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06/23/2016 - 4:10pm
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is recommending no swimming take place in Beed's Lake until further notice due to elevated E. coli levels, it announced Thursday.  The measurements for the water reading in question were taken on June 22 and were in the "yellow" or "caution" category of the organization's assessment levels.   The DNR will repeate...
05/31/2016 - 4:38pm
     After two months of delays and uncertainty, reconstruction of the Hampton Public Library’s curved wall will officially proceed following a decision last Thursday by the city council.      The group unanimously approved a $59,570 change order for reconstruction of the wall. The overall price of the...
05/31/2016 - 4:37pm
  Walton: "Live life with a purpose."        After a few final words of advice and encouragement, 83 Hampton-Dumont High School seniors were dispatched into the world Sunday afternoon.      Family, friends and other well-wishers packed the gym to bid their final farewell to the group...
05/31/2016 - 4:36pm
     Hampton residents gathered Monday to celebrate the lives and military service of local veterans that gave the ultimate sacrifice.      Members of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Legion Auxiliary hosted a Memorial Day service inside the Church of the Living Word auditorium. Keynote speaker...
05/31/2016 - 4:33pm
     Visitors from across north Iowa will pack downtown Hampton Saturday for an event celebrating the region’s ever-growing cultural diversity.      Gran Festival will feature a wide-ranging entertainment lineup for guests of all ages. The free event was spearheaded by La Luz Hispana to raise money for the...
05/24/2016 - 3:26pm
     A local woman is challenging the community to raise $100,000 for ongoing renovations at the Hampton Public Library.      Hampton financial agent Belen Krabbe recently announced plans to donate $1,000 for every $10,000 raised for the library wall reconstruction project. Krabbe, who is in the process of...
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