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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:24pm
J.D. Scholten, a candidate for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, brought his custom Winnebago through Hampton Saturday. Scholten, (D-Sioux City), stopped at Rustic Brew as part of his tour of all 39 counties in the district ahead of the June...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:21pm
CAL senior Trevor Lawson became one of CAL High School’s final graduates on Sunday, a thought that was difficult for him to comprehend. “It’s something that hasn’t really set in yet,” said Lawson, who will participate...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:14pm
St. Paul’s Lutheran School was abuzz last week as Bruce Harris gave students a peek inside his bee operation. Harris explained how bees collect honey, their characteristics, the equipment he uses and a few stories from the fray. Students got a...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:07pm
Franklin County Sheriff Linn Larson’s position required him to wear many hats and titles, but he carried one unique designation for Alicia Thomson. “He was my cancer bud-dy,” said Thomson. Larson, who passed away last Tuesday and...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 4:57pm
Age of the Geek Column: All eyes in Iowa have been on Maddie Poppe this week as the small town girl from Clarksville takes the national stage as finalist on "American Idol." (Note: this column was written on Monday before the results of...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 4:55pm
Letter to the Editor: To the editor: With the notification by the County Assessor that con-tractors and others soon will descend on Franklin County to evaluate property, home invaders – such as burglars – must be ecstatic thinking about...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 4:54pm
Editorial: Speaking with those who worked closest with him, a common characteristic associated with Franklin County Sheriff Linn Larson was his patience and willingness to listen and work with anyone. We at the Hampton Chronicle and Mid-America...
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