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11/25/2014 - 5:27pm
The Hampton City Council discussed solutions to Homecoming vandalism with H-D Superintendent Todd Lettow during its meeting Monday night.      The meeting was moved up from the regular Thursday session due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Lettow gave a brief update on recent happenings within the school district before discussing the vandalism, which caused problems this fall...
11/18/2014 - 4:01pm
Future building upgrades to North Side Elementary topped discussion at a short meeting of the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education Monday night.      The board unanimously approved a contract with two companies to design and implement a facility improvement plan at North Side. The H-D kindergarten class is moving into the...
11/18/2014 - 4:00pm
The CAL Board of Education accepted the resignation of Superintendent/Elementary Principal Dwight Widen during its regular meeting Nov. 10. The resignation will take effect when his contract expires on June 30.      Widen cited personal reasons in his letter to the board. He joined the district in 2012 and said he enjoyed...
11/18/2014 - 3:58pm
Local military veterans were feted during three ceremonies at Latimer and Hampton Nov. 11 on a cold and icy Veterans Day.      The day got started with a program at the G.A.R. Memorial Hall in Hampton. Church of the Living Word pastor and Army veteran Jacob Rahrig delivered a short speech to the roughly 20 guests in...
11/18/2014 - 3:56pm
New York Yankees’  manager Joe Girardi visited Franklin County last week as Sukup Manufacturing and the NIACC Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center held an advanced manufacturing symposium on Friday, Nov. 14.      Held in the company’s newly built headquarters, the symposium invited business leaders, educators,...
11/18/2014 - 3:54pm
Local residents will be treated to a popular holiday classic next month when “A Charlie Brown Christmas” hits the stage at the Windsor Theatre.      The production is a joint effort between the Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) and the Young Franklin Players. The cast is comprised entirely with children from...
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