Hunter Shever

08/01/2017 - 4:42pm
Franklin County community members donned their capes and unleashed their inner superhero at the Franklin County Relay For Life on Saturday, July 29. The event raised over $72,000 as of Monday, July 31. Relay For Life is an American Cancer Society charity event that is put on in local communities to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those who died and to help those who are currently fighting...
07/18/2017 - 3:29pm
Megan Pecha started making gourmet cupcakes five years ago, when she decided to create them for her wedding. Since then, Pecha has been making cupcakes for various events and fundraisers, and now operates her own bakery, called Nut Meg Bakehouse, right out of her home. Pecha said that there are no businesses in the area that do what she does. The...
07/18/2017 - 3:18pm
Dozens of friends and family gathered at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Hampton on Thursday, July 13, to celebrate the life of Hampton resident and former state trooper Joel Roode. During the ceremony in honor of Roode, attendees sang hymns and prayed, and a line of state troopers offered him one final salute as his casket was...
07/11/2017 - 4:16pm
After 25 years as Fire Chief and 33 total years with the department, Mike Keehn has stepped down from the position with the Latimer Fire Department. “It’s just time for someone else to be in charge,” Keehn said when asked about the time of his retirement. Keehn will remain a volunteer fire fighter for the remainder of his tenure...
07/04/2017 - 12:49am
Ian Fielding, of Hampton, was recently promoted to the rank of Yeoman for his service in the United State’s Navy. Fielding has been in the Navy for four years and is currently stationed in Portugal, and will be there until about 2019/20. Fielding handles some of the administrative matter that happens on the base on a daily basis....
07/04/2017 - 12:47am
Veronica Uthe, Hampton, is the newly appointed board president for the Hospice of Northern Iowa but she doesn’t feel like she should be treated differently. “Although I’m fortunate to be in the position I’m in, it’s all the other caring staff who are the heroes,” Uthe said when asked about her new position. Uthe...
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