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07/10/2019 - 10:05am
From slithery and soft to noisy and not sure, a host of unique animals entertained a crowd of children at the Coulter Public Library last Wednesday. Bailey Douglas, Interactive Educator with the Blank Park Zoo, visited the library with four animals from the zoo’s educational department. Visitors were a Rouen duck, a lesser hedgehog tenrec, a bearded dragon and a fox snake. Douglas said most...
06/26/2019 - 2:09pm
With fair season right around the corner, 14 young women from local communities are preparing to face a panel of judges tasked with selecting this year’s Franklin County Fair Queen. Lauren Trewin, 2018 Franklin County Fair Queen, will crown her successor from the court of candidates during the coronation ceremony on Thursday, July 18 at 5 p....
06/26/2019 - 2:03pm
Healthy Harvest of North Iowa kicked off its Field Day Series at the Paul Willis Farm Satur-day afternoon near Thornton. The program included updates from local farmers that attended, a discussion about what’s essential in market development strategies, and an opportunity to learn about a program tailored to help new farmers get a solid...
06/26/2019 - 2:00pm
For about 20 minutes on Saturday, the action at Coulter Fun Day settled to honor those who served in the United States Military and acknowledge a new piece of Coulter history. The American Legion Riders on Saturday morning hosted a dedication for the Franklin County Freedom Rock, painted by artist Ray “Bubba” Sorensen last fall. The...
06/19/2019 - 11:38am
School may be out for the summer but the Hampton-Dumont School District wants to make sure its students are fed even in the vacation period. The school’s free summer meal program began last week. Throughout the summer, any child up to the age of 18 can go to Hampton-Dumont High School and receive a free breakfast and lunch during the week....
06/19/2019 - 11:32am
Long-time area employer Eaton Corporation has announced that they will be shutting down their heavy-duty engine valve plant in Belmond. Employees of the Belmond facility were informed last Thursday that the factory would be closing down by the end of next year. "We're building out the details at this time," said Eaton Senior Manager...
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