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Monday, January 26, 2015 - 12:03pm
John “Jack” Ferneau Leinen, 83, of Hampton, Iowa, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015, at Franklin General Hospital in Hampton, Iowa.   A Celebration of Life was held on Sunday, January 25, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 3:05pm
The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education moved one step closer to finalizing improvement plans at North Side Elementary during its meeting Monday night.      The board unanimously approved a $1.4 million spending limit to pay...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 3:05pm
A new real estate development in downtown Hampton took center stage during two community meetings last Thursday at Godfather’s Pizza.      KL Holdings LLC owners Landon Plagge and Kyle Pralle met with local residents...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 3:03pm
The possible use of police body cameras in Franklin County depends on increased funding and internal policy changes, local law enforcement officials say.      Nationwide debate over body cameras has grown significantly in...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 3:02pm
Rural roads met Main Street on Thursday as agriculture and local business joined up for the Greater Franklin County Town & Country Expo.      Running from midmorning to midafternoon, the expo featured 21 vendors from a...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 3:01pm
A familiar face will join the CAL administrative office when classes begin next fall.      The CAL Board of Education last week hired Steve Lane to fulfill part-time superintendent and elementary principal duties in 2015-16....
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 12:55pm
Planning for progress   Unless you’ve been living underneath a rock for the past two weeks, you’ve probably heard about the new $4 million housing development planned for downtown Hampton. The project, dubbed “The 101,...
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