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04/17/2018 - 4:28pm
Sheffield’s Sukup Manufacturing Company was given the “Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year” award by The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) at the Prometheus Awards Annual Dinner last Thursday, April 12. The Prometheus Awards recognize companies that pursue innovation and success in Iowa’s technology industry. “The Prometheus Awards is the most prestigious...
03/20/2018 - 4:30pm
When school starts next year, current CAL seventh grader Natalie Castro and her classmates will be in a new environment as the whole grade sharing agreement between CAL and Hampton-Dumont takes effect. In preparation for the transition, CAL and H-D participated in a series of connector days, in which H-D and CAL students were paired up with a...
03/20/2018 - 4:27pm
The Franklin County Fair Board announced plans for a major capital improvement project during their 31st annual dinner and dance on Saturday, March 17. The fair board invited sponsors out for an evening of dinner and dancing to show their appreciation for their support as they prepare for another year of events. Guests enjoyed a beef loin dinner...
03/13/2018 - 4:31pm
Hampton native Steve Kruse will be the first to admit it's hard to leave him without words, but that's what happened when he was named KIMT's (Mason City) Volunteer of the Month for March. Nominated by Mason City Chamber of Commerce Membership Director Colleen Frein, Kruse was recognized for his service with a variety of Mason City...
03/13/2018 - 4:30pm
A downtown Hampton restaurant has garnered statewide recognition for its attention to handmade food, drinks and friendly atmosphere. Last week, Travel Iowa, the official tourism website for the State of Iowa, named Rustic Brew as the Franklin County representative on its "99 Counties, 99 Restaurants" list. About Rustic Brew, Travel Iowa...
03/13/2018 - 4:28pm
Earlier this month, parents Tim and Karen Brown and Carter and Kelly Otters, of fifth grade student Emersyn Brown, were given difficult news. Brown, 10, has been diagnosed with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and is currently at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester to receive treatment. B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common form of...
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