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09/30/2014 - 3:11pm
Kristina Raisch will resign from her position as Hampton’s Main Street Iowa coordinator effective Oct. 8 following 18 months of service to the community.      Raisch handed in her letter of resignation on Sept. 22, citing personal reasons as her motive for leaving. She plans to spend more time with her family after she wraps up her duties next Wednesday.  ...
09/23/2014 - 3:31pm
Two local hog farmers have teamed up to fill a void left on Latimer’s Main Street following last month’s closing of Corner Market.      Landon Plagge and Travis Pralle will open Latimer Community Grocery in the former Latimer Café sometime in October after extensive renovations are completed inside the...
09/23/2014 - 3:28pm
A night of laughter and nostalgia will greet visitors at the Windsor Theatre next weekend when “An Evening Like It Used To Be” hits the stage for the fourth-straight year.      The annual event is presented by the Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) and will feature a full slate of performances reminiscent of...
09/16/2014 - 5:32pm
They were long, they were heavy and they were certainly hard to move.      “As far as I know, this is the first time we've made anything this large—certainly this heavy, anyway," said Dale Glenn, manufacturing engineer at Seabee Cylinders & Chrome.      The local manufacturer...
09/16/2014 - 5:30pm
A proposal by Hampton-Dumont Superintendent Todd Lettow would move all district kindergarten classes from South Side Elementary to North Side next fall, consequently eliminating all-day preschool classes and creating a morning and afternoon section.      Lettow endorsed the plan at the H-D Board of Education meeting Monday...
09/16/2014 - 5:29pm
For the second time in two meetings, local landlord Milton Heyde criticized the Hampton City Council for unfair ordinance enforcement and also claimed one council member was failing to keep his property up to code.      Heyde, who has recently battled city officials over nuisance citations issued to his rental properties,...
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