03/21/2017 - 4:06pm
Deal hinges on tax code valuation
With Alliant’s interest in purchasing four lots on the south side of the Latimer Industrial Park, city mayor and council are enlisting the help of the North Iowa Area Council of Governments (NIACOG) to address possible methods of funding to cover they city’s share of costs in...
03/21/2017 - 3:57pm
New Executive Director of the Iowa Democratic Party talks of journey to politics
Kevin Geiken was just looking for a free burger and a soda when he wandered into a Charles City campaign office for Democratic Party Presidential Candidate Barack Obama in 2007.
The Dumont native had been on a self-proclaimed “choose-...
03/21/2017 - 3:55pm
Hampton-Dumont Middle School grades four and five held their “Dream Big” concert at Church of the Living Word last Tuesday night.
The fourth grade sang the songs: Be Our Guest, The Climb, See the Light, Light up the World, Dream Your Dreams and You’re Welcome.
03/14/2017 - 3:22pm
The Hampton Council voted to “adjourn” the resolution to accept the presented bids for the 2017 HMA Overlay project, postponing acceptance and rewarding of contract until the council’s next regular meeting.
Only one bidder responded to the project, Heartland Asphalt, Mason City, with a...
03/14/2017 - 3:18pm
With Alliant Energy’s plans to expand Whispering Willows over the next several years, the utility company will need to develop infrastructure to transport materials and run management operations. The City of Latimer is a viable option for the power company.
Tony Vaughn, site manager for the...