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05/19/2015 - 1:02pm
Friends, faculty and family members said goodbye to the CAL High School Class of 2015 during an hour-long commencement ceremony Sunday afternoon.      Seventeen students comprised this year’s senior class. Members of CAL’s administration commended the group for their hard work and wished them the best in their future endeavors.      “Today...
04/21/2015 - 2:51pm
Longtime restaurant owner Jo Gorder has never been accused of slacking on the job.      “I’m more of a stander,” she said as she rushed around Gorder’s Café in Bradford. “I can only sit so long until it’s time to do something else.”      Gorder will have more...
04/14/2015 - 3:18pm
Freshman U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst visited the area last week as part of her inaugural recess tour of the state. Back in Iowa after her first 90 days in Congress, Ernst visited Sukup Manufacturing on Wednesday to talk with employees about her activities in Congress and take a tour of the factory.      “I think she’s...
04/14/2015 - 3:16pm
Drama was lacking Thursday night when the Hampton City Council unanimously voted to reappoint Meghan Freie to the Ward 1 council seat.      Council members took less than two minutes to reach their decision. Freie, who has held the Ward 1 seat since July 2014, planned to move from the area and submitted her resignation last...
04/14/2015 - 3:15pm
Construction on a new state of the art grain facility in western Franklin County is moving along as planned, according to company officials.      Fort Dodge-based NEW Cooperative began construction on a four-bin expansion east of Rowan this spring. The facility, which sits inside Franklin County along S-13, will have 1,875,000...
04/09/2015 - 4:08pm
State officials have hammered the final nail in the coffin for a proposed $4.1 million housing project in downtown Hampton. KL Holdings owners Kyle Pralle and Landon Plagge received word on Thursday that the Iowa Economic Development Association (IEDA) will not allow the business to change ownership in hopes of saving The 101 project. Pralle and...
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