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12/16/2014 - 2:34pm
A financial audit, facility improvement updates and administration contract discussion topped a short Hampton-Dumont Board of Education meeting Monday night.      Dennis Muyskens of the Hogan-Hansen C.P.A firm met with the board and reviewed the 2013-14 financial audit. Muyskens gave the district relatively high marks during the report, which included information from a...
11/25/2014 - 5:23pm
The Franklin County Fair Board has announced the entertainment lineup for the 2015 Franklin County Fair, July 15-19. Montgomery Gentry will headline the entertainment with a Friday night concert followed by the country rock group Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on Saturday night. Thursday night will feature a tribute to arena rock with the band Hairball...
11/25/2014 - 5:22pm
Heavy summer rainfall and other extreme weather conditions led to varied yield numbers for Franklin County corn and soybean farmers this year.      The area was pounded by precipitation in June, which created numerous ponds in some fields and choked off crops submerged in water.  According to AgVantage FS Crop...
11/25/2014 - 5:20pm
One of the most debated issues in America took center stage at the Windsor Theater Nov. 18 during a special forum on immigration policy reform.      Filmmaker Aldo Bello led a panel discussion after showing his documentary, “DREAM: An American Story.” The film examines how federal immigration policy affects the...
11/18/2014 - 4:03pm
Long-time dentist Dr. Bill Moore has retired after more than 36 years in Hampton. Moore finalized the sale of his practice to Dr. Jake Sorensen last Friday. Sorensen has six years of experience in dentistry and officially took over operations in Hampton on Monday. He also has an office located in Clear Lake and will be assisted here by Dr....
11/18/2014 - 4:01pm
Future building upgrades to North Side Elementary topped discussion at a short meeting of the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education Monday night.      The board unanimously approved a contract with two companies to design and implement a facility improvement plan at North Side. The H-D kindergarten class is moving into the...
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