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Public meeting

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The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet tonight at City Hall at 7 p.m.The P&Z will hold a public meeting to look at petitions, communications, and requests from the community.The P&Z will consider a request from Dr. Greg and Jennifer Maharry to amend the zoning ordinance to ...

Pheasants Forever

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The Hamilton County Pheasants Forever will be holding their 28th Annual Banquet on March 28 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds.A prime rib dinner will be served. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m.Banquet tickets, which include the meal, Pheasants Forever membership and ...

Character Counts

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Each spring at Webster City Middle School, students and faculty set aside one day devoted to helping others. Character Counts Day gets students engaged and active in building the 6 Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.On April 8, in ...

Coffee talk

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Members of the Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce shared business updates, honors and news of upcoming events Thursday morning during the quarterly coffee meeting at Kendall Young Library.Chamber Director Deb Brown and Sheena Anderson of Stein Heating and Cooling, the coffee sponsor, ...

Pralle Keehn named to prestigious list by NSB

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Leslie Pralle Keehn, Prairie Lakes AEA Instructional Technology Consultant, has been named one of America's "20 to Watch" technology educators by the National School Board Association."These education leaders from across the country are being recognized for their ability to inspire colleagues ...

Two vehicle accident

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A two vehicle accident occurred late Thursday morning near Shopko. A Ford Escape was headed northbound. The Escape was turning west bound onto Highway 20. A Dodge 4-door was headed Southbound. The Escape failed to yield and collided with the Dodge in the intersection. The driver of the Dodge ...

Braving the storm

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JEWELL?- The Jewell Fire Station was filled with nearly 60 people Wednesday night. Local law enforcement, the Iowa State Patrol and multiple fire departments including Webster City, Williams, and Jewell, spent 2 hours storm spotter training with the National Weather Service.Mindy Beerends, ...

Kids on the Move begins

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Local youths in grades 3-6 can participate in the Kids on the Move program at Fuller Hall starting Tuesday afternoon. The program will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Fuller Hall."It's just a way to get out of the house and start playing and exercising and to ...

Town & Country Insurance recognized for performance

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Town & Country Insurance has been named a Leading Partner by EMC Insurance Companies, which means the agency is one of the highest-performing EMC agencies in the country. This designation places the agency in the top 20 percent of all EMC agencies nationally.The Leading Partner award is ...

Police Reports

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On Saturday, Renada S. Bedford, Waukee, was traveling west on Walnut Street. Rylee R. Lawson, Webster City, was traveling south on Beach Street. Bedford failed to yield to Lawson and did not come to a complete stop. The front of Bedford's vehicle struck the driver's side of Lawson's vehicle. ...

Name of driver in fatal crash released

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The name of the motorcycle operator involved in the fatal crash Sunday in Webster City has been released by the Webster City Police Department.Fifty-three-year-old Wesley Newman, Webster City, was west bound in the 1500 block of Bank St. Sunday afternoon on a 1982 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle ...

Dual collaboration

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First graders at Pleasant View Elementary are getting a sampling of Spanish conversation each week. Katie Sonsalla, foreign language teacher at WCHS and her Spanish II students visit Michael Ross's first grade classroom each week to teach Spanish language skills and incorporate rudimentary ...

Home, Garden show is this weekend

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Spring has nearly sprung, and with it, the chance to hear from gardening and home improvement experts at the 2016 Home & Garden Expo.The event begins Friday and goes through Sunday at Iowa Central Community College's East Campus.The annual weekend of trade show exhibits and educational ...

WC boy, 6, dies after Sunday accident

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A child who was injured when the bicycle he was riding collided with a motorcycle on Bank Street Sunday has died.Jason Ramos Nolasco, 6, died Sunday at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. He had been transported there by helicopter ambulance after the accident that took place near Webster City ...

Harfst appointed acting manager

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The resignation of City Manager Ed Sadler was approved by the City Council Monday night.Sadler's last day is March 11. Sadler recently accepted a position as City Manager in Sidney, NE.The council approved the appointment of Kent Harfst as Interim City Manager, which will be effective March ...

VDMC to host heart talk

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Van Diest Medical Center will offer a free half -hour Lunchtime Learn community presentation entitled, "Matters of the HEART" on Friday from 12 to 12:30 p.m.Originally scheduled in February, inclement weather forced the rescheduling of the program was rescheduled to Friday in the Cafeteria ...

Fox recognized with award from KHI Solutions

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Jean Fox of Seamonds Insurance was recently recognized by KHI Solutions with the 2015 Partners in Excellence Grow Your Business Award.This award acknowledges the expertise and sales experience Fox uses to find the right products to fit the individual needs of her clients. KHI presented this ...

Brandt named one of Top 1,200 Advisors

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Jeffrey W. Brandt, a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Webster City has been named to the list of "America's Top 1,200 Advisors: State-by-State" published by Barron's Magazine, a publication covering business and finance.The annual Barron's list recognizes the most outstanding ...

Fire call

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Webster City Fire Department received a call about an vehicle engine fire early Monday morning at Mary Anne's Specialty Foods.Firefighters were called to 1511 East Second St. at approximately 7:47 a.m. for a vehicle that was on fire. Reports said that the fire started in the engine department ...

Police Reports

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A two-vehicle accident occurred on March 3. Kyle J. Timm, Webster City, was traveling westbound on Second St. Ranae L. Anderson, Webster City, was traveling eastbound on Second St. Anderson turned south on Superior St. As Anderson merged into the left lane, Timm ran into the back end of ...