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02/13/2018 - 6:11pm
Hampton-based farmer April Hemmes has always been one to go against the grain. She decided to be a fulltime farmer for her family operation in the mid-1980s when the agriculture industry was in a major downturn following the Farm Crisis of 1982. She's a female crop producer in a male-dominated industry. Yet, Hemmes is a leader for farmers and promotes Iowa's agriculture on a local, state...
01/30/2018 - 2:24pm
A new set of housing is beginning to take shape on a major Hampton street. Crews from Sheffield-based Trademasters, Inc. have braved the winter conditions to construct a triplex on Fourth St. NE, just across the road from Casey's General Store. Trademasters, Inc. President J.C. McCaslin, who co-owns the business with Ben Moore and Kevin...
01/30/2018 - 2:22pm
A shooting at the Dows exit in Franklin County at around 1:30 a.m., on Sunday, Jan. 28 remains under investigation. The shooting sent one victim by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa in Mason City. After an initial response by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Iowa State Patrol, Wright County Sheriff's Office, and medical...
01/30/2018 - 2:19pm
Later this year, Sr. Carmen Hernandez and Sr. Maura McCarthy will step down from their roles as Executive Director and Associate Executive Director, respectively, at La Luz Hispana. Hernandez was recently elected President of the Sisters of Presentation of Dubuque, a group of Catholic women who strive for community betterment through prayer,...
01/29/2018 - 3:31pm
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is looking to identify two subjects possibly connected to a shooting near the Dows exit in Franklin County early Sunday morning. Surveillance footage from a nearby convenience store showed the two individuals possibly connected to the incident in the store shortly before the shooting occurred. The...
01/23/2018 - 5:29pm
Hampton-Dumont senior Preston Miller recently had the rare chance to go behind-the-scenes at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. Through a job shadow with Speaker of the House of Representatives Linda Upmeyer, Miller got a first-hand look at how state government operations on a day-to-day basis. He was able to tour the Capitol building, lead the...
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