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05/26/2015 - 2:23pm
Summer will make its unofficial debut next week when Hampton’s Tuesday on the Town celebration returns for the 2015 season.      The event will once again make its home inside Band Shell Park in downtown Hampton. The weekly celebration will be held each Tuesday in June and features food, live music and local retailers.      Country music artist Tyler...
05/05/2015 - 6:51pm
The status of an anti-abortion club at Hampton-Dumont High School is still uncertain following an announcement last Friday by district officials. According to Superintendent Todd Lettow, H-D is still reviewing administrative procedures regarding the classification of student clubs and organizations. Students for Life of America, a nationwide anti-...
05/05/2015 - 6:50pm
The weather may be rainy this week, but last week’s clear skies and mild temperatures were a boon for area farmers eager to plant this year’s crops. All across the area farmers stayed busy working to finish up their corn planting. “From what I can see, there’s a lot of corn going in the ground this week,” said Steve...
05/05/2015 - 6:48pm
Bird flu has arrived in north central Iowa. The Iowa Department of Agriculture announced Monday that a Wright County commercial laying operation with an estimated 2.8 million birds had experienced increased mortality. According to the release, initial testing came back positive for H5 avian influenza. The highly pathogenic avian influenza was...
05/05/2015 - 6:46pm
Family members came together last weekend to honor the last wishes of a former Hampton lawyer known for his conservationist spirit and progressive outlook. Children, in-laws and grandchildren planted more than 800 trees and shrubs Saturday at an organic farm owned by the late Lee Blum. The well-known attorney was born and raised in Franklin County...
05/01/2015 - 5:38pm
The status of an anti-abortion club at Hampton-Dumont High School is still uncertain following an announcement last Friday by district officials. According to Superintendent Todd Lettow, H-D is still reviewing administrative procedures regarding the classification of student clubs and organizations. Students for Life of America, a nationwide anti-...
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