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02/20/2018 - 6:08pm
The nursing shortage in Iowa has not experienced any downward slope, and educators and hospital staff are frustrated at the state's lack of relief. The demands have recently been tackled by University of Iowa's College of Nursing and North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC). The two institutions have partnered n a new agreement to allow NIACC nursing graduates to easily transfer to the...
01/30/2018 - 2:19pm
Later this year, Sr. Carmen Hernandez and Sr. Maura McCarthy will step down from their roles as Executive Director and Associate Executive Director, respectively, at La Luz Hispana. Hernandez was recently elected President of the Sisters of Presentation of Dubuque, a group of Catholic women who strive for community betterment through prayer,...
01/29/2018 - 3:31pm
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is looking to identify two subjects possibly connected to a shooting near the Dows exit in Franklin County early Sunday morning. Surveillance footage from a nearby convenience store showed the two individuals possibly connected to the incident in the store shortly before the shooting occurred. The...
01/23/2018 - 5:29pm
Hampton-Dumont senior Preston Miller recently had the rare chance to go behind-the-scenes at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. Through a job shadow with Speaker of the House of Representatives Linda Upmeyer, Miller got a first-hand look at how state government operations on a day-to-day basis. He was able to tour the Capitol building, lead the...
01/23/2018 - 5:26pm
Over the weekend, 60 students from the Hampton-Dumont Large Group Speech team competed at the district Large Group Speech competition, hosted by H-D for the first time. Speech coach Wendy Buseman said the achievements of this year's team are remarkable. But just four years ago, that level of success and participation was almost unfathomable....
01/23/2018 - 5:23pm
A familiar face to shoppers has filled a storefront on Hampton's Main Street. Tiffany Winkowitsch, who opened Flowers on Fourth last August, has moved her business to Main Street. She officially opened the doors to the new location last Monday. The move this soon after opening wasn't necessarily her plan when she opened Flowers on Fourth,...
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