Monday September 22, 2014
08/26/2014 - 10:28pm
Special to the Chronicle
The late Dr. Richard Flickinger of Franklin County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17.
Eighty-two counties participated this year and 110 inductees were recognized for their outstanding service and...
08/21/2014 - 12:14pm
Franklin County Republicans will select a new candidate for Supervisor District II at a special nominating convention Friday night in Hampton.
Three-term Supervisor Jerry Plagge, who narrowly defeated challenger Gary McVicker...
08/20/2014 - 11:23am
SHEFFIELD – New looks are all around for West Fork football this season.
The Warhawks have a new head coach in Eric Gabe, a foreign exchange student who will handle kicking responsibilities and a freshman female joining the squad.
Lauren Moore, 14, looks to play tight end and inside linebacker on the Warhawk junior varsity to...
08/19/2014 - 4:30pm
Back-to-school facility updates and district policy changes topped a short agenda at the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education meeting Monday night.
Though no formal action was taken on the matter, the board encouraged 7-12 Activities Director Nate Boock to move forward with a policy cancelling Wednesday practices for all junior high...
08/19/2014 - 4:28pm
Franklin County’s beloved courthouse received a splash of new color this summer, but it wasn’t intentional by any means.
Two copper statues perched atop the 123-year-old structure’s clock tower began rusting significantly following heavy rainfall in June. Rust marks started bleeding down onto the courthouse’s...