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Outdoor movie set for Saturday

This week's outdoor movie will be shown on Saturday instead of the usual Friday night screening. Officials with the Webster Theater said the move was made so as not to conflict with the Lynx home football game Friday night. This week, the classic musical "The Wizard of Oz" will be shown on ...

No mask ordinance for Hamilton County

By ANNE BLANKENSHIP ablankenship@freemanjournal.net The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors was poised to vote on a county-wide mask ordinance Tuesday morning, but found that the ordinance would only have affected those in unincorporated areas of the county. Towns and cities in the county ...

McGlynn recognized for service

Judge James McGlynn was recognized Tuesday morning by the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors for his years of service to the District Court. McGlynn plans to retire in September. However, he said that he had just received an appointment as senior judge which will take effect the day after he ...

Stakeys inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame

A Hamilton County couple was recently inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame. Doran and Cathy Stakey of Kamrar are a duo that have given endless support and opportunities to generations of 4-H'ers in Hamilton County, according to local 4-H officials. The Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame was established ...

Club members honored for service, contributions

It was a celebration of service Monday when the Webster City Rotary Club met for a meeting at Briggs Woods Conference Center. With social distancing and face coverings in place, the group honored those who have made contributions to the Rotary International Foundation and have contributed ...

Supervisors to consider mask ordinance

The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors will consider a mask ordinance Tuesday at its regular meeting, beginning at 9 a.m. in the basement of the Hamilton County Courthouse. The mask ordinance was initially approved last week by the Board of Health. The proposed ordinance will require three ...