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Second reading of H/M amendment approved

The second reading of an ordinance which would establish an annual allotment for the Webster City City Chamber of Commerce from Hotel/Motel Tax Funds was approved Monday night during the City Council’s regular session. If approved, the measure would mean that the Chamber would receive ...

Council approves emergency childcare funding

The City Council of Webster City met via Zoom Monday and after a delay due to some sound issues, the council voted to approve an emergency infusion of $25,000 to help fund a childcare worker retention program. The funding was first requested at the Nov. 16 council meeting. McKinley Bailey, ...

Finding her Niche

A new home decor and gift shop has opened in Webster City, just in time for holiday shoppers to find special, personalized items. Niche is located right next door to Mornin’ Glory Coffee Shop and is owned by Debi Seiser. Until recently, Seiser was working in healthcare at Iowa Specialty ...

Sculpting winter trees

Legacy Learning Boone River Valley will offer a winter sculptural trees workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The workshop will be lead by artist Madalyn Loring at the Produce Station Pottery, 723 Seneca St., Webster City. Due to COVID-19, the in-person sessions will require ...

WC’s original sports bar reopens

A familiar gathering spot with a long history in Webster City, recently reopened with new owners. The Seneca Street Saloon, now owned by Tami and Greg Olson, opened last week after being closed for renovations. Larry Ross, who died suddenly in July, had owned and operated the Saloon for 40 ...

Baked with love

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the November 2020 Our Hometown Magazine. As the holidays draw near, many are worried that are traditional family celebrations may have to be altered or revised. The pandemic may prevent some from traveling to be with family. Some may find ...