Miss Iowa Richelle Orr Vying for Miss USA Crown
From the farm fields of Franklin County to the bright lights of Las Vegas Boulevard, Richelle Orr will represent Iowa in the Miss USA pageant Sunday night.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The Des Moines Register
Tornado damages restaurant near Belmond**eyepiece**
Stephanie Bond with Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management said officials in Wright County reported the damage following reports of multiple tornadoes in the area.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Updated: Several Funnel Clouds Damage Northern Iowa Town
Authorities are receiving reports of homes and businesses "completely damaged'' by severe weather and multiple tornadoes in northern Iowa.
2 tornadoes reported in northern Iowa
The National Weather Service says a tornado touched ground around 5 p.m. Wednesday and it's moving east at 25 mph toward the town of Hampton in Franklin County.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Orr in Las Vegas for Miss USA pageant
By Jeff Forward Hampton Chronicle Hampton's own Richelle Orr is in Las Vegas preparing for the Miss USA pageant where she hopes to take home the tiara and represent Iowa - and the United States - in the Miss Universe contest.
Pedley joins Mid-America staff
The Hampton Chronicle had its second new face join the staff in as many months last week.
Tue May 28, 2013
Franklin County nabs honors at Main Street awards
By Jeff Forward Hampton Chronicle Franklin County went to Des Moines and came back a winner in the Main Street Iowa annual awards.
Mon May 27, 2013
More Rain, More Damage
KIMT News 3 - Heavy rain is hitting north Iowa once again and causing massive damage to not only county roads but also rural properties.