Tuesday December 01, 2015
11/23/2015 - 4:56pm
A reward for information leading to the whereabouts of missing Hampton man Ethan Kazmerzak was increased to $100,000 Monday.
Kazmerzak was last seen at various local bars on the night of Sept. 15, 2013. Investigators have followed up on numerous leads since his disappearance and came up empty-handed in...
11/23/2015 - 2:21pm
The Coulter Fire Department’s oldest active member has called it quits following five decades of service to the community.
Larry Erickson, 72, recently wrapped up his extended career by stepping down as the department’s chief. He held the position since 1980, but felt it was the right time.
11/18/2015 - 4:14pm
Regulations and the reputation of farmers were topics of discussion when Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey paid a visit to Hampton last week.
The Nov. 10 presentation took place at the Iowa State University Extension office and was attended by about 25 people.
11/17/2015 - 4:24pm
A fresh face will join the Hampton City Council next year thanks to an upcoming vacancy in Ward 2.
The council accepted the resignation of current Ward 2 representative Jim Davies during its regular meeting last Thursday. Davies plans to move outside the ward soon but wanted to remain on the council, which prompted him to...
11/17/2015 - 4:23pm
Holding back tears in front of a packed gymnasium at Hampton-Dumont High School, Marine veteran Tony Spradlin praised the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice during times of conflict and civil unrest.
“They didn’t go to war because they loved fighting, they went because they wanted to be part of...