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02/21/2017 - 5:13pm
     The Franklin County Arts Council will be holding its sixth annual benefit concert on Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m., at Faith Baptist Church, Hampton.      Performances on the night will be given by singers Cassandra Douglas and Brian Major. Douglas, a native of New York, is a soprano and earned her master’s in music at the Manhattan School of Music....
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.  ...
02/07/2017 - 2:06pm
EAGLE GROVE – A week of rest did Jarel Arbegast’s body good. Sitting out the tough Top of Iowa Conference wrestling meet aided the West Fork 170-pound senior as he won the Class 1A sectional title at Eagle Grove along with teammate Jake Hansen, who is a four-time district qualifier. “First off, it helped me rest my hips, gave...
01/31/2017 - 5:03pm
     The basement of the United Methodist Church could best be described by the rustic wooden sign in the corner, removed from all the tables, the chairs, the kitchens, the laughs and the camaraderie.      It sits on a wooden table, existing outside the meals, the greetings and the warmth, narrating the scene...
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