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03/28/2017 - 3:26pm
     The Hampton-Dumont Board of Education approved the purchase of two new mathematics curricula for its kindergarten and its first through fifth grades.      Currently, H-D grades K-5 are teaching off of Everyday Math, Copyright 2007, which is several editions behind the most recent editions of the Everyday Math program, as well as behind Iowa Core Standards,...
02/28/2017 - 6:29pm
     The Hampton Council adopted plans, specifications and estimates for its 2017 HMA Street Overlay Improvements Project.      The DOLLAR AMOUNT project will consist of 15 blocks of asphalt overlay, as well as 16 colored-crosswalks.      The process for construction will involve milling...
02/28/2017 - 6:28pm
The Hampton Church of Christ building is one of nine structures to be included in the 2017 Most Endangered Properties List. The list, compiled by Iowa Preservation, comes out once every year and features structures that are in need of attention from community members, architects, benefactors, etc., who have an interest in preserving the included...
02/28/2017 - 6:27pm
The Windsor Theatre will increase its ticket prices by $1 each, as of March 10,  2017 due to 2016 marking the second lowest average weekly turnout since the theatre’s reopening in 1999. Adult tickets will now cost $5 and youth aged 16 and under will be $4 each. According to a press release from the Windsor Theatre Board of Directors,...
02/28/2017 - 6:26pm
         The halls of Hampton-Dumont Middle School were quiet, as staff tiptoed about, whispering to each other updates on time. One by one, members of the Hampton community waited to be snuck in through side doors of the middle school, where they silently made their way to the gymnasium.      ...
02/28/2017 - 6:23pm
Joyce Blum recalls brother’s work on Apollo 11      Joyce Blum considers herself a consumer of art and culture, immersing herself in many experiences and perspectives. Her recent venture to the movies however brought her back to her own experiences, to the historical adventures of her brother.     ...
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