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11/07/2018 - 12:28pm
More than 200 volunteers teamed up in Hampton late last month to help provide food to people in need. Meals from the Heartland, a non-profit that packages food for malnourished people in the state, the United States and across the world, brought its mobile service to Church of the Living Word on Saturday, Oct. 27. Chris Sauke, administrator at Church of the Living Word, said 19 teams packed 40,...
11/07/2018 - 12:27pm
La Luz Hispana on Saturday hosted an informative discussion about the ins-and-outs of immigration in the United States. American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a faith-based organization that aims to promote equality and justice, stopped in Hampton to present Immigration 202. “It was intended to be an informational event, not necessarily...
11/07/2018 - 12:23pm
It was an extra special celebration at the 4-H Awards Night on Sunday, November 4. Not only were the various 4-H clubs there to recognize the achievements of the kids and community for their contributions to the program, but it was a big anniversary for the Franklin County Iowa State University Extension. Preceding the Awards Night, Franklin...
10/31/2018 - 10:43am
Tyler Stewart’s interest in politics and government he formed as a student at Hampton-Dumont has helped him earn an award that recognizes his civics teaching. Stewart, a 2010 H-D grad, was recently named the Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Excellence in Teaching award recipient, which recognizes an Iowa social studies who inspires students to...
10/31/2018 - 10:38am
A key player in Hampton’s mission to build a multi-sport recreation complex in town told his story to city officials Wednesday. Bob Hellman, founder of Build Our Ballpark, which has helped build and refurbished 49 fields in 10 years, stopped by Hampton City Council Chambers to talk about his vision and offer suggestions how he thinks the...
10/31/2018 - 10:37am
Nearly 20 pieces of heavy machinery rolled through Dwight Ellingson’s soybean fields near Bradford last Tuesday. Normally, Ellingson would be out there himself during the harvest, but when an infection landed him in intensive care, his friends and neighbors stepped up. “He’s on the mend but just has no strength to do it himself,...
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