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05/19/2015 - 1:05pm
The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education unanimously approved a list of summer projects during a brief meeting Monday night.      Most of the projects will improve entry areas and parking lots at the district’s four school buildings. The total price tag for the five-item list is around $50,000.      Three of the projects will be completed at North Side...
05/19/2015 - 1:04pm
Vet shares hands-on biology lesson with St. Paul students        Students at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Latimer were visited by a unique four-legged guest during a special biology lesson on May 13.      Hampton veterinarian Zach Vosburg showed off his pet goat, Strider, and taught students...
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...
05/19/2015 - 1:00pm
Future Franklin County Freedom Rock secured        Latimer’s American Legion Riders Post 658 has obtained a massive boulder for the future Franklin County Freedom Rock site in Coulter.      Last week Martin Marietta of Mason City announced plans to donate a nine by eight-foot rock for use at the...
05/19/2015 - 12:58pm
Multiple Memorial Day services are planned throughout the area on Sunday and Monday. Local residents should be cognizant of inclement weather, which could force changes to the program schedule. • Hampton      Memorial Day services will kick off Monday morning with a parade starting downtown and ending at the cemetery. The...
05/12/2015 - 11:08pm
The high pathogenic bird flu virus continued its spread across Wright County last week. The Iowa Department of Agriculture announced on May 8 that two more probable cases were found at commercial laying operations there, one with an estimated 2.9 million birds and another with an estimated 1.1 million birds.      Between the...
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