Ethan Stoetzer

11/28/2017 - 5:03pm
First Bank Hampton filed a petition in the Franklin County District Court on Nov. 16, demanding payment on three promissory note counts and one equipment loan in the name of Roger, Kaye and Travis Peters, according to Iowa Court documents, totaling over $220,000 in accrued debt. This past June, Roger and Kaye Peters, Hampton, were found liable to pay $3.45 million to the Exchange Bank of Missouri...
11/28/2017 - 4:48pm
The Franklin County Fiscal Year 2017 audit report, conducted by Gardiner Thomsen, was released last week. Of all the statistics compiled in the report, the most influential, according to the report, is the county’s net position. At the end of FY 17, the county saw its net position increase by $1.081 million from last year, approximately 4.5...
11/22/2017 - 12:32am
Iowa State Sen. Amanda Ragan (D-District 27) stopped by Center One, Hampton, on Nov. 15 to discuss issues ahead of the legislatures session, to begin next year. Community residents, group leaders and city employees discussed the potential loss of backfill payments to cities and schools, as well as housing and employment challenges to boost...
11/22/2017 - 12:28am
Sheffield resident and Vice President of local area seed supplier Latham Seeds, Alexander, Shannon Latham has officially cast her hat as the Republican candidate for the 2018 Iowa State Senate Race for District 27. Democratic Senator Amanda Ragan, who has won the district consecutively since her special election victory in 2002, currently holds...
11/22/2017 - 12:26am
The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education heard a presentation from High School Principal Steve Madson about his proposal to change the high school schedule from a semester schedule to a trimester schedule. Madson’s unifying argument for the switch to a trimester system centered around the amount of times students spend in a classroom with a...
11/22/2017 - 12:25am
The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education approved to refinance its bond debt with BB&T Government Finance at an interest rate of 1.92 percent. The outstanding debt on the bond (geothermal heat at the high school) is currently $2.393 million. After refinance, H-D will pay Approximately $96,636 in interest by the end of the bond in 2022. The total...
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