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09/27/2016 - 3:15pm
Franklin County remains under State of Emergency after five days of record rains      North Iowans were battered with five straight days of rain this past week, nearly matching records set in 2008, when the state saw a 500-year flood.      Beginning in the evening hours of Wednesday, Sept. 21, many North Iowa counties saw close to 10 inches of rain fall,...
08/23/2016 - 4:08pm
Franklin County Fair Queen, Katelyn Baltes, 19, of Hampton, participated in the 2016 Iowa State Fair Queen Coronation Ceremony on Aug. 13. STEVE POPE PHOTOGRAPHY/ IOWA STATE FAIR
08/23/2016 - 9:11am
WATERLOO – Hampton native Haley Sorenson recently competed with the Waterloo Waterhawks Division I national waterskiing team to finish seventh in Janesville, Wis. Among 14 teams to compete, Sorenson was a part of three acts in which the Waterhawks competed. “That is the second-best the team has ever done,” Sorenson said of...
08/16/2016 - 4:25pm
Man and his dog travel the country on his bicycle        For the last five years, a man has been traversing the country on his bicycle and with his dog, and happened to pedal his way through Hampton on August 11.        Joe Sorrendino, 47, aboard his Trek 3500, is originally form northern...
08/16/2016 - 4:23pm
     The Hampton Public Library is $40,000 closer to paying for their wall restoration project thanks to a fundraising campaign sparked by financial agent Belen Krabbe.      Krabbe issued a challenge to the Hampton community last May to raise $100,000 to help pay for the project after it was discovered that the...
08/16/2016 - 4:18pm
   The city of Dumont seeks to abate a safety nuisance a commercial property is causing downtown. Brian Miller, attorney for the city, filed a civil petition to this end on Aug. 8 at the Butler County Courthouse in Allison.    The hearing is set for Sept. 6 at 11:30 a.m., following an order filed Aug. 12 by Judge Christopher...
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