Nick Pedley

04/16/2015 - 8:28pm
      A national anti-abortion organization has claimed Hampton-Dumont High School Principal Steve Madson violated a student’s free speech rights by prohibiting her from forming an official anti-abortion club at the school.     Lawyers representing Students for Life of America contest that Madson infringed on senior Isabell Akers’ First Amendment...
04/14/2015 - 3:16pm
Drama was lacking Thursday night when the Hampton City Council unanimously voted to reappoint Meghan Freie to the Ward 1 council seat.      Council members took less than two minutes to reach their decision. Freie, who has held the Ward 1 seat since July 2014, planned to move from the area and submitted her resignation last...
04/14/2015 - 3:15pm
Construction on a new state of the art grain facility in western Franklin County is moving along as planned, according to company officials.      Fort Dodge-based NEW Cooperative began construction on a four-bin expansion east of Rowan this spring. The facility, which sits inside Franklin County along S-13, will have 1,875,000...
04/14/2015 - 3:14pm
A prime piece of new real estate has hit the market in the Hampton Industrial Park.      Spec 4, Franklin County Development Association’s fourth and final speculative building, was completed recently and is now for sale. The building is a “bare bones” facility that will allow a new company to tailor-fit the...
04/13/2015 - 3:12pm
State officials hammered the final nail in the coffin for a proposed $4.1 million housing project in downtown Hampton last week.      KL Holdings owners Kyle Pralle and Landon Plagge received word last Thursday that the Iowa Economic Development Association (IEDA) would not allow the business to change ownership in hopes of...
04/09/2015 - 4:08pm
State officials have hammered the final nail in the coffin for a proposed $4.1 million housing project in downtown Hampton. KL Holdings owners Kyle Pralle and Landon Plagge received word on Thursday that the Iowa Economic Development Association (IEDA) will not allow the business to change ownership in hopes of saving The 101 project. Pralle and...
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