Israel Rodriguez stands in front of the bar at his new restaurant concept, El Arca Bar and Grill.
01/25/2023 - 9:26am
The El Arca Bar and Grill, “The Ark” owned by Israel Rodriguez opened at 4pm Monday Jan 23rd in a formal ribbon cutting ceremony attended by members of the staff and the Hampton Chamber of Commerce. The restaurant offered $3.49 margaritas, free...


09/07/2022 - 8:50pm
In December of 2009 I wrote the first of what would end up being a series of columns I would affectionately title "Age of the Geek." I stole the term from the television show "Leverage," in which the team's obligatory tech-nerd proudly observed that...


Charlie Showalter with a half nelson in his finals match.
01/25/2023 - 9:04am
  The North Central Conference wrestling tournament is the longest running conference tournament in the state of Iowa.  When you think about the storied past of Iowa wrestling and the role the NCC has played in that history, it makes winning a...


01/30/2023 - 4:46pm
Larry Gerald Olk, 80, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. Larry was born on July 5, 1942, in Hampton, Iowa to Ike and Dagmar Olk. Larry graduated from Sheffield-Chapin Community High School in 1961...

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