tarr made the right decision when he determined a rental property owned by Milton Heyde was unfit for living last month, according to a ruling Monday by the city's Housing Rehab Committee.   The...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 12:18pm
Fast-forwarding through summer        The end of the State Fair typically marks the proverbial close to summer for most Iowans. Ball diamonds are quiet, traffic at local pools has slowed and days are getting shorter...
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