Nick Pedley

05/26/2015 - 2:23pm
Summer will make its unofficial debut next week when Hampton’s Tuesday on the Town celebration returns for the 2015 season.      The event will once again make its home inside Band Shell Park in downtown Hampton. The weekly celebration will be held each Tuesday in June and features food, live music and local retailers.      Country music artist Tyler...
04/07/2015 - 3:31pm
Hampton woman memorializes loved ones with homemade teddy bears         A hobby that began as a way to remember departed family members has transformed into a growing business opportunity for Hampton resident Robbi Stevens.      Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Homes recently expanded their memorial offerings with a...
03/31/2015 - 2:54pm
The Hampton City Council voted to expedite the early planning stages of a water main replacement project during a short meeting last Thursday.      The city intends to replace water mains between Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Avenue Southwest early this summer by boring in new pipe. The project’s estimated price tag doesn...
03/31/2015 - 2:52pm
Ambitious Hampton businesses have a shot at winning $8,000 thanks to a new competition launched by Main Street Iowa.      The contest, called Open 4 Business, is designed to help Main Street Iowa programs provide additional support and resources for their downtown districts. Open 4 Business allows Main Street shops, restaurants...
03/31/2015 - 2:51pm
A report ranking the healthiest counties in Iowa recently gave local residents high marks for their commitment to exercise and a healthy lifestyle.      County Health Rankings & Roadmaps picked Franklin County as the 20th healthiest county in the state this year. The report combines data from a wide range of vital health...
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...
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