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Picturing the past

Three new large photo murals have been installed in downtown Webster City, giving area residents a look back at life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Artists Isaac Campbell and Payton Smith worked through the weekend to install the three large format photographs using wheat paste ...

Detours ahead

Webster City motorists may have to alter their normal driving patterns Tuesday when RAGBRAI riders pass through the community. City officials sent local residents a letter in utility statements last month which outlined street closures. Closing on July 26 beginning at 6 p.m. will be Des ...

SALT to meet at courthouse

Organizers of the Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) program have announced the next S.A.L.T. meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 5, at the Sheriff’s Office, multi-purpose room, located in the Hamilton County Courthouse. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with a breakfast social and ...

Shooting event planned for Wednesday

Hamilton County Pheasants Forever, Boone Valley Izaak Walton and Hamilton Co Ducks Unlimited will host the Annual Youth Shoot on Wednesday, July 28 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Boone Valley Izaak Walton park and is open to young people ages 8 to 16. A parent or ...

Queen Elly to reign

Elly Hassebrock was crowned the 2021 Hamilton County Fair Queen in a coronation ceremony held at the fairgrounds grandstand Thursday night. Hassebrock, 19, is the daughter of Eric and Alison Hassebrock of Jewell. She attended South Hamilton High School and currently is an associate at South ...

Full slate of events at Hamilton County Fair

The Hamilton County Fair continues to roll along with 4-H/FFA shows, open class events, food and entertainment. Thursday brought the breeding and market sheep show, the goat show and the dairy cow show. The bottle lamb show was also held with participants exhibiting their lambs in the show ...