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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...
12/05/2018 - 11:22am
A plan to bring a greenhouse to the Hampton-Dumont High School grounds recently received a major boost. Sarah DeBour, CAL and H-D Agricultural Education Instructor and Tall Corn FFA Advisor, said the Foster and Eveyln Barkema Charitable Trust Foundation recently awarded the FFA program with a $25,000 grant for the project. DeBour said the...
12/05/2018 - 11:20am
This year’s Franklin County Arts Council annual youth winter play puts a holiday spin on one of cinema’s most beloved stories. This weekend, the FCAC presents “Christmas in the Land of Oz,” a “sequel” to the original “Wizard of Oz.” The story features the return of Dorothy and Toto to Oz where they...
12/05/2018 - 11:18am
In the giving spirit of the season, one Hampton church on Sunday made sure another had a permanent home. In a special ceremony Sunday, Hampton Church of Christ donated its former building at 22 First St. NE to Casa de Dios Puerta del Cielo. Church of Christ Pastor Gary Davis said that Casa de Dios Puerta del Cielo has been renting the building for...
12/05/2018 - 11:16am
If passersby see a pig or a goat roaming the CAL school grounds in the near future, there’s a good chance it’s supposed to be there. Staff and students at CAL are hard at work building structures, gathering materials and applying for grants to a farm to school program to CAL. Administrator Steve Lane said that the plan is to have an...
11/28/2018 - 4:56pm
Former La Luz Hispana Director and Associate Director Sister Carmen Hernandez and Sister Maura McCarthy, respectively, as well as La Luz as a whole were recently recognized for their community involvement and service. Hernandez at the Iowa Culture and Language Conference last month accepted the Dan Chavez Beyond the Horizon Organization Award,...
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