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October is National Pork Month

October 10, 2011 October has been designated National Pork Month. That makes it an especially good time to reflect on the importance of the pork industry to this state. more »»

Newspaper carriers deserve recognition

October 7, 2011 Every day more than 53 million newspapers are delivered to readers. Those compendiums of news and community information arrive on doorsteps all across our land as if by magic. more »»

S.E.E.D marks 20 years of service

September 21, 2011 This fall marks the 20th anniversary of Hamilton County S.E.E.D. more »»

A day for memories and fierce resolve

September 9, 2011 Sept. 11, 2001, is a day etched in the memories of Americans. The horrifying images of what began as a beautiful September morning and changed abruptly into hellish chaos remain vivid. more »»

Celebrating our local heritage

August 26, 2011 Area residents will have an opportunity to take a step back in time and to view the community through the eyes of our pioneer ancestor. more »»

Drive sober and you won’t get pulled over

August 17, 2011 This weekend, local law enforcement will begin to take part in a national program designed to help reduce the number of alcohol-impaired accidents and deaths. more »»

A resounding ‘Yes’

August 5, 2011 Voters in Webster City, Ellsworth, Stratford and the unincorporated sections of Hamilton County overwhelming voted in favor of renewing the Local Option Sales and Service Tax Tuesday during the... more »»

Help bring RAGBRAI to WC

August 5, 2011 Riders on the recent RAGBRAI, that annual bike ride across the state, wrapped up the weeklong trek by dipping their bike tires in the Mississippi. more »»

Hamilton County needs LOSST

August 1, 2011 Voters in Hamilton County will be going to the polls on Tuesday to decide whether or not to renew the Local Option Sales and Service Tax scheduled to expire in 2012. more »»

The Big Event a big success

July 25, 2011 Another Hamilton County Fair has come to a close. Despite the challenges of heat and a little rain, the week-long event was successful. more »»

Building project a plus for Stanhope

July 15, 2011 The new library, community center and city office building right along the main street of Stanhope is the perfect example of what a few people with vision and drive can accomplish when they set... more »»

Boone Bash a success

June 20, 2011 Saturday’s Boone Bash River Dash and all of the associated activities are good examples of what can happen when volunteers work together to make an event happen. more »»

Keep children safe this summer

June 3, 2011 Now that area schools have dismissed for summer, more children will be on bikes, walking and playing on the warm days ahea. more »»

The journey begins now

May 23, 2011 High school seniors received diplomas Sunday afternoon in commencement exercises in Webster City, Blairsburg and Jewell. more »»

A good use for an old building

April 22, 2011 This week, local representatives of a seven-county collaboration, Skyline Inc., pitched a propsed use for the old Hamilton Hospital building. more »»

Decades of dedication

April 1, 2011 Hundreds of workers left the Electrolux plant Thursday for the last time, thus closing a significant chapter of Webster City’s manufacturing history. more »»

Get involved — volunteer

March 23, 2011 There are many opportunities to do good in the community, many opportunities to give of yourself, your time and your talent. more »»

Proud of our young people

February 21, 2011 Webster City should be proud of the outstanding performance by the Lynx wrestlers who took part in the state tournament last week. The Lynx will also compete in the dual state tournament this week. more »»

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 »»



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