Nick Pedley

09/16/2014 - 5:32pm
They were long, they were heavy and they were certainly hard to move.      “As far as I know, this is the first time we've made anything this large—certainly this heavy, anyway," said Dale Glenn, manufacturing engineer at Seabee Cylinders & Chrome.      The local manufacturer set a company record last week when employees said...
08/05/2014 - 3:07pm
New DNR Conservation Officer Jordon Hansen is hoping increased law enforcement will curb a recent wave of illegal hunting, fishing and trapping in Franklin County.      Hansen began his duties in July. His territory includes Franklin and Butler counties, and he will patrol every public waterway, hunting reserve and...
08/05/2014 - 3:06pm
     A house in Hampton was reduced to smoldering ruins early last week after a raging inferno engulfed the structure, rendering it a complete loss.      However, it was all part of the plan.      The Hampton Fire Department held a controlled burn at a house owned by Robert Bohr located...
08/05/2014 - 3:05pm
Judy Hankom isn’t quite sure how many thousands of miles she’s traveled during the past two years, but she knows it’s a lot.      “I wish I would have kept track,” said the Hampton woman. “It would have been interesting to see the final number after it was all said and done.”...
07/29/2014 - 10:36pm
Hot and humid conditions weren’t enough to keep people from turning out to support cancer research Saturday in Sheffield for the 2014 Franklin County Relay For Life.      Around $67,000 was raised by local Relay teams, according to event coordinator Sheri Bogue. The total was on par with last year’s Relay For...
07/29/2014 - 10:34pm
The Hampton City Council added a new member to its ranks at its July 24 meeting.      Meghan Freie was appointed to the vacant Ward I seat following a unanimous vote by the council. She succeeds Valerie Haugebak, who resigned from the position on July 11 due to scheduling conflicts with her new job. Freie was sworn in after...
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