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06/27/2017 - 4:33pm
This article is part of a larger series that will break up the data provided in Franklin County Housing study into smaller sections, putting their impact into context of the multiple forces at work when it comes to the Franklin County housing market. For context, this story illustrates the housing characteristics in Franklin County. Future articles will breakdown the numbers in this story further...
06/27/2017 - 4:30pm
Michael Lynn Rodemeyer Sr., 71, of Hampton, has been charged with criminal contempt after violating a no-contact order filed by his wife Suzann. According to Hampton Police Department documents, on June 8, Rodemeyer contacted his wife via Judicial Mental Health Advocate Mary Swartz, by phone, to discuss three topics: asking if she would ever...
06/20/2017 - 2:37pm
A Thursday morning fire billowed smoke – visible from the Franklin County courthouse — at Roger Aschnabel Farm, in rural Chapin, 2030 Jonquil Ave. The fire destroyed a machine shed and all of its contents, including a tractor. Members of the Sheffield, Latimer and Hampton fire departments fought the blaze. Members of the Franklin...
06/20/2017 - 2:35pm
Franklin General Hospital has expanded its treatment options to include a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation service to better serve the health needs of local communities. Starting June 5, the hospital began accepting and treating patients as part of the new service, which is designed to help patients with a range of respiratory problems. “I am...
06/13/2017 - 5:41pm
     The Franklin County Bluegrass Festival continued its celebration of camaraderie and music this past week, for the third annual festival, at the Franklin County Fairgrounds.      This is the third year that the Franklin County Bluegrass Festival has been hosted by the Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa (BMAI...
06/13/2017 - 5:38pm
     In accordance with the implementation of Iowa’s new Election Integrity law (commonly referred to as Iowa’s Voter ID law), Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate made an independent visit to Franklin County last week to discuss questions and policy about the roll out of the new law with Auditor Michele Giddings.  ...
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