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09/27/2016 - 3:20pm
School board seeking more equity from CAL district in shared contracts      Following the joint meeting between Hampton-Dumont and CAL school boards earlier this month, members of the H-D Board of Education felt that the meeting didn’t do much to address the concerns of the financial responsibilities of both boards.      Though CAL’s board voted...
09/23/2016 - 11:08am
  The National Weather service issued a warning for Northeast Franklin County that will remain in effect until 10:45 p.m. The forecasted amount of rain from last night until that time is 1-2 inches. Flooding from rivers, if any occur, is anticipated to stay below 500 year flood levels set in 2008.
09/23/2016 - 10:22am
Franklin County is now in a State of Emergency, according to Thomas Creighton after the rains over the last 24 hours. Preliminary data from the National Weather Service, Des Moines, said that average rain fall for Hampton over the last 48 hours was 3.16 inches.    Roads closed as of Thursday, Sept. 22 include: Cardinal Ave....
09/20/2016 - 4:50pm
Joint boards discuss sharing contract outcomes for next year      For the five years that sharing operational dollars have been available to schools to combine operational services, the Hampton-Dumont and CAL school districts have accrued a total of $138,000 per year, as a result of savings and revenue.    ...
09/20/2016 - 4:49pm
School board approves monetary transfers, construction, payments and elections      The CAL school board voted to transfer $450,000 from its PPEL and SAVE accounts, into its general funds, ahead of anticipated tax income.      A total of $350,000 was transferred from the PPEL account and $100,000 from the...
09/20/2016 - 4:49pm
     The spring of 2017 will be the target season for construction to begin on the new Kwik Star convenience store and gas station along Highway 3.      Director of Real Estate for Kwik Trip, Inc., Hans Zietlow, said that preliminary site work is nearly completed for the 7,000 sq. ft. convenience store and...
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