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02/14/2017 - 5:23pm
Franklin County management to continue positive negotiations despite possible mandate changes      Public workers convened in Mason City on Saturday, Feb. 11, to voice their concerns over new legislation that would reform Iowa’s Chapter 20 Code on collective bargaining. Over 150 people crammed into the Mason City Public Library to attend a forum with Sen. Amanda Ragan, D...
02/14/2017 - 5:21pm
As state legislature drafts new election regulations, Franklin County isn’t experiencing any ‘misconduct’      In the wake of recently discovered discrepancies in the 2016 election in Dallas County, Iowa, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has urged the state legislature to pass his collection of election...
02/14/2017 - 12:47pm
HAMPTON – If that was the last action Kaci Arjes ever sees on the basketball court, it wasn’t a bad note to end on. The freshman for Hampton-Dumont who was recently diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, HCM for short, a heart condition that makes the heart muscle enlarged, was cleared by doctors to play the equivalent of one more...
02/07/2017 - 5:17pm
Sheriff Linn Larson changes policy on communicating with immigration officials      Franklin County will no longer participate in the withholding of information on arrested individuals from immigration officials, according to Franklin County Sheriff Linn Larson. Such policy previously aligned Franklin County with “...
02/07/2017 - 5:16pm
     Jason Edeker had never flown on a plane before, nor had he ever left the country, or even seen an ocean. His entire life, he had lived in Allison, Iowa, but all that changed for him when he was 21-years-old.      His first trip tying all these “have nots” together wasn’t to the coastal...
02/07/2017 - 4:18pm
     The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce presented guests with a Taste of Franklin County on Saturday, February 4.      Along with showcasing Franklin County's culinary talent, the dinner also allowed the chamber the opportunity to thank the volunteers and donators for their contributions.  ...
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