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Local News

Bishop is leaving her city job for a new opportunity

Now Webster City is losing its assistant city manager. On Tuesday, Biridiana Bishop announced she will be leaving her job effective December 12. This news comes in the wake of two things: City Manager Daniel Ortiz-Hernandez’s resignation effective in January, and an unsigned three-page ...

New green waste site rules will continue

Spontaneous combustion in compost piles at Webster City’s green waste site — for many years known as the brush and compost site — has complicated an annual fall chore for many Webster Citians, hauling leaves, limbs and brush to the site on east Ohio Street. To stop the fires, the ...

Council studies future electric, water facilities, rates

Meeting in a work session Tuesday, the City Council of Webster City took a long-term look at the city’s electrical and water utilities, listening to detailed reports and possible courses of action from consultants. In general, electrical facilities will be expanded and upgraded, while ...

Black Hills Energy donates to Webster Theater

Elree Canty, right, operations supervisor for Black Hills Energy in Webster City, presents a check for $1,135 to Jerry Kloberdanz, HERO board secretary for repairs of the roof at the Webster Theater. The movie house, at 610 Second St., was restored and is run by HERO — Help Entertain and ...

VDMC Auxiliary is bringing back the Nutman sale fundraiser

The Auxiliary of Van Diest Medical Center is bringing back its seasonal Nutman sale. Why not fill a Thanksgiving cornucopia ot a Christmas stocking? Nutman and Co., a Wisconsin company, offers 200 products, including candy and nuts. The sales will be November 20 and 21, Monday and Tuesday, ...

Hamilton County Conservation Board will meet November 21

The Hamilton County Conservation Board will meet Tuesday, November 21, at the Briggs Woods Conservation headquarters building, Briggs Woods Park. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. On the agenda are reports on fish habitat improvement projects, the solar project at Briggs Woods, and an update ...