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10/17/2017 - 10:19pm
Patrons of Hampton and its neighboring counties and cities were invited to take a tour of Hampton through stories told by those buried at the cemetery. On Sunday afternoon, October 15, 121 people came out to support the Friends of the Hampton Cemetery, as tickets were sold to the event to raise money for the organization, a non-profit entity that works to take care of the cemetery and finance...
10/17/2017 - 10:15pm
Last September, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds authorized a transfer of $13 million from the state’s economic emergency fund to cover a $14.6 million discrepancy between the state’s revenues and expenditures (the state currently has an ending balance of $1.6 million for fiscal year 2017). Coupled with former Governor Terry Branstad’s...
10/10/2017 - 4:33pm
In conjunction with the National Association of Manufacturing’s (NAM) annual “Manufacturing Day” event, students from 10 area schools spent Friday, October 6, visiting Sukup Manufacturing Co. in Sheffield and experiencing aspects of multiple manufacturing careers. The NAM is the largest manufacturing association in the United...
10/10/2017 - 4:29pm
A cloudless sky and temperatures in the high 70s made the perfect fall day to attend the Harriman-Nielsen Fall Festival. Patrons packed the parking lots on the historic farm grounds for entertainment, games, food and camaraderie. On Sunday, October 8, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Harriman-Nielsen historic farm restoration site opened itself to...
10/10/2017 - 4:24pm
Vintage and new market décor shop Chapin Station, located in Chapin, will be selling off its entire inventory in the coming weeks and months, according to the business’ Facebook page. Owners Randy and Holly Coffee opened Chapin Station at a former DX gas station in 2013. The couple came into possession of the building in July 2013 and...
10/03/2017 - 4:47pm
Joe Pitsor was recently selected to receive the 2017 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award. Pitsor has been farming for 81 years. His operation consists of 612 total acres including 310 acres of cropland, 175 acres of CRP and 127 acres used for pasture and wildlife. “The cropland acres are farmed with a corn-soybean rotation, using a no-till...
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