Greg Forbes

06/13/2019 - 12:52pm
Warm, dry conditions, hard work and good old-fashioned time have led to some improvements to Franklin County’s rural roads. County Engineer Jay Waddingham said that problem areas do still remain, but brief periods of dry weather have allowed crews to fill in ruts with rock and blade rough areas. “Frost boils are going down, but there are still a lot of soft spots and rooted up areas,...
06/06/2019 - 11:52am
A picture perfect day and a packed dance floor at times provided the perfect setting for La Luz Hispana’s fourth annual Gran Festival Saturday. The festival returned this year with it’s annual array of musical acts and entertainment along with dozens of vendors, food stalls and games set inside Hampton’s Band Shell Park. At one...
06/06/2019 - 11:50am
Alicia Thomson walks because she knows how fortunate she is to still be able to do so. She walks to bring awareness to a disease that threatened her life and has claimed the lives of countless women over the years. Those steps combined to allow the rural Coulter resident to complete a virtual 15k challenge, sponsored by the Be the Difference...
05/09/2019 - 11:37am
The MercyOne North Iowa Ambassadors are encouraging people to share their favorite books to help the auxiliary’s causes. The Ambassadors on Monday, May 13 and Tuesday, May 14, will be collected donated books for its book sale later this month. Candy Moore, Director of Volunteer Services with Mercy- One, said that the auxiliary will take...
05/09/2019 - 11:19am
Area third graders proved that it’s possible to have fun and learn at the same time. Franklin County Farm Bureau last Tuesday sponsored its annual Ag Fair at the Franklin County Fairgrounds. The event allows Tall Corn FFA and West Fork FFA members the opportunity to show their projects and livestock to third graders from AGWSR, CAL, Hampton-...
05/02/2019 - 10:51am
In pursuing his dreams as a player in the NBA, former Iowa State Cyclone star Royce White found a second calling. White, who stopped in Iowa Falls last Wednesday and spoke to a crowd at Bethany Lutheran Church, is using his platform to try to erase the stigma around mental health issues. Living with anxiety himself, White said his struggles and...
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