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09/23/2016 - 1:55pm
  Due to the weather and likelihood of flooding, Alliant Energy is postponing the open house scheduled for Thursday, September 29.  They will reschedule as soon as possible. 
09/23/2016 - 1:34pm
The state of emergency continues for Franklin County. Supervisor Gary McVicker in conjunction with  Franklin County Emergency Management reported that there are flooding areas in West Fork, by Aredale, as well as flooding along the creek in Sheffield.   Several gravel roads have also been flooded out not because of streams, but...
09/23/2016 - 11:08am
  The National Weather service issued a warning for Northeast Franklin County that will remain in effect until 10:45 p.m. The forecasted amount of rain from last night until that time is 1-2 inches. Flooding from rivers, if any occur, is anticipated to stay below 500 year flood levels set in 2008.
09/23/2016 - 10:22am
Franklin County is now in a State of Emergency, according to Thomas Creighton after the rains over the last 24 hours. Preliminary data from the National Weather Service, Des Moines, said that average rain fall for Hampton over the last 48 hours was 3.16 inches.    Roads closed as of Thursday, Sept. 22 include: Cardinal Ave....
09/20/2016 - 4:50pm
Joint boards discuss sharing contract outcomes for next year      For the five years that sharing operational dollars have been available to schools to combine operational services, the Hampton-Dumont and CAL school districts have accrued a total of $138,000 per year, as a result of savings and revenue.    ...
09/20/2016 - 4:49pm
School board approves monetary transfers, construction, payments and elections      The CAL school board voted to transfer $450,000 from its PPEL and SAVE accounts, into its general funds, ahead of anticipated tax income.      A total of $350,000 was transferred from the PPEL account and $100,000 from the...
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