The Daily Freeman Journal, 1 Oct 2016 11:28:53 EDTSat, 1 Oct 2016 11:28:53 EDT's time to make your voice heard Day is Nov. 8, but many states make it possible for citizens to cast ballots over a period of weeks in advance of that date. Here in Iowa the early voting option began Thursday.Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTWelcome back to school, Hamilton County students whooshing sound you may have heard this week was the sound of hundreds of area parents sighing in relief that school has started again.Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTMusic in the Park events bring WC together successful music in the parks is in the books. Thursday night saw a full-house at open mic night. This was the third and final such event for this year.Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTAttend the Hamilton County Fair Hamilton County Fair is now in full swing. This year's event, themed "Our Roots Run Deep - Ribbons, Rides and Racing," marks the 99th year for the annual celebration.Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTMusic in the Park a rousing success First American Bank Plaza was filled with music Thursday night for the summer's first Music in the Park event. Several hundred people from the community gathered to hear local musicians play.Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT