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RFS has bolstered industry

July 29, 2013 To the Editor: As a General Manager from POET Biorefining-Gowrie, I help support Gowrie and Webster County‚Äôs local economy. But it is not just m. more »»

Simple obituary is not enough

July 24, 2013 To the Editor: A simple obituary is not enough for some people like Elmer Clair. Elmer passed away in Minnesota, but lived most of his long life in and around Webster City. more »»

Ground zero for horse debate

July 22, 2013 To the Editor: Iowa has become ground zero in the national debate on horse slaughter, now that the USDA has cleared a horse slaughter plant to begin butchering horses here. more »»

Webster City full of caring people

July 19, 2013 To the Editor: Dear people of Webster City ... I lived in your town for the first few years of my life and spent many summers in Webster City, but had not been back for 26 years. more »»

Record number take part in 5K

July 10, 2013 To the Editor: The 26th annual First State Bank Firecracker 5K was on July 4th. This year we had great weather and turnout. A new record of 276 runners/walkers completed the rac. more »»

Commends Meyer for article

July 10, 2013 To the Editor: A tip of the hat to city councilman Geary Meyer for his article on our city manager, Ed Sadler, in the latest City Scene. more »»

Committee member offers thanks for Relay supporters

July 5, 2013 To the Editor: On behalf of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Hamilton County, I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to the residents and businesses of Hamilton County for... more »»

Jewell to host Relay for Life

June 26, 2013 To the Editor: For many years the Webster City community has hosted the annual Hamilton County Relay For Life (RFL). The event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. more »»

Ice cream social successful

June 24, 2013 To the Editor: The First Congregational United Church of Christ and the Faith United Methodist Church want to let the community know how much we greatly appreciate your support by attending the... more »»

Student leaders decry Stafford Loan proposed interest rate increase

June 21, 2013 To the Editor: For most college students, loans are a fact of life. Skyrocketing tuition costs have made borrowing money a necessity for many to afford their education. more »»

Summer Nights a success

June 19, 2013 To the Editor: The city worked very hard with the Chamber to close the streets off, clean them, stopped and visited and made sure we had everything we needed for Summer Nights. more »»

More mini events planned

June 19, 2013 To the Editor: I want to thank all of you that visited the Wilson Brewer Park Museums & Visitors Center June 9. more »»

Social to benefit UDMO

June 14, 2013 To the Editor: Many fun events are being planned in the community this summer. more »»

Grateful for sponsors of Special Olympics Torch Run

June 12, 2013 To the Editor: This was the 22nd year of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics in Hamilton County and we had 44 law enforcement officers and family members sign up to run the torch... more »»

Thanks to volunteers who helped with Avenue of Flags

June 12, 2013 To the Editor: The Avenue of Flags committee of American Legion Post 191 extends its sincere appreciation for another year displaying our most beautiful American flags in Graceland Cemetery for the... more »»

Sick of protesters

June 10, 2013 To the Editor: Critter Nation has recently been attacked by some protestors, some from Webster City I may add. I may also add that the protesters also shop there. more »»

A not-so-subtle attempt

June 3, 2013 To the Editor: During his recent get-together with media bigwigs, Attorney General Holder appeared to make a not-so-subtle attempt at a quid pro quo: We (the government) will get off your back if... more »»

Athletes say thanks for support

May 29, 2013 To the Editor: Thank you to the students, staff, and public for coming to our Torch Run ceremony and parade to show your support of our Special Olympic athletes. more »»

Kudos to Banning

May 24, 2013 To the Editor: Kudos to Troy Banning on your thoughtful and uplifting article on Jake Haugland and your coverage of State Track events. Your sports writing gets better every year. more »»

A prom to remember

May 24, 2013 To the Editor: Saturday night, my sister and I had the honor of attending our first Southfield Wellness Community prom, where our mother, Velma Pelz is a resident. more »»



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