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‘Trifles’

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One of the best short stories ever written is, in my opinion, “A Jury of Her Peers.” "Oh, I wish I'd come over here once in a while!" she cried. "That was a crime! Who's going to punish that?" The story, written in 1917, is an adaptation of a Susan Glaspell’s first play, ...

Board of Supervisors meets this morning at courthouse

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The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors will meet this morning in the downstairs conference room of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 2300 Superior Street, Webster City. This meeting will begin at 9 a.m. On the agenda are reports by the Hamilton County Clerk of Court and a post election ...

Webster City High School Class of 1967 adds to weekend events

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The Webster City High School Class of 1967 has added to its “mini” reunion events this weekend with a gathering on Saturday, June 15. Family and friends are encouraged to attend Saturday’s gathering at the Briggs Woods Conference Center. This event begins at 6 p.m. with ...

Market Nights return with a blast (of bubbles)

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The sounds made it clear where the action was Thursday during this season's first Market Night. The Foam Zone set up right in front of the Daily Freeman-Journal, putting the delighted screeches of kids playing audible even inside the building. Though the day's wind gave the foam a run for its ...

Two die at rural crossroads in Humboldt County

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ARNOLD — Two people died when their vehicle collided with a Ford pickup truck at a rural Humboldt County crossroads late Saturday afternoon. Theodore Joseph Prenger, 43, and Teresa Ann Prenger, 56, both of Dakota City, died in the accident, according to an Iowa State Patrol accident ...