Jeff Forward

11/19/2013 - 4:53pm
Local residential landlord Belen Krabbe has dropped her housing discrimination claim that she filed against the city of Hampton, saying she saw no point in continuing the claim with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.      "It wasn't worth it to me anymore,"Krabbe said. "I just said, 'No more.' I never wanted any money, it...
11/19/2013 - 4:52pm
Brent Hansen - the brother of former doctor Brian J. Hansen – has been charged with disorderly conduct by state prosecutors after he allegedly screamed insults at two female victims of his brother.      Geoff Greenwood, communications director for the Iowa Department of Justice, office of the Attorney General, said...
11/19/2013 - 4:52pm
The Hampton City Council had a busy week, holding both a workshop meeting and regular meeting, both of which were among the longest meetings the council has had this year.      On Thursday, the council met for their regular meeting and unanimously passed numerous items on the agenda and also heard discussion about noisy...
11/19/2013 - 4:38pm
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors met on Nov. 12, one week after the election, and finalized much of the vote for eight county communities – including drawing a name from a hat to determine the final city council seat in Hansell. Two candidates were tied for the fifth and final city council seat in the small town east of Hampton:...
11/13/2013 - 10:05am
There's big drama in little Hansell following the Nov. 5 election for mayor and city council.      The tiny community three miles east of Hampton has a big share of the election-night drama from Nov. 5, as a tie between two city council candidates has created a conundrum for the possible winner of the mayor's race...
11/13/2013 - 10:05am
The Hampton City Council chambers will have some new members come Jan. 1, when newly elected Mayor Brook Boehmler and Ward 4 City Council Member officially join the Hampton governing body.      The Nov. 5 election results are scheduled to be certified on Nov. 12 during the Franklin County Supervisors canvas. Between now and...
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