Thursday October 02, 2014
09/30/2014 - 3:10pm
A recent evaluation of Hampton’s downtown district will provide invaluable information for future improvements and possible business expansion, according to the study’s coordinators.
Main Street Iowa, a statewide organization dedicated to economic development, conducted a market analysis in downtown Hampton...
09/30/2014 - 3:08pm
One of Franklin County’s most well-known native sons returned home last weekend for a special ceremony commemorating his 20-year political career.
Alexander native and current Third Congressional District Rep. Tom Latham was honored Saturday night during a special program hosted by the Franklin County Republicans...
09/30/2014 - 3:07pm
Beautiful weather led to a great turnout for the 2014 Franklin County Fresh on the Farm tour Sunday afternoon.
The event, also known as the “Farm Crawl,” featured locally- grown products at three Franklin County farms. Guests were free to come and go as they pleased and had the chance to sample fresh vegetables, fruit and...
09/23/2014 - 3:33pm
The sound of gunfire rattled the hallways at South Side Elementary last week as bullet casings from a rifle and handgun fell to the floor. Faculty members remained inside their rooms and offices, eagerly waiting for the shots to stop.
Thankfully, it was all just a drill.
The exercise was part...
09/23/2014 - 3:31pm
Two local hog farmers have teamed up to fill a void left on Latimer’s Main Street following last month’s closing of Corner Market.
Landon Plagge and Travis Pralle will open Latimer Community Grocery in the former Latimer Café sometime in October after extensive renovations are completed inside the...