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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:32am
Iowa State Sen. Amanda Ragan (D-District 27) stopped by Center One, Hampton, on Nov. 15 to discuss issues ahead of the legislatures session, to begin next year. Community residents, group leaders and city employees discussed the potential loss of...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:28am
Sheffield resident and Vice President of local area seed supplier Latham Seeds, Alexander, Shannon Latham has officially cast her hat as the Republican candidate for the 2018 Iowa State Senate Race for District 27. Democratic Senator Amanda Ragan,...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:26am
The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education heard a presentation from High School Principal Steve Madson about his proposal to change the high school schedule from a semester schedule to a trimester schedule. Madson’s unifying argument for the...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:25am
The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education approved to refinance its bond debt with BB&T Government Finance at an interest rate of 1.92 percent. The outstanding debt on the bond (geothermal heat at the high school) is currently $2.393 million. After...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:24am
The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education will discuss the finer details of an early retirement plan for qualifying teachers in the district, after the board heard the positions of teachers who would consider taking the plan. Superintendent Todd Lettow...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:22am
The Hampton City Council approved its employee insurance plan for the 2018 calendar year with an insurance premium increase of 11.91 percent. According to the city’s Wellmark agent, the city’s rates technically went up approximately...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:21am
The CAL Board of Education heard a proposal to set up a “sick bank” for teachers to use in the event that his or her personal and sick time was maxed out, and time off was needed in an emergency. The board was presented a proposal to set...
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