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10/17/2017 - 10:19pm
Patrons of Hampton and its neighboring counties and cities were invited to take a tour of Hampton through stories told by those buried at the cemetery. On Sunday afternoon, October 15, 121 people came out to support the Friends of the Hampton Cemetery, as tickets were sold to the event to raise money for the organization, a non-profit entity that works to take care of the cemetery and finance...
09/12/2017 - 10:12am
It was a sky-high Labor Day for Compassion Flights as they held their first annual Fly-In Breakfast on Monday, Sept. 4. Opened earlier this year by Doug and Robin Pralle, Compassion Flights is a non-profit organization that provides free air travel service for area residents that have a need for transportation to receive medical treatment. When it...
09/05/2017 - 4:52pm
Often times, a diagnosis of cancer can bring one’s world down around him or her. With the knowledge and experience of impending treatment, surgeries and lifestyle changes, being diagnosed with cancer can create a sense of disconnect and alienation from the lives that people once lived. Mason City-based community service organization My Happy...
09/05/2017 - 4:50pm
South Side Elementary School held a ribbon cutting for its newest addition to the playground. Over the summer, in a public-private partnership with Hampton-Dumont School District and Heartland Asphalt, Mason City, South Side was able to create an asphalt track for students who participate in the before-school walking club, to walk around. “...
09/05/2017 - 4:48pm
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg stopped by the Cargill, Inc., Iowa Falls as part of the governor’s Build a Better Iowa: Economy series on Friday, September 1. Cargill, Inc. is a multinational soybean processor, commodity trader and energy producer, with 70 operations worldwide, employing over 150,000. It is the largest...
08/29/2017 - 2:59pm
La Crosse, Wisconsin- based convenience and fuel store Kwik Trip added a new branch to its Iowa Kwik Star convenience store and gas station locations with a Hampton Kwik Star. The company held a grand opening on Wednesday, Aug. 23, during a week of grand opening convenience store bargains and deals. The store formally opened on schedule of its Aug...
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