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Sietstra joins DF-J staff

July 14, 2015 The Daily Freeman-Journal is pleased to welcome its newest reporter, Adri Sietstra. Sietstra graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in May. more »»

Youths spearhead new recreation project for city of Stanhope

July 14, 2015 STANHOPE — If Lucy Haman and Kael Stupp have to write an essay when they get back to school about what they did on their summer vacation, they will be able to report that they made a... more »»

On the right track

July 13, 2015 KAMRAR — The countryside near Kamrar is picturesque with corn and soybean fields. Also, nestled among those gently rolling hills is central Iowa's go kart fun track — the Poplar Grove Speedway. more »»

Bluegrass fans converge on Stratford festival

July 13, 2015 STRATFORD — If the audience wants the members of the bluegrass group Lori King & Junction 63 to play a request they don’t know, singer and bass player Lori King offered an easy solution Saturday... more »»

Program on sign talker for Lewis and Clark to be given

July 10, 2015 Darrel Draper, a storyteller and actor, share the story of George Drouillard, a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, in a program Saturday at the Mulberry Center Church, located at the Wilson... more »»

Wrestling coaches' trial continued to August

July 10, 2015 MCCALLSBURG -- The trial of two former Webster City wrestling coaches accused of burglary has been continued to August. more »»

Ground is broken for new clinic

July 9, 2015 A ground breaking ceremony for a new $7 million family practice clinic at Van Diest Medical Center was held Wednesday mornin. more »»

Bluegrass returns to Stratford

July 9, 2015 STRATFORD — The Stratford Stride Bluegrass Festival is back and with an extra day of music. more »»

Two RAGBRAI films to be shown free to the public

July 9, 2015 Just a week before more than 20,000 riders descend upon Webster City, the Webster Theater will screen two films about RAGBRAI. Monday night at 7 p.. more »»

Firming up RAGBRAI plans

July 8, 2015 Plans are moving forward to greet the thousands of RAGBRAI cyclists who will pass through Webster City on July 21. more »»

The challenge has been issued

July 8, 2015 The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation has issued a challenge to Hamilton County residents to assist in raising money to fill the shelves at the five food pantries located throughout Hamilton Count. more »»

Getting out safely

July 8, 2015 A fire alarm sounded Tuesday night at Windsor Manor, causing staff and residents to evacuate the facility by the nearest exit. more »»

Sharing talents and experience

July 7, 2015 Editors note: This is the first in a series of articles about Webster City folks who are staying active well into their 90s. more »»

H/M tax grant funds approved

July 7, 2015 Four local organizations were awarded grant funds Monday night by the City Council of Webster City based on the recommendations of the Hotel/Motel Tax Board, but the council voted to reinstate full... more »»

Hamilton Co. Fair unveils a new website

July 7, 2015 The Hamilton County Fair has a new website which features parade entry forms. more »»

An old-fashioned celebration

July 6, 2015 WILLIAMS — Antique cars, kids, tractors, horses and candy - all necessary ingredients for a successful Fourth of July celebration and the Williams Lions 64th Annual Independence Day celebration had... more »»

Council to review grants

July 6, 2015 The City Council of Webster City Monday night will review the recommendations for the current round of grants proposed by the Hotel/Motel Tax Board. The Council meets in regular session at 5:15 p.m. more »»



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