Chronicle Staff

04/21/2015 - 12:10pm
EAB infestations give added importance to Arbor Day   Friday marks the 143rd annual Arbor Day celebration. The holiday was established in 1872 when the Nebraska Board of Agriculture set aside a special day for planting trees, and it’s grown into a worldwide event commemorating all things tree.      Arbor Day typically brings with it little fanfare or commotion. We...
02/03/2015 - 1:27pm
CAL football decision a tough one   Dwindling participation numbers have forced action at CAL regarding the future of the football program. The fate of the 2015 season will be determined during next week’s school board meeting, but it’s clear the decision won’t be an easy one by any stretch of the imagination.   ...
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.  ...
01/20/2015 - 12:55pm
Planning for progress   Unless you’ve been living underneath a rock for the past two weeks, you’ve probably heard about the new $4 million housing development planned for downtown Hampton. The project, dubbed “The 101,” is scheduled for completion in December 2015 and will feature 26 quality apartment units. You...
01/06/2015 - 1:55pm
Bringing broadband to the barn        While the rest of the nation debates net neutrality, Iowa is set to engage in its own battle over speedy Internet service when the General Assembly convenes next week for the 2015 session.      Buzz surrounding Gov. Terry Branstad's "Connect Every...
12/30/2014 - 3:58pm
Start date standoff        The Iowa Department of Education recently announced its intentions to start enforcing a rule that mandates schools begin classes no earlier than the week of Sept. 1. For years, the department automatically granted special waivers for districts that wanted to start before that date, but the...
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