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12/12/2017 - 5:48pm
No measureable snow has fallen yet, but city and county crews are ready once the snow starts piling up. Jay Waddingham, Franklin County Engineer, said winter preparations typically begin in the summer, when salt is pur-chased through the Iowa DOT. Doug Tarr, Hampton Public Works Director, also said the city begins purchas-ing and stocking up salt and sand far before snow is a threat. Preparation...
11/07/2017 - 4:31pm
Mission Possible Hampton held its second career day workshops at the Hampton-Dumont Middle School, educating students about the opportunities available to them not only in the community, but in the world beyond. Featured in last week’s career day was First Bank Hampton, Franklin General Nursing and EMT as well as the H-D High School ProStart...
10/31/2017 - 4:50pm
Volunteers came together at the Church of the Living Word on Saturday, October 28 to pack thousands of meals for the Meals From The Heartland program. Based out of Des Moines, Meals From The Heartland packages and distributes food for people in need, both domestic and abroad. Providing food for the homeless and poor in the United States to people...
10/31/2017 - 4:48pm
The sudden snow didn't slow things down for Access as they held a fundraiser to support their Sixth Ave. Project on Friday, October 27. Serving up hotdogs and hamburgers at the H-D High School, Access invited the community to enjoy activities in the gym, including a game of indoor baseball enjoying a live DJ. Funds raised for the event will go...
10/31/2017 - 4:46pm
Every other Friday the Hampton-Dumont High School culinary classroom transforms from a learning environment to a full service restaurant and kitchen. A total of 25 students spend the in-between school days studying under the instruction of Jane Hoegh. Just as a football team spends practice time studying game film and honing their skills and...
10/24/2017 - 4:06pm
The basketball courts of the Franklin Wellness Center were decorated from floor to ceiling with over 60 quilts from residents in the Franklin County area, either handmade, passed down, purchased or found at an auction. This past Saturday, October 21, the community was invited to witness these quilts from varying eras, and of varying decorative...
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