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Protecting our community

January 24, 2011 Webster City leaders are looking at two forward-thinking measures to help improve the safety of our community. more »»

Feedback from grads valuable

January 12, 2011 Students take assessments and tests all the time to gauge their academic progress. But it isn’t every day that students have a chance to rate their overall educational experience. more »»

Violence is not the answer

January 10, 2011 The terrible events in Arizona on Saturday should remind us of the sacrifices made by those who serve the public. The shooting of a member of Congress is shocking because it happens so rarely. Rep. more »»

Hats off to strew crews

January 5, 2011 As most of us sat in our warm, cozy homes over the Christmas holiday, there were many hard-working individuals out in the cold making sure that our vital services were not interrupted. more »»

Shine the light on Webster City

December 31, 2010 It’s almost time for the new year, full of anticipation and a little bit of apprehension for what’s to com. more »»

Town & Country addition is wrapping up

December 31, 2010 The Town & Country Insurance building has been receiving a face-lift in recent months. more »»

A whole lot of style

December 31, 2010 Beehives, flips and teased hair were the styles of day when Marilyn and Don Henry opened The Stylists on Seneca Street in November 1963. more »»

Suspect in bank heist held for $50K bond

December 31, 2010 FORT?DODGE?— Michael B. Hart, 30, of Webster City, appeared in Webster County Magistrate Court chambers Wednesday on first-degree robbery charge. more »»

Bean bag toss contest results

December 31, 2010 Fuller Hall held a bean bag toss tournament during its holiday fun week on Thursday. There were 25 that participated. more »»

A?generous community

December 22, 2010 The difficult economy, layoffs and plant closings have meant hard times for many families. more »»

A?fresh look at Webster City

December 17, 2010 There’s a new Webster City economic development website,, and the Daily Freeman-Journal encourages local residents to check it out. more »»

Iowa weather a constant presence

December 13, 2010 Saturday night’s blizzard reminded us all that this is still Iowa. Weather is a constant presence in all of our lives, especially during the storm seasons of the Spring and Winter seasons. more »»

A?good move to promote safety

December 8, 2010 Monday night, the?City Council of Webster City took some steps to make the community a safer place. more »»

Pay it Forward Day

December 1, 2010 Everyone has had it happen at one time or another — a random act of kindness. They happen every day, in every community. Someone steps in an helps in an unexpected way. more »»

Every community has heroes

November 29, 2010 There have been many news accounts lately about Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, the Iowa native who recently received the Medal of Honor for his bravery in combat in Afghanistan. more »»

A reason to give thanks

November 24, 2010 Although Thanksgiving is known primarily as an American holiday, three other countries, including the Netherlands and Liberia, celebrate something similar. more »»

Keep it local this holiday season

November 19, 2010 Next Friday is Black Friday, which means that everyone will be out battling for the best deals on everything from big screen TVs to small screen video game. more »»

A commitment to quit

November 17, 2010 Thursday marks the Great American Smokeout, and it’s a chance for smokers to take stock of their habit, assess the role that tobacco use plays in their lives and to possibly make the commitment to... more »»

Thank you, veterans

November 10, 2010 We owe a debt of gratitude to our veterans, whether they served during the conflicts of war or in peace time. more »»

A?debt of gratitude

November 8, 2010 Recently, we’ve had three great examples of the good work our police department does. more »»



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