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12/06/2016 - 5:02pm
     The Iowa Department of Transportation is seeking an easement from the city of Hampton, for 0.12 acres of Harriman Park, that it will permanently need for bridge repairs in 2019.      The DOT is scheduled to work on two bridges in Hampton in 2019. The North side of Hampton, by Harriman Park, will be a $1.9 million project to update the 55-year-old bridge....
11/15/2016 - 6:17pm
     Hampton-Dumont High School held an assembly in honor of area veterans on Veteran’s Day, highlighted by Pastor Art Zewert of the Zion Reform Church, Sheffield, as the guest speaker.      Zewert was an editor for his base’s paper while in the service at the end of the Vietnam War. He thanked his...
11/15/2016 - 6:15pm
     The 2017 Franklin County Fair (July19-23) will be headlined by country/pop star Gary Allan. Allan has released nine studio albums and a greatest hits release, producing 26 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including four number ones: “Man to Man,” “Tough Little Boys,” “Nothing on...
11/08/2016 - 11:54pm
  These unofficial results are courtesy the Iowa Secretery of State website, which was last updated at 10:45:31 PM.     Office / Candidate Name Party Votes % of Votes President and Vice President (13 of 13 Precincts Reported) Donald J. Trump and Michael R. Pence Republican Party 3,153 63.7% Hillary Clinton and...
11/08/2016 - 5:18pm
     MidAmerican Energy Company completed it’s Multi-Value Project 4, 345-kilovolt transmission line in Franklin County last month. The 71-miles line spans across northeast Iowa, from Hampton, to east of Waterloo.      Ashton Hockman, media relations representative with MidAmerican, said that the...
11/08/2016 - 5:17pm
April Hemmes and Shannon Latham talk about role of women in agriculture on television      Operating a farm can be considered the oldest family business. Men, women and children, throughout farming’s history in the world and America, have spent much of their lives working to sustain their own lives and feed the community...
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