Chronicle Staff

08/25/2015 - 3:52pm
Participatory politics      It’s easy to get caught up in all the hoopla surrounding the presidential election. Thanks to 24-hour media coverage, we now know what each candidate ate at the state fair, how many people attended their speeches and the amount of hecklers that hounded them at each stop – riveting stuff.      However, it’s...
08/18/2015 - 1:05pm
The free tuition pipedream        The presidential campaign cycle brings with it many promises. Some candidates guarantee tax cuts, while others promise to strengthen the middle class. These assurances need to be taken with a grain of salt, and that’s certainly true with the latest buzz about “free”...
08/11/2015 - 9:07pm
Remembering our local “rock” stars                 A pair of highly-anticipated additions in two Franklin County border towns are a welcomed site for both local residents and military veterans alike.           ...
08/04/2015 - 7:52pm
Community support brightens future for Franklin County      If you haven’t noticed all the commotion going on throughout the area recently, then you obviously haven’t been paying attention.      Multiple projects are underway that will eventually improve the quality of life here in Hampton and...
07/28/2015 - 4:06pm
Beating back bird flu      Though we’ve entered into a summer lull, Iowa poultry producers are staring down an uncertain future as the industry continues its ongoing fight against the dreaded bird flu virus.      There have been no new cases of the disease in Iowa since June. However, wounds from its...
07/21/2015 - 4:16pm
CAL sharing agreement tough, but correct      The CAL Board of Education made a difficult decision last week when it voted to share football with Clarion-Goldfield-Dows this fall. Though the ruling may have sparked some resentment within the community, the board’s decision ensures the safety and wellbeing of Cadet...
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