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Progress in the community

February 20, 2015 It's all about community in this week's Progress 2015 section, which inserts in today's Daily Freeman-Journal. Three Hamilton County law enforcement agencies are spotlighted on our cover. more »»

Where corn is king

February 20, 2015 Editor's Note: This article is part of a monthly series on the history of Webster City and Hamilton County written by local historian Nancy Kayser. more »»

School board in Stratford OKs two retirements

February 20, 2015 STRATFORD — The Stratford school board approved early retirement requests from two long-term employees when they met for their monthly regular session Wednesday evening. more »»

Branstad visits VDSC

February 19, 2015 Governor Terry Branstad visited Van Diest Supply Company in Webster City on Wednesday morning as part of his annual tour of Iowa’s 99 counties. About 50 people were on hand for the Governor’s visit. more »»

Ernst outlines stance on ISIS fight

February 19, 2015 U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst said Wednesday that a tougher stance is needed against the ISIS terrorist group, but added that she doesn’t want to commit American soldiers to the fight at this tim. more »»

Concern over new VDMC policy voiced

February 18, 2015 Three local residents addressed the Van Diest Medical Center Board of Trustees Tuesday night to discuss their opposition to a new emergency department policy that requires patients be seen and... more »»

WCHS spring play to be held this weekend

February 18, 2015 A comedic murder mystery is coming to Webster City High School this weekend. more »»

Classes for and by the community

February 18, 2015 Legacy Learning Boone River Valley is planning a series of weekend classes that are scheduled for this fall. “That Chautauqua Thing” is currently set to host 10 classes on Oct. 3 and Oct. 4. more »»

King visits Rotary

February 17, 2015 U.S. Rep. Steve King attended the Webster City Rotary Club’s midday meeting on Monday. King said he was in the area on Monday primarily to receive the National Association of Manufacturers Award. more »»

Council OKs RAGBRAI pass-through

February 17, 2015 The City Council of Webster City approved a request from RAGBRAI, The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, to pass through Webster City on July 21 at their regular meeting on Monday. more »»

Game night is Friday

February 17, 2015 Kendall Young Library will once again host its annual Family Game Night on Friday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Library officials said the whole family is invited to attend. more »»

New Spring Outdoors Woman Workshop ready for registrations

February 17, 2015 The popular Iowa Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is taking registrations for its second annual workshop at Honey Creek Resort State Par. more »»

Valentine delivery

February 16, 2015 Webster City High School music students had a busy day Friday as they delivered Singing Valentines all around the community. more »»

WC asked to be RAGBRAI pass-through

February 16, 2015 RAGBRAI, the annual cross-state bicycle ride, might pass through Webster City in July if a request from the organization is approved by the City Council Monday night. more »»

Budget session held in Stratford

February 16, 2015 STRATFORD — The Stratford City Council started off its monthly meeting last week on Monday with an hour-long budget work session before turning to their regular agenda. more »»

Game on

February 13, 2015 Gamers looking to play on a truly big screen can now do so at the Webster Theater. more »»


February 13, 2015 BLAIRSBURG — It is the dream of every aspiring writer to one day see their work published. more »»

Branstad visits on Wednesday

February 13, 2015 Governor Terry Branstad is scheduled to visit Webster City on Wednesday as part of his annual 99 county tour. more »»



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