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New Shelter Caps ‘Year of Parks’

The recent completion of a handsome new picnic shelter in West Twin Park, built from a kit by local volunteers, brings to a conclusion Webster City’s “year of the parks.” During 2021, in some of the most trying times of the Covid 19 pandemic, Webster City looked to two of its ...

WCMS Celebration of the Arts Night is today

You won’t want to miss the second annual Webster City Middle School Celebration of the Arts Night. It runs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today. Students from grades five through eight will present their pieces of artwork throughout the building. In addition, there will be stations to teach ...

A Girl and her Cow

BLAIRSBURG — Spend a few minutes chatting with Hamilton County 4-H’er Rosemary Chamness and one will start to feel pretty good about the future of the beef industry, and perhaps the future of her young generation as a whole. At 13 years of age, Chamness is already an experienced hand ...

Dermand honored for 75 years with American Legion

You may know Constantine “Gus” Dermand. He was raised in Webster City, and enlisted in the United States Navy in May of 1943. On Tuesday, he was honored for his 75 years of membership in the American Legion by Post 191 in Webster City. But long before Tuesday night, Dermand went to ...

Record ATV registrations reported in county

The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday learned that a growing number of all-terrain vehicles are being registered in Hamilton County. According to Recorder Kim Anderson’s quarterly report, in 2018 there were 267 ATV’s registered with the Recorder’s office in the county; in ...

Megan Petersen, O.D., joins Wolfe Family Vision Center

Wolfe Family Vision Center in Webster City announces the arrival of Dr. Megan M. Petersen to their office. Dr. Petersen spent 11 years practicing optometry in the Des Moines and Ames area before joining Wolfe in 2022 to provide care to patients in the Webster City and Clarion communities. An ...