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08/30/2016 - 4:23pm
     Ethan Stoetzer has joined Mid-America Publishing as its new Community News Editor in Hampton.      Stoetzer, 22, of Mason City, is originally from Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He is a graduate of Rowan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a concentration in creative writing.      “While in college, I was very involved...
08/30/2016 - 4:16pm
     A Mitchell County jury decided the fate of Ronald Lee Rand after a week-long trial in the 2015 death of Michelle Key.      Rand, 61, of Hampton was charged with first degree murder following the death of Key, 51, Waterloo on December 13, 2015.      After pleading not guilty to the charge...
08/30/2016 - 4:15pm
     The Franklin County Conservation Board will hold an open house for the Robinson House at Robinson Park, as part of an initial planning phase for the structure.      The park was gifted to Franklin County Conservation as part of a will from the Robinson family; the west portion, the house itself, was gifted...
08/30/2016 - 4:13pm
Latimer native Milton Wirtz perfected the plastic eye        A street in Latimer has been renamed to honor a native of the town who’s work is in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and the University of Northern Iowa Museum.      The Latimer street was named after Dr. Milton Wirtz...
08/23/2016 - 4:43pm
American Legion Post 183 disposed of 489 American flags on Wednesday, Aug. 17 during their annual flag burning ceremony at the Franklin County Fairgrounds.
08/23/2016 - 4:42pm
     The Hampton City Council discussed fire trucks, streets, and storage units during their workshop meeting on Monday, Aug. 22.      The meeting began with Tom Madden of SEH going over a series of change orders for the waste water treatment facility project. The change orders account for work done on the...
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