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Welcome back to school, Hamilton County students

August 22, 2016 The whooshing sound you may have heard this week was the sound of hundreds of area parents sighing in relief that school has started agai. more »»

 
 
 
Music in the Park events bring WC together

August 19, 2016 Another successful music in the parks is in the books. Thursday night saw a full-house at open mic night. This was the third and final such event for this year. more »»

Attend the Hamilton County Fair

July 20, 2016 The Hamilton County Fair is now in full swing. This year's event, themed "Our Roots Run Deep - Ribbons, Rides and Racing," marks the 99th year for the annual celebration. more »»

Music in the Park a rousing success

June 27, 2016 The First American Bank Plaza was filled with music Thursday night for the summer's first Music in the Park event. Several hundred people from the community gathered to hear local musicians pla. more »»

Support your local farmers market

June 20, 2016 There's nothing quite like the flavor of homegrown tomatoes or leaf lettuce. more »»

Relay for Life 2016 is Thursday

June 15, 2016 Everyone knows someone who has been touched by cancer. Perhaps a loved one or friend, or perhaps you yourself have battled cancer. Its a battle that no one should face alone. more »»

Forum was a chance to learn about candidates

June 1, 2016 Last Thursday night, local citizens had the opportunity to hear from candidates running for Hamilton County sheriff and District 2 superviso. more »»

Learn about the candidates at forum Thursday

May 23, 2016 The June 7 primary election is quickly approaching. more »»

Congratulations Class of 2016

May 20, 2016 This is the time of year when thousands of words are written about our high school graduates heading off to face the world. more »»

Saluting the dedicated Special Olympics athletes

May 18, 2016 Special Olympic athletes from all over Hamilton County are getting ready to travel to the state summer games Thursday through Saturday at Iowa State University in Ames. more »»

Revelations abound near end of Obama’s term

May 16, 2016 Though it should not be unexpected, there are always shockwaves near the end of presidential administrations when someone lifts the veil and we are reminded of the way politicians really think and... more »»

Time to end the personal attacks, move on

May 11, 2016 The City Council of Webster City had what appears to have been a successful first town hall meeting Monday night. The mayor and councilmen fielded many questions, concerns and ideas from the public. more »»

Time to rethink strategy against IS forces

May 9, 2016 For weeks we have warned that feeding U.S. troops into Iraq and Syria in relatively small units risks a massacre of them by Islamic State terrorists. A U.S. more »»

New clinic another sign of growth for WC

May 6, 2016 The new Van Diest Family Health Clinic will officially open for business on Monda. more »»

Political correctness versus common sense

May 2, 2016 Common Sense, written by one of the founding fathers, Thomas Paine, was something of a handbook for American colonists thinking of forming a new government in 1776. more »»

Common sense not really that common

April 29, 2016 “Common Sense,” written by one of the founding fathers, Thomas Paine, was something of a handbook for American colonists thinking of forming a new government in 1776. more »»

Schatz: Earmarks are making a comeback

April 22, 2016 Remember when Congress said it was eliminating earmark spending? Absurd wastes of taxpayer money through pork barrel projects were going to be a thing of the past. Not so fas. more »»

Students shine in efforts to aid the community

April 8, 2016 Webster City Middle School students are taking part in an exciting project today as they attempt to package 40,000 meals to aid Iowa food pantrie. more »»

Castro critiques Obama’s recent visit to Cuba

April 1, 2016 Lest anyone forget the regime President Barack Obama flirted with in Cuba last week, that nation’s former ruler Fidel Castro penned a mocking response to Obama’s visit and speeches, which was... more »»

Sunshine Week is an important reminder

March 21, 2016 Democracy functions best when the public has access to detailed information about what government officials do and why they do it. Iowa and most other states have what are called "sunshine" laws. more »»

Congress holding hearings on Flint River water crisis

March 18, 2016 Start building a new home on a tract of marshy land, and the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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