Local News

Apartment fire investigated

Webster City Fire Department is investigating the cause of an apartment fire Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters responded at about 12:45 p.m. to a call of smoke coming from the first floor of the two-story apartment building at 1104 First St. Chief Chuck Stansfield said firefighters found ...

Summer meal program for children returns

The Webster City School District is again participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the ...

Pendleton convicted of killing pastor

DAVENPORT — It was a lesson in grace. Just moments after a Scott County jury convicted Joshua Pendleton of first-degree murder in the October 2019, killing of the Rev. Al Henderson, the pastor’s widow approached the defendant’s father, who had also been watching the trial from the ...

Hamilton County is seeing COVID cases in younger population

Hamilton County is still seeing a handful of new cases of COVID-19 each week, but as residents of the county receive the full vaccine dosage, the age of those testing positive is moving downward, according to health department officials. Shelby Kroona, Hamilton County Public Health ...

Crossing to close for repairs

Beginning on Monday, May 3 and continuing through Friday, May 7, CNN Railroad announces the Tasler Crossing at Clark Mollenhoff Dr. will be closed for construction and repairs. If anyone has questions, please contact the Public Works Director at 515-832-9139

Earth Day activities

St. Thomas Aquinas School students participated in Earth Day last week by raking leaves, planting flowers and picking up trash at the St. Thomas Aquinas School campus.