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02/20/2018 - 6:08pm
The nursing shortage in Iowa has not experienced any downward slope, and educators and hospital staff are frustrated at the state's lack of relief. The demands have recently been tackled by University of Iowa's College of Nursing and North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC). The two institutions have partnered n a new agreement to allow NIACC nursing graduates to easily transfer to the...
02/20/2018 - 6:06pm
From sub-zero temperatures and consistent, blowing snow, winter has made its presence felt on numerous occasions in Franklin County. With these conditions, mo-torists are reminded to be cautious of the roads and maintain safe driving proto-cols. Of course, sometimes winter conditions get the best of drivers and require the assistance of emergency...
02/20/2018 - 6:04pm
Hampton enjoyed a "Taste of Franklin County" on Saturday as the Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Chamber Apprecia-tion Night. Guests were invited to en-joy samplings from nine area food providers, giving a taste of what they have to offer. Restaurant La Amigita started things off with chips and salsa; with...
02/13/2018 - 6:11pm
Hampton-based farmer April Hemmes has always been one to go against the grain. She decided to be a fulltime farmer for her family operation in the mid-1980s when the agriculture industry was in a major downturn following the Farm Crisis of 1982. She's a female crop producer in a male-dominated industry. Yet, Hemmes is a leader for farmers and...
02/13/2018 - 6:05pm
Valeria Gonzalez, a Hampton-based bilingual enrollment advisor and success coach for diverse populations for North Iowa Area Community College, is up for a spot on the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa Board of Directors. Through her position with NIACC and her work in the Al Exito program, Gonzalez focuses on outreach and networking with the...
02/13/2018 - 6:03pm
The Centers for Disease Control has recently announced that the season of home-stricken children, adults being forced into absenteeism at work, and the exponentially rapid spread of influenza pathogens is far from over. In fact, the CDC predicted that the worst is yet to come. Local healthcare providers said that the immediate area is not immune...
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