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01/27/2015 - 4:56pm
The future of CAL’s football program was left in the school board’s hands Monday night following an emotional meeting that featured testimony from players and community members.      Football Coach/Activities Director Scott Striegel presented a detailed slideshow outlining options for the 2015 season. Low participation numbers have hampered CAL’s eight-...
01/06/2015 - 2:03pm
Suggested improvements to Drainage District #48 became clearer Monday morning during a special informational session at the Franklin County Board of Supervisors meeting.      Around 15 landowners attended the meeting to hear a presentation from David Cook of McClure Engineering Company. Cook described five improvement...
01/06/2015 - 11:38am
ACKLEY – Since AGWSR’s coaching staff was in the wedding party of former Cougar player Cody Eichmeier later that night, Saturday’s non-conference basketball contest was flipped to a rare boy-girl doubleheader. Whether or not Nathan Karsjens knew about the impending nuptials or not, he celebrated a big night with a double-...
12/30/2014 - 5:19pm
Powerful June storms, topsy-turvy elections and a streak of frigid February weather were only a few top stories that graced the front pages of the Hampton Chronicle in 2014. Some of those events had a larger community-wide impact than others, but each one left a lasting impression on Franklin County in one way or another.    ...
12/30/2014 - 5:13pm
Hugs and handshakes greeted Supervisor Jerry Plagge Monday morning as he bid farewell to fellow county officials during his final board meeting. Plagge, who served on the Franklin County Board of Supervisors for 12 years, is retiring from public service when his term expires Dec. 31.      “It was really fun the last...
12/30/2014 - 5:11pm
North Side Elementary will receive around $1.5 million worth of renovations next year if Hampton-Dumont follows through with recommendations proposed during a special board of education workshop Dec. 22.      The building needs multiple upgrades before kindergarten classes move in from South Side Elementary next fall....
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