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100 years ago/1923: Only Survivor of First Family Has Birthday

Editor's note: Because her birthday falls on this day, it seemed appropriate to move the daughter of this town's founder to the front page. The only living survivor of the first white family that ever lived in Webster City, is today celebrating her eighty-seventh birthday. Her name is Mrs. ...

First day of school

Nine new teachers will take their positions at the head of their classes today as school begins in the Webster City Community School District. Here’s a chance to learn a bit about them Caitlyn Owen will be teaching general music in the fifth through eighth grades. She will also direct the ...

45 years ago, Pat Powers went to work with G.D. Warland

To talk about Pat Powers and his legacy of being the “voice of Hamilton County” through KQWC, one must first talk about his mentor, the man whose voice rumbled through Hamilton County via KJFJ. The man, the voice, was G.D. Warland. Warland, a newsman, magistrate and recovered alcoholic, ...

Art returns to the Park

When Arts R Alive was invited to join the consortium SculptureOne, its members welcomed the opportunity. What that meant was that the group that brings outdoor sculpture to West Twin Park in Webster City would have access to a broader choice of impressive work, support from both the ...

Bargfrede earns all-state honor

Delainey Bargfrede put a cap on a strong junior season by making the all-state third team for the Iowa Girls Coaches Association. Bargfrede, who has committed to Western Kentucky University, was also named to the IGCA all-district team recently. On the year, Bargfrede went 16-7 inside the ...

STAR SPANGLED CARAVAN

Williams went all out for its 71st Annual Fourth of July Celebration, which kicked off with a big parade this past Tuesday morning down Main St. Following the parade, there were various activities around town, from a lunch served by community churches at the Ken Getting Open Park Shelter and ...