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Town hall meetings in Webster City encourage dialogue

March 30, 2015 The Daily Freeman-Journal wants to applaud the City Council’s decision to invite members of the public to a town hall meeting to discuss the goals that the city has established for the future. more »»

Rushing to judgment not good for community

December 17, 2014 A central part of our mission at The Daily Freeman-Journal is to support and promote Webster City. The other part of our mission is to report the news, as it happens. more »»

A time to share with others

December 3, 2014 As we move our way into the Christmas holiday, it’s easy to lose track of what’s really important in the rush to buy gifts and plan holiday gatherings. more »»

Counting our many blessings

November 26, 2014 Now is the time of year where families gather together to share a meal and remember the things they have to be thankful for. We wanted to share some of the things we’re thankful for this year. more »»

Send Joni Ernst to Washington

October 31, 2014 If they elect Joni Ernst to the U.S. Senate, Iowans will be sending to Washington a woman whose service there will make our nation stronger. more »»

Spook-tacular decorations around WC

October 31, 2014 Homeowners gear up for Halloween... more »»

Let’s keep Steve King in Congress

October 24, 2014 The 50 American states send 435 men and women to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. Most of them are little-known to anyone who doesn’t live in the district that sent them to Washington. more »»

Keep Branstad in governor’s chair

October 22, 2014 Four years ago, Iowa voters brought Terry Branstad, a four-term former governor, out of retirement because the Hawkeye State faced woes so severe that a proven leader was needed in the governor’s... more »»

4-H helps young people develop skills, values

October 8, 2014 National 4-H Week is a good time to celebrate the enormous contributions 4-H makes to our community and nation. more »»

Continue to support the Webster Theater

September 19, 2014 So many things have come together over the past year and a half for the Webster Theater. After the movie house closed in 2013, the disappointment was palpable. more »»

Commemorating the U.S. Constitution

September 16, 2014 Most Americans likely remember the first seven words of the U.S. Constitution, but far fewer are apt to remember the remaining words of the introductory sentence. more »»

A shining success

September 10, 2014 For more than a year, Webster City residents have been watching and waiting for the historic Webster Theater to reopen. more »»

Time to cheer on your community

September 5, 2014 In just a little over a week, Iowa State and the University of Iowa football teams will face off in the annual interstate challenge. more »»

Demand change or waste will continue

July 18, 2014 Estimates by federal agencies that they in effect threw away nearly $100 billion last year should infuriate taxpayers. It is our hard-earned money, after all. more »»

Time to reevaluate U.S. foreign policy

July 9, 2014 Fifty-six people, most of them old women selling food to make money so they could eat, died when Boko Haram terrorists set off a bomb in a Nigerian marketplace last Tuesday. more »»

What lurks in a child's online world?

June 13, 2014 What is the most shocking takeaway from the story of the two 12-year-olds who repeatedly stabbed their friend -- nearly to death -- on the imagined orders of a fantasy character? Is it the... more »»

Veterans still waiting for service they deserve

June 11, 2014 When President Barack Obama's Veterans Affairs secretary, Eric Shinseki, announced his resignation last week, the president said "the VA needs new leadership," in order to address the systemic... more »»

USDA mandating virus reporting

June 6, 2014 DES MOINES – The U.S. more »»

Coffee and conversation

June 6, 2014 Members of the Chamber of Commerce gathered Thursday morning for the quarterly coffee meeting held at Southfield Independent and Assisted Living Apartments. more »»

Summer Nights returns

June 6, 2014 Summer Nights in downtown Webster City returns on June 20 from 5 to 9 pm. The theme of the night is “Be a HERO” and there will be opportunities for those in attendance to be a hero. more »»



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