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11/29/2016 - 5:23pm
Cost of repairs incites district to look In to new vehicles      Two Hampton-Dumont school buses failed inspection, making them unusable to transport students throughout the district. According to Transportation Director Dan Schipper, now that middle and high school basketball is in season, the district currently has all its buses on routes, transporting students home and to...
11/29/2016 - 5:22pm
The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education evaluated concerns over student access to printing and copying, after hearing concerns from H-D High School Student Lexis Kalkwarf.      Kalkwarf explained that both students and teachers were informed on the first day of school this year that student access to printing in the library was...
11/29/2016 - 5:21pm
     Hampton shoppers enjoyed Black Friday late last week by touring the city for a night of wine tasting during the seventh annual Friday Uncorked.      Sponsored by the Greater Franklin County Area Chamber of Commerce, the sellout event sent 250 shoppers out on the town with wineglass in hand as they hopped...
11/29/2016 - 5:19pm
Franklin County choral concert to include harpist Ann Fienup      The Franklin Chorale is set to usher in the holiday spirit with a blend of traditional and classical holiday tunes.      Artistic Director for the chorale and current Hampton-Dumont High School Vocal Instructor Jesse Bunge will continue his...
11/29/2016 - 5:19pm
     The Hampton-Dumont fifth grade class celebrated its graduation from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program, honoring their commitment to making responsible choices as they face the new year.      Highlighted by keynote speaker Steve Madson, H-D High School principal, the commencement...
11/22/2016 - 5:57pm
     I sat down with Brendan Kelly, 21, a slightly new face within the Hampton Police Department. Kelly started on the force this past August as an officer. What follows is our Q & A about himself and about his time thus far in Hampton. Answers have been edited for conciseness.   Are you originally from Hampton, or are you...
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