05/26/2015 - 2:21pm
Rainy weather and cloudy skies didn’t stop local residents from observing Memorial Day during a special ceremony Monday morning in Hampton.
Veterans and other guests took shelter in the Church of the Living Word auditorium after rain moved the service from the cemetery. The ceremony featured multiple Memorial Day...
05/26/2015 - 2:20pm
H-D holds commencement exercises for 86 seniors
The senior Class of 2015 bid farewell to Hampton-Dumont High School on Sunday during a commencement ceremony that featured laughs, advice and a few tears.
Class president Brooklyn Plagge kicked things off with an opening address to her fellow...
05/26/2015 - 2:18pm
The poultry barn at the Franklin County Fairgrounds will remain empty this summer due to the ongoing threat of bird flu.
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship on Thursday cancelled all live bird exhibitions across the state in an effort to prevent the virus from spreading. Bird flu has affected more than...
05/19/2015 - 1:05pm
The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education unanimously approved a list of summer projects during a brief meeting Monday night.
Most of the projects will improve entry areas and parking lots at the district’s four school buildings. The total price tag for the five-item list is around $50,000.
05/19/2015 - 1:04pm
Vet shares hands-on biology lesson with St. Paul students
Students at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Latimer were visited by a unique four-legged guest during a special biology lesson on May 13.
Hampton veterinarian Zach Vosburg showed off his pet goat, Strider, and taught students...