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03/21/2017 - 4:06pm
     The Hampton Branch of Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. will cease production operations as of March 24, according to Plant Manager Andy Richardson. The plant will continue to operate until inventory is depleted.       “It was a surprise to hear this and to have this confirmed,” Executive Director of the Franklin County Development...
03/21/2017 - 4:06pm
Deal hinges on tax code valuation      With Alliant’s interest in purchasing four lots on the south side of the Latimer Industrial Park, city mayor and council are enlisting the help of the North Iowa Area Council of Governments (NIACOG) to address possible methods of funding to cover they city’s share of costs in...
03/21/2017 - 3:57pm
New Executive Director of the Iowa Democratic Party talks of journey to politics Kevin Geiken was just looking for a free burger and a soda when he wandered into a Charles City campaign office for Democratic Party Presidential Candidate Barack Obama in 2007.      The Dumont native had been on a self-proclaimed “choose-...
03/21/2017 - 3:55pm
     Hampton-Dumont Middle School grades four and five held their “Dream Big” concert at Church of the Living Word last Tuesday night.      The fourth grade sang the songs: Be Our Guest, The Climb, See the Light, Light up the World, Dream Your Dreams and You’re Welcome.     ...
03/14/2017 - 3:22pm
     The Hampton Council voted to “adjourn” the resolution to accept the presented bids for the 2017 HMA Overlay project, postponing acceptance and rewarding of contract until the council’s next regular meeting.      Only one bidder responded to the project, Heartland Asphalt, Mason City, with a...
03/14/2017 - 3:20pm
Hampton resident, Clark, and FGH’s, Root, land on list of ‘100 Great Iowa Nurses’      Nurses selected for the honor of the 100 Great Iowa Nurses represent many sectors of health care, including hospitals, long-term care facilities and school and office nurses. These exemplary nurses are selected based on...
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