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06/23/2016 - 4:10pm
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is recommending no swimming take place in Beed's Lake until further notice due to elevated E. coli levels, it announced Thursday.  The measurements for the water reading in question were taken on June 22 and were in the "yellow" or "caution" category of the organization's assessment levels.   The DNR will repeate...
06/21/2016 - 4:39pm
    For Hampton’s Halie Dombrowski, a recent vacation to The Lake of the Ozarks was one she will never forget.     Halie, just a day removed from her 17th birthday, was with her parents Greg and Cori, her sister, Caitlin, and friends, Mario Peña and Logan Gooder.     They were crossing the lake...
06/21/2016 - 4:37pm
    Sharing staff contracts and summer projects took up the bulk of the time for the Hampton-Dumont Community School Board of Directors at its regular meeting on Monday evening, June 20.     After approving the existing contracts with CAL, with the exception of the maintenance director, the board turned its attention to...
06/21/2016 - 4:36pm
     Downtown Hampton has gotten a bit more colorful.      After 12 days of painting, the finishing touches have been put on a Hampton themed mural.      The giant sized art project began months ago as the Greater Franklin County Area Chamber of Commerce decided to start an Alley Art program...
06/21/2016 - 4:31pm
    If all goes well, Fort Dodge based NEW Cooperative will be turning ground on a new feed mill at its rural Rowan facility.     The mill, which would be located south of its current facility, would create 18 new jobs for the company.     “They are preparing to make an investment of up to $25 million...
06/21/2016 - 4:22pm
After tearing off the veneer brick at the Hampton Public Library last week, workers from Adams Construction and Concrete began removing portions of the structural brick on Monday. Once removed, the team will begin rebuilding the curved portion of the wall in the near future. RYAN HARVEY/ HAMPTON CHRONICLE
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