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01/10/2019 - 5:36pm
On Wednesday, January 9, Rockwell police and EMTs responded to a medical call reporting an unresponsive male at 213 East Main Street. When paramedics arrived on the scene the man, identified as Danny Lee Belcher, 47, was discovered deceased. While there were no obvious signs of trauma or injury, the state of the house, which is under heavy renovation, has left the circumstances behind the death...
01/10/2019 - 3:48pm
The Franklin County Emergency Management Commission on Monday moved to end talks of a sharing agreement of the emergency management coordinator with Hardin County. Late year, the two counties entered conversations to form a contract that would allow Franklin County Emergency Management Coordinator Thomas Craighton to work part time in the same...
01/10/2019 - 3:45pm
Construction on Alliant Energy’s third wind farm in Franklin County is expected to begin this spring. Justin Foss, Alliant spokesperson, said the first step of the project will be installing the infrastructure, such as roads and holdings, for the turbines in April, weather cooperating. The hope, Foss said, is to have the wind farm...
01/10/2019 - 3:44pm
One of the area’s most heartfelt traditions returns to Hampton next weekend. Saturday, Jan. 19 marks the annual Coaches vs. Cancer day of basketball between Hampton- Dumont-CAL and West Fork. Basketball begins at 11 a.m. with ninth grade boys’ basketball. The junior varsity girls team will play at 12:15 p.m. with the boys’ junior...
01/10/2019 - 3:38pm
The Thornton City Council kicked off the New Year by recapping some old business during their first regular meeting of 2019 on Monday, Jan 7. At the meeting the council was updated on the status of the city’s water meter replacements, with Public Works Director Tom Janeka reporting that less than a dozen water meters are left to be replaced...
01/03/2019 - 12:50pm
Come back regularly, because you never know what you’ll find. That’s the idea behind Troves of Treasure, opened by Frank and Deb Uthe in the former Main Street Market location. Frank and Deb fill the store with items they find in storage units purchased in auctions. This means Troves of Treasure features used and some new items ranging...
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