Kristi Nixon

11/18/2014 - 11:57am
SHEFFIELD – Think, has the Manager of the New York Yankees ever come to Franklin County? Why would he do so? Well, when Joe Girardi came as the keynote speaker at Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield on Friday, Nov. 14 for Sustaining Advanced Manufacturing All-Stars in North Iowa, he answered that question right off the bat. “I’m going to tell you why,” Girardi said...
11/11/2014 - 3:54pm
HAMPTON – With tears in his eyes, Hampton-Dumont 21-year head coach Jerry Shafrath made sure he made the rounds of all his seniors for a final hug before each of them left the football field for a final time. The Bulldogs had just made a valiant effort to tie Dyersville Beckman after being down by two touchdowns in the second half...
11/11/2014 - 3:45pm
HAMPTON – Meyer Motor Sports will be looking for a new official after Jake Jacobs will be taking his talent to the oval track next year.   The Figure 8 official who worked with Jim and Kathy Meyer for seven years was given a parting gift of a signed helmet at the racing banquet held at the Franklin County Convention Center on...
11/05/2014 - 11:57am
FORT DODGE – When the 2014 West Fork boys cross country season started, head coach Mark Twedt told a story at the welcome home pep rally of how he accidentally lodged a chisel into his thigh just before practice was to start. He used tissue paper and duct tape to try to stanch the bleeding as he ran the practice, but it was too much. By...
11/05/2014 - 11:51am
FORT DODGE – Three different first-time state competitors, three different schools, three different classes. But one thing Hampton-Dumont’s Patty Teggatz, West Fork’s Talia Rowe and IF-A/AGWSR’s Bethany Lippert have in common is they have that first state experience under their belts and know what to expect in the...
11/04/2014 - 10:48am
BAXTER – No. 6 Hampton-Dumont won the battle of passing attacks. Heading into the Class 2A second-round game hosted by Collins-Maxwell-Baxter, everyone anticipated two good passing teams. And there was plenty of that as Cole Miller threw 6-of-15 for 122 yards and two touchdowns, one to Charlie Flickinger and the other to Kyle O’...
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