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...