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NEH board reviews plan for specialization classes

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BLAIRSBURG - At its regular meeting on Thursday, the Northeast Hamilton School board heard a plan for specialization classes in the 2016-2017 school year.NEH Principal Mike Kruger told the board that beginning next year, John Seiser, Laura Seiser and Joni Smith will be specializing in ...

Hunter’s wish comes true

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A Webster City teen received a very special surprise Thursday morning at the start of the Special Olympics Torch Run celebration at the Webster City Middle School.Hunter Moss, 16, was chosen by Make-A-Wish Iowa to have his wish granted.Michelle and Sam De Marie, Make-A-Wish volunteers, were on ...

Athletes head to summer games

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Dozens of Special Olympics athletes from all over Hamilton County took part in the annual Special Olympics Iowa Law Enforcement Torch Run Thursday morning at the Webster City Middle School.The athletes, from South Hamilton Schools, Sunset Heights Elementary, Webster City Middle School, Webster ...

Orton joins the staff of KHI Financial Solutions

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Mady Orton has recently joined the staff of KHI Financial Solutions. Mady is the new Executive Assistant in the Webster City office.She assists with duties pertaining to any financial service including processing, handling, and submitting applications, and any account transfers, contributions, ...

Students create legacy art piece

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A project by the student council at Stratford Elementary school has gone from pencil sketches to a fully-realized art work for the school.This week, students were putting the finishing touches on a paint and ceramic tile mosaic piece which will be prominently mounted in the halls of the ...

Senior Awards

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Webster City High School seniors received more than $70,000 in scholarship money Wednesday night during the annual award ceremony held at Prem Sahai Auditorium.The scholarships were presented as follows: A.J. Julian Memorial Scholarship ( $2,000 per year for 2 years) - Cole Zahn; Effie McCollum ...

Hejlik named to Million Dollar Round Table

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PARK?RIDGE, ILLINOIS - Outstanding client service, ethics and professionalism have enabled Andrew Hejlik, of Webster city, to again achieve membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table - The Premier Association of Financial Professionals. Hejlik is a three-year member of ...

Police Reports

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On May 17, the Webster City Police Department was dispatched to East Second Street and Maple Avenue for an accident. Upon arrival Officer Joel Delaney spoke with Chann S. Om, Webster City, who reportedly told Officer Delaney she was waiting at the stop sign on Maple Avenue and didn't see any ...

The heart of the matter

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Physical education classes at Webster City High School got active for a cause on Tuesday.Students in Catherine Schroeder's physical education classes spent their class periods walking around the track to promote heart health awareness during the Second Annual Heart Walk."It's for my husband. ...

Hogg to visit Sunday

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Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Rob Hogg will visit with area residents on Sunday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the amphitheater above the swimming beach at Briggs Woods Park.Hogg is a State Senator from Cedar Rapids and is one of four Democrats vying for the Democratic ...

Helpers sought for tree planting

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The City of Webster City Recreation and Public Grounds Department is looking for volunteers to help for plant trees in observance of the Community Service Day for the graduating seniors at the Webster City High School.The seniors will be planting trees and adding mulch to existing trees at two ...

Track team fares well in 1916 state championship

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Editor's Note: This article is part of a monthly series on the history of Webster City and Hamilton County written by local historian Nancy Kayser.One hundred years ago in 1916, Lincoln High School, now known as Webster City High School, fielded a track team which brought home the school's ...

Cash prize offered in youth PSA challenge

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The Bee Inspired Community Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (CAPP) Program through Building Families encourages seventh to 12th grade students; or youth ages 13 to18 that live or attend school in Hamilton, Humboldt, and Wright County, to take an active role in empowering their peers to make ...

More than just a toy

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Big things are happening in the seventh-grade classrooms at Webster City Middle School. Students have been working for the past 7 weeks on motorized gear-driven toys to display at the Second Annual Mobility Toys Inc. Toy Fair.The fair will take place on Tuesday, May 24 at Webster City Middle ...

Closing activities

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With the 2015-2016 school year coming to a close, this week is full of senior activities at Webster City High School.On Wednesday, seniors will begin the check out process. Senior achievements will be highlighted Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. during Awards Night at Prem Sahai Auditorium at ...

Flags to go up May 26

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A vivid display of more than 600 American flags will once again be placed in Graceland Cemetery just in time for Memorial Day, according to officials with the American Legion Post 191 Avenue of Flags committee.Committee Chairman Ron Keigan, said about 630 flags will be included in the display ...

Proposed sale Rodlyn Road house OK’d

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An offer to purchase city-owned property at 2405 Rodlyn Road, Webster City, was approved by the Webster City City Council for $168,000 on Monday night.The buyers asked for 3 contingencies - their current house must be sold, a radon test must be done, and a $2,500 allowance for basement ...

Police Reports

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A two vehicle accident occurred on May 14. Daniel T. Garnett, Webster City, was traveling northbound on the Highway 20 overpass. Adyson M. McKinney, Fort Dodge, was in front of Garnett traveling northbound. McKinney was attempting to turn left on the Highway 20 on ramp. Garnett hit McKinney's ...