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01/17/2017 - 5:03pm
     In the wake of the election of Republican Donald Trump as the United States’ 45 president, many are questioning upcoming policies regarding his election rhetoric about immigration, border security and undocumented immigrants. The Chronicle reached out to Yer Vang, immigration attorney with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Debuque to discuss legal matter regarding...
01/17/2017 - 5:02pm
     The Hampton Council held a hearing for entities to request funding from the city ahead of budget preparations. Of the organizations requesting funds from the city, were the Franklin County Development Association, The Hampton Senior Center, The Hampton Public Library, Franklin County Alcoholism Service Center and the Chamber of...
01/17/2017 - 5:01pm
     The Hampton-Dumont Community School Board approved plans for an in-town bus route on Monday, January 16 during their regular board meeting.      Starting at Sherwood Apartments on 12th Ave at roughly 7:15 a.m., the route will make eight stops throughout the city before dropping students off at the district...
01/17/2017 - 5:01pm
     The Latimer Council heard a proposition from the Latimer Park Society and Day Care President Cathy Carlson regarding the erection of a “Splash Pad” in Latimer.      Carlson explained that the day care had been wondering how to contribute to the community in a kid-oriented way by putting a splash...
01/17/2017 - 4:58pm
     Georgia State Patrol arrested Antonio Marecheau, 58, Newnan, Georgia, on Jan. 9 in Newnan, Georgia on a Franklin County charge of involuntary manslaughter. Marecheau was the driver of a semi-tractor trailer that struck and killed Sheffield woman Penny Rust at a Highway 65 intersection (Skinny Patton’s Corner) in...
01/17/2017 - 4:57pm
     United Way of North Central Iowa has released a report summarizing a community conversation that took place last December to discuss the needs of the Hampton community.      United Way met with a dozen Hampton residents on December 6 as part of the region wide program to talk about their vision for the...
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