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04/17/2019 - 11:31am
The Hampton City Council began their regular meeting on Thursday, April 11 with two declarations on the agenda, but before getting to either of those a third impromptu declaration was made. "Enough of this bad weather," declared Mayor Brook Boehmler. After declaring that the City of Hampton was officially ready for spring to begin, the city also recognized April 26 as Arbor Day in...
04/10/2019 - 10:03am
The Hampton-Dumont-CAL High School drama department is out to prove that murder and comedy can coincide in the same story. H-D-CAL students this weekend will present “Is There a Doctor in the House?” – a comedy murder mystery set in a hospital – as its annual spring play. Director Tammy Morris said the play differs from the...
04/10/2019 - 10:01am
Iowa Supreme Court Justice Edward Mansfield last week visited Hampton-Dumont High School and explained his job in a way to which students could relate. Using examples of a high school football player who was found to have possession of a firearm on school property and a baseball player who suffered a brain injury from a foul ball, Mansfield...
04/10/2019 - 9:55am
Marie Boyd’s knowledge of the impact food has on a community has lead the Hampton resident to a leadership role to raise awareness of the resources in the area. Boyd, of Hampton, was named the Executive Director for Healthy Harvest of New Iowa, a non-profit that works with food leaders across North Iowa to bring locally produced food to the...
04/03/2019 - 10:35am
This year’s six All-State selections for Hampton-Dumont-CAL High School’s individual speech team is a far cry from a team that had a handful of members just a few years ago. Seniors Sara Buseman, Wyatt Folkerts and Morgan Miller and junior Brenna Val-lery last Monday had the opportunity to attend and per-form at the All-State...
04/03/2019 - 10:33am
A splash of color to downtown Hampton’s streetlights serves as a sobering reminder of those that suffer from sexual abuse. For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Crisis Intervention Services representatives placed teal ribbons on 20 streetlights in downtown. Along with the ribbons are informational cards that include statistics on sexual...
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