Tuesday February 28, 2017
02/21/2017 - 5:08pm
Republican Senator Charles Grassley paid a visit to Franklin County this past Monday. Grassley was invited to Franklin General Hospital to take a tour of the hospital’s construction projects regarding patient privacy and its new mental health program for senior citizens.
Grassley concluded the...
02/21/2017 - 5:06pm
Franklin County Conservation will be tearing down the Robinson House this upcoming spring, following an asbestos testing. Director Ned Parker said that the conservation board had decided that it no longer wanted to keep the property as is, though it had been maintained since 2014.
The Robinson House is...
02/14/2017 - 5:23pm
Franklin County management to continue positive negotiations despite possible mandate changes
Public workers convened in Mason City on Saturday, Feb. 11, to voice their concerns over new legislation that would reform Iowa’s Chapter 20 Code on collective bargaining. Over 150 people crammed into the Mason City Public...
02/14/2017 - 5:21pm
As state legislature drafts new election regulations, Franklin County isn’t experiencing any ‘misconduct’
In the wake of recently discovered discrepancies in the 2016 election in Dallas County, Iowa, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has urged the state legislature to pass his collection of election...
02/14/2017 - 12:47pm
HAMPTON – If that was the last action Kaci Arjes ever sees on the basketball court, it wasn’t a bad note to end on.
The freshman for Hampton-Dumont who was recently diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, HCM for short, a heart condition that makes the heart muscle enlarged, was cleared by doctors to play the equivalent of one more...