Travis Fischer

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.
08/16/2016 - 4:23pm
     The Hampton Public Library is $40,000 closer to paying for their wall restoration project thanks to a fundraising campaign sparked by financial agent Belen Krabbe.      Krabbe issued a challenge to the Hampton community last May to raise $100,000 to help pay for the project after it was discovered that the...
08/16/2016 - 4:05pm
Words mean things      Donald Trump is preemptively blaming the media for his impending loss in this year's general election.      I suppose it's a fair conclusion. After all, abundant media coverage on every outlandish thing Trump said practically gift-wrapped the Republican nomination for Trump....
08/09/2016 - 3:58pm
     A pesky pest is becoming a bigger problem for Hampton's trees.      Popillia Japonica, or the Japanese beetle, is a shiny green insect that has been gradually making its way across the country over the last century. Arriving in the Midwest about a decade ago, the beetle is now likely a permanent fixture...
08/09/2016 - 3:57pm
     Big changes are on the way for Rainbow Feed & Garden.      Owned by the Westhoff family, the feed and garden business has serviced Hampton for 13 years, but the future of the store is unknown as the Westhoffs prepare to close a deal with Kwik Star to sell the property for the development of a new gas...
08/09/2016 - 3:53pm
     After four decades of staring into the eyes of Hampton area patients, optometrist Dr. Craig Semler is finally ready to start taking it easy. As of August 1, Semler has turned over his optometry practice to Drs. Jarod and Amanda Wood of Iowa Falls.      The Woods own Wood Vision Clinic in Iowa Falls and...
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