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A two vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of First Street and Superior Street on Aug. 21. Roy D. Peterson, Duncombe, was pulling out of the Casey's General Store to head south onto Superior Street before turning west onto First Street. Phyllis J. Bisbee, West Des Moines, was heading ...

New in town

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"Where shall we do life?" is the question young Dan Scarrow was pondering not long ago.Lucky for the community of Jewell and the whole area, the young dentist and his wife decided to do life in Jewell. Jewell Family Dentistry opened for business in June on the Main Street there and already is ...

Victim in Saturday fatality identified

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Brett Neal, 23, of West Des Moines, has been identified as the man who died in a two-vehicle accident Saturday on U.S. Highway 169 west of Lehigh, according to crash reports filed with the Iowa State Patrol.The crash was reported at about 6:15 p.m.Neal was traveling southbound on U.S. Highway ...

Dinner and auction

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The benefit dinner for Dr. Morgan Pommrehn-Jass and the Jass family will still be taking place on Aug. 27 at 5 p.m. at the Webster City Middle School.The 35-year old Alden resident passed away last Monday. She was the wife of Webster City High School industrial technology teacher and tennis ...

Homer event

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A Threshing Bee will be held on Aug. 27 and 28 in Homer. Events will begin at 8 a.m.The West Central Region Cockshutt & Co-op Club will be hosting all makes of garden tractors and implements featuring the Cockshutt Delux Series.The Lions Club will be hosting a pancake breakfast on ...

Summer songs

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First American Bank Plaza drew a crowd of over 100 people Thursday evening for the third Open Mic Night."Bad Tactics" performed a variety of songs along with other members of the community.Rickey Nelson, of Eagle Grove came out to the event to enjoy some good music and even performed for the ...

New roles ahead

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"We are going to have great year!" said Northeast Hamilton Principal Mike Kruger during the Back-to-School open house in Blairsburg on Wednesday.On Wednesday students were invited to visit the school, meet their teachers and drop off school supplies for the new year that begins next week."We ...

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 ...