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Webster City Community Blood Drive is Thursday

The Webster City Community Blood Drive is Thursday, October 12, at Faith United Methodist Church, 2020 Superior St., Webster City. The event runs from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. The drive is sponsored by VDMC-Hamilton Hospital Auxiliary. community. To donate, call 800-287-4903.

A peek inside

Darcy Swon, LIFT WC president, takes the Daily Freeman-Journal on a tour inside the historic Elks Club building the group is working hard to renovate. LIFT's big fundraiser Sunday made an as-yet-unknown amount for the multi-million-dollar project. "There is some amazing architecture in Webster ...

Rep. Latham will be guest at Veteran & Family Fall Festival on Saturday

Hamilton County Veterans Affairs will host a Veteran & Family Fall Festival on Saturday at the Brewer Creek Park Shelter, 1801 Des Moines St., Webster City. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. State Rep. Shannon Latham, R-Franklin County, will be a special guest. Entertainment ...

Shuttered Villa Care is purchased by Marian Home in Fort Dodge

FORT DODGE — The now shuttered Villa Care Center and Villa Cottages have been bought by the nearby Marian Home and Village. The Villa Care Center, 2721 10th Ave. N., will be demolished this year, according to Tracy Trotter, the administrator of the Marian Home. She said the property will be ...

State CAT Review Committee will discuss splash pad grant

DES MOINES — Webster City’s grant application for money to help pay for a proposed splash pad will go before the CAT Review Committee this morning in Des Moines. The meeting will take place in the Iowa Economic Development Authority Helmick Conference Room, 1963 Bell Ave., Des Moines. ...