Nick Pedley

10/28/2014 - 4:34pm
Voters in Franklin County will head to the polls next Tuesday to cast their ballots in the Nov. 4 general election. With only two contested races for local offices, most of the attention will focus on other races at the state and federal levels.      The battle for county treasurer is the only contested race for an elected office in Franklin County. Two-term incumbent...
10/21/2014 - 3:02pm
     It’s no small wonder why Cindy Wittmer is a strong advocate for yearly mammogram screenings.      “I’m a big poster child for having your annual mammogram, because it caught my cancer early. There was no lump or anything,” she said. “It saved my life. I’ve always said...
10/21/2014 - 3:00pm
A local author’s memoir about growing up in northwest Iowa during the early Forties has gained a small statewide fanbase following its publication last fall.      Jack Leinen, Hampton, published “Swimming Naked” in 2013 after almost two years of research and writing. The book is loaded with humorous...
10/14/2014 - 4:30pm
Hampton was  recertified as a Main Street Iowa Community last week during an annual visit from state officials, marking the 23rd-straight year the city earned accreditation.      Hampton has participated in Main Street Iowa since 1991. The program assists its member communities with economic development and provides...
10/14/2014 - 4:29pm
Local officials are sounding the battle cry to make Franklin County a more welcoming community for military veterans.      Franklin County Development Association Director Karen Mitchell has met with local governments and businesses recently to introduce a special new program aimed a drawing veterans to the Hawkeye State....
10/14/2014 - 4:28pm
With revenue slipping and a new opportunity knocking at his door, Movies America owner Russ Gibson has decided to close the video rental business after 20 years of operation.      “I hate for the video store to close, but when it comes to short notice I really didn’t have time to sell it to someone who could...
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