10/06/2015 - 12:46pm
H-D Homecoming changes a welcomed addition
When the dust settled and the crowds dispersed after Homecoming last month, the community was left with a rather unfamiliar sight. There was no toilet paper hanging from trees, vandalism was kept at bay, and there were very few incidents to speak of at all. It was a good...
09/29/2015 - 12:51pm
Wallowing in Iowa's water
An ongoing battle over statewide water pollution hit code red recently following a curious proposal from one state lawmaker.
Sen. Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, said he would introduce legislation next year to block a lawsuit filed by Des Moines Water Works against...
09/22/2015 - 1:49pm
On Monday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker suspended his campaign for president due to diminishing funds and a lack of public support. The move came as a surprise to some, but it should mark the start of an exodus of candidates in the crowded Republican field.
09/15/2015 - 1:59pm
Two years gone
Tuesday marked another somber anniversary of Hampton native Ethan Kazmerzak’s disappearance. The well-known local vanished without a trace two years ago, and his absence has only grown more puzzling and tragic as the months have worn on.
Not much has surfaced in this cold case...
09/08/2015 - 11:53am
Planning for progress
If you haven’t followed the Hampton City Council lately, you probably missed it.
The group is in the process of implementing a new franchise fee that will add a 5 percent surcharge to residents’ MidAmerican Energy bills. If it’s approved, the city would receive all money from the additional charge to...