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02/20/2018 - 6:08pm
The nursing shortage in Iowa has not experienced any downward slope, and educators and hospital staff are frustrated at the state's lack of relief. The demands have recently been tackled by University of Iowa's College of Nursing and North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC). The two institutions have partnered n a new agreement to allow NIACC nursing graduates to easily transfer to the...
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...
01/30/2018 - 2:24pm
A new set of housing is beginning to take shape on a major Hampton street. Crews from Sheffield-based Trademasters, Inc. have braved the winter conditions to construct a triplex on Fourth St. NE, just across the road from Casey's General Store. Trademasters, Inc. President J.C. McCaslin, who co-owns the business with Ben Moore and Kevin...
01/30/2018 - 2:22pm
A shooting at the Dows exit in Franklin County at around 1:30 a.m., on Sunday, Jan. 28 remains under investigation. The shooting sent one victim by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa in Mason City. After an initial response by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Iowa State Patrol, Wright County Sheriff's Office, and medical...
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