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Brief meeting

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The Donald Trump Campaign will be hosting a Grassroots/Volunteer organizing meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the Webster City Maid-Rite.The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and is expected to last a half hour.

Prevention and protection

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While the Zika Virus has presented itself mainly in southern areas of the United States and various other countries, Iowa is starting to see some travel-related cases.There are 13 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Iowa as of August 12. Local public health administration and the Iowa ...

Open Mic night

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Open Mic in the Park returns again tonight to First American Bank Plaza.Music is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and go until 10 p.m."Bad Tactics" will also be performing tonight.Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, a good attitude, and a willingness to enjoy some open mic and ...

Police Reports

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On Aug. 16, the Webster City Police Department was notified of an accident at Fair Meadow Drive and Superior Street. Upon arrival, Officer Joel Delaney spoke with Riley D. Beightol Heiden, Webster City, who reportedly told Officer Delaney he was wearing big boots, and when he went to step on ...

Learning about the past

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Hundreds of thousands of people immigrated to Iowa during the 19th century. An additional hundreds of thousands of people crossed Iowa on their way to new homes farther west. Many of these pioneers kept diaries and wrote letters.Join Humanities Iowa Presenter Loren Horton Saturday, August 20 at ...

Benefit Aug. 27

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Local residents who have been following Dr. Morgan Pommrehn-Jass' fight against cancer found out some sad news this week. The 35-year old Alden resident passed away Monday. She was the wife of Webster City High School industrial technology teacher and tennis coach Ben Jass. She battled ...

New city manager named

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The City Council of Webster City chose their new City Manager Monday night at a council meeting."The council has an announcement," said Webster City Mayor John Hawkins. "We went through our city manager search process today and we have picked our new City Manager, Daniel Ortiz-Hernandez."Daniel ...

Prestage to receive benefits for jobs

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CLARION - The Wright County Board of Supervisors on Monday held the second reading of an ordinance that allows the county to take taxes generated from the proposed Prestage pork processing plant and use them for infrastructure improvements, such as roads, schools and a water treatment ...

Police Reports

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On Aug. 9, an accident occurred at the intersection of First Street and Broadway Street. Sierra A. Anderson, Webster City, was traveling west on First Street, at the same time William D. Espinoza, Webster City, was traveling south on Broadway Street. As Anderson was slowing down to stop for the ...

Candidates speak with community

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Webster City residents got an opportunity to meet several of the candidates for the city manager position Sunday evening at the City Council Chambers.Mayor John Hawkins, City Councilmen, city staff, and community members met with five of the six candidates during a meet and greet event.The top ...

Public hearings tonight

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The Webster City City Council will be meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers. A number of public hearings and memorandums are on the agenda.Three public hearings are on the council agenda for tonight.At 5:45 p.m. a public hearing on designation of the 2016 Industrial Urban Renewal ...

Music in the park

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Open Mic night is planned for Thursday night, Aug. 18 at the First American Bank Plaza.This marks the third and final music in the park event hosted by the Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce this summer. Previous events, held in June and July, each attracted several hundred people.The ...

What’s Up

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'Raise the roof' fundraiserOfficials planning the Briggs Woods Conference Center hope to 'raise the roof' with a public fundraising event set for tonight.Final plans will be available for viewing 5 to 8 p.m. at the Briggs Woods Golf Course Clubhouse events area.Those attending will also be able ...

Public meetings

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Monday-?City Council of Webster City, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall council chambers. Monday - Webster City School Board, 6 p.m. School administration building, board room. Tuesday - Van Diest Medical Center Board of Trustees, 7 p.m. Van Diest Family Health Clinic board room.

Legion holds fundraiser

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The American Legion Webster City Post 191 held the 2017 Hawkeye Boys State Benefit dinner Wednesday night at the Webster City Middle School. The event was held to help raise funds for future young men to attend Hawkeye Boys State.Featured speakers at the 2016 Hawkeye Boys State included ...