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03/26/2015 - 7:55pm
The search for a new Hampton City Council member took an unexpected turn Thursday night following an announcement at the council’s regular meeting. Ward 1 Council Member Meghan Freie announced that she will not be moving from Hampton and wished to retain her current seat. The council recently accepted Freie’s resignation effective May 31, but an unspecified series of events has...
03/24/2015 - 3:04pm
Concerns over wage rates and staffing shortages at the Hampton Aquatic Center topped a lengthy discussion at Monday night’s city council workshop.      Pool director Bradley Waddle met with the group for his annual preseason update. He explained that the staff currently lacks Red Cross-certified lifeguards to teach...
03/24/2015 - 3:03pm
The Franklin County Conservation Board is planning to put a well-known piece of local realty on the market following a decision at its March 9 meeting.      The board chose to move forward with the sale of a unique property that was willed to Franklin County Conservation by the late Bill Robinson III. It features a unique brick...
03/24/2015 - 3:02pm
Longtime Hampton businesswoman Sandee Brouwer has sold her flower and gift shop after nearly four decades of ownership.      “I loved doing this kind of work and I love working with people,” said Brouwer. “I have been very fortunate to find a job that I love to go to work everyday.”    ...
03/24/2015 - 3:01pm
The City of Latimer has found a successor to fill the void left by outgoing clerk Judy Muhlenbruck.      The city council hired Melissa Simmons on March 11 after conducting a series of interviews with five applicants. She started her duties on March 16 and has spent the past week and a half training under Muhlenbruck’s...
03/24/2015 - 10:59am
Human trafficking and nursing care initiatives move forward        Human trafficking is happening here in the heartland.       This week, the Iowa Senate passed SF 450 to battle human trafficking, which is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of forced labor or commercial sexual...
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