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...
11/05/2013 - 10:34pm
Brook Boehmler has won the Hampton mayor's seat in a massive victory over Diane Weldin, winning by a margin of 566 votes to 235.  Boehmler, the former executive director of the Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, had a much more vigorous campaign than Weldin, who was previously Hampton's mayor for eight years. Weldin has...
11/05/2013 - 10:07pm
Election results for three Franklin County communities have been tallied by the Franklin County Auditor's office. In Alexander, Darrel Baxter has won the mayor's seat with 25 votes. Jean Marie Arends - 20 votes - and Quentin Boelman - 24 votes - were election to the city council. In Coulter, incumbent Mayor James M. Warwick won re-election with 37...
11/05/2013 - 5:45pm
Franklin County Sheriff Larry Richtsmeier expressed his feelings about missing Hampton man Ethan Kazmerzak in simple words.      "It's time for Ethan to come home," Richtsmeier said before numerous TV cameras and members of the press on Oct. 30.      "Ethan is somewhere and, this is...
11/05/2013 - 5:42pm
The Franklin County Sheriff's Department has a new drug-sniffing dog – Sarge – and is asking the public to help fund the canine officer with donations.      Sheriff's Deputy Adam Blau got Sarge on Oct. 28 and was in the initial stages of becoming acquainted with his new canine partner last week.  ...
11/05/2013 - 5:35pm
The Hampton-Dumont Community School District is doing everything it can to help students transition to a world where technology increasingly rules the workplace.      Now, the district has a 3-D printer that is used in several high school engineering classes and helps students learn computer-aided design skills, which are...
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