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DONNIE HAUSER

EAGLE GROVE — Donnie Hauser, 51, of Eagle Grove, died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Iowa Specialty Hospital, Clarion. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove. www.foustfh.com

Rams shove a run across in 7th to clip Hawks

JEWELL — There wasn’t one thing that Kyle Galetich could point to as the reason that his South Hamilton baseball team came out on the short end of the stick Friday night at the Mike Penning Athletic Complex. The truth is, the Hawks played well; well enough to win. But Greene County did ...

Retirement reception planned for Mike Sherwood

A retirement reception for Webster City Schools Superintendent Mike Sherwood will be held Sunday, May 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Webster City Middle School Commons. Sherwood announced his intention to retire earlier this year and will officially step down from the position at the end of June.

Easter lily rehab

With Easter here and gone, the weather has left us wondering when spring may arrive. Those of you who received a potted Easter lily for the holiday may also be wondering what to do with the plant after the flowers are gone. Take care of your Easter lily plant while patiently awaiting for ...

Donkey Basketball comes to Jeff Gym

Fans packed the stands Wednesday night as the Dairyland Donkey Basketball Show came to Jefferson Gym in Webster Ctiy. The event, played on live donkeys, was sponsored by the Webster City FFA Alumni Association with proceeds benefitting the association. Above, members of the Webster City ...

Health Fair returns Jan. 13 at Fuller Hall

With January upon us, many are starting to think about resolutions. Not sure where to start with yours? Visit the fifth annual Fuller Hall Health Fair on Saturday, Jan. 13. The Fuller Hall Recreation Center will be offering their 5th Annual Health Fair/Free Fitness Day on Jan. 13 from 10 ...

Marjaleen (Marge) Thompson, 91, Webster City

Marjaleen (Marge) J. Thompson, 91 of Webster City, died on Dec. 19, 2017 at her home in Windsor Manor Assisted Living. Visitation will be on Wednesday December 27, at Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com) in Webster City, from 5:00-7:00 PM. Funeral service will be 1:00pm on Dec. 28th at the ...

Thanksgiving with all the trimmings

A tradition for more than 35 years continued Wednesday afternoon at Fuller Hall as Crestview Nursing and Rehab hosted local senior citizens for a Thanksgiving potluck. “This is a great event,” said Jill Scott, marketing director for Crestview Nursing and Rehab. “Thanksgiving and all of ...

Hotel, events center project planned for Eagle Grove

EAGLE GROVE — A new hotel and events center is being planned just south of the Dollar General store in Eagle Grove, according to Bryce Davis, Wright County economic development director. Davis said a hotel feasibility study was conducted earlier in the year. “We realized through that ...

A lifetime of coaching

Long time Webster City football coach Dick Tighe dedicated 63 years of his life to the game and individuals who played for him. In recognition of his life’s work, Tighe recently wrote and published “Coach Tighe: 63 Years of High School Football.” This work focuses on the game of ...

En Espanol

The Webster Theater will be holding a Spanish night at the movies. Patrons are invited to see the new film "Lego Ninjago" on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 9:30 p.m. The film will be played in Spanish. The subtitles will either be Spanish or the voiceover will be in Spanish. As Hamilton County boasts ...

Governor to headline county GOP event

Gov. Kim Reynolds will be the keynote speaker at a Hamilton County Republican soup supper and auction Saturday, Oct. 28. The event will be held at the Webster City Middle School, 1101 Des Moines St., Webster City. Other speakers expected to attend include Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, Sen. Jerry ...

Celebrating Family Histories

The Hamilton Heritage Hunters witnessed the signing of the Family History Month Proclamation Tuesday morning by the Hamilton County Supervisors. Pictured are, back row, from the left, Sharon Cline, Amy Kleckner, Marie Karbula, Art Murray, Roseanne Halliday, Marilyn Bottroff and Jackie ...

Ridge appointed CEO at Van Diest Medical Center

The Van Diest Medical Center Board of Trustees, in partnership with Mercy Health Network – Central Iowa, has announced the appointment of Lisa Ridge as Administrator and Chief Executive Officer of Van Diest Medical Center. This decision came following an extensive interview and selection ...

FD man arrested after pursuit

DUNCOMBE — A high-speed pursuit that led officers through rural Webster County ended with the arrest of a Fort Dodge man Wednesday afternoon, according to Sgt. Aaron Smidt, of Iowa State Patrol. Robert Schliske, 26, was reportedly driving a car without the owner’s consent, Smidt ...

Reunited

Former Hamilton County fair queens received a royal welcome Thursday evening at the fair. Past queens were invited to a short reunion and reception before Thursday night’s queen coronation, in honor of the fair’s 100-year-anniversary. According to Kim Schaa, member of the Hamilton ...

Webster City turns out for a night of celebration

It was a big night in Webster City as a short documentary film premiered at the Webster Theater. As part of the celebration, a block party was held along with the first music in the park event.

Camp Creamery returns for 2017

Webster City Community Theatre and The Old Creamery Theatre are teaming up to bring Camp Creamery back to Webster City this summer. During this week-long theatre workshop, will work with three professional actors from the Amana theatrical company. Camp Creamery is open to students who are ...

Store offers parking for super heroes

Not all super heroes wear capes. Some wear badges or put out fires, help the injured or risk their own lives to protect Americans. Recently, Webster City's Hy-Vee Store installed a special parking spot close to the front entrance and designated it as “Super Hero Parking.” The sign ...