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05/18/2018 - 8:39am
DES MOINES -- Each year Hampton-Dumont's Patty Teggatz has run the 3,000 at the state track and field meet, she's moved up the rung in her placing. Her final run on Thursday, May 17, she placed 12th, her best finish among them. "This year ranked definitely ranked at the top of my list," said Teggatz, a four-time state track qualifier. "Even though it was a lot harder than I...
05/09/2018 - 10:26am
Hampton-Dumont High School Principal Steve Madson will be the first to say this time of year is bittersweet. Friday morning, members of this year’s H-D graduating class gathered for the Community Senior Send-Off at Trinity Lutheran Church. This was a chance for Addressing the crowd, Madson said he was proud of the seniors for their...
05/09/2018 - 10:20am
The Geneva Market holds a special place in the heart of Dawn Garbes. Garbes, who operates Nashua, Iowa-based Country Boy Salvage, said the bi-annual market was her first show as a vendor nearly five years ago, when the Geneva Market was just finding its legs. “A lot of us that were at that first one, it was all of our first markets that we...
05/01/2018 - 6:15pm
Hampton-Dumont and law enforcement officials want to remind drivers that school bus stop signs are not optional. Dan Schipper, H-D Transportation Director, said since the beginning of the school year, the district has reported 47 stop arm violations, more than doubling the number seen last year. Violations have occurred as recently as last...
05/01/2018 - 6:13pm
It was trivia night at the Church of the Living Word as Bridge of Hope held their ninth annual fundraiser on Saturday, April 28. The church gymnasium was packed with people as 38 teams of up to six came together for an evening of brain busting trivia. Hosted by Leon Kuehner, the contest challenged the teams with trivia about stadium capacity,...
04/24/2018 - 5:16pm
A few pictures of an idyllic New England town was all Maia Zewert needed to know where she wanted to begin her journalism career. Zewert, a 2011 CAL gradu-ate, found a position as a gen-eral assignment reporter at the Lincoln County News in coastal Maine while applying for jobs towards the end of her college career at Iowa State University....
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