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07/26/2016 - 3:49pm
Franklin County Relay For Life      Cancer survivors, caregivers and loved ones gathered together to participate in Franklin County’s Relay For Life on Saturday, July 23.      There was a silent auction, as well as a free-will donation dinner that was served. It was a time for reflection and celebration of life, as well as honoring those no longer...
07/19/2016 - 10:27am
MANLY – In back-to-back seasons, the Hampton-Dumont baseball team ended its post-season run in the Class 2A district title game. This year was more of a surprise to some as the Bulldogs entered the tournament with a sub-.500 record, but it was no shock to coach Matt Lokenvitz and his team. But a fateful sixth inning in which Central Springs...
07/12/2016 - 4:07pm
     The 4-H Clover Kids enjoyed their last week of summer programming on Thursday July 7 with a visit to Harriman Park.      For five weeks K-3 children from across the county have gathered for an afternoon of learning and crafts around the area, with programs in Latimer, Sheffield, Geneva, and Hampton.  ...
07/12/2016 - 4:06pm
Wild parsnip can cause scars that last for two years      Residents of north central Iowa are warned to be aware of a roadside plant that can cause lasting damage, said T.J. Herrick, wildlife biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.  Wild parsnip is an invasive plant that can grow and spread quickly.  ...
07/12/2016 - 4:05pm
     The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the completion of the first Alley Art painting this week with a dedication ceremony on Tuesday, June 5.      The two story mural was designed and painted by Ricardo Ramirez, who worked with the chamber design committee and building owner Belen Krabbe...
07/06/2016 - 1:17pm
Expected to open in August        When the 2016-17 school year starts in less than two months, students should expect to have full access to the new West Fork Wellness Center at the Sheffield campus.      For months now, crews from Henkel Construction have been hard at work finishing the new...
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