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04/24/2019 - 11:14am
Don’t tell the Franklin County 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl Senior team that not growing up on a livestock production is a disadvantage. The team, consisting of Jaiden Shahan, of Ackley, Jenna Shahan, of Ackley, Jacob Fjeld, of Iowa Falls, Mikayla Fjeld, of Iowa Falls and Elizabeth Thiesen, Alden, claimed the State 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl title at the state competition last Saturday, April 13....
04/10/2019 - 10:14am
A controversial bill making its way through the Iowa legislature could have a big impact on Iowa's solar energy industry. House File 669 would allow the state's electric utilities to charge a fee on residents and businesses that utilize solar energy generation to supplement their regular electric use. As it currently stands, residents that...
04/10/2019 - 10:03am
The Hampton-Dumont-CAL High School drama department is out to prove that murder and comedy can coincide in the same story. H-D-CAL students this weekend will present “Is There a Doctor in the House?” – a comedy murder mystery set in a hospital – as its annual spring play. Director Tammy Morris said the play differs from the...
04/10/2019 - 10:01am
Iowa Supreme Court Justice Edward Mansfield last week visited Hampton-Dumont High School and explained his job in a way to which students could relate. Using examples of a high school football player who was found to have possession of a firearm on school property and a baseball player who suffered a brain injury from a foul ball, Mansfield...
04/03/2019 - 10:35am
This year’s six All-State selections for Hampton-Dumont-CAL High School’s individual speech team is a far cry from a team that had a handful of members just a few years ago. Seniors Sara Buseman, Wyatt Folkerts and Morgan Miller and junior Brenna Val-lery last Monday had the opportunity to attend and per-form at the All-State...
04/03/2019 - 10:33am
A splash of color to downtown Hampton’s streetlights serves as a sobering reminder of those that suffer from sexual abuse. For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Crisis Intervention Services representatives placed teal ribbons on 20 streetlights in downtown. Along with the ribbons are informational cards that include statistics on sexual...
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