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11/22/2017 - 12:32am
Iowa State Sen. Amanda Ragan (D-District 27) stopped by Center One, Hampton, on Nov. 15 to discuss issues ahead of the legislatures session, to begin next year. Community residents, group leaders and city employees discussed the potential loss of backfill payments to cities and schools, as well as housing and employment challenges to boost economic growth. Ragan also addressed educational matters...
11/07/2017 - 4:31pm
Mission Possible Hampton held its second career day workshops at the Hampton-Dumont Middle School, educating students about the opportunities available to them not only in the community, but in the world beyond. Featured in last week’s career day was First Bank Hampton, Franklin General Nursing and EMT as well as the H-D High School ProStart...
10/31/2017 - 4:51pm
Two Democratic candidates for Iowa Governor came to the Franklin County area last week to campaign and communicate with Iowans about issues facing the governor’s election in 2018. Fred Hubbell, 66, former CEO of Equitable Life Insurance Company and a well-known Des Moines philanthropist and prolific Democratic donor, stopped by Ellsworth...
10/31/2017 - 4:50pm
Volunteers came together at the Church of the Living Word on Saturday, October 28 to pack thousands of meals for the Meals From The Heartland program. Based out of Des Moines, Meals From The Heartland packages and distributes food for people in need, both domestic and abroad. Providing food for the homeless and poor in the United States to people...
10/31/2017 - 4:48pm
The sudden snow didn't slow things down for Access as they held a fundraiser to support their Sixth Ave. Project on Friday, October 27. Serving up hotdogs and hamburgers at the H-D High School, Access invited the community to enjoy activities in the gym, including a game of indoor baseball enjoying a live DJ. Funds raised for the event will go...
10/31/2017 - 4:46pm
Every other Friday the Hampton-Dumont High School culinary classroom transforms from a learning environment to a full service restaurant and kitchen. A total of 25 students spend the in-between school days studying under the instruction of Jane Hoegh. Just as a football team spends practice time studying game film and honing their skills and...
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