Honor Flight brings monuments to life for veterans

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — As dawn was breaking on a day that would stretch deep into the night, more than 160 veterans, guardians, medical personnel, and volunteers boarded a Sun Country Boeing 737 at the Fort Dodge Regional Airport Wednesday for a journey that was decades in the making for so many ...

Illustrator Tim Read is coming to Kendall Young Library

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Professional Illustrator Tim Read will present “Cartooning is Out of This World” and lead visitors through a super galactic drawing workshop. This event is Saturday, June 1, from 10:30 a.m. to noon with lunch provided. This program is focused on ages 8 and older. Here’s some adult ...

Birdy Young is coming to JunqueFest

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Nashville recording artist Birdy Young has just been added to the JunqueFest lineup, according to Anna Woodward, Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce director. Young, a Nashville recording artist and songwriter from Gladbrook, is perhaps best known for her recording “Hideaway Honey.” ...

Carrying the memories

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FORT DODGE — The small Bible, looking well-used and held together with rubber bands, fits easily in one of Army veteran Bill Quintus’ hands. Four members of his family carried that Bible in four wars. The Minnesota man carried it himself when he spent 13 months in South Vietnam. On ...

WCCSD board will meet today in special session

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The board of the Webster City Community School District will meet in special session this morning at the Administration Building, 820 Des Moines Street, Webster City. This meeting begins at 7:30 a.m. On the agenda is a recommendation by Superintendent Matt Berninghaus to appoint BerganKDV ...

Poppies for sale

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LuAnn Jackson and Pat Nokes, standing left and right, watch Dan Campidilli sign a proclamation designating Friday, May 24, as Poppy Day in Hamilton County. Campidilli, chairman of the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors, is joined by fellow supervisors Rick Young, center, and Jerry Kloberdanz. ...