Monday September 01, 2014
08/26/2014 - 10:34pm
Eroding creek banks, additional revenue sources and crumbling streets took up the bulk of discussion at the Hampton City Council workshop Monday night.
The group attempted to narrow the scope of potential projects associated with a plan to improve water quality in Hampton. Special funding incentives exist that tie...
08/26/2014 - 10:33pm
Long-time supervisor thanks Franklin County for years of support
With health concerns and family at the forefront of his decision, three-term Franklin County Supervisor Jerry Plagge withdrew his name from the November election ballot last week.
“This wasn’t an easy decision,” said the District II...
08/26/2014 - 10:31pm
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors and Sheriff Larry Richtsmeier addressed an escalating dispute between neighbors in Coulter during the board’s meeting Monday morning.
Supervisor Corey Eberling, whose district includes Coulter, said he met with a group of concerned citizens in the small Franklin County town recently to...
08/26/2014 - 10:29pm
Local law enforcement officials say details in a report identifying Franklin County as one of 22 Iowa counties no longer honoring a federal agency’s requests to detain suspected undocumented immigrants for 48 hours after they've been arrested should be taken with a grain of salt.
Simply put, Franklin County has no place to...
08/26/2014 - 10:27pm
Former GOP primary candidate Gary McVicker was the unanimous choice at a special nominating committee held last Friday to replace three-term District II Supervisor Jerry Plagge on the November election ballot.
Plagge withdrew his name from the ballot last week citing personal reasons. McVicker, who lost to Plagge by a three votes in...