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07/28/2015 - 4:24pm
Ongoing drama over a rewiring project at North Side Elementary continued Monday night during the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education’s regular meeting.      The board met with representatives from Dumont Telephone and Advance Tech Solutions to discuss the project. Earlier this month, members voted to void a rewiring contract with Dumont Telephone after Advanced Tech owner...
07/14/2015 - 3:25pm
Questions regarding the bid-letting process for improvement projects at North Side Elementary led the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education to void three contracts July 7 during a special meeting.      Contracts for rewiring, projector installation and new cafeteria tables will now be rebid following the decision. The board also...
07/14/2015 - 3:24pm
The owner of Hampton State Bank and First Security Bank & Trust announced plans last week to merge the two institutions by the end of the year.      Charles City-based Cedar Valley Bankshares, Ltd., recently submitted an application with regulatory officials to combine the two banks by Dec. 4. If approved, Hampton State...
07/14/2015 - 3:23pm
Advocating a rollback in federal authority, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry visited Franklin County Monday afternoon and addressed a packed house at the Rustic Brew in Hampton.      The former Texas governor discussed his campaign platform and fielded questions from the audience during the visit. Perry detailed his...
07/08/2015 - 6:00pm
    New policies affecting the classification of student clubs and other organizations are on the horizon at Hampton-Dumont High School.     The board of education discussed changes to existing policy with high school Principal Steve Madson during a special workshop on July 7. Madson outlined his recommendations to...
07/08/2015 - 12:53pm
      Questions regarding the bid-letting process for improvement projects at North Side Elementary led the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education to void three contracts July 7 during a special meeting.     Contracts for rewiring, projector installation and new cafeteria tables will now be rebid following the...
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