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06/21/2016 - 4:36pm
     Downtown Hampton has gotten a bit more colorful.      After 12 days of painting, the finishing touches have been put on a Hampton themed mural.      The giant sized art project began months ago as the Greater Franklin County Area Chamber of Commerce decided to start an Alley Art program through Main Street Iowa. After deciding what it...
06/21/2016 - 4:31pm
    If all goes well, Fort Dodge based NEW Cooperative will be turning ground on a new feed mill at its rural Rowan facility.     The mill, which would be located south of its current facility, would create 18 new jobs for the company.     “They are preparing to make an investment of up to $25 million...
06/21/2016 - 4:22pm
After tearing off the veneer brick at the Hampton Public Library last week, workers from Adams Construction and Concrete began removing portions of the structural brick on Monday. Once removed, the team will begin rebuilding the curved portion of the wall in the near future. RYAN HARVEY/ HAMPTON CHRONICLE
06/21/2016 - 11:38am
ALLISON – North Butler stopped a five-game win streak for Hampton-Dumont in claiming its own softball tournament title on Saturday, June 18 at the Allison bal fields. The Bearcats used a strong and fresh Taylor Graven, who struck out 13 Bulldogs to stake a claim in a 5-0 win over H-D in the title game. She helped her own cause by going 2-for...
06/14/2016 - 4:40pm
     A proposed multi-million dollar hog processing facility dominated discussion at two separate meetings in Hampton during the past week.      Last Thursday, the Hampton City Council approved a letter of support encouraging the Franklin County Board of Supervisors to begin negotiations with Prestage Foods of...
06/14/2016 - 4:39pm
     The possibility of future whole grade sharing between CAL and Hampton-Dumont gained momentum June 8 during a special joint school board session in Latimer.      The meeting was requested by CAL, which has immediate staff openings that must be filled by August. Board members discussed establishing new...
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