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03/21/2017 - 4:06pm
Deal hinges on tax code valuation      With Alliant’s interest in purchasing four lots on the south side of the Latimer Industrial Park, city mayor and council are enlisting the help of the North Iowa Area Council of Governments (NIACOG) to address possible methods of funding to cover they city’s share of costs in prepping the site to be shovel ready.   ...
03/07/2017 - 5:23pm
     The Franklin County community welcomed professional vocalists Cassandra Douglas and Brian Major this weekend to perform in the seventh annual Young Performing Artist & Scholarship Benefit Concert.      Presented by the Franklin County Arts Council and The Simon Estes Foundation, the concert gave Franklin...
03/07/2017 - 5:22pm
     Despite muddy, frigid and foggy conditions last week, Franklin County cemented itself a spot on the Freedom Rock Tour, with Coulter being the designated location.      On Tuesday, Feb 28, Dave’s Crane, Union, picked up the mammoth boulder and transported it down Interstate 35, at the speed limit,...
03/07/2017 - 3:24pm
     Students from the Hampton-Dumont High School ProStart 1 and 2 classes went out of the kitchen and into the restaurant business at the 2017 Iowa ProStart Invitational Restaurant Management Championships, getting a taste of their first victory.      The team of five students competed in both culinary and...
02/28/2017 - 6:26pm
         The halls of Hampton-Dumont Middle School were quiet, as staff tiptoed about, whispering to each other updates on time. One by one, members of the Hampton community waited to be snuck in through side doors of the middle school, where they silently made their way to the gymnasium.      ...
02/28/2017 - 6:23pm
Joyce Blum recalls brother’s work on Apollo 11      Joyce Blum considers herself a consumer of art and culture, immersing herself in many experiences and perspectives. Her recent venture to the movies however brought her back to her own experiences, to the historical adventures of her brother.     ...
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