Representing America

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Terry Branstad had been the American ambassador to China for just a few days when he arrived at a city along the border with North Korea to learn more about the tense situation there. North Korea had recently test-fired some missiles, and neither the United States nor China was happy about ...

Council moves closer to approving use of OFV, golf carts

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Off-road vehicles, known as side-by-sides, and golf carts may soon be able to travel portions of Webster City streets if the City Council of Webster City approves the third reading of the new ordinance. The council approved the second reading Monday night during its regular session. A ...

Second Street to open soon

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The extensive Second Street construction project is nearing completion and should reopen to travel within the next couple of weeks, according to a report given to the City Council of Webster City Monday night. Public Works Director Ken Wetzler said there is currently one approach to an alley ...

Council hears COVID-19 update

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Eighty-three people are currently in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 in Hamilton County, according to Shelby Kroona, county public health administrator. Kroona presented an update to the City Council on Monday night during the regular council session. She said during the week ...

Pack the Paddy Wagon

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Area residents are invited to stop out Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and help Pack the Paddy Wagon for a food drive to help local food pantries. The event, hosted by the Hamilton County Peace Officers Association and Webster City Hy-Vee, will be held at the Hy-Vee Store. Donated food and ...

Police ID two juveniles in bomb threat

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Two Webster County juveniles have been identified as the individuals who called McDonald's Restaurant in Webster City Wednesday night with a bomb threat. Following an investigation into the incident, two juveniles from Webster County were named as the subjects responsible for the call to ...