Savannah Howe

04/17/2018 - 4:28pm
Sheffield’s Sukup Manufacturing Company was given the “Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year” award by The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) at the Prometheus Awards Annual Dinner last Thursday, April 12. The Prometheus Awards recognize companies that pursue innovation and success in Iowa’s technology industry. “The Prometheus Awards is the most prestigious...
04/17/2018 - 4:26pm
Gov. Kim Reynolds quietly stamped her signature on Senate File 481 late last month following a grueling season of debate in the Statehouse, where officials argued over the risks of banning sanctuary city/municipality behaviors in Iowa. The new law forbids city and county level governments from asking their respective law enforcement agencies to...
04/17/2018 - 4:21pm
The corridors of the Hampton Public Library were a little noisier than usual last Wednesday, April 11, as local citizens visited to celebrate National Library Week with the staff. Patrons at the library got a special treat at 2 p.m., when O.J. Fargo, of Creston, performed a single-person reenactment of a Civil War soldier passing through on his...
04/03/2018 - 4:40pm
Local cheeseburger joints, coffee shops and other favorite eateries partnered with Franklin County’s Relay For Life Chapter in a new fundraiser called “Stick a Fork in Cancer” last month. From March 18-25, six restaurants in Franklin County chose a day to donate a portion of their profit to Relay For Life. Hardee’s, of...
03/27/2018 - 3:46pm
It's nice to dream of a white Christmas. The holiday season romanticizes snow; it's still early in the winter, commuters haven't spent months trudging through the slush and spray to work yet, and Iowa's cornfields are covered in a pristine and untouched blanket of snow. However, the whopping 14-17.5 inches that were dumped on the...
03/13/2018 - 4:28pm
Earlier this month, parents Tim and Karen Brown and Carter and Kelly Otters, of fifth grade student Emersyn Brown, were given difficult news. Brown, 10, has been diagnosed with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and is currently at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester to receive treatment. B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common form of...
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