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October 9, 2013 Jam of the week: “Vasoline” by Stone Temple Pilots For the better part of the last two weeks, I’ve accidentally slipped through a portal to the distant past. Or at least it seems like it. more »»

Squirrel hunts are golden

October 8, 2013 Speaking personally, there are many uses for outdoor October, and I savor them all. I could drink that ale-golden month to its dregs and never touch a gun. more »»

Kids still say the darnedest things

October 7, 2013 Years ago one of the bright spots of daytime television was Art Linkletter’s House Party. more »»

Remembering 4-H

October 7, 2013 The advertisements and signs and posters I saw last week in honor of National 4H Week made it easy for me to remember my years as a 4Her. I was a Marion Merry Maiden, to be exact. more »»

Television when it’s convenient

October 4, 2013 The DVR player gets a real workout at our house. It seems I never watch television programs when they are actually on live. more »»

September was busy in WC

October 4, 2013 September came to us with RV TV and Webster City responded with a resounding "You Betcha!" There were more than 2,200 people that came downtown Sept. 11 and just had a plain, old fashioned good time. more »»

4-H helps build leadership, life skills

October 4, 2013 We would like to invite All Youth (4th – 12th grades) and parents to join us on Sunday for our 4-H Fall Rally at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds from 4 to 5:30 p.m. more »»

It’s so easy to get sidetracked

September 30, 2013 The Internet is a fascinating research tool. I wish I’d had Google as a resource when I was writing news. It would have made the job easier. On the flipside, the Internet can be too handy. more »»

Moving — A fresh start

September 30, 2013 My 20-something daughter just moved to a new apartment in a different state. And, wonder of wonders, her new employer paid for a company to move her. more »»

Books to exercise your brain

September 27, 2013 The theme of National Library Card Month at Kendall Young Library this year is Exercise your Brai. more »»

Out of Pleasantville

September 25, 2013 Jam of the week: “Tourette’s” by Nirvana As you can probably guess from the two stories I wrote for today’s paper, I’ve had iPads on my mind for quite a while now. more »»

Celebrating Lynx pride, spirit, tradition

September 25, 2013 Now that Homecoming 2013 has come and gone, I believe it’s a good time to talk about school pride, spirit, and tradition. more »»

Shame, shame, shame

September 23, 2013 Do you remember that little thing we used to do to each other when we were kids? We made a motion crossing one index finger with the other and said, “Shame, shame, shame. more »»

Start of a new season

September 23, 2013 So now we’re getting set to start a new television season. New shows premiering here and there, old shows kicking off their new season. more »»

A great slate of city candidates

September 20, 2013 This year’s city election may prove to be an exciting one. Seven local residents have stepped up to the plate to accept the challenge of running for the three open seat on the City Counci. more »»

A taste of Webster City

September 18, 2013 Jam of the week: “Rogues” by Incubus A week has passed since RVTV rolled through Webster City. more »»

Advertising is a good history book

September 16, 2013 I enjoy seeing Speedy Alka-Seltzer back on TV. Speedy was “born” in 1951 and was a prominent advertising character in the early days of American television. more »»

The power of positive thinking

September 16, 2013 At the middle school where I work in food service, one day last week while I was serving breakfast two sixth grade boys came i. more »»

Much to be proud of in WC

September 13, 2013 I think anyone who was in downtown Webster City Wednesday afternoon and evening were amazed by the sights. Two-thousand people — that’s the estimate — turned out for the RVTV Cy-Hawk celebration. more »»

Understanding 9/11

September 11, 2013 Each workday, I enter and leave through the Port Authority Trans-Hudson hub that sits right next to the World Trade Cente. more »»



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