Opinion

09/23/2014 - 11:11am
ALICE training a step in the right direction for student safety        With a crack of a handgun and the boom of a rifle, last week's teacher in-service at Hampton-Dumont was transformed into anything but your run-of-the-mill staff development session. Local law enforcement officials walked the halls in three district buildings firing off weapons so staff...
09/23/2014 - 11:10am
The Big 30         Well, it's all over now. My twenties, that is.      In between me writing this and you reading it I will have had my 30th birthday. I'm pretty sure that means I'm supposed to be a grown-up now, but the older I get the more I realize what a meaningless...
09/23/2014 - 11:08am
  New column: Chamber Chat            The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is excited to have a new section in the Hampton Chronicle and Sheffield Press. You will see Chamber Chat every other week in the paper.      This will keep you posted on any chamber events...
09/23/2014 - 11:07am
Iowa ranks high for fiscal responsibility        A perfect credit rating and strong budget make Iowa one of the best run states in the country. As your state senator, I am committed to keeping Iowa’s finances in good shape.      I am proud of the bipartisan efforts of the Legislature to...
09/23/2014 - 11:06am
As we get closer to the election, everyone naturally begins to think about what his or her priorities are. This is something I really look forward to because I love to hear what you would like to see us work on in the Legislature. Throughout my conversations, it has become clear that a lot of you remain concerned about jobs and the economy....
09/16/2014 - 1:56pm
Always on our minds        It's been one whole year since Ethan Kazmerzak went missing on Sept. 15, 2013. Monday's somber anniversary was highlighted by a press conference marking the unfortunate date, and it was no doubt a difficult day for the 23-year-old's family, friends and massive group of...
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