Saturday February 28, 2015
02/24/2015 - 12:42pm
Senator Chuck Grassley had no issue critiquing President Barack Obama’s foreign policy résumé during a stop in Franklin County last week.
“We are in a more dangerous world today, and Americans are in a more dangerous situation because of him wanting to lead from behind,”...
02/24/2015 - 12:38pm
The staff at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office grew by one this month following the addition of Deputy Josh Einspahr.
The job is the Illinois native’s first in law enforcement. He has spent the past two weeks training under fellow deputies during ride-alongs and other activities, which has given...
02/24/2015 - 12:35pm
Statement of full disclosure: Frankie Aliu is a marketing representative at Mid America Publishing, owner of the Hampton Chronicle.
It’s been business as usual at Seven Stars Family Restaurant following a recent change in ownership.
Frankie Aliu bought the local diner from his...
02/17/2015 - 3:45pm
The Hampton Industrial Park grew for the second time in a year recently following the addition of Taskmaster Components.
The business has set up shop in the former Winnebago building on Olive Avenue. The Hampton location will be the third for Taskmaster, which supplies wheels and tires to the trailer industry. The...
02/17/2015 - 3:42pm
The Hampton-Dumont school board released its counteroffer to the H-D Education Association’s initial contract proposal during a short meeting Monday night.
The board proposed a 2.1 percent salary increase for the 2015-16 school year. The offer fell short of the education association’s original 6.04 percent...