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10/17/2018 - 11:29am
The Dumont Main Street gar-den is even more welcoming this fall with the addition of a gazebo, thanks to the efforts of Triston Ufford, a Hampton-Dumont senior working on earning his Eagle Scout badge. “I love it. It’s awesome,” said city clerk Rhonda Schmitt. “He’s an awesome kid, and he did a good job.” Ufford opted for an octag-onal design. Building the gaze...
10/17/2018 - 11:27am
Just days before the biggest fight of his boxing career, Hampton-Dumont graduate Kevin Cruz reflected how a tendency to get into trouble led him to his first encounter with the sport. “I was just getting into fights outside of school and my dad kept getting phone calls from school,” he said. “My dad said, ‘You want to fight...
10/10/2018 - 11:57am
Business leaders, educators, and economic development professionals came together at Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield on Tuesday, Oct. 2 for the Future Ready Iowa regional summit. The day-long event invited various North Iowa community leaders to brainstorm solutions to the challenges of economic growth in rural Iowa. With critically low...
10/10/2018 - 11:43am
The smell of freshly popped popcorn cut the cool, rainy air at the Harriman-Nielsen Fall Festival Sunday. The scent attracted a crowd to Ed Dougan’s popcorn stand, but there’s much more to the unique machine than a salty treat. Dougan, of Bradford, obtained the antique 1927 Cretors and Co. steam-powered popcorn trailer about 20 years...
10/10/2018 - 11:41am
Not much could keep Rob Ubben from greeting campers at Beeds Lake with a smile and a friendly joke or two. Despite cancer treatments and other sicknesses, it was virtually impossible to keep him from his post, which he proudly occupied alongside his wife, Rosemary (Rosey), for the last decade. “He was a people person,” said Rosemary....
10/03/2018 - 1:28pm
Charles Sukup was formally inducted into the National Academy of Engineering this weekend at the academy's annual meeting in Washington D.C. Sukup, president of Sukup Manufacturing Co., was among 99 new members inducted into the academy, joining the ranks of more than 2,400 of the nation and world's top engineers. "Election to the...
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