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04/17/2018 - 4:28pm
Sheffield’s Sukup Manufacturing Company was given the “Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year” award by The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) at the Prometheus Awards Annual Dinner last Thursday, April 12. The Prometheus Awards recognize companies that pursue innovation and success in Iowa’s technology industry. “The Prometheus Awards is the most prestigious...
04/03/2018 - 4:41pm
The five year anniversary celebration of La Luz Hispana was an emotional day for Sr. Carmen Hernandez and Sr. Maura McCarthy, who will step down from their leadership roles at La Luz later this year. “It was one of those moments where you’re pretty sure you’ve touched the lives and made a difference to the people of the city,...
04/03/2018 - 4:39pm
Last Friday, South Side Elementary students took part in a school-wide game day to celebrate the implementation of the PBIS program. Through PBIS, students are awarded “bark cards” for showing exemplary behavior. Bark cards are then added to a classroom’s total. South Side Administration made a deal with the students at the...
04/03/2018 - 4:37pm
The memory of an ornery pony is the inspiration behind a Franklin County native’s newest book. Myron Williams, who spent the early years of his life on his family farm on the Franklin-Hardin County line, recently released “Cornfield Chronicles: Featuring Snowball, Pony From Hell.” The book features 29 short stories from his life...
03/27/2018 - 3:46pm
It's nice to dream of a white Christmas. The holiday season romanticizes snow; it's still early in the winter, commuters haven't spent months trudging through the slush and spray to work yet, and Iowa's cornfields are covered in a pristine and untouched blanket of snow. However, the whopping 14-17.5 inches that were dumped on the...
03/27/2018 - 3:44pm
With obesity now an epidemic in the United States, a team of Live Healthy Iowa representatives stopped in Hampton to encourage Franklin County residents to get out and get active. Last Thursday, Dr. Amy Michelle Willcockson, Live Healthy Iowa Director and Chuck Long, former All-American quarterback at the University of Iowa and CEO and Executive...
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