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01/27/2015 - 4:56pm
The future of CAL’s football program was left in the school board’s hands Monday night following an emotional meeting that featured testimony from players and community members.      Football Coach/Activities Director Scott Striegel presented a detailed slideshow outlining options for the 2015 season. Low participation numbers have hampered CAL’s eight-...
01/27/2015 - 4:54pm
Shifting community demographics and rural population growth were examined in-depth Monday afternoon during a special forum at Center 1 in Hampton.      Storm Lake Public Safety Director/Police Chief Mark Prosser delivered a presentation on diversity to a crowd filled with local residents, business leaders and other...
01/27/2015 - 4:53pm
A local manufacturing company received statewide recognition for entrepreneurial innovation during a special ceremony last Friday in Hampton.      Global Ag, Inc. received a Renew Rural Iowa Leader Award from the Iowa Farm Bureau. The award acknowledges growing rural companies that are impacting their communities through...
01/27/2015 - 11:33am
HAMPTON – In a fabled story, a kingdom falls for the want of a nail. One key component was missing – the nail for a horseshoe – that caused a domino effect that led to downfall. Senior post player Parker Claypool’s absence wasn’t that dramatic, but Hampton-Dumont’s boys basketball team looked a...
01/20/2015 - 3:03pm
The possible use of police body cameras in Franklin County depends on increased funding and internal policy changes, local law enforcement officials say.      Nationwide debate over body cameras has grown significantly in recent months following controversial events in New York and Ferguson, Mo. Supporters say recorded...
01/20/2015 - 3:02pm
Rural roads met Main Street on Thursday as agriculture and local business joined up for the Greater Franklin County Town & Country Expo.      Running from midmorning to midafternoon, the expo featured 21 vendors from a range of businesses set up at the Franklin County Convention Center. Many had demonstrations or...
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