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Cheering on the Lynx

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Availa Bank Plaza was bursting with Lynx pride Thursday night. The Webster City High School fall sports teams, cheerleaders and WCHS football coach Bob Howard were on hand to talk the hard work each person has put in for the upcoming season. Community members were also able to enjoy a ...

Meeting Cy

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—Daily Freeman-Journal photo by Adri Sietstra Youths came out to Kendall Young Library Thursday afternoon to see Iowa State University mascot Cy. Cy signed autographs and gave out hugs and high fives to many excited youngsters.

Health care town hall meeting set for WC

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A non-partisan community discussion on current health care issues and concerns has been set for Saturday, Aug. 26 at the Webster City Middle School beginning at 10 a.m. The event, organized by MoveOn.org, is open to all citizens of Iowa’s 4th Congressional District. U.S. Rep. Steve ...

Serving Our Servants

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Looking for a way to give back to public servants across the county? Check out Hamilton County’s newest group, SOS – Serving Our Servants. Many of these public servants serve at all hours, are in dangerous situations and in life-threatening situations. According to Kristen Ruppel, the ...

School prep

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—Daily Freeman-Journal photo by Adri Sietstra Kaleb Butz, right, puts his school supplies in his desk on Wednesday night during the Sunset Heights Open House. His parents, Colby and Candy were on hand as he met his new 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Goedken. Students of all ages met their new ...

Serving Our Servants

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Looking for a way to give back to public servants across the county? Check out Hamilton County’s newest group, SOS – Serving Our Servants. SOS—Serving Our Servants started in 2014. It was formed by Pastor Al Henderson, Chaplain for the Fort Dodge Police Department, Webster County ...

Cy to visit KYL

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Children and families are invited to visit the Kendall Young Library Thursday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. to meet Cy the Cyclone, the Iowa State University mascot. Library officials said there would be time for photo opportunities with Cy as well as coloring fun, treats and prize giveaways. The ...

Learning the ropes

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— Daily Freeman-Journal photo by Teresa Wood Northeast Hamilton School First Grade teacher Kim Schimp walks Vincent Bittner through the technique for opening his new school locker. NEH held its open house on Wednesday afternoon. The first day of the 2017-2018 school year begins on ...

Lynx memorabilia wanted

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The Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce is helping kick off the fall Lynx sports season with a tailgate and pep rally on Thursday. In honor of the event, the chamber is asking all Lynx alum to dust off their own high school memories and bring them down to the chamber office. The items will ...

Feeding the hungry

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—Daily Freeman-Journal photo by Adri Sietstra Volunteers open up boxes of food prior to the start of the Mobile Food Pantry Tuesday afternoon at St. Thomas Aquinas. The Mobile Food Pantry has been coming to St. Thomas every other month of the year. Individuals experiencing food security ...

Time change for NEH bus

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BLAIRSBURG -- With the 2017-2018 school year set to begin on Wednesday, Aug. 23, Northeast Hamilton Elementary School students are reminded that the Williams morning bus pick-up will be scheduled ten minutes earlier than last year's time. The bus schedule for NEH's Kamrar and Blairsburg ...

Friest is FFA Photo Champ

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Sydney Friest, of the South Hamilton FFA Chapter at Jewell, shows her Overall Grand Champion Photo in the FFA Parade of Champions at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 12.

Ernst visits POET Biorefining near Jewell

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JEWELL — U.S. Senator Joni Ernst visited POET Biorefining near Jewell on Monday afternoon as part of her 99-county tour. She was given a tour of the plant by general manager Kevin Monroe, who told her that the plant was built to produce 60 million gallons of ethanol per year and is now on ...

A step ahead of the rest

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EAGLE GROVE — The North Central Career Academy in Eagle Grove is helping area students get ahead in their chosen career paths in life. Four students specifically benefited from the program prior to their high school graduations. Brian Borkowski, of Webster City; Matt Bennett, of Fort ...

Poultry champ

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Trey Tempel of Kamrar won Grand Champion Bantam and Reserve Grand Champion Bantam at the Iowa State Fair 4-H Poultry Show Aug. 10. Tempel also had the Champion, single comb clean-legged bantam.

Rinehart joins staff of CFR

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Community and Family Resources (CFR), a local non-profit provider of behavioral health services, has welcomed Christel J. Rinehart, ARNP-BC to the agency as Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Christel began seeing adolescent and adult clients earlier this year. Rinehart said ...

Working together

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Webster City students will hear anti-bullying activist Keith Deltano speak on Thursday, Aug. 24. There will be two student presentations geared towards different learning audiences. One for grades three through six and one for grades seven through 12. “He likes to break up his ...

The turn around of an election

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Historian Rod Stanley is inviting the public to his latest public program at Mulberry Center Church. This Saturday, Stanley will be presenting “Harry Truman’s Whistle-Stop at Dexter, IA – 1948” at 1 p.m. at the historic Webster City church. The event is free and open to the ...

School board tonight

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The Webster City School Board will meet tonight at 6 p.m. to possibly approve the appointment of a board secretary. If the appointment of board secretary is approved, the secretary will then be administered the oath of office. The board may also approve the appointment of legal counsel ...