Travis Fischer

11/07/2018 - 12:23pm
It was an extra special celebration at the 4-H Awards Night on Sunday, November 4. Not only were the various 4-H clubs there to recognize the achievements of the kids and community for their contributions to the program, but it was a big anniversary for the Franklin County Iowa State University Extension. Preceding the Awards Night, Franklin County Extension hosted an open house to celebrate...
09/26/2018 - 4:49pm
It was cleaning day out at Beed's Lake this weekend. Volunteers got up bright and early on Saturday, Sept. 22 and made their way to the state park to clear out damaged trees around the parking area. The Mulberry trees around the parking area have been in poor condition for some time. Having been cut down once, the resilient trees regrew around...
09/18/2018 - 4:29pm
This week the gaming community welcomes Nintendo into the world of about ten years ago as they finally launch Nintendo Switch Online. As its name implies, this will be the paid subscription service required to play online games like "Splatoon 2," "ARMS," and "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe." Now, you might be thinking, "...
09/11/2018 - 5:37pm
The Cy-Hawk rivalry may have continued this weekend as University of Iowa and Iowa State faced-off on the football field, but off the gridiron Hawkeyes and Cyclones came together to promote a greater cause. At Krause Family Plaza, just outside of Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Sukup Manufacturing invited alumni athletes from both schools to help...
09/04/2018 - 5:00pm
Rainy days couldn’t dampen the spirits at TownsEnd Winery over the weekend as they celebrated their 10th annual Wine Release. Hundreds flocked to Hansell to enjoy wine, music, and more with a celebration that literally spanned across the little town. “We’ve done an unconventional thing by having it at two locations,” said...
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...
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