Community building

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Hamilton County residents are invited to join area law enforcement agencies on Tuesday, Aug. 3 for the annual National Night Out, planned for West Twin Park in Webster City. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships while bringing ...

Cost Share available for water quality practices

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced the 2021 sign-up period is open for statewide cost share funds to help farmers install conservation practices to improve soil health and water quality. Practices eligible for this funding are cover crops, no-till, strip till, or using a ...

RAGBRAI rolls through WC

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Thousands of bicyclists taking part in the annual RAGBRAI cross-state ride made a brief stop in Webster City Tuesday morning. Fort Dodge hosted the riders Monday night for an overnight stay, before they headed east for the next overnight destination — Iowa Falls. Along the way, the riders ...

Ready for company

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Thousands of bicyclists are making their way through Webster City today as part of the annual RAGBRAI cross-state tour. This is the third time in the past 10 years that RAGBRAI has visited Webster City. In 2012, the community hosted the riders for an overnight stay. In 2015, the city was a ...

Picturing the past

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Three new large photo murals have been installed in downtown Webster City, giving area residents a look back at life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Artists Isaac Campbell and Payton Smith worked through the weekend to install the three large format photographs using wheat paste ...

Detours ahead

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Webster City motorists may have to alter their normal driving patterns Tuesday when RAGBRAI riders pass through the community. City officials sent local residents a letter in utility statements last month which outlined street closures. Closing on July 26 beginning at 6 p.m. will be Des ...