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09/27/2016 - 3:20pm
School board seeking more equity from CAL district in shared contracts      Following the joint meeting between Hampton-Dumont and CAL school boards earlier this month, members of the H-D Board of Education felt that the meeting didn’t do much to address the concerns of the financial responsibilities of both boards.      Though CAL’s board voted...
09/27/2016 - 3:17pm
First project of the plan to include tree additions to Rolling Prairie Trail      The Hampton Visioning Committee was presented a comprehensive feasibility analysis, as part of its final stage of the Iowa’s Living Roadways program.      The city of Hampton is one of 10 communities selected to...
09/27/2016 - 3:15pm
Franklin County remains under State of Emergency after five days of record rains      North Iowans were battered with five straight days of rain this past week, nearly matching records set in 2008, when the state saw a 500-year flood.      Beginning in the evening hours of Wednesday, Sept. 21, many North...
09/27/2016 - 3:13pm
Clean Water State Revolving Fund to aid in project funding      The Hampton City Council is in the process of planning a watershed improvement project on Squaw and Spring Creeks. Hampton Public Works Director Doug Tarr said that the project is 30 percent designed.      The project is a Water Resource...
09/23/2016 - 1:55pm
  Due to the weather and likelihood of flooding, Alliant Energy is postponing the open house scheduled for Thursday, September 29.  They will reschedule as soon as possible. 
09/23/2016 - 1:34pm
The state of emergency continues for Franklin County. Supervisor Gary McVicker in conjunction with  Franklin County Emergency Management reported that there are flooding areas in West Fork, by Aredale, as well as flooding along the creek in Sheffield.   Several gravel roads have also been flooded out not because of streams, but...
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