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06/30/2015 - 10:43am
    July 4-6 promises to be three days of musical fun in Hampton for local residents and visitors alike.     The world famous Hampton Municipal Band will kick off the jam-packed weekend with a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Band Shell Park. The performance will close out the band’s 2015 concert season and is free to the public. The Hampton Jaycees will follow the...
06/16/2015 - 4:14pm
A familiar corrugated steel – the kind used to make grain bins – has found another purpose at Iowa State University.      The industrial material is traveling from Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield to Ames to grace Jack Trice Stadium as the focal point of the new end zone addition. Sukup End Zone Club season...
06/16/2015 - 4:12pm
Thanks to a lot of teamwork and elbow grease, two Hampton couples have transformed a deteriorating property into a prime piece of real estate.      Jayme and Mindy Murray and Marilyn and Larry Jurgena joined forces three years ago to purchase a foreclosed property located in their neighborhood. The house had fallen into...
06/16/2015 - 4:10pm
Gov. Terry Branstad touted Iowa’s healthy economy and expressed optimism for future growth during a brief visit to Hampton last Friday.      The governor met with local business executives and government officials at Buresh Building Systems in the industrial park. Branstad fielded questions and addressed ongoing issues...
06/16/2015 - 4:09pm
Area businesses gained insight from a unique portion of the workforce during a seminar held last Wednesday in Hampton.      Employers filled the Lighthouse of Life Church to learn how to recruit and retain veteran talent during a panel discussion hosted by IowaWORKS North Iowa. Five U.S. military veterans from Clear Lake, Mason...
06/11/2015 - 2:16pm
Guests at Honk ‘n’ Hollar Diner were evacuated early Thursday afternoon when a grease fire broke out in the restaurant’s kitchen. “The grill just started on fire,” said manager Jessica Janssen. “It spread really fast and my fire extinguisher couldn’t keep up.” Fewer than 10 people were in the...
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