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10/17/2017 - 10:28pm
Michael Lynn Rodemeyer Sr., 72, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for three counts of sexual abuse in the third degree at his sentencing hearing on Oct. 12. Rodemeyer was accused of engaging sexually with a minor on several occasions, and was initially facing two counts of sexual abuse in the second degree from the Hampton Police Department, and one count of sexual abuse in the second degree...
10/10/2017 - 4:31pm
Though last week was national construction week, Hampton-Dumont High Schoolers have turned one week of practicing the profession, into a full year, college credit course. For the first time, beginning this year, H-D high school students can receive college credit from the North Iowa Area Community College building trades program. This fall,...
10/10/2017 - 4:29pm
A cloudless sky and temperatures in the high 70s made the perfect fall day to attend the Harriman-Nielsen Fall Festival. Patrons packed the parking lots on the historic farm grounds for entertainment, games, food and camaraderie. On Sunday, October 8, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Harriman-Nielsen historic farm restoration site opened itself to...
10/10/2017 - 4:27pm
It was a night of old-fashioned entertainment on Saturday as the Franklin County Arts Council put on their seventh year of "An Evening Like It Used To Be" at the Windsor Theatre. Celebrating the theater's 104th birthday, the show entertained a packed house with orchestra music, vaudeville shows, and a special screening of 1926's...
10/10/2017 - 4:24pm
Vintage and new market décor shop Chapin Station, located in Chapin, will be selling off its entire inventory in the coming weeks and months, according to the business’ Facebook page. Owners Randy and Holly Coffee opened Chapin Station at a former DX gas station in 2013. The couple came into possession of the building in July 2013 and...
10/05/2017 - 3:16pm
Dorothy Oehlert, of Sheffield, was born October 11, 1927, and will celebrate her 90th birthday with a card shower. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 242 Sheffield, Iowa 50475.
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