Nick Pedley

01/20/2015 - 3:05pm
The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education moved one step closer to finalizing improvement plans at North Side Elementary during its meeting Monday night.      The board unanimously approved a $1.4 million spending limit to pay for facility upgrades at the building. All H-D kindergarten classes will move to North Side next fall due to overcrowding at South Side, and multiple...
11/25/2014 - 5:27pm
The Hampton City Council discussed solutions to Homecoming vandalism with H-D Superintendent Todd Lettow during its meeting Monday night.      The meeting was moved up from the regular Thursday session due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Lettow gave a brief update on recent happenings within the school district before...
11/25/2014 - 5:27pm
Morris and Barb Hambly certainly have something to look forward to next year when they flip their Snap-On Tools calendar to December 2015.      There, Dumont couple will find a photo of their 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air sedan displayed prominently in the center of the page. The car was selected from thousands of entries for the...
11/25/2014 - 5:22pm
Heavy summer rainfall and other extreme weather conditions led to varied yield numbers for Franklin County corn and soybean farmers this year.      The area was pounded by precipitation in June, which created numerous ponds in some fields and choked off crops submerged in water.  According to AgVantage FS Crop...
11/25/2014 - 5:20pm
One of the most debated issues in America took center stage at the Windsor Theater Nov. 18 during a special forum on immigration policy reform.      Filmmaker Aldo Bello led a panel discussion after showing his documentary, “DREAM: An American Story.” The film examines how federal immigration policy affects the...
11/18/2014 - 4:03pm
Long-time dentist Dr. Bill Moore has retired after more than 36 years in Hampton. Moore finalized the sale of his practice to Dr. Jake Sorensen last Friday. Sorensen has six years of experience in dentistry and officially took over operations in Hampton on Monday. He also has an office located in Clear Lake and will be assisted here by Dr....
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