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06/19/2018 - 5:19pm
Saturday was a bittersweet day for decades of Hansell graduates as they celebrated the 100th and final Hansell Alumni Banquet. More than 100 graduates as far back as the class of 1942 gathered to celebrate the occasion. Clarence Moore, a 1958 graduate and president of the Hansell Alumni Association, said the decision to end the reunion was difficult but done due to the declining number of living...
05/29/2018 - 5:41pm
The Hampton City Council on Thursday amended the city ordinance to regulate the sales of fireworks in Hampton. As approved, the ordinance now states that retailers can sell in zoning districts classified as Arterial Transitional (AT). Hampton City Manager Ron Dunt said this is the only location fireworks may be sold. He said AT zones are mainly on...
05/23/2018 - 3:39pm
It’s not every day that a girl from Clarksville, Iowa is crowned the winner of American Idol. Maddie Poppe’s story is one of hard work, talent and perseverance, and her mellifluous voice captured the hearts of the entire nation. “I’m voting for you,” American Idol Judge Katy Perry said after hearing Maddie Poppe...
05/22/2018 - 5:21pm
CAL senior Trevor Lawson became one of CAL High School’s final graduates on Sunday, a thought that was difficult for him to comprehend. “It’s something that hasn’t really set in yet,” said Lawson, who will participate in North Iowa Area Community College’s tool and dye program in the fall. “It’s...
05/22/2018 - 5:07pm
Franklin County Sheriff Linn Larson’s position required him to wear many hats and titles, but he carried one unique designation for Alicia Thomson. “He was my cancer bud-dy,” said Thomson. Larson, who passed away last Tuesday and had battled cancer himself, became a source of strength and support for Thomson after she was...
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...
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