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02/03/2016 - 11:07am
Franklin County Republicans followed other Iowa conservatives Monday night, casting a majority of votes in favor of caucus winner Ted Cruz.      The Texas senator received 35.8 percent of votes at the local level. Donald Trump received 25.3 percent of votes in Franklin County, which was good enough for second place. Overall, Cruz garnered 27.6 percent of Republican votes...
01/05/2016 - 2:46pm
Last week marked the end of a long road for one Dumont business owner.      After 58 years as an employee and 49 as owner, Duane Wubbena has sold Dumont Implement Co., Inc., to Mark’s Tractor and Implement, effective Dec. 31. Mark, Wayne, Scott and Janet Taets run the Osage-based company.      “...
12/29/2015 - 2:47pm
Farmers Cooperative (FC) and West Central Cooperative will become one of the largest grain companies on the continent this spring following a recent merger vote.      Co-op members approved the merger by a super majority during a month-long voting process, according to a news release. The unified company will be known as Landus...
12/29/2015 - 2:46pm
A new endowment fund hopes to raise a significant amount of capital for improvements at a local historic landmark.      The Windsor Theater Development Corporation recently established the Windsor Theatre Endowment Fund with the help of two regional betterment foundations. It allows the group to use tax-deductible donations to...
12/29/2015 - 2:44pm
Local officials have set a Jan. 7 arraignment date for a Hampton man accused of First Degree Murder.      Judge James Drew last Wednesday set the arraignment date for Ronald Lee Rand, 61, Hampton. Prosecutors say Rand shot and killed his girlfriend, Michelle Key, 51, Waterloo, on Dec. 13 following an argument at his home....
12/22/2015 - 6:57pm
Administrators at Hampton-Dumont and CAL expressed mixed emotions last week following the release of a report ranking academic achievement at each school in Iowa.      The Iowa School Report Card was made available to the public by the state department of education. The annual report pools student data from standardized tests...
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