Business Briefs

Johnston joins First State Bank team

Alison Johnston joined the First State Bank staff in Webster City as a Loan Tech. She resides in Story City with her husband Nathan. She is a graduate of Webster City High School and has a degree in Elementary Education from Iowa State University. Johnston spent a summer working with the ...

WC Post Office places first

The Webster City Post Office received recognition for finishing No. 1 in the Hawkeye District in Breast Cancer Stamp sales during the month of October – Breast Cancer Awareness month. This year, the Webster City office finished first with $8,834.40 in sales which topped its second place ...

Hamilton County Public Health named a top agency

Hamilton County Public Health has been named a Top Agency of the 2017 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 12 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top ...

ISH receives Guardian of Excellence award

CLARION AND BELMOND — Iowa Specialty Hospital has announced it has been named a 2017 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above ...

Wilson joins Town & Country staff

Ashley Wilson has joined the Town & Country Insurance staff in Webster City as the receptionist. Wilson resides in Webster City with her son Damion and daughter Lilly. She is a graduate of Webster City High School and went on to attend Iowa Central Community College where she studied ...

Local court reporter earns national certification

The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), the country’s leading organization representing stenographic court reporters, broadcast and CART captioners, and legal videographers, has announced that Molly Meyer has earned the nationally recognized Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) ...

McCollough is new associate with Davis Brown Law Firm

A Webster City native has joined Davis Brown Law Firm as new associate. Katelynn McCollough graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law in May 2017. Her practice will be in the litigation division. She studied journalism at Iowa State University and served as ...

Staff changes at Ameriprise Financial

Ameriprise Financial Services in Webster City has announced three staff changes. Erin Christian joined the company in November 2013 as the client service center manager. She was promoted to financial advisor on Sept. 13, 2017. Christian, from Webster City, graduated from Iowa State ...

Bissen joins staff at First State Bank

Rob Bissen joins the First State Bank staff as an Ag/Commercial Lender. He resides in Boone with his wife Angie and their 3 children, Derek, Reese and Brynnley. He is a graduate of Harlan Community High School and went on to attend Iowa State University where he received a business degree ...

Rinehart joins staff of CFR

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 ...

Swon joins First State Bank staff

Kyle Swon has joined the First State Bank staff in Webster City as the Retail Services Officer for all First State Bank branches. Swon resides in Stratford with his wife Darcy. The couple has 3 children, a son Bryan who is currently living in West Des Moines, daughter Shannon, attends ...

WC Custom Meats named Supplier of Year by Fareway

A Webster City business was recently honored for its partnership with Fareway Stores Inc. Webster City Custom Meats Inc. was named the Supplier of the Year by Fareway at an Iowa Grocers Association luncheon in Johnston. Webster City Custom Meats specializes in custom meat processing of ...

Flaucher is new Fareway assistant manager

Brandon Flaucher, 26, is the new assistant manager at Fareway in Webster City. Flaucher has worked at Fareway for seven years. He transferred to the Webster City location on June 5. He graduated from Oelwein High School and went on to Hawkeye Community College. He started at Fareway ...

Smith joins the staff of First State Bank

Stefanie Smith has joined the First State Bank staff in Webster City as an administrative assistant in the Investment Services Department. She is a graduate of Kelly Walsh High School in Casper, Wyoming and is licensed in property, casualty and life insurance. She resides in Webster City ...

Brandt named to list of ‘Top 400 US Financial Advisors’

Jeffrey W. Brandt, CRPC®, CMFC®, APMASM a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Webster City, was named to the list of “FT 400 US Financial Advisors 2017” published by the Financial Times. The annual list recognizes the most outstanding financial advisors who represent the ...

Finucan named to list of Top Financial Advisors

For the fifth year, Edward Jones financial advisor Tim Finucan of Webster City has been named to Barron’s magazine’s annual list of “America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, State by State”. Finucan, who has served area investors for the past 30 years, ranked No. 4 in the ...

Southfield achieves five-star rating

Southfield Wellness Community, the Webster City Care Center owned and operated by ABCM Corporation, has achieved the coveted Five Star National Nursing Home Ranking. Every care center in the United States is evaluated by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The CMS and ...

Ribbon cut at FSB Jewell

A ribbon cutting to officially open the newest branch of First State Bank was held in Jewell on Friday afternoon at the temporary location of the full-service bank. Plans are for a new bank building to be built on Main Street in Jewell a few blocks south of the current location, to be open for ...

First State Bank welcomes new tellers

First State Bank in Webster City recently welcomed two new tellers to the staff. Katelin Keomany Keochai resides in Webster City and is a graduate of Ames High School in Ames. Prior to her employment at First State Bank, she worked at Subway and AmericInn®, both in Webster City. In her ...

Hejlik achieves MDRT membership

Andy Hejlik of Webster City has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table. Heljik is a four-year member of MDRT. Attaining membership in MDRT is a distinguishing career milestone. It requires Hejlik to adhere to a strict Code of Ethics, focus on providing top-notch client ...