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01/16/2019 - 11:20am
After what is becoming a tradition of coming to talk to Hampton-Dumont Middle School students, H-D graduate and Iowa State University offensive lineman Josh Knipfel took some time to speak to the fifth-grade classes on Tuesday, Jan. 8. Knipfel made his second stop of the day after having lunch with the Kiwanis shortly before talking to students. He talked about the previous season, its highlights...
01/16/2019 - 11:14am
The New Year is bringing new opportunities for Ashley Stevens, who is looking forward to running her own business as Twisted Roots salon in Sheffield. A 2014 West Fork graduate, Stevens started her career in cosmetology at Kush Spa & Salon in Mason City, working there until it closed in 2016. Utilizing her license in massage therapy, Stevens...
01/16/2019 - 11:13am
Corey Ahrens’ passion of helping people achieve and maintain healthier lifestyles is the heart behind one of downtown Hampton’s newest establishments. Ahrens opened up Th3 Spot on Main Street last fall after previously running a personal training studio off of Highway 3. Ahrens said the move was made out of the desire to own fitness...
01/09/2019 - 2:11pm
The Franklin County Development Association rang in the new year by rolling out a new website dedicated to workforce attraction. Karen Mitchell, FCDA executive director, said the website allows a user to gather information about the county by clicking on one of four categories laid out in an eye catching “windmill” pattern. Those...
01/09/2019 - 2:10pm
One of the area’s most heartfelt traditions returns to Hampton next weekend. Saturday, Jan. 19 marks the annual Coaches vs. Cancer day of basketball between Hampton-Dumont-CAL and West Fork. Basketball begins at 11 a.m. with ninth grade boys’ basketball. The junior varsity girls team will play at 12:15 p.m. with the boys’ junior...
01/09/2019 - 2:10pm
The Franklin County Emer-gency Management Commis-sion on Monday moved to end talks of a sharing agree-ment of the emergency man-agement coordinator with Hardin County. Late year, the two counties entered conversations to form a contract that would allow Franklin County Emergency Management Coordinator Thomas Craighton to work part time in the same...
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