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Moens welcome a daughter Lexy and Tyler Moen, of Webster City, welcomed a daughter, Briar Marie Moen, on September 15, 2022, at Iowa Specialty Hospital, Clarion. She has siblings Brilee Moen, 7; and Bryson Moen, 5. Grandparents are Troy and Tina Gilliland, Eagle Grove; and Sherri and ...

Flag disposal ceremony postponed due to predicted weather

Due to the projected high winds and high temperatures forecast for today, the American Legion is postponing the scheduled flag disposal ceremony, according Richard Stroner, Post 191 commander. “We’ll let everyone know as soon as it gets rescheduled,” he said. Flags that need to be ...

Enhance Hamilton County opens fund for Stanhope Depot and Museum

The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation has opened a new fund that will support the Stanhope Depot and Museum. The monies donated to this fund will initially go to move the 140-year-old train depot from its location on a farm north of Stanhope back to town. Then donations will be used for ...

Murder Mystery Gala will help group get to The Dwelling

This summer, Sarah Ostlund, of Trinity Lutheran Church, Webster City, is taking a group of kids and some adults chaperones to The Dwelling, her cousin Emily Norris’ ground-breaking church for the homeless in North Carolina. To raise funds for this mission trip, someone has to die. In ...

Tiffany Larson is Woman of the Year

Tiffany Larson was honored by members of Laureate Gamma Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi as their 2022 Woman of the Year. Larson, CAPP Coordinator for the Bee Inspired Program through Building Families, was recognized for her dedication to the youth she interacts with in Hamilton, Wright, ...

4-H’ers donate blankets to hospital

Members of the Clear Lake Sailors 4-H Club in Stanhope recently made and donated 26 fleece blankets to be given to inpatients at Van Diest Medical Center. A special thanks to Rebecca Klaver and Ella Johnson for delivering them. Hospital officials said the blankets in all sorts of colors and ...