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07/28/2015 - 4:24pm
Ongoing drama over a rewiring project at North Side Elementary continued Monday night during the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education’s regular meeting.      The board met with representatives from Dumont Telephone and Advance Tech Solutions to discuss the project. Earlier this month, members voted to void a rewiring contract with Dumont Telephone after Advanced Tech owner...
07/21/2015 - 4:22pm
A poultry judge stood by a line of birdless cages Thursday at the Franklin County Fair, deliberating an unconventional poultry show.      In May, when the bird flu outbreak caused the Iowa Department of Agriculture to prohibit live birds from this year’s exhibits, ISU extension and 4-H organizers sought an alternative....
07/21/2015 - 4:20pm
Tall Corn members gather to celebrate milestone        Generations of Tall Corn FFA alumni converged on the Franklin County Fair last Thursday during a special event commemorating the chapter’s 75th anniversary.      The reunion helped kick off Tall Corn’s year-long celebration of the...
07/21/2015 - 4:18pm
During a visit to the Franklin County Fair last Thursday, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson told a crowd his plans to limit the federal government’s reach.      Touting his campaign slogan, “Heal, Inspire, Revive,” the author and retired pediatric neurosurgeon said the country is “forsaking...
07/21/2015 - 4:17pm
       The Chronicle is pleased to announce the winners of our subscription giveaway held during the Franklin County Fair.      Winners included: Linda Pohl, Hampton; Dave Bibler, Hampton; Frank Honold, Hampton; Madonna Weiland, Hampton; and Morgan Miller, Dows.      Thanks for...
07/14/2015 - 3:27pm
H-D board discusses Students for Life, policy changes        New policies affecting the classification of student clubs and other organizations are on the horizon at Hampton-Dumont High School.      The board of education discussed changes to existing policy with high school Principal Steve Madson...
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