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Busy day at the Hamilton Co. Fair

BY ANNE BLANKENSHIP ablankenship@freemanjournal.net Activities at the Hamilton County Fair were in full swing Wednesday as 4-H and FFA members took part in horse performance and trail classes, the poultry show and the rabbit show. In the floral building, textile entries and photography ...

Ready for take off

The Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight is preparing to take off once again. After missing three trips due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the local non-profit organization is poised to take about 130 area veterans to Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28. ``It’s a go,’’ said Ron Newsum, the founder and ...

WCCT season opener to pay tribute to 9/11 anniversary

Auditions for Webster City Community Theatre’s season opener, “110 Stories,” will be held Sunday, July 25 and Monday, July 26 at 6 p.m. There are roles for 12 adults — 7 males and 5 females. Tryouts will be at the community theatre at 1001 Willson Avenue in Webster city. Production ...

ART, LOCAL exhibit continues in downtown WC

Nonprofit arts organization Legacy Learning Boone River Valley will be hosting the gallery showing “Art, Local,” July 16 through July 30. Six artists originally from Webster City will be featured. Platinum Connect, a new business in town, will provide the space for the gallery showing at ...

Good dog!

It was dog obedience day at the Hamilton County Fair on Tuesday and there were many wagging tails and exclamations of “Good dog” as Hamilton County 4-H’ers put their canine partners through their paces in the show arena. The 4-H program offers young people a chance to learn how to ...