Chronicle Staff

01/27/2015 - 11:46am
Narrowing needs at North Side   A $1.4 million improvement plan at North Side Elementary has sparked extensive discussion from the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education in the past two months. Though it’s clear the building needs the updates, it’s important that the district looks at the long game while planning ahead.      The $1.4 million project is only...
12/02/2014 - 4:05pm
Uncertainty abounds following latest RFS announcement        A recent development regarding the nation's ethanol industry was a mixed bag of news for grain farmers across Iowa. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delayed a decision that would reduce the amount of blended ethanol required in the nation's...
11/25/2014 - 1:48pm
Instigating immigration reform        President Barack Obama’s controversial decision to exercise executive authority and loosen America’s immigration laws was yet another boiling point in the endless debate over our nation’s southern border. Some lawmakers criticized the president’s actions...
11/10/2014 - 11:16pm
Paying up on promises        The political landscape in Iowa changed very little following last week’s election. The state House of Representatives stayed red, the Senate stayed blue, and Terry Branstad won an unprecedented sixth term in governor’s office. Post-election news coverage has been littered...
11/04/2014 - 11:01am
Thanks, vets!        Next Tuesday is Veterans Day; our country’s annual salute to the service men and women who’ve dedicated years of time and energy protecting our freedoms at home and abroad. Sometimes we take their sacrifices for granted, but Nov. 11 provides us with a special day to express our...
10/28/2014 - 4:18pm
Election Day 2014        Nearly everyone is now aware that next Tuesday marks the close to this seemingly never-ending election season. Mud has flown feverishly since June, and Nov. 4 certainly comes as a welcomed sight for most voters across the state.      Television stations, radio airwaves...
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