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02/09/2016 - 6:45pm
     Chipped white paint speckles the brick exterior of the old Geneva school auditorium. Despite bitter February temperatures outside, three large rusty windows remain locked open while others stay shuttered with boards.      The aging building might look like an abandoned relic of the past, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.    ...
01/26/2016 - 2:41pm
Coulter hopes future tree plantings will ease blow after invasive beetle arrives        Volunteers in Coulter are preparing to move forward with Phase 2 of the city’s longterm reforestation plan.      City Forester Lon Allan and his wife, Linda, are awaiting news regarding the status of a grant...
01/26/2016 - 2:34pm
Despite a huge crowd and packed rows of bleachers, you could hear a pin drop Saturday afternoon inside the West Fork High School gymnasium.      Fans trained their eyes on center court in between varsity basketball games to watch Heather Holm receive a new hairdo. The Hampton woman shaved her head to raise awareness for cancer...
01/26/2016 - 2:32pm
West Fork building still on track for fall opening, project superintendent says        The shell of the new West Fork Wellness Center has been steadily closing in as Henkel Construction crews work through winter on the project.      “Weather has most certainly slowed us down,” said Tim Bray...
01/26/2016 - 2:31pm
Five well-known relics have disappeared from Hampton’s skyline recently due to old age and relentless punishment from Mother Nature.      Copper statues perched atop the Franklin County Courthouse were removed last month and placed inside the rotunda. Rain and other adverse weather conditions had started to take a toll on...
01/19/2016 - 6:32pm
Ronald Rand’s bond was set at $1 million last week after the Hampton man pled not guilty to First Degree Murder during his initial court appearance.      Rand, 61, appeared before Judge James Drew Jan. 12 at the Cerro Gordo County Law Enforcement Center for an arraignment and bond review hearing. After entering the plea,...
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