Wednesday August 31, 2016
08/30/2016 - 4:15pm
The Franklin County Conservation Board will hold an open house for the Robinson House at Robinson Park, as part of an initial planning phase for the structure.
The park was gifted to Franklin County Conservation as part of a will from the Robinson family; the west portion, the house itself, was gifted...
08/30/2016 - 4:13pm
Latimer native Milton Wirtz perfected the plastic eye
A street in Latimer has been renamed to honor a native of the town who’s work is in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and the University of Northern Iowa Museum.
The Latimer street was named after Dr. Milton Wirtz...
08/23/2016 - 4:30pm
The trial of Ronald "Lee" Rand began at the Mitchell County Courthouse in Osage on Monday, Aug. 22.
Rand, 61, of Hampton was charged with first degree murder after allegedly killing his girlfriend, Michelle Key, 51, of Waterloo on Dec. 13, 2015. Rand has pled not guilty to the charge.
08/23/2016 - 4:08pm
Franklin County Fair Queen, Katelyn Baltes, 19, of Hampton, participated in the 2016 Iowa State Fair Queen
Coronation Ceremony on Aug. 13. STEVE POPE PHOTOGRAPHY/ IOWA STATE FAIR
08/23/2016 - 9:11am
WATERLOO – Hampton native Haley Sorenson recently competed with the Waterloo Waterhawks Division I national waterskiing team to finish seventh in Janesville, Wis.
Among 14 teams to compete, Sorenson was a part of three acts in which the Waterhawks competed.
“That is the second-best the team has ever done,” Sorenson said of...