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09/20/2016 - 4:46pm
10 acres requested to be added to the Co-Op Urban Renewal Area        A 10-acre parcel of land was acquired by NEW Cooperative, Inc. last week, adding to the Co-Op’s 30 acre operation along West Highway 3.      A $23.5 million feed mill operation is slated to be built on the parcel, and is expected to produce 400,000 tons of feed, annually,...
09/06/2016 - 5:15pm
     The South Side Elementary School Walking Club is the recipient of a $350 grant from the Shopko Foundation, for its dedication to healthy initiatives.      Funds from the grant were used to create chain bracelets, which feature a dog tag and plastic feet, per mile completed, while a part of the club.  ...
09/06/2016 - 5:14pm
     With summer winding down, the Hampton Tree Board is working to get the city’s evergreens ready for winter. Volunteers wrapped protective fencing around the trees on Wednesday morning to discourage wandering deer from damaging the trees as they search for something to rub their antlers on.      And...
09/06/2016 - 5:13pm
City examining funding for repaving      Improvements to Harriman Park wrapped up last month, with the installment of a 66-foot zip line, thanks in part to fundraising efforts by the Kiwanis Club of Hampton.      The addition of the zip line concludes approximately a year-and-a-half of fundraising, planning...
08/30/2016 - 4:16pm
     A Mitchell County jury decided the fate of Ronald Lee Rand after a week-long trial in the 2015 death of Michelle Key.      Rand, 61, of Hampton was charged with first degree murder following the death of Key, 51, Waterloo on December 13, 2015.      After pleading not guilty to the charge...
08/30/2016 - 4:15pm
     The Franklin County Conservation Board will hold an open house for the Robinson House at Robinson Park, as part of an initial planning phase for the structure.      The park was gifted to Franklin County Conservation as part of a will from the Robinson family; the west portion, the house itself, was gifted...
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