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05/17/2016 - 4:25pm
     With tears streaming down her face, teacher Jane Halladay offered a bit of personal advice to CAL’s graduating seniors during Sunday’s commencement ceremony.      “I’m walking proof that it is never too late to make a change,” she said. “When you leave this building for the last time today, I want you to leave your...
05/17/2016 - 4:23pm
     The Hampton City Council received some positive news last Thursday when an estimate for reconstruction of the library’s curved brick wall came in roughly $31,000 less than originally anticipated.      Engineer Ben Wolf met with the council to discuss new plans for the wall, which was deemed unfixable...
05/17/2016 - 4:22pm
     Though many of his friends have their sights set on college, recent CAL graduate Matt Ellis is eyeing a completely different adventure—a two-month trip to Penang, Malaysia.      “I’m a little nervous,” he admitted. “I’ve never lived in a big city like that before, but at...
05/10/2016 - 4:45pm
Increased biosecurity standards play vital role in keeping virus at bay        Last year’s devastating bird flu outbreak put local producers on the defensive against an enemy they had no idea how to stop.      “It seemed like anything and everything people tried, it didn’t work,...
05/10/2016 - 4:44pm
     After weeks of controversy, the debate surrounding the proposed pork processing facility was finally put to rest by the city council of Mason City on May 3 as the development agreement between the city and Prestage Foods of Iowa failed to pass a vote for approval.      Last December, Mason City was...
05/10/2016 - 11:39am
HAMPTON – Hurdle by hurdle, Hampton-Dumont junior Cassy Miller cleared the way to earn three North Central Conference titles on Thursday, May 5. She led off the season-best shuttle hurdle relay time of 1 minute, 9.36 seconds that earned the first NCC title for herself as well as teammates Makayla Severs, Dakota Sliter and Nadilee Eiklenborg...
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