Travis Fischer

08/26/2014 - 10:44am
Crimney, what a dull week.      I couldn't come up with a single topic to rant about, so let's just hit some of the highlights.      The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is the Internet's latest fad, but at least it's a fad for a good cause. For those interested in charity, the challenge has certainly succeeded in raising awareness. More than...
07/15/2014 - 3:40pm
  Everything's The Same But Different        It's that time of year again.      By this time next week I will be back in San Diego for my annual pilgrimage to Comic-Con International.      This year promises to be quite different from previous trips. Over the...
07/08/2014 - 3:45pm
The Hampton City Council went over residential development, ordinance updates and potential new fees during their regular workshop Monday night.      Karen Mitchell with Franklin County Development updated the council about a development project from KL Holdings.      KL Holdings is working on...
07/01/2014 - 4:51pm
Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, visited Sukup Manufacturing on Friday as part of his annual tour of Iowa's counties.      "This is such a great business," said Northey. "It's always good to get caught up."      Sukup Manufacturing's president, Charles...
06/24/2014 - 11:36am
With the kindergarten, first grade and second grade classes all requiring five sections, space at South Side elementary has become scarce. The school has squeezed every last inch out of the building, but additional changes still need to be made.      During the special meeting on Monday, the school board approved a plan...
06/10/2014 - 1:24pm
  Nintendo's Woes        I've always had a love/hate relationship with Nintendo.      They've made some of the greatest games ever created. Their characters are among the most recognizable in the world.      And yet, they can be incredibly dumb sometimes...
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