Travis Fischer

02/09/2016 - 6:42pm
     The Hampton United Methodist Church is serving up a new program to provide a home-cooked meal that many residents may rarely get due to lack of time or money.      Every Thursday the church will host a free Community Café, providing a free meal for all who wish to attend. The program is spearheaded by Pastor Corby Johnson, who hopes the weekly meal...
02/09/2016 - 6:37pm
Commercial-grade commercials      It was the Super Bowl this weekend and you know what that means! Super Bowl Commercials!      It was the Super Bowl this weekend and you know what that means! Super Bowl commercials!      Yes, the one time of year where we gather around and gleefully...
02/03/2016 - 11:06am
After months of enduring phone calls, commercials and door-to-door campaign supporters, Iowans across the state gathered to fulfill their role as the first-in-the-nation caucus on Monday, Feb. 1.      Arriving at the Hampton-Dumont Middle School building, Democratic caucusgoers were divided among seven precincts and asked to...
02/03/2016 - 10:58am
Play time is over in Oregon   It’s all fun and games until somebody gets hurt.      Like much of America, I’ve been deriving amusement from the ongoing standoff between the federal government and the group of militia men holded up at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.      It’s been fun...
01/26/2016 - 2:43pm
     Though it seems like the 2016 presidential election has been underway since November of 2014, next week’s Iowa caucuses will officially kick off the nomination process for the upcoming general election.      Democrats and Republicans alike have been touring the state looking to shore up support for...
01/26/2016 - 1:29pm
Boldly going where copyright law hasn't gone before      A column about copyright law and Star Trek? Is it Christmas again?!      Actually, this is a column I’ve been wanting to write since around Christmas, but haven’t had a chance to until now.      It probably won...
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