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10/21/2014 - 3:06pm
A jury trial involving the City of Hampton and local landlord Milton Heyde was postponed last Wednesday until further notice, according to documents filed in Franklin County District Court.      Heyde, the defendant, is refuting a July nuisance property citation issued to a duplex he owns at 120 and 120 1/2 1st Ave. NE. A jury trial was set for Oct. 28 to decide the matter...
10/07/2014 - 4:38pm
Guests at the Windsor Theatre received a blast from the past Saturday night during the fourth annual “An Evening Like It Used To Be” show. The event, which is held as a fundraiser for the Franklin County Arts Council, featured comedic skits and music from the 1910s and 1920s.      “It was just great,...
10/07/2014 - 4:36pm
A minor zombie outbreak took place on Saturday as the Hampton-Dumont 5th and 6th grade football program organized the “Run of the Walking Dead.”      Starting out like a typical 5K run, the race began at the Hampton-Dumont Middle School building. The course took runners around Hampton’s northeast...
10/07/2014 - 4:35pm
City error leads to second appeal hearing for Heyde property        The lengthy battle between the City of Hampton and Milton Heyde continued last week during a special appeal hearing regarding one of the local landlord’s rental properties.      In July, Code Enforcement Officer Doug Tarr...
10/07/2014 - 4:33pm
A change in ownership is now complete at one longtime Hampton business.      Cedar Valley Bankshares, Ltd., recently acquired controlling interest in Hampton State Bank from Hampton Banco, Inc. The change in ownership was announced in July and needed regulatory approval before it could be completed. Hampton State Bank will...
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...
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