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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Aug. 27, 2016golf tournament. Aug. 27, 1966 NEWS: Don N. Kersten, of Fort Dodge, was appoi
Aug. 27, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
golf tournament. Aug. 27, 1966 NEWS: Don N. Kersten, of Fort Dodge, was appointed local attorney for the Chicago and North Western Railway Co. SPORTS: The Webster City Merchants beat Waterloo 4-3 and Danbury 7-4 in the Iowa softball tour... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Friday Night Prep Football Scores25, New London 13 Waterloo, West 37, Dubuque, Senior 7 Waukon 54, MFL-Mar-Mac
Friday Night Prep Football Scores
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
25, New London 13 Waterloo, West 37, Dubuque, Senior 7 Waukon 54, MFL-Mar-Mac 8 Waverly-Shell Rock 31, Crestwood 14 Webster City 53, Humboldt 14 West Bend-Mallard 12, Northwood-Kensett 10 West Central Valley, Stuart 19, Guthrie... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Tigerhawk harriers test themselves against big-school competitionboys won the team title with 37 points. The J-Hawks went 1-2-7-13-14. Waterloo
Tigerhawk harriers test themselves against big-school competition
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
boys won the team title with 37 points. The J-Hawks went 1-2-7-13-14. Waterloo West (72) was next followed by Webster City (80), Grundy Center (142), Ottumwa (143), Belle Plaine (223), Sigourney (227), Marshalltown (230), Waterloo East... Read more
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Freeman journal
Short Takespie and bars, ice cream, and drink will all be available for a free will offeri
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
pie and bars, ice cream, and drink will all be available for a free will offering. Reunion planning meeting Tuesday The Webster City High School class of 1961 will hold a final planning meeting Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Briggs Woods Clubhouse for... Read more
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Freeman journal
What's Upbenefit dinner for Dr. Morgan Pommrehn-Jass and the Jass family will be taking
What's Up
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
benefit dinner for Dr. Morgan Pommrehn-Jass and the Jass family will be taking place on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 5 p.m. at the Webster City Middle School. The 35-year old Alden resident passed away last Monday. She was the wife of Webster City High... Read more
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Freeman journal
Bultena, Piazynski in the top 10 for third-place Lynx at Marshalltownfour runners, the Lynx girls were unable to put up a team score, but that didn'
Bultena, Piazynski in the top 10 for third-place Lynx at Marshalltown
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
four runners, the Lynx girls were unable to put up a team score, but that didn't diminish the performances, Lambert said. Webster City’s Trey Nelson, John Piazynski and Tyler Bultena stick close to one another during yesterday’s Marshalltown Early... Read more
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Freeman journal
Quite The Debutrace due to the heat and humidity that jumped up just before the meet began. S
Quite The Debut
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
race due to the heat and humidity that jumped up just before the meet began. South Hamilton will make the short drive to Webster City on Tuesday to compete in the Lynx Invite for the first time. The meet will be held at the Webster City Links;... Read more
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Freeman journal
Jean Bettis, 85, Webster CityKelly. She graduated from Lineville High School. She married Ardys Amos Bettis
Jean Bettis, 85, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
Kelly. She graduated from Lineville High School. She married Ardys Amos Bettis on April 1, 1950 at Lineville. She moved to Webster City in 1949. She worked at Peoples Natural Gas for 34 years and helped at Bettis Appliance. She retired in... Read more
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Freeman journal
Position filledfigure out what things we need to get done, but maybe he'll have some fresh ide
Position filled
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
figure out what things we need to get done, but maybe he'll have some fresh ideas and a different outlook on things," said Webster City Mayor John Hawkins. Daniel Ortiz-Hernandez Hawkins, Ortiz-Hernandez is scheduled to start Oct. 31.... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
SE girls win SE Valley titlefrom Andy Johnson (20:28.63) in 14th place. Clarion-Goldfield/Dows Luke Rapp (
SE girls win SE Valley title
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
from Andy Johnson (20:28.63) in 14th place. Clarion-Goldfield/Dows Luke Rapp (20:18.98) was ninth and teammate Max Powers (20:19.39) rounded out the Top-10. The Gaels head to the Webster City Invitational on Tuesday. Races will begin at 4:3... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Time to come homeThe infant son of McKinley and Jessica Bailey was born June 5 in Costa Rica. M
Time to come home
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
The infant son of McKinley and Jessica Bailey was born June 5 in Costa Rica. McKinley Bailey is a Webster City native and former Iowa legislator. He and his wife moved to Costa Rica about five years ago. Their daughter Florencia, 3, was also born... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Area grid season ready for kickoffmarks the first official full schedule for 2016. A handful of area vs. area ma
Area grid season ready for kickoff
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
marks the first official full schedule for 2016. A handful of area vs. area matchups are on the docket, including in Webster City, when the Lynx host North Central Conference rival Humboldt in a non-district clash. Probable Top-10 Class A... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
JEAN BETTISWEBSTER CITY - Jean Bettis, 85, of Webster City, died Thursday, August 25, 2016
JEAN BETTIS
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
WEBSTER CITY - Jean Bettis, 85, of Webster City, died Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Windsor Manor. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 29, 2016 at Asbury United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Flagg officiating. Visitation... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Man faces burglary, theft chargesJason Onderdonck, 35, of Webster City, is facing multiple charges, including fi
Man faces burglary, theft charges
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 3 days ago
Jason Onderdonck, 35, of Webster City, is facing multiple charges, including first-degree theft, first-degree criminal mischief, third-degree burglary and driving while barred. Onderdonck allegedly used a van, owned by Racing Unlimited, 2606 200th... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Man seen running from vehicle on its top in bean fieldcrash scene and out into traffic. The man was taken into custody. He was ident
Man seen running from vehicle on its top in bean field
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
crash scene and out into traffic. The man was taken into custody. He was identified as 35-year-old Jason Onderdonck, of Webster City. Police said their investigation showed Onderdonck had used a vehicle from the business to ram open the doors... Read more
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Freeman journal
Feeding a needbirth to this," said Trinity Lutheran Church pastor, the Rev. Mike Kroona. "The
Feeding a need
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
birth to this," said Trinity Lutheran Church pastor, the Rev. Mike Kroona. "The food will go to all of the schools here in Webster City. It will go to the high school, middle school, and both of the elementary schools." Each student is also given... Read more
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Freeman journal
Short Takesavailable for a free will offering. All are encouraged to come and bring frien
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
available for a free will offering. All are encouraged to come and bring friends. Reunion planning meeting Tuesday The Webster City High School class of 1961 will hold a final planning meeting Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Briggs Woods Clubhouse for... Read more
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Freeman journal
Car show coming upfor a photo op after admiring Greg Philbrook’s red 1966 Charger. Shown left to
Car show coming up
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
for a photo op after admiring Greg Philbrook’s red 1966 Charger. Shown left to right are, Doug Johnson and Jerry Frazier of Webster City, Joe Chamberlin of Eagle Grove and Quintin Rottering of Webster City. The 2016 car show, sponsored jointly by... Read more
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Freeman journal
Public meetingsChambers at 10:30 a.m. for a special meeting. A tour of the Wilson Brewer Park
Public meetings
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
Chambers at 10:30 a.m. for a special meeting. A tour of the Wilson Brewer Park will follow. The City Council will meet tonight at 5:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers to vote on the motion appointing Daniel Ortiz-Hernandez as Webster City City Mana... Read more
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Freeman journal
Pick up your copy of The Fan prior to Friday’s prep football season kickoffinside Friday's edition of The Daily Freeman-Journal, The Fan is once again 40
Pick up your copy of The Fan prior to Friday’s prep football season kickoff
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
inside Friday's edition of The Daily Freeman-Journal, The Fan is once again 40 pages long and features every fall team from Webster City and South Hamilton. Also included is a three-page spread on Boone Myers, a former WCHS all-stater and current... Read more
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Freeman journal
Road to recoverynext in their lives. The infant, son of McKinley and Jessica Bailey, was born
Road to recovery
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
next in their lives. The infant, son of McKinley and Jessica Bailey, was born June 5 in Costa Rica. McKinley Bailey is a Webster City native and a former Iowa legislator. He and his wife moved to Costa Rica about five years ago. Their daughter... Read more
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Freeman journal
Rosemary Spratt, 74, Webster CityJack were in charge of food preparation for the community Christmas dinner, ser
Rosemary Spratt, 74, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
Jack were in charge of food preparation for the community Christmas dinner, serving 125-200 people. Rosemary had a love for people and was always caring for them. She played for the local nursing homes, and... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
It's good to be backof Marshalltown inside Hodges Fieldhouse here Wednesday night. Scores were 25-
It's good to be back
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 3 days ago
of Marshalltown inside Hodges Fieldhouse here Wednesday night. Scores were 25-19, 25-18 and 25-23. Myers graduated from Webster City in 2015, but decided to not play sports last year. "Hannah is just a really good athlete, and she showed that,"... Read more
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Freeman journal
Short Takesbe available for a free will offering. All are encouraged to come and bring fr
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
be available for a free will offering. All are encouraged to come and bring friends. Farmers market open Saturday The Webster City Farmers Market will be open Saturday at Wilson Brewer Park, at the corner of Superior and Ohio Streets from 8 to... Read more
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Freeman journal
Iowa Central to train Prestage workerssaid. Kinney anticipates Iowa Central will continue its training expansion. "
Iowa Central to train Prestage workers
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
said. Kinney anticipates Iowa Central will continue its training expansion. "We have done training in Storm Lake, over in Webster City and with our career academy - we hope to do more training in Eagle Grove in the future and hopefully add some... Read more
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Freeman journal
Donald Lund, 92, Webster CityVisitation will be Saturday, August 27, 2016, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Boman
Donald Lund, 92, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
Visitation will be Saturday, August 27, 2016, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Boman Funeral Home in Webster City. Following visitation, cremation will take place. Private family graveside services will be held at Graceland Cemetery in Webster City at a... Read more
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Freeman journal
‘Smooth start’ for school in WCThe new year is off to a positive start according to several Webster City schoo
‘Smooth start’ for school in WC
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
The new year is off to a positive start according to several Webster City school administrators. "It was a good first day," said Webster City Superintendent Mike Sherwood. "We had a nice smooth start and the weather is obviously... Read more
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Freeman journal
Rosemary Spratt, 74, Webster CityRosemary Spratt, 74 of Webster City died on Monday, August 22, in Ft. Dodge, Io
Rosemary Spratt, 74, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
Rosemary Spratt, 74 of Webster City died on Monday, August 22, in Ft. Dodge, Iowa. The family will receive friends and relatives on Saturday, August 27 at Asbury United Methodist Church from 9 to 10:30 a.m. followed immediately with a funeral service... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Iowa Central to train Prestage workerssaid. Kinney anticipates Iowa Central will continue its training expansion. "
Iowa Central to train Prestage workers
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
said. Kinney anticipates Iowa Central will continue its training expansion. "We have done training in Storm Lake, over in Webster City and with our career academy - we hope to do more training in Eagle Grove in the future and hopefully add some... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164Chuck Draper, both of Pipestone and Robert Draper, Tracy. Ryan was born Sept.
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 5 days ago
Chuck Draper, both of Pipestone and Robert Draper, Tracy. Ryan was born Sept. 20, 1976 to Barbara and Roger L. Peterson in Webster City, Iowa. He graduated from Webster City schools and received a degree in finance at the University of Northern... Read more
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Freeman journal
Plea hearingJames Risetter, 69, of Webster City, pleaded guilty to one count of extortion i
Plea hearing
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
James Risetter, 69, of Webster City, pleaded guilty to one count of extortion in Webster County District Court Monday afternoon. At the plea hearing, Risetter admitted that, on April 27, he walked into the Dayton Casey's General Store, 307 Third St.... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Experienced group returns for Tritonsled Iowa Central in kills last year and ranked 12th overall in the nation. Amo
Experienced group returns for Tritons
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
led Iowa Central in kills last year and ranked 12th overall in the nation. Among the freshman Horn mentioned are former Webster City standout Hannah Myers and Gabby Sullivan. "Hannah gives us more athleticism in the middle this year," Horn... Read more
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Freeman journal
Ryan Peterson, 39, San Diego, CA1976 in Fort Dodge, IA and passed away on August 18, 2016 in San Diego, CA of a
Ryan Peterson, 39, San Diego, CA
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
1976 in Fort Dodge, IA and passed away on August 18, 2016 in San Diego, CA of an intestinal bleeding disorder. He attended Webster City Schools, graduating in 1995 and attended the University of Northern Iowa where he earned his Bachelor of Arts... Read more
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Freeman journal
Norma Egger, 86, Webster Citythe head seamstress for the entire facility, until her retirement. Her husband
Norma Egger, 86, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
the head seamstress for the entire facility, until her retirement. Her husband Don passed away in 1998. Norma was a member of the Methodist Church, served as choir director and with the Methodist Youth Fellowship in... Read more
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Freeman journal
Dinner and auctionThe 35-year old Alden resident passed away last Monday. She was the wife of Web
Dinner and auction
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
The 35-year old Alden resident passed away last Monday. She was the wife of Webster City High School industrial technology teacher and tennis coach Ben Jass. She battled non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Proceeds from the benefit will go towards offsetting... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
RYAN LEE PETERSON20, 1976, in Fort Dodge, and passed away on August 18 in San Diego, Calif., of
RYAN LEE PETERSON
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 6 days ago
20, 1976, in Fort Dodge, and passed away on August 18 in San Diego, Calif., of an intestinal bleeding disorder. He attended Webster City Schools, graduating in 1995 and attended the University of Northern Iowa where he earned his Bachelor of Arts... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Aug. 21, 201621, 1966 NEWS: Buena Vista College senior Roger Allan, of Fort Dodge, worked o
Aug. 21, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 days ago
21, 1966 NEWS: Buena Vista College senior Roger Allan, of Fort Dodge, worked on a summer project tracking a pair of foxes with transistorized collars. SPORTS: Webster City beat Waterloo 6-2 in the first round of the Iowa softball... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Teen Lounge back at Kendall YoungWEBSTER CITY - The Teen Lounge will resume from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday an
Teen Lounge back at Kendall Young
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 days ago
WEBSTER CITY - The Teen Lounge will resume from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, and thereafter from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the Kendall Young Library meeting room. The Teen Lounge is held whenever school is... Read more
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Freeman journal
New roles aheadrotate classrooms for science, reading, math and Social Studies much like they
New roles ahead
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
rotate classrooms for science, reading, math and Social Studies much like they will be doing when they attend classes at Webster City Public Schools beginning in the seventh grade. Over the past two years Principal Kruger and NEH staff have been... Read more
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Freeman journal
Short TakesThe benefit dinner for Dr. Morgan Pommrehn-Jass and the Jass family will still
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
The benefit dinner for Dr. Morgan Pommrehn-Jass and the Jass family will still be taking place on Aug. 27 at 5 p.m. at the Webster City Middle School. The 35-year old Alden resident passed away Monday. She was the wife of Webster City High School... Read more
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Freeman journal
Summer songsplaying and people are coming up and playing and singing with them. There's a c
Summer songs
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
playing and people are coming up and playing and singing with them. There's a cool breeze, it's lovely out here," said Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce Director Deb Brown. "It's great to be out in the park having a good time." Brown hopes... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Whale video from Juneau, Alaskaday at the McLeod Center on Wednesday afternoon for the UNI Panthers volleyball
Whale video from Juneau, Alaska
KWWL Iowa / Posted 8 days ago
day at the McLeod Center on Wednesday afternoon for the UNI Panthers volleyball team. Kenya claims women's 1500 gold, Webster City native Jenny Simpson wins bronzeKenya claims women's 1500 gold, Webster City native Jenny Simpson wins... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Upper Iowa looks to build off third straight winning seasonday at the McLeod Center on Wednesday afternoon for the UNI Panthers volleyball
Upper Iowa looks to build off third straight winning season
KWWL Iowa / Posted 9 days ago
day at the McLeod Center on Wednesday afternoon for the UNI Panthers volleyball team. Kenya claims women's 1500 gold, Webster City native Jenny Simpson wins bronzeKenya claims women's 1500 gold, Webster City native Jenny Simpson wins... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Severe Storms Possible Through Tonightthe area late this evening, bringing a round of showers and storms with it. A
Severe Storms Possible Through Tonight
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 9 days ago
the area late this evening, bringing a round of showers and storms with it. A slight risk of severe weather extends from Webster City, Ames and Des Moines through southwest portions of Iowa. The strongest storms are likely to pass between 5 and... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Louk is new FDSH girls golf coachSenior High and Phillips Middle School. Louk's daughters, Tiffany and Brittany
Louk is new FDSH girls golf coach
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 9 days ago
Senior High and Phillips Middle School. Louk's daughters, Tiffany and Brittany, both played for state tournament teams in Webster City before continuing their respective careers at Wartburg College in Waverly. ''I informally worked with my own... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Aug. 19, 2016- Leah and Brian, Ellsworth, a boy, Harrison Brian, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Gra
Aug. 19, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 9 days ago
- Leah and Brian, Ellsworth, a boy, Harrison Brian, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Grandparents are Rick and Kim Stotts, Webster City; Mike and Anne Ingersoll, Northwood; Eric and Mary Rickard, O'Fallon, Missouri. OUT OF AREA BENTON - Kristin... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Truck causes outage for MediacomPhyllis Peters, Mediacom communications director, said the semi truck was drivi
Truck causes outage for Mediacom
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 9 days ago
Phyllis Peters, Mediacom communications director, said the semi truck was driving in the Webster City area and, likely due to the truck's height, snagged an aerial fiber line. Peters said that particular fiber is leased from another company, which... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Getting readyOlson, one of the kindergarten teachers at Butler, was spending Thursday workin
Getting ready
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 9 days ago
Olson, one of the kindergarten teachers at Butler, was spending Thursday working with student teacher Andrew Turpen, of Webster City. It was his first time prepping a room for a new school year. "It's a lot of organizing," Turpen said.... Read more
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Freeman journal
Depot museum boasts buttonscollection will be available for viewing through the end of the season, Nov. 1,
Depot museum boasts buttons
Freeman journal / Posted 10 days ago
collection will be available for viewing through the end of the season, Nov. 1, and was donated by Mike Boldon, a former Webster City resident. The museum is open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday and Saturday from 1 p.m. to... Read more
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Freeman journal
Barbara Hosack, 86, Webster CityBarbara Ann Hosack of Webster City, Iowa, 86. Born November 18, 1929 in Poplar
Barbara Hosack, 86, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 10 days ago
Barbara Ann Hosack of Webster City, Iowa, 86. Born November 18, 1929 in Poplar bluff, MO, and passed away at the Paula J. Baber Hospice House, Ft. Dodge, IA on August 16, 2016. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Matilda Pauline Brietenkamp... Read more
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