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02/21/2017 - 5:13pm
     The Franklin County Arts Council will be holding its sixth annual benefit concert on Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m., at Faith Baptist Church, Hampton.      Performances on the night will be given by singers Cassandra Douglas and Brian Major. Douglas, a native of New York, is a soprano and earned her master’s in music at the Manhattan School of Music....
02/14/2017 - 5:23pm
Franklin County management to continue positive negotiations despite possible mandate changes      Public workers convened in Mason City on Saturday, Feb. 11, to voice their concerns over new legislation that would reform Iowa’s Chapter 20 Code on collective bargaining. Over 150 people crammed into the Mason City Public...
02/14/2017 - 5:21pm
As state legislature drafts new election regulations, Franklin County isn’t experiencing any ‘misconduct’      In the wake of recently discovered discrepancies in the 2016 election in Dallas County, Iowa, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has urged the state legislature to pass his collection of election...
02/07/2017 - 5:18pm
     A Franklin County Development Association survey regarding life and business in Franklin County was completed this month, with the results serving to “reinforce” what FCDA is depicting with its branding message, said FCDA Director Karen Mitchell.      The survey administered by Newsworks, Leah...
02/07/2017 - 5:17pm
Sheriff Linn Larson changes policy on communicating with immigration officials      Franklin County will no longer participate in the withholding of information on arrested individuals from immigration officials, according to Franklin County Sheriff Linn Larson. Such policy previously aligned Franklin County with “...
02/07/2017 - 5:16pm
     Jason Edeker had never flown on a plane before, nor had he ever left the country, or even seen an ocean. His entire life, he had lived in Allison, Iowa, but all that changed for him when he was 21-years-old.      His first trip tying all these “have nots” together wasn’t to the coastal...
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