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08/15/2017 - 7:01pm
The mood was a happy one at Dralle’s Plumbing and Heating on July 27 as papers were signed for Mort’s Plumbing & Heating of Iowa Falls to acquire the company. The new ownership was effective Monday, August 14. The acquisition, termed a good fit by owner Tim Primus, was welcomed by all involved. Service will continue as normal with James Kinkade and Robert Dralle offering their...
08/15/2017 - 5:22pm
The Hampton City Council approved the final language for the Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) Re-Allocation ballot item during their regular meeting on Thursday, August 10. Since 2009, LOST revenue has been exclusively dedicated to funding the construction, equipping, and operational costs of the Hampton Aquatic Center. With the pool now paid off,...
08/15/2017 - 5:17pm
After a fire that sparked and caused irreparable damage to five of the Sheffield Sunrise Apartments this past spring, the complex’s local board of directors has made the difficult decision to not rebuild them moving forward. Back on April 2, 2017, a fire started in the elderly/disabled apartment complex as the result of what a resident said...
08/08/2017 - 8:51pm
As part of his “Back to our Roots” RV Tour, United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue stopped by Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield on August 5 to tour the industrial complex before making his way to Des Moines to be the keynote speaker at the Iowa Ag Summit. Perdue, the former governor of Georgia, spoke with ownership and...
08/08/2017 - 8:49pm
Veterans were honored for their service on Saturday, August 5 at a special program and lunch hosted by Pit Row Pub. Recognizing the service and sacrifice of area veterans and their families, the program included a 21-gun salute, the playing of Taps, and a speech from American Legion Post Commander Jim Zacharias. This is the second annual veterans...
08/08/2017 - 8:47pm
New to the Hampton business community this season is Flowers On Fourth, a floral shop, taking the former location of Sandee’s Flower Shop, 707 4th St NE, Hampton. Under the new ownership of Tiffany Winkowitsch, a Bristow-native, Flowers on Fourth will continue to provide floral arrangements like her predecessor, as of her grand opening on...
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