Travis Fischer

09/27/2016 - 3:04pm
So when is a good time to protest?      People are dying. Cities are burning. So why are people still talking about these NFL National Anthem protests?      When I first heard about Colin Kaepernick and his quiet protest of the systematic violence against black people, I didn't pay it much attention. I don't know what difference Kaepernick and his...
08/30/2016 - 4:16pm
     A Mitchell County jury decided the fate of Ronald Lee Rand after a week-long trial in the 2015 death of Michelle Key.      Rand, 61, of Hampton was charged with first degree murder following the death of Key, 51, Waterloo on December 13, 2015.      After pleading not guilty to the charge...
08/30/2016 - 3:59pm
The Maine question         Interesting things are happening in Maine.      You may have heard of Maine's governor, Paul LePage, making his way around the news cycle recently. No stranger to controversy, LePage made waves earlier this year for his comments about black and Hispanic drug dealers...
08/23/2016 - 4:43pm
American Legion Post 183 disposed of 489 American flags on Wednesday, Aug. 17 during their annual flag burning ceremony at the Franklin County Fairgrounds.
08/23/2016 - 4:42pm
     The Hampton City Council discussed fire trucks, streets, and storage units during their workshop meeting on Monday, Aug. 22.      The meeting began with Tom Madden of SEH going over a series of change orders for the waste water treatment facility project. The change orders account for work done on the...
08/23/2016 - 4:30pm
     The trial of Ronald "Lee" Rand began at the Mitchell County Courthouse in Osage on Monday, Aug. 22.      Rand, 61, of Hampton was charged with first degree murder after allegedly killing his girlfriend, Michelle Key, 51, of Waterloo on Dec. 13, 2015. Rand has pled not guilty to the charge.  ...
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