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10/11/2018 - 3:26pm
The 2018 General Election is fast approaching and, in some cases, may be the most significant mid-term election in a generation. Tight races in United States Representative Districts could shift the balance of power in Washington D.C., while the Gubernatorial contest and state legislature races will determine the future of Iowa’s legislative path. Iowa has a long history of being...
10/11/2018 - 3:24pm
Business leaders, educators, and economic development professionals came together at Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield on Tuesday, Oct. 2 for the Future Ready Iowa regional summit. The day-long event invited various North Iowa community leaders to brainstorm solutions to the challenges of economic growth in rural Iowa. With critically low...
10/04/2018 - 12:00pm
The name Bob Artley brings to mind memories of the Franklin County native’s prescient artwork and political cartoons. But guests to the Hampton Public Library last Tuesday learned a little more of the personal life about the man behind the art. Artley’s children Rob Artley, Steve Artley and Joan Sterner visited the library and told...
10/04/2018 - 11:59am
It’s been a stormy September and October isn’t looking much dryer. With the rainy season comes worries about flooding, particularly in homes with leak prone basements. As the rain gauge fills up it can feel like there’s more water inside than out, forcing residents to turn on the sump pump and get rid of the unwelcome pool....
10/04/2018 - 11:58am
The Swaledale Fire Department got in some training with their Jaws of Life machine this weekend. Using a car donated by R&R Gas and Repair as their unfortunate test vehicle, the firefighters broke out the machine and tore in asunder to make sure everybody knows how it works in the event of an emergency. “We’re just going through it...
09/27/2018 - 11:26am
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