Greg Forbes

07/10/2019 - 10:05am
From slithery and soft to noisy and not sure, a host of unique animals entertained a crowd of children at the Coulter Public Library last Wednesday. Bailey Douglas, Interactive Educator with the Blank Park Zoo, visited the library with four animals from the zoo’s educational department. Visitors were a Rouen duck, a lesser hedgehog tenrec, a bearded dragon and a fox snake. Douglas said most...
07/10/2019 - 10:00am
This year’s Dumont Sandbaggin’ Days Grand Marshal is a lifelong Dumont area resident with fond memories of the festival as a child. “Years ago when they had rides on Main Street, we’d always go and get on the rides and have fun when we were kids,” said Norm Burkett, who will serve as Grand Marshal at the parade on...
07/10/2019 - 9:57am
A Hampton-Dumont-CAL teacher has been acknowledged for her ability to influence prospective teachers. Sarah DeBour, agriculture instructor for the district, was named the Iowa Association of Agricultural Educators’ Outstanding Teacher Mentor for 2019. The Teacher Mentor Award recognizes individuals who provide mentorship to new prospective...
07/03/2019 - 11:20am
Newly appointed Hampton Mayor Russell Wood knows the importance of the position well. He knows it’s a chance to represent the community, serve as a voice for the Hampton City Council and exercise his 26 years of experience in governmental work. Those are the reasons why Wood, how serves as the Franklin County Community Services Director,...
07/03/2019 - 11:18am
A Hampton man is using his talents to give a hand to people as they ready their homes for sale or de-cluttering. Freddy Rodriguez, of Hampton, and Georgia Knudsen last year started What’s Next? – a service that specializes in sorting, organizing, packing and unpacking, rearranging, cleaning and painting throughout the area. “We...
07/03/2019 - 11:16am
Another June gone, another Tuesday on the Town in the books. The final edition of this year’s Tuesday on the Town, the weekly June concert series, took place last Tuesday with a performance by Nashville recording artist Jada Vance. Perfect weather, good entertainment and a barbecue meal by Wholly Smoke BBQ, sponsored by KLMJ, equaled a...
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