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07/19/2016 - 4:37pm
  Crews worked throughout the night to put out the blaze   A house fire in Sheffield resulted in the death of an elderly resident this past weekend. Around 10 p.m. on the night of July 17, the Sheffield fire department received a call about a house fire at 22 Southview Circle in Sheffield. Sheffield resident Dee Birdsall was in the house at the time of the fire and has died....
06/28/2016 - 4:13pm
     The Hampton City Council approved this summer’s street repair projects during their regular meeting on Thursday, June 23.      Two public hearings were held before approving resolutions for the Highway 65 Traffic Signals Project and 2016 Overlay and Pedestrian Ramp Improvement’s Project.  ...
06/28/2016 - 4:12pm
The governor talks water at Beeds Lake State Park        Iowa Governor Terry Branstad visited Franklin County on the afternoon of June 23.       The long-serving Republican visited Beeds Lake State Park as part of his tradition of traveling to all 99 Iowa counties.      ...
06/28/2016 - 1:07pm
HAMPTON – A good hitting session before Friday’s North Central Conference game against Iowa Falls-Alden did the trick for the Hampton-Dumont softball team. The Bulldogs went for 16 hits – 12 against starter Ashley Bicknese – and hit one home run off of Bicknese and another off of Lindsay Aldinger, who came on in the third...
06/21/2016 - 4:36pm
     Downtown Hampton has gotten a bit more colorful.      After 12 days of painting, the finishing touches have been put on a Hampton themed mural.      The giant sized art project began months ago as the Greater Franklin County Area Chamber of Commerce decided to start an Alley Art program...
06/21/2016 - 4:31pm
    If all goes well, Fort Dodge based NEW Cooperative will be turning ground on a new feed mill at its rural Rowan facility.     The mill, which would be located south of its current facility, would create 18 new jobs for the company.     “They are preparing to make an investment of up to $25 million...
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