Greg Forbes

12/12/2018 - 11:16am
Barks and meows have replaced roses and carnations at a Hampton building typically occupied by flower shops. The Dog House, formerly located on Second Avenue NW, has moved to the old Sandee’s Flower House and Flowers on Fourth building at 707 Fourth St. NE. Owners Shannon Bochmann and Tabitha Brass began operation at the new location in the beginning of October. They said the new facility,...
12/12/2018 - 11:11am
Nearly 30 years have passed since Leanne Anderson, her family and her business moved from Hampton, but one thing has never changed for the Whole Country Ca-boodle owner. “Hampton is still home for me and it’s where I got my start,” she said. On Saturday, Dec. 15, Anderson will be a featured presenter at the Franklin Gen-eral...
12/05/2018 - 11:24am
Hampton-Dumont-CAL High School Senior Brody Angstman and his classmates in the building trades class are quickly learning how homes go from blueprints to a reality. “There’s a lot more to it than just swinging a hammer,” said Angstman, who plans to participate in the building trades program at North Iowa Area Community College...
12/05/2018 - 11:22am
A plan to bring a greenhouse to the Hampton-Dumont High School grounds recently received a major boost. Sarah DeBour, CAL and H-D Agricultural Education Instructor and Tall Corn FFA Advisor, said the Foster and Eveyln Barkema Charitable Trust Foundation recently awarded the FFA program with a $25,000 grant for the project. DeBour said the...
12/05/2018 - 11:20am
This year’s Franklin County Arts Council annual youth winter play puts a holiday spin on one of cinema’s most beloved stories. This weekend, the FCAC presents “Christmas in the Land of Oz,” a “sequel” to the original “Wizard of Oz.” The story features the return of Dorothy and Toto to Oz where they...
12/05/2018 - 11:18am
In the giving spirit of the season, one Hampton church on Sunday made sure another had a permanent home. In a special ceremony Sunday, Hampton Church of Christ donated its former building at 22 First St. NE to Casa de Dios Puerta del Cielo. Church of Christ Pastor Gary Davis said that Casa de Dios Puerta del Cielo has been renting the building for...
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