That red barn

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Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in a publication called Barns, which was inserted into the Daily Freeman-Journal’s sister publication Farm News on November 24. STANHOPE — Jared and Janie Ostrem were looking for a place to raise their family when they came upon a farmstead ...

Hamilton County Supervisors will meet this morning

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The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors will meet this morning in the basement conference room of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 2300 Superior St., Webster City. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. On the agenda is a Community & Family Resources annual financial report and an Auxiant ...

SALT will meet in Jewell on December 7

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Seniors and Law Enforcement Together — SALT — will meet Thursday, December 7, at the United Church of Christ in Jewell. The event begins at 9 a.m. with a light breakfast and free blood pressure checks conducted by Van Diest Medical Center. The meeting will get underway at 9:30 a.m. ...

VDMC Foundation donates defibrillator to local church

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The Van Diest Medical Center Foundation recently donated an Automated External Defibrillator — AED — to the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Webster City. Pictured presenting the AED unit to church members Joan Haberman and Karen Mason, center, are from left: Lori Foster, VDMC ...

She’s a Daily Freeman-Journal coloring contest winner

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Kynlee Lacey, of Webster City, stopped in to get her tickets to the Webster Theater, the prize for coloring this picture that appeared in the Daily Freeman-Journal before the Thanksgiving holiday. See page 4 of today’s DFJ to find a Christmas picture kids can color.

Williams Community Church will host Festival of Trees

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WILLIAMS — The Williams Community Church will host its Festival of Trees on Sunday, December 3, at the church. The event runs from 4 to 7 p.m. A meal of soups, bread, vegetables, desserts and drinks will be served for a freewill offering.