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08/15/2017 - 7:01pm
The mood was a happy one at Dralle’s Plumbing and Heating on July 27 as papers were signed for Mort’s Plumbing & Heating of Iowa Falls to acquire the company. The new ownership was effective Monday, August 14. The acquisition, termed a good fit by owner Tim Primus, was welcomed by all involved. Service will continue as normal with James Kinkade and Robert Dralle offering their...
08/01/2017 - 4:42pm
Franklin County community members donned their capes and unleashed their inner superhero at the Franklin County Relay For Life on Saturday, July 29. The event raised over $72,000 as of Monday, July 31. Relay For Life is an American Cancer Society charity event that is put on in local communities to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those who...
08/01/2017 - 4:40pm
The populations of Thornton, Swaledale and Rockwell increased by thousands on Wednesday, July 26, as eager bicyclists pedaled through the Cerro Gordo County area as part of the 2017 Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI). Now in its 45th year, RAGBRAI is a seven-day-long bicycle ride across the state. The ride kicked off...
08/01/2017 - 11:31am
HAMPTON – Long-time Hampton-Dumont baseball coach Bill Hand has been keeping some late nights recently. The man who spent 22 years coaching the Bulldogs and was responsible for starting several girls sports at Hampton for a grand total of 32 years, including their basketball program, needs to keep a late schedule since his grandson, Brad...
07/25/2017 - 3:44pm
The Franklin County Comprehensive Housing Needs Analysis study, revealed in May, came to the conclusion that over 600 units of housing, either from rental, senior or market-owned will be needed through 2025 to both handle current market pressure and withstand future trends. Maxfield Research and Consulting examined the for-sale market and...
07/25/2017 - 3:42pm
Reallocation of the Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) dollars was a strong point of discussion at the Hampton Council’s regular meeting on Thursday, July 20. The council needs to have an agreed upon text for reallocation in order to allow the public to vote “yes” or “no” on reallocation in the November 2017 election, in...
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