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09/27/2016 - 3:15pm
Franklin County remains under State of Emergency after five days of record rains      North Iowans were battered with five straight days of rain this past week, nearly matching records set in 2008, when the state saw a 500-year flood.      Beginning in the evening hours of Wednesday, Sept. 21, many North Iowa counties saw close to 10 inches of rain fall,...
09/27/2016 - 3:13pm
Clean Water State Revolving Fund to aid in project funding      The Hampton City Council is in the process of planning a watershed improvement project on Squaw and Spring Creeks. Hampton Public Works Director Doug Tarr said that the project is 30 percent designed.      The project is a Water Resource...
09/27/2016 - 10:56am
SHEFFIELD – Sometimes things in life are bigger than football. As West Fork head coach Eric Gabe’s hometown was ravaged by a couple of small tornadoes and extensive flooding last week, his team signed on to help with clean-up in Greene this week. In the meantime, his Warhawks showed no backing down from the top-ranked team in Class A...
09/20/2016 - 4:46pm
10 acres requested to be added to the Co-Op Urban Renewal Area        A 10-acre parcel of land was acquired by NEW Cooperative, Inc. last week, adding to the Co-Op’s 30 acre operation along West Highway 3.      A $23.5 million feed mill operation is slated to be built on the parcel, and is...
09/20/2016 - 10:17am
HAMPTON – When the No. 2 team in Class 2A with a reputation for throwing the ball started running on Hampton-Dumont, it made for a long night in the Bulldogs’ homecoming game. New Hampton did throw the ball, but started out with the run, accumulating 228 yards on the ground in the 42-14 win over H-D on Friday, Sept. 16. “Yeah,...
09/13/2016 - 5:10pm
     A collision that left two vehicles totaled occurred on the evening of Wednesday, September 7 when an SUV broadsided a Ford F350, sending the truck rolling and landing overturned in a ditch on the east side of the road.      The SUV, a 2005 Chevy Equinox, which was being driven by 17-year-old Kelvin Deleon,...
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