Nick Pedley

03/26/2015 - 7:55pm
The search for a new Hampton City Council member took an unexpected turn Thursday night following an announcement at the council’s regular meeting. Ward 1 Council Member Meghan Freie announced that she will not be moving from Hampton and wished to retain her current seat. The council recently accepted Freie’s resignation effective May 31, but an unspecified series of events has...
02/03/2015 - 4:58pm
After a month of extensive remodeling and other upgrades, Plaza Veracruz Family Mexican Restaurant has opened in Hampton.      The new business is located in the former El Paisita building on Highway 65. Despite its location, guests at Plaza Veracruz should expect a revamped dining experience thanks to new owner Alicia Saldivar...
01/27/2015 - 4:58pm
Despite outspoken criticism from school administrators and state lawmakers, a new plan that would enforce strict start date rules on Iowa’s K-12 schools moved forward last week.      The Iowa Department of Education released guidelines detailing its new policy for early start date waivers on Jan. 21. State law...
01/27/2015 - 4:58pm
A new cleanup campaign hopes to crackdown on messy ditches and roadways throughout Franklin County this spring.      The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and Engineer’s Office are joining forces to ramp up enforcement of County Ordinance No. 4.1. The ordinance sets guidelines for right-of-ways on rural roads,...
01/27/2015 - 4:57pm
Legal action on parking tickets issued during a Jan. 7 snowstorm will be delayed until the Hampton City Council addresses the issue at its Feb. 23 workshop.      The announcement came following a brief discussion during the council’s meeting last Thursday. More than 90 parking tickets were issued to vehicles in...
01/27/2015 - 4:56pm
The future of CAL’s football program was left in the school board’s hands Monday night following an emotional meeting that featured testimony from players and community members.      Football Coach/Activities Director Scott Striegel presented a detailed slideshow outlining options for the 2015 season. Low...
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