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Reynolds speaks at GOP event

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"I am blessed to go to job everyday that I love," proclaimed Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds at the annual Hamilton County GOP Fundraiser Saturday night in Webster City. Hamilton County Republican Co-Chair Rick Young introduced Reynolds, explaining his favorite musical was "The Music Man" which ...

KYL to host author

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Local author Becky Allen Elliott will be at Kendall Young Library on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. to talk about her new children’s book. It’s a Great Day tells the true tale of the Elliott family purchasing a pet iguana from Dyvig’s Pet Shoppe in Webster City. Out of all of the furry ...

Fun at Fuller Hall

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Local youths spent Saturday morning having at Fuller Hall for Halloween fun and games. An assortment of games were set up in the gymnasium for the dressed up individuals. Children were given candy prizes for their participation.

Laying the groundwork

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Ground work construction has started for the future Briggs Woods Conference Center. “Peterson Construction, who was awarded the contract, has been working really really hard to get the ground prep ready and the site ready for concrete,” said Kelly Haman, special events coordinator at ...

Zombies on the run

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EAGLE GROVE — There is still time to sign up for the fourth annual Parent Connection Zombie Run to Prevent Child Abuse. The event will take place on Saturday at the Eagle Grove Golf Course. The 5K Run/Walk begins at 4:30 p.m. The Twilight Run begins at 5:30 p.m. Cost to participate in the ...

Three sites planned for drug take-back

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The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 14th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially danger expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs. The event will be held Saturday, ...

Coffee with Councilman Saturday

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Coffee With Councilman Logan Welch will be Saturday from 9 to 11a.m. at Mornin Glory. This will be the last coffee before the upcoming City Council election on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

GOP soup supper set

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Gov. Kim Reynolds will be the keynote speaker at the Hamilton Country Republican Annual Soup Supper and Auction on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Webster City Middle School, 1101 Des Moines St. Others scheduled to speak are Lt. Governor Adam Gregg, National Central Committee Tamara Scott, ...

Haunted Museum Tour promises thrills, scares

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FORT DODGE — An upcoming Halloween event will give visitors a chance to explore the Fort Museum and Frontier Village like never before. Called ‘‘Lotts Revenge. Horror Awaits,’’ the event promises thrills and scares, according to organizers. It will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 ...

Reynolds to keynote GOP event

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Gov. Kim Reynolds will be the keynote speaker at a Hamilton County Republican soup supper and auction Saturday, Oct. 28. The event will be held at the Webster City Middle School, 1101 Des Moines St., Webster City. Other speakers expected to attend include Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, Sen. Jerry ...

Halloween approaches

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—Daily Freeman-Journal photo by Adri Sietstra Residents throughout Webster City are ready for Halloween with decorated lawns and houses. Pictured above is the residence of Charlene Wood on Apple Avenue. Wood has been expanding her Halloween decor for many years and encourages the public to ...

Surviving the holidays

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People who've experienced the death of a loved one often face Thanksgiving and Christmas with anxiety and trepidation. But grieving people can find actionable strategies and encouragement to make it through the 2017 holiday season at GriefShare's Surviving the Holidays seminar. This event will ...

Freedom Rock dedication set

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STRATFORD — The Hamilton County Freedom Rock Park Committee has announced an event will be held to honor all veterans and dedicate the Hamilton County Freedom Rock. This event is scheduled for Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. It will be held at the Hamilton County Freedom Rock ...

Board OKs action on finisher unit

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A construction permit application for a swine finishing barn in Section 22 of Ellsworth Township was sent on to the Department of Natural Resources following a public hearing Tuesday during the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors meeting. The new barn is located on the Greenfield Fox ...

Wilson joins Town & Country staff

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Ashley Wilson has joined the Town & Country Insurance staff in Webster City as the receptionist. Wilson resides in Webster City with her son Damion and daughter Lilly. She is a graduate of Webster City High School and went on to attend Iowa Central Community College where she studied ...

‘Remembering Our Fallen’ now on display in WC

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“Remembering Our Fallen,” a traveling memorial wall, is on display now through Saturday, Oct. 28 at R.S.V.P., 749 Second St., in Webster City. The display is open to the public from noon to 7 p.m. There is no admission charge. The memorial is a stark reminder of the ultimate sacrifice ...

Books, books, books

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The Friends of the Kendall Young Library will host a Fall Book Sale Thursday through Saturday in the library meeting room. The proceeds from this sale assist in supporting the library’s summer reading programs and events. On Thursday the sale is open to Friends members only. New members ...

Basket course planned

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DeLayne Segar, a local Fort Dodge artist, will be leading a pine needle basket workshop Nov. 4 and 5 for Legacy Learning Boone River Valley at 723 Seneca St., Webster City. Pine needle basket weaving is among the oldest known Native American crafts, according to Segar. Cherokee and other ...