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01/17/2017 - 4:54pm
     The Iowa Living Roadways Steering committee is moving forward with one of its community improvement projects in the form of a dog park in Hampton.      Committee member Sue Wulf has been attending government meetings within Franklin County over the past week, informing them of the organization’s intent. The site currently being eyed for the project is...
12/27/2016 - 4:50pm
     The Hampton City Council discussed the governing body’s options if and when the Franklin County Developmental Association commissioned housing study yields information about a housing shortage, as many in the area anticipate. Mayor Brook Boehmler expressed to the council that he did not want the housing study to be...
12/20/2016 - 5:23pm
     The Franklin County Arts Council and Franklin County Players presented “The One and Only Santa Claus,” right in time for the holiday season, the weekend of Dec. 10, to a packed crowd Saturday night.      Assistant Director and Actress Wendy Buseman said that the play was selected for the winter...
12/20/2016 - 5:22pm
     Christmas tunes rang out from the Windsor Theatre on Monday as an audience gathered to hear a holiday concert from Diana Upton-Hill and the Nashville Santas.      "It was so fun," said Upton-Hill. "The audience was really warm and inviting."      Upton-Hill, an Iowa...
12/14/2016 - 6:14pm
Updated FORT DODGE – All of the years of playing football from Youth Sports Foundation all the way to Iowa Central Community College, Kendrick Suntken, a Hampton-Dumont graduate, penned to continue playing the sport he loves at the University of Northern Iowa on Wednesday, Dec. 14. A two-time high school all-state football player with the...
12/13/2016 - 4:53pm
     The talk’s about “what if’s,” he says.  Franklin County Supervisor Gary McVicker postulates, wondering about a certain operation in Osage.      Larry Richtsmeier listens intently to the three individuals, who talk with purpose, with his head leaned forward, garnished with white...
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