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02/13/2018 - 6:11pm
Hampton-based farmer April Hemmes has always been one to go against the grain. She decided to be a fulltime farmer for her family operation in the mid-1980s when the agriculture industry was in a major downturn following the Farm Crisis of 1982. She's a female crop producer in a male-dominated industry. Yet, Hemmes is a leader for farmers and promotes Iowa's agriculture on a local, state...
02/13/2018 - 6:05pm
Valeria Gonzalez, a Hampton-based bilingual enrollment advisor and success coach for diverse populations for North Iowa Area Community College, is up for a spot on the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa Board of Directors. Through her position with NIACC and her work in the Al Exito program, Gonzalez focuses on outreach and networking with the...
02/13/2018 - 6:03pm
The Centers for Disease Control has recently announced that the season of home-stricken children, adults being forced into absenteeism at work, and the exponentially rapid spread of influenza pathogens is far from over. In fact, the CDC predicted that the worst is yet to come. Local healthcare providers said that the immediate area is not immune...
02/06/2018 - 6:23pm
A Hampton restaurant is ready to open the doors to its new location on Main Street. This Thursday, La Chozita Antojitos Mexicanos and Mariscos will celebrate with a grand opening at 24 First St. NW, formerly Breadeaux Pizza. To celebrate the new location, the restaurant will have a ribbon cutting on Thursday and give out free tacos from 10:30 to...
02/06/2018 - 6:03pm
The Iowa Department of Transportation recently announced intentions to replace two bridges on a major Hampton road. Pete Hjelmstad, Field Services Coordinator for the Iowa DOT District Two Office, said construction on two bridges on Highway 65 and Fourth Street NE through Hampton will begin in the spring of 2020. The bridges are located over Squaw...
02/06/2018 - 6:01pm
Access, Incorporated on Thursday announced it will close the doors to its Pre-Vocational Program community store on Main Street by Feb. 28 due to lack of interest. The Pre-Vocational Program was expected to encourage community employment. Many individuals who were working at the store have located jobs in the community. "The whole premise...
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