Travis Fischer

03/03/2015 - 5:24pm
Iowa State House Rep. Linda Upmeyer and Iowa State Sen. Amanda Ragan visited Hampton on Feb. 27 to speak with local constituents about the issues they would like to see addressed.      The state legislature is approaching “funnel week” where they decide which bills will be debated and voted on during this session.      “If there are bills...
02/03/2015 - 1:26pm
Broadband Redefined   As of last Thursday, you may no longer have broadband Internet service.      Don’t worry, your service hasn’t changed. Instead, the FCC has increased the standard of what can be defined as “broadband” speeds. Previously set at 4 megabits per second (Mbps) download and 1Mbps...
01/27/2015 - 11:45am
  The End Of The World As We Know It    Well, let’s talk about last Tuesday’s big event.      A lot of interesting stuff was said. Some of it pretty interesting, but most of it was predictable. I think it’s safe to say that there wasn’t much that was said that wasn’t...
01/20/2015 - 3:02pm
Rural roads met Main Street on Thursday as agriculture and local business joined up for the Greater Franklin County Town & Country Expo.      Running from midmorning to midafternoon, the expo featured 21 vendors from a range of businesses set up at the Franklin County Convention Center. Many had demonstrations or...
01/20/2015 - 12:54pm
Not Our Earth Logic         Aliens exist, and I can prove it.      Just look at your smart phone, tablet, or computer the next time it updates to the next “new and improved” user interface design. These UIs prove that aliens are among us because nobody familiar with our Earth...
01/13/2015 - 3:26pm
After decades of service to the Sheffield community, the Sheffield Inn has closed and is for sale. However, another local business is poised to fill in the gap in the restaurant’s absence.      “We are very sad to close the Sheffield Inn,” said owner Charles Sukup in a statement. “We have had many...
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