Travis Fischer

08/07/2018 - 6:39pm
A little bit of rain couldn't dampen spirits in Dows this weekend as the town celebrated their annual Corn Days celebration. From residents past and present to newcomers looking for weekend fun, Dows hosted a healthy crowd to join their yearly festivities. Things kicked off on Friday with a fun day for the kids at the Dows Swimming Pool and Bingo in the park for the grown-ups before an...
03/13/2018 - 4:15pm
A Hampton dog had his day last February as Zulu, a Rhodesian Ridgeback owned by Richard and Kathy Allbee, ventured out to New York to compete in a prestigious dog show. Sometimes known as the African Lion Dog, Rhodesian Ridgebacks are a breed of dog developed in South Africa that get their name from the patch of fur that runs along their backs in...
03/06/2018 - 5:17pm
Iowa Republicans in both legislative chambers are pushed forward with sweeping tax reform proposals aligning with goals set by Governor Kim Reynolds earlier this year. Looking to lower rates, simplify the tax code, and phase out federal deductibility, the governor presented a tax reform package on Tuesday, February 13 for state legislators to...
02/20/2018 - 6:04pm
Hampton enjoyed a "Taste of Franklin County" on Saturday as the Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Chamber Apprecia-tion Night. Guests were invited to en-joy samplings from nine area food providers, giving a taste of what they have to offer. Restaurant La Amigita started things off with chips and salsa; with...
02/13/2018 - 5:49pm
Age of the Geek Column: So I'm an award winning journalist now. Neat. Specifically, videos I put together last year for the Pioneer Enterprise landed me the award for best video content for that particular category of papers at the recent Iowa Newspaper Association awards. It's nice to win anything, but I'm especially happy to have...
02/06/2018 - 5:58pm
Age of the Geek Column: What a game on Sunday, right? What a great story for Philadelphia, finally getting their revenge on the Patriots, even taking Tom Brady's play and showing them how to do it properly. But now what? What do sports fans do with their weekends? Once Philadelphia is re-built after the Sunday night celebration, what can...
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