Lighting up the holidays

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This home on White Post Drive is all decked out for the holidays. Trees surround the house, the windows are lined with lights and the roof is adorned with a Santa hat. In the coming weeks, the Daily Freeman-Journal will feature light displays from throughout Hamilton County. Readers can submit ...

Council to review ORV ordinance

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The City Council of Webster City will revisit the ordinance related to off-road vehicle use within the city limits Monday night when the council meets in regular session. Members of the public can join the meeting by logging onto the Zoom platform and entering the meeting ID 847 7260 5588. ...

Mobile food pantry planned for Dec. 21

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The Food Bank of Iowa’s Mobile Food Pantry will be coming to Webster City on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at Upper Des Moines Opportunity, 1610 Collins St. The event will begin at 3 p.m. and will be in a drive-through format. Participants are asked to remain in their cars and the food will be brought ...

Concert of holiday music planned

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Director Dane Barner rehearses the Webster City Community Chorus Tuesday night as the ensemble gets ready for its upcoming concert. The program set for this week is the 34th annual holiday concert. Entitled “Coming Together at Christmas” performances are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4, ...

KYL to offer holiday programs

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Kendall Young Library will offer several holiday youth programs throughout the month of December. Wild Things, the program for pre-kindergarten through second grade students, will meet Dec. 7 to create groovy Christmas trees with Legos, Duplos and Play Dough. On Dec. 14, the group will have a ...

Challenge exceeds goal

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The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation has announced that their recent Food Pantry Challenge set a new record for monies raised totaling over $25,772 benefitting Hamilton County area food pantries. This year’s food pantry challenge was held over multiple months (June – October) and was the ...