Business Briefs

Nydegger joins FSB team as teller

Jessica Nydegger joined the First State Bank staff in Webster City as a Teller. She resides in Webster City with her husband Chris and their 3 children, Brayden, Ashlee and Haylee. Nydegger is a graduate of Humboldt High School and prior to her employment at First State Bank, she was a ...

ICAP grant awarded

Hamilton County, Hamilton County Emergency Management Commission, and Hamilton County E911 all received a $1,000 grant from the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool (ICAP), the member’s property and casualty coverage provider. The ICAP Grant, a special initiative in celebration of the Pool’s ...

Officers elected by county extension council

Four officers were elected during the Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Hamilton County extension council organizational meeting on January 8, 2018. The nine-member county extension council annually elects officers to comply with Iowa law. Kathy Getting, Williams, is the ...

Hejlik earns professional plan consultant designation

Andy Hejlik of KHI Financial Solutions, President, has been awarded the Professional Plan Consultant® (PPC®) designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies®, the standards-setting body for Fi360. The PPC designation signifies specialized training on retirement plan management and ...

Fialkov to provide urology services at ISP

CLARION and BELMOND — Iowa Specialty Hospitals & Clinics have annouced the addition of Jonathan Fialkov, MD, to its Clarion and Belmond locations. He will provide urology services and surgeries for patients of all ages. Fialkov received his degree from the University of ...

Two civil engineering, land surveying firms merge

Clapsaddle-Garber Associates and Ryken Engineering and Land Surveying are proud to announce their merger which occurred on Oct. 1, 2017. The two civil engineering and land surveying firms combined resources to better serve their existing and new clients in central and north-central Iowa. ...

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 ...