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01/17/2017 - 5:03pm
     In the wake of the election of Republican Donald Trump as the United States’ 45 president, many are questioning upcoming policies regarding his election rhetoric about immigration, border security and undocumented immigrants. The Chronicle reached out to Yer Vang, immigration attorney with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Debuque to discuss legal matter regarding...
01/17/2017 - 4:56pm
     Organizations and health departments around the U.S. and Iowa are urging residents to check their homes for radon, a leading cause of lung cancer.      Radon is a radioactive gas that is created from the natural breakdown of uranium in the soil. The only way to know if radon is in your home is to test for it...
01/17/2017 - 4:54pm
     The Iowa Living Roadways Steering committee is moving forward with one of its community improvement projects in the form of a dog park in Hampton.      Committee member Sue Wulf has been attending government meetings within Franklin County over the past week, informing them of the organization’s intent...
01/16/2017 - 4:52pm
     Anticipation continues for the completion of the Hampton Public Library, as Director Kim Manning was informed that an April opening was unlikely, in favor of a more definitive completion in May.      The approximate $412,000 project has come across many hurdles throughout its planning. Originally only...
01/10/2017 - 3:39pm
     As the New Year gets underway, so does a new session for Iowa's legislators.      The 2017 Iowa Legislative session started on Monday and will be a major shakeup from sessions in recent years due to a new Republican majority in the Senate and an impending transition in the executive office. With Governor...
01/10/2017 - 3:39pm
     The Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative’s community solar project is continuing on, as crews from One Source Solar were out Monday morning installing steel rackings to support the REC’s anticipated solar array.      The community solar project will consist of 508 340 watt module solar panels,...
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