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Meet, greet planned

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Webster City residents will have an opportunity to meet several of the candidates for the city manager position Sunday.A meet and greet event will be held Sunday in the City Council chambers from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Five of the six finalists will be on hand to talk with those attending.The City ...

WC man dies in crash

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A Webster City man died in a motorcycle accident Monday morning after police said he was speeding away from an officer.Avery Jackson, 21, of Webster City, was pronounced dead at the scene.Fort Dodge Police Chief Kevin Doty said Sgt. Dan Charlson was on patrol in the area of Seventh Avenue North ...

Pop-up bakery to visit

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Delectable goodies. Cookies. Pastries. These are not items one would expect to find at a massage and health business. Expect the unexpected this Thursday.Gabby's Bakery & Bistro will be holding a pop-up store at the Future of Health Massage, 1703 Superior St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The ...

Citizens share thoughts, concerns

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The City Council of Webster City held a public meeting and hosted a Town Hall session Monday evening at the Webster City High School to address concerns and update the public. An estimated 30 individuals were in attendance.During the public meeting, the council approved a resolution to set Aug. ...

Police Reports

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The Webster City Police Department received a call on Aug. 4 regarding a two vehicle accident. Marvin A. Leffingwell, Fort Dodge, was traveling east bound when a deer ran out in front of his vehicle. Leffingwell hit his brakes and stopped in the roadway to avoid hitting the deer. Evan M. ...

Global outreach

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"It was a treasure of a lifetime - an absolutely, breathtaking experience."That is how Mitch McGonigal of Hubbard described her recent ten day mission trip with POET to Sultan Hamud, Kenya.From May 26 to June 6, 22 POET employees and family members from South Dakota, Minnesota, Kansas, Iowa, ...

Town Hall tonight

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The City Council Town Hall meeting will take place tonight at the Webster City High School at 6 p.m.The meeting will be held in the north lobby of the school at the Bank Street entrance.A public meeting will be held before the town hall meeting to possibly approve a resolution concerning a set ...

Emerging Journalist Award received

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Cinestie Olson, 16, has been involved with the year book at Webster City High School since freshman year. Her hard work over the past two years has already paid off."I started taking pictures before high school," Olson said. "I'm not really sure what got me into it."Olson received recognition ...

Life Flight on display

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WILLIAMS - Over 30 Hamilton County residents attended August's S.A.L.T. program on Thursday at the Williams Community Center where the highlight of the event was the touchdown of the Unity Point Health Life Flight helicopter."The primary goal of the Life Flight helicopter is to immediately ...

Stratford woman involved in fatal crash

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WEST DES MOINES - A Stratford woman was involved in a Wednesday afternoon crash in Dallas County in which a West Des Moines police officer was killed.The Iowa State Patrol identified her as Jeanette R. Keifer, 38.Troopers identified the police officer as Shawn G. Miller, 47, of West Des ...

Farmers market open Saturday

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The Webster City Farmers Market will be open for business on Saturday at the Wilson Brewer Park at the corner of Superior and Ohio Streets.The market is open from 8 to 11 a.m. each Saturday through October.Vendors interested in selling home-grown, handcrafted or home-baked items are invited to ...

Art appreciation

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A large crowd came out for the sixth annual Arts R Alive Sculpture Event Wednesday night at West Twin Park."The event is going very well. We have a nice crowd," said Arts R Alive board member Janet Adams. "We were afraid the heat would keep people away but it hasn't."Attendees admired the eight ...

Town Hall meeting planned

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The next City Council Town Hall meeting will be Monday, Aug. 8 at the Webster City High School at 6 p.m.The meeting will be held in the north lobby of the school.The City Council of Webster City will share the progress they are making on city projects and the new City Manager search.Questions ...

Orientation and open houses scheduled for WC students

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It may still be summer but Webster City Community Schools are getting ready to welcome students back to the classroom later this month.Several orientations and open houses are planned to help students and parents get ready for the new school year.The Webster City Middle School will hold an ...

Stanhope issues boil advisory

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STANHOPE?- The City of Stanhope Water Supply is conducting water tower maintenance on Thursday and due to the potential for bacterial contamination, officials are recommending that the water be boiled before using for drinking or cooking or that an alternative source be used.Bring all water to ...

‘Raise the Roof’ fundraiser set for the BW Conference Center

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Officials planning the Briggs Woods Conference Center hope to 'raise the roof' with a public fundraising event set for Friday, Aug. 12.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 to see a 3-D ...

Wright County inches toward Prestage plant

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CLARION - The Wright County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution expressing intent to enter into a development agreement with Prestage Foods of Iowa LLC at a meeting Monday morning.About 75 people attended the meeting held in the Wright County courtroom."This gives us an opportunity to ...

Arts R Alive in Webster City

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The sixth annual Arts R Alive Sculpture and Street Painting Event will again be held at West Twin Park in Webster City. The Sculpture Event is set for Wednesday and Thursday night."The event itself will begin about 5 p.m. Wednesday night," said Janet Adams, Arts R Alive Board member, "We'll ...

Design grants awarded to WC businesses

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Officials with the Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce have awarded design grants to Gilbert Jewelers and JB Antiques and Variety Place.The Design Grant program is funded each year by the Chamber. This grant is designed to strengthen the economic viability of Webster City by providing ...