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09/18/2018 - 4:55pm
Sukup Manufacturing Compa-ny went into lockdown on Wednesday, Sept. 12 as a result of a verbal altercation at the manufacturing plant. “At Sukup Manufacturing Co., employee safety is a very high priority,” wrote Rachel Geilenfeld, External Relations Manager in a release about the incident. “Sukup Manufactur-ing took heightened precau-tionary measures this morning to assure the...
09/04/2018 - 5:00pm
Rainy days couldn’t dampen the spirits at TownsEnd Winery over the weekend as they celebrated their 10th annual Wine Release. Hundreds flocked to Hansell to enjoy wine, music, and more with a celebration that literally spanned across the little town. “We’ve done an unconventional thing by having it at two locations,” said...
09/04/2018 - 4:58pm
For South Side Elementary students, getting fit and men-tally prepared for the day is a step-by-step process – literal-ly. This year marks the sixth year South Side has offered the morning walking club for students. Before school be-gins for the day, students can take laps around the concrete trail right by the school. “When you...
09/04/2018 - 4:54pm
Peyton Kofoot’s fair project garnered a blue ribbon at the Franklin County Fair and a purple at the Iowa State Fair, but the meaning behind the project what gives the project its heart. Peyton, a sixth grader at Hampton-Dumont, elected to research the history of the ice cream stand at the Franklin County for the self-determined 4-H project...
09/04/2018 - 4:52pm
Suzan Helmke is surprised it’s been 20 years since she began working at the Franklin County Clerk of Courts Of-fice. “Twenty years have really flown by,” said the judicial specialist for the department, adding that a working career spanning 40 years is hard to comprehend. “It doesn’t seem like I’ve worked for 40...
09/04/2018 - 4:50pm
The Hampton Cemetery is a place for reverence, reflection and tranquility and the Friends of the Hampton Cemetery are working to ensure it stays as such. The group is currently in the middle of a multi-step project to clean up, refresh and help make sure the cemetery is an inviting and peaceful place for those who come to pay respect to their...
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