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12/05/2018 - 11:24am
Hampton-Dumont-CAL High School Senior Brody Angstman and his classmates in the building trades class are quickly learning how homes go from blueprints to a reality. “There’s a lot more to it than just swinging a hammer,” said Angstman, who plans to participate in the building trades program at North Iowa Area Community College after graduating high school. “It really gives...
11/14/2018 - 12:15pm
A newly planted silhouette sweet gum tree outside of the Franklin Medical Clinic serves as a reminder of a beloved former employee. Dr. David Dennis, who served the Franklin County area for nearly 40 years, died after a short battle with cancer towards the end of September. To honor him, clinic staff decided to have a living memorial tree planted...
11/14/2018 - 12:12pm
Now officially elected, Franklin County Sheriff Aaron Dodd. Dodd, who was appointed to the position in May following the death of then-sheriff Linn Larson, was formally elected as Franklin County Sheriff in last Tuesday’s midterm election. Dodd, who came to the department as a sheriff’s deputy in 2003, said he’s humbled by the...
11/07/2018 - 12:28pm
More than 200 volunteers teamed up in Hampton late last month to help provide food to people in need. Meals from the Heartland, a non-profit that packages food for malnourished people in the state, the United States and across the world, brought its mobile service to Church of the Living Word on Saturday, Oct. 27. Chris Sauke, administrator at...
11/07/2018 - 12:27pm
La Luz Hispana on Saturday hosted an informative discussion about the ins-and-outs of immigration in the United States. American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a faith-based organization that aims to promote equality and justice, stopped in Hampton to present Immigration 202. “It was intended to be an informational event, not necessarily...
11/07/2018 - 12:23pm
It was an extra special celebration at the 4-H Awards Night on Sunday, November 4. Not only were the various 4-H clubs there to recognize the achievements of the kids and community for their contributions to the program, but it was a big anniversary for the Franklin County Iowa State University Extension. Preceding the Awards Night, Franklin...
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