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11/29/2016 - 5:21pm
     Hampton shoppers enjoyed Black Friday late last week by touring the city for a night of wine tasting during the seventh annual Friday Uncorked.      Sponsored by the Greater Franklin County Area Chamber of Commerce, the sellout event sent 250 shoppers out on the town with wineglass in hand as they hopped from shop to shop. Sixteen area businesses...
11/08/2016 - 5:00pm
A Q & A with Alliant Energy’s Director of Project Development, Ben Lipari        I sat down with Alliant Energy’s Media Relations Representative Justin Faus and Director of Project Development Ben Lipari, to explain Alliant Energy’s commitment to Franklin County and the finer details of creating a...
11/01/2016 - 4:22pm
     The Franklin County Development Association hosted its “Elevate your future,” assembly at the Franklin County Convention Center, showcasing the many manufacturing businesses in Franklin County, while encouraging high school students to reevaluate a career in manufacturing.      Area businesses...
11/01/2016 - 4:19pm
     Things were chugging along at the Franklin County Convention Center on Sunday as railroad enthusiasts from across the region visited Hampton to attend the 5th Annual Model Train Show & Sale.      Organized by the North Central Iowa Model Railroad Club, the show was packed with trains of all sizes for...
11/01/2016 - 11:21am
FORT DODGE – With about 1 kilometer to go, West Fork’s Kenna Weaver was out of medal contention. She was running with noticeable pain, grabbing her side as she went. But when Weaver reached the bridge at Fort Dodge’s Lakeside Municipal Golf Course, that is when she kicked it in. The entire story is available in the print and...
10/25/2016 - 4:19pm
     Sentencing was held for former Hampton resident Ronald Rand on Monday, October 24, concluding a 10 month legal process.      Rand, 61, was found guilty of murder in the first degree in the 2015 death of his girlfriend, Michelle Key, 51, Waterloo. Since his arrest he has been held in the Cerro Gordo County...
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