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UCC Church Brownie Sundae Drive-Thru returns Friday

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The First Congregational Church United Church of Christ in Webster City will serve its popular Brownie Sundae Drive-Thru Friday, July 19, at the church at 1000 Willson Avenue. The sundaes are being served from 6:30 to 8 p.m. In the event of rain, it will be held Friday, July 26. Freewill ...

VDMC Auxiliary awards four healthcare scholarships

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The Van Diest Medical Center VDMC Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded four $1,000 scholarships to students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. The 2024 VDMC Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship winners include: Tanna Thompson, of Ellsworth, a 2024 South Hamilton High School graduate, ...

Sen. Grassley will hold town meeting in Webster City

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Republican Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley will hold a public town meeting in Webster City on Monday, July 22, at the Hamilton County Courthouse, 2300 Superior Street. This meeting will last from 4 to 5 p.m. It is a part of his 99 county tour. Town meetings are open to the ...

Hamilton County Veterans Affairs celebrates veterans

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Rachel and Tom “Oz” Austin, of Webster City, visit with Lee Ayers at the Hamilton County Veterans Affairs celebration to honor veterans Sunday at the Brewer Creek Shelter in Webster City. The Austins had also participated in the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association’s “Brownie” ...

Make way, Dick & Jane

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Dick and Jane moved on a long time ago. They did well here. The characters from the well-worn reading series of the 20th century served a purpose in helping to educate generations of Webster City students who walked the halls of Lawn Hill Elementary School. But Dick and Jane don’t live here ...

Today is Gus Dermand’s 100th Birthday

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Gus Dermand, World War II veteran, businessman, city councilman and mayor, was born in Webster City July 16, 1924. He’s spent all but three of those years in Webster City. He graciously recounted the memories of his long life with the Daily Freeman Journal for this article. A Webster City ...