Energy assistance program available

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The 2021-2022 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program has been established to help qualifying low-income homeowners and renters pay a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season, Officials said general applications will be taken from Nov. 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022. ...

Mobile Food Pantry set for Oct. 19

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The Mobile Food Pantry of the Foodbank of Iowa is coming to Webster City on Oct. 19. The event will be a drive through format starting at 3 p.m. at 1610 Collins St., at the Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc. office. Participants are asked to stay in their car and the food will be brought out ...

Lt. Governor visits NaturalShrimp

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Lt. Governor Adam Gregg paid a visit to the NaturalShrimp production facility in Webster City Wednesday. Several city and county officials joined Gregg on the tour of the plant. During the tour, Gregg was able to see the plant and the shrimp production in various stages. NaturalShrimp LLC ...

40 positive cases in past 7 days

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Hamilton County had an additional 40 positive COVID-19 cases in the past seven days, according to the coronavirus.iowa.gov. Currently, there is a 10 percent positivity rate throughout the county. There have been a total of 2,488 positive tests in Hamilton County since reporting began for the ...

Lincoln visits WC

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President Abraham Lincoln, aka Kevin Wood, visited Kendall Young Library Wednesday night to give a presentation in front of about 35 people. The program marked the first indoor presentation for the library since March 2020. Above, Lincoln shows the audience where he keeps his speeches and ...

Rockin’ at West Twin Park

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The new shelter at West Twin Park was rockin’ and rollin’ Tuesday night with music and a light show presented by Jared Wingert and MoJo Productions. West Twin Rocks was organized by Legacy Learning Boone River Valley along with the residents of Elm Street House. Special guests for the ...