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The Fairmont Sentinel
Lorraine ‘Rainie’ Ehlertand have one daughter together. Throughout their marriage, they lived in Ceylon
Lorraine ‘Rainie’ Ehlert
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
and have one daughter together. Throughout their marriage, they lived in Ceylon, Sherburn, and Welcome, Minn., as well as Webster City, Iowa. They owned the Liquor Locker in Ceylon for many years. For the last 20 years, they lived together in... Read more
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Freeman journal
WCHS grad receives Karl King Distinquished Service Awardspent five years as Junior High and Elementary Band Director at North Fayette C
WCHS grad receives Karl King Distinquished Service Award
Freeman journal / Posted 4 hours ago
spent five years as Junior High and Elementary Band Director at North Fayette Community Schools in West Union. A native of Webster City, Cook was a junior high band student of Richard Goettsch and high school band student of Jay Nugent. During... Read more
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Freeman journal
Julie Gooch, 73, Des MoinesJulie was born July 2, 1942 in Webster City, Iowa to Melvin and Grace (Volgamot
Julie Gooch, 73, Des Moines
Freeman journal / Posted 4 hours ago
Julie was born July 2, 1942 in Webster City, Iowa to Melvin and Grace (Volgamott) Wehrheim. She served her country in the Army National Guard and worked as a pay phone specialist for Northwest prior to retirement. Julie is survived by her children,... Read more
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Freeman journal
College NewsULM?President's List Cal Zahn of Webster City has named to the President's Lis
College News
Freeman journal / Posted 4 hours ago
ULM?President's List Cal Zahn of Webster City has named to the President's List of the University of Louisiana - Monroe for the Spring 2016 semester. To be eligible for the President's List, students must earn at least a 3.90 grade point av... Read more
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Freeman journal
Roots and wingsand friends of Payton Henry all wore their "Purple for Payton" shirts in a show
Roots and wings
Freeman journal / Posted 4 hours ago
and friends of Payton Henry all wore their "Purple for Payton" shirts in a show of silent support. A selection of Webster City teachers and educators also joined the families at the event. Alejandro Ramos Soto and Janet Nolasco Hernandez... Read more
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Freeman journal
Students help with flag displayat Graceland Cemetery Tuesday afternoon. The entire 4th grade class spent part
Students help with flag display
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
at Graceland Cemetery Tuesday afternoon. The entire 4th grade class spent part of the afternoon taking out flag plugs. The Webster City High School wrestling team will help place the flags later this week. “We thought this would be a great way to... Read more
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Freeman journal
Coach offers thanks to communityTo the community members of Webster City and its school district, I want to th
Coach offers thanks to community
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
To the community members of Webster City and its school district, I want to thank the community and the school for the opportunity to serve as an educator and coach for the past 33 years. Working with my students, parents, athletes and colleagues... Read more
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Freeman journal
A day in the life of a firefighterhave. At times we try to make peoples' dreams come true. That's what we are doi
A day in the life of a firefighter
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have. At times we try to make peoples' dreams come true. That's what we are doing today." Joe Lamb gets into one of the Webster City Fire Department trucks Tuesday morning. Joe Lamb helps polish up one of the Webster City Fire Department trucks... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Stratford preparing for Freedom RockThe project is moving forward, according to Cahill. She said that Tim Adams, o
Stratford preparing for Freedom Rock
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
The project is moving forward, according to Cahill. She said that Tim Adams, of Stony Creek Landscapes in Webster City, turned in the design for the park area chosen by the Freedom Rock committee. The design features a tribute plaque wall, a wall... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
New life, new serviceThe supervisors announced the purchase of the former Bliss Cancer Center, 1900
New life, new service
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
The supervisors announced the purchase of the former Bliss Cancer Center, 1900 Superior St., Webster City. The building, now owned by UnityPoint Health - Trinity Regional Medical Center, was purchased at a cost of $475,000. The property also... Read more
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Freeman journal
College NewsPELLA?- Mikaela Rae Dunkin, granddaughter of Kathleen Hemmen of Webster City an
College News
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
PELLA?- Mikaela Rae Dunkin, granddaughter of Kathleen Hemmen of Webster City and the late Elton Hemmen, graduated Summa Cum Laude May 14 from Central College at Pella. Summa Cum Laude is an honors recognition based on a cumulative grade point average... Read more
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Freeman journal
Berglund receives awardDanielle Berglund was awarded a 100 Great Iowa Nurses financial education award
Berglund receives award
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
Danielle Berglund was awarded a 100 Great Iowa Nurses financial education award. The Webster City native is pursuing her doctorate in nursing practices at the University of Iowa. A ceremony was held earlier this month in Des Moines, honoring all of... Read more
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Mervin Mourlam, 88, Webster CityBahrenfuss in November of 1948. To this union four sons were born. The couple f
Mervin Mourlam, 88, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
Bahrenfuss in November of 1948. To this union four sons were born. The couple farmed north of Blairsburg and north of Webster City. Shirley preceded him in death in 1972. Mervin married Dorene Arbaugh in 1973 and added two boys and one girl to... Read more
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Delores Peed, 94, formerly of Webster Cityshe led a very busy life and wore out several sets of rosary beads. She is s
Delores Peed, 94, formerly of Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
she led a very busy life and wore out several sets of rosary beads. She is survived by her sister Jane Rasch (Kenneth) of Fort Dodge. She was preceded in death by her husband,... Read more
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Freeman journal
JunqueFest is this weekend at Wilson Brewer Parksalvage, artisan painted products, metal, handmade, and craft works. "This has
JunqueFest is this weekend at Wilson Brewer Park
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
salvage, artisan painted products, metal, handmade, and craft works. "This has been an exciting time, showcasing Webster City to so many vendors and visitors. We've got visitors come from Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, South and North Dakota,... Read more
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Freeman journal
Age of experiencea new car for 2016, 'The Ironman' used every lane of the track on pull out his
Age of experience
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
a new car for 2016, 'The Ironman' used every lane of the track on pull out his second victory of the season Saturday night. Webster City youngsters Ryan Griffith and Jason Hahne, who were also in the hunt for the top prize, weren't even born when... Read more
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Freeman journal
DFJ to host forumThe event will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Webster City Middle School Commons.
DFJ to host forum
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
The event will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Webster City Middle School Commons. Bill Shea, city editor for The Messenger and a veteran political reporter, will serve as moderator. Candidates who have accepted the invitation to attend are Dan... Read more
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Freeman journal
No. 7 Lynx notch record 15th straight victorySo far, so good. Backed by two goals within the match's first eight minutes, t
No. 7 Lynx notch record 15th straight victory
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
So far, so good. Backed by two goals within the match's first eight minutes, the seventh-ranked (Class 2A) Webster City boys' soccer team ended its regular season with a 3-0 blanking of Humboldt on Friday. It was the Lynx 15th consecutive victory,... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx boys come up empty at state meetFor whatever reason, the Webster City boys' track and field squad was unable to
Lynx boys come up empty at state meet
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
For whatever reason, the Webster City boys' track and field squad was unable to meet its expectations on and around the blue oval inside Drake Stadium on Friday and the Lynx headed home from the country's largest state track and field meet empty... Read more
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Freeman journal
THANK YOU, CONNOR SHANNON!greatest achievement - the 2015 state championship - later this week to see if
THANK YOU, CONNOR SHANNON!
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
greatest achievement - the 2015 state championship - later this week to see if it can repeat. Subdued, but moving on, the Webster City boys’ golf team advanced out of a Class 3A district tournament and onto the state meet at the Ames Golf and... Read more
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Freeman journal
Delores Arends, 87, Webster CityHome as a visitation and funeral assistant until 2016. Mrs. Arends is survived
Delores Arends, 87, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
Home as a visitation and funeral assistant until 2016. Mrs. Arends is survived by her children, Jeff and Connie Arends of Webster City; Bruce and Joy Arends of Waterloo; treasured grandchildren, Shelly and Eric Hanson; Kurt and Anne Arends; Rossi... Read more
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Freeman journal
Gary Lee Claude, 70, JewellSam Block, Jennifer Holland, Wyatt Siefken; great-granddaughter, Kendra Hoverst
Gary Lee Claude, 70, Jewell
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
Sam Block, Jennifer Holland, Wyatt Siefken; great-granddaughter, Kendra Hoversten. He is also survived by Arend Jansen of Webster City; along with many extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty and grandparents,... Read more
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Freeman journal
Wayne Frazer, 89, Webster City40,000 miles during his time in Europe. His service to his country was a source
Wayne Frazer, 89, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
40,000 miles during his time in Europe. His service to his country was a source of much pride for him. Upon his return to civilian file, Bud went through the two year business program at AIB in Des Moines and began... Read more
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Freeman journal
NEH board reviews plan for specialization classesTLC meeting will be facilitated by Diane Sweeney Consulting on Sept. 19 and wil
NEH board reviews plan for specialization classes
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
TLC meeting will be facilitated by Diane Sweeney Consulting on Sept. 19 and will be attended by staff from NEH, Webster City, Clarion, Goldfield Dows, Eagle Grove, Humboldt and South Hamilton schools. In other personnel news, the board... Read more
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Freeman journal
Moving onLeeper. Leeper would have been a graduate of the Class of 2016 but was killed i
Moving on
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
Leeper. Leeper would have been a graduate of the Class of 2016 but was killed in a car accident in February of 2015. Webster City High School Seniors sing “Time of Our Lives” during commencement Sunday afternoon at WCHS?Gymnasium. Gavin... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
WAYNE O. (BUD) FRAZERbegan work in the consumer finance industry in 1954, which eventually resulted
WAYNE O. (BUD) FRAZER
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 3 days ago
began work in the consumer finance industry in 1954, which eventually resulted in his founding of Frazer Finance Company in Webster City, Iowa in 1962. He was an active leader in Iowa's consumer finance industry, including serving on the board of... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Fresh startcan always count on Megan to do the right thing." Donnelly views Humboldt (20-
Fresh start
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 3 days ago
can always count on Megan to do the right thing." Donnelly views Humboldt (20-11 overall, 10-4 in the NCC last season), Webster City (13-20, 8-6) and Hampton-Dumont (10-12, 7-7) as the NCC frontrunners. Assisting Donnelly are Tara... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
JunqueFestwill covet. It's an event that also showcases Wilson Brewer Historic Park, the
JunqueFest
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
will covet. It's an event that also showcases Wilson Brewer Historic Park, the site at Ohio and Superior streets where Webster City, then called Newcastle, was founded in the mid-1800s. Wilson Brewer, the man after whom the park is named who is... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Southfield schedules hospice programWEBSTER CITY - Everyone interested in end-of-life comfort care for a loved one
Southfield schedules hospice program
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
WEBSTER CITY - Everyone interested in end-of-life comfort care for a loved one is invited to a free one hour program, "Helpful Hospice Facts," from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Southfield Independent and Assisted Living Apartments, owned and operated... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
May 22, 2016May 18, 2016. JENSEN - Emily and Dan, Manson, a girl, Hadley Jean, Friday, May
May 22, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
May 18, 2016. JENSEN - Emily and Dan, Manson, a girl, Hadley Jean, Friday, May 20, 2016. Grandparents are Shelby Shehorn, Webster City; Marsha Peterson and Russ Tell, Ankeny; Susan Jensen, Manson; and Richard and Bonnie Jensen, Blair, Nebraska.... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Memorial Day ceremoniesLions; 10 a.m. Graceland Cemetery; 11 a.m. lunch at the Community Center. TITO
Memorial Day ceremonies
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
Lions; 10 a.m. Graceland Cemetery; 11 a.m. lunch at the Community Center. TITONKA - 9:30 a.m., Good Hope Lutheran Church. WEBSTER CITY - 8:45 a.m., service at the Marshall Crippen Bridge on North Des Moines Street for those lost at sea, conducted... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Ronald McMurtryS.D., formerly of Martin County, will be 11 a.m. today, May 21, at Coester Fune
Ronald McMurtry
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
S.D., formerly of Martin County, will be 11 a.m. today, May 21, at Coester Funeral Home in Webster. Burial will be in the Webster City Cemetery. Coester Funeral Home of Webster, S.D., is assisting the family with arrangements. McMurtry died... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
May 21, 2016Callender's campaign to raise $200,00 to build a new public library was close t
May 21, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
Callender's campaign to raise $200,00 to build a new public library was close to completion. SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Webster City 9-0 in girls tennis. May 21, 1966 NEWS: Roy H. Baker accepted a real estate sales position with the Codner... Read more
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Freeman journal
Special Olympics athletes on paradeattempt." - Special Olympics The Webster City Middle School band marched alon
Special Olympics athletes on parade
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
attempt." - Special Olympics The Webster City Middle School band marched along with the athletes during the parade. Students from the middle school and the area elementary schools lined the streets to show their support for the athletes. Some... Read more
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Freeman journal
Orton joins the staff of KHI Financial Solutionsto provide the customer with exactly what they are looking for. KHI Financial
Orton joins the staff of KHI Financial Solutions
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
to provide the customer with exactly what they are looking for. KHI Financial Solutions has offices located in Fort Dodge, Webster City and West Des Moines. The specialists in their office provide individuals, families, and businesses with a... Read more
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Freeman journal
Students pitch inThe Webster City High School seniors spent the morning in the community helping
Students pitch in
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
The Webster City High School seniors spent the morning in the community helping on a variety of project from planting to clean up. Above, students stepped in to help Chamber Director Deb Brown and Mayor John Hawkins clean up and mow a section of the... Read more
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Freeman journal
County PEO Reciprocity group elects officersKathy Hildebrand (JE), Webster City, president; Paula Ray (GP), Jewell, vice pr
County PEO Reciprocity group elects officers
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
Kathy Hildebrand (JE), Webster City, president; Paula Ray (GP), Jewell, vice president; and Lori Wilaby (EL), Webster City, secretary-treasurer. Chapter officers for the coming year are as follows: Chapter EL: Loween Getter, president; Barb... Read more
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Freeman journal
Godfredsen receives Norman Greufe, Weldon Tapper Scholarshipsand art club. Her high school academic honors include: National Honor Society,
Godfredsen receives Norman Greufe, Weldon Tapper Scholarships
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
and art club. Her high school academic honors include: National Honor Society, Honor Roll, Academic Letter, National Council for Youth Leadership and Gold National Career Readiness. She is the daughter of Ron and Renee Godfredsen of Webste... Read more
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Lynx to face mini state tourney at today’s 3A district meethome course, finishes first or second. Also in the field are the last two stat
Lynx to face mini state tourney at today’s 3A district meet
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
home course, finishes first or second. Also in the field are the last two state champions - 2015 winner and second-ranked Webster City as well as 2014 title holder and third-ranked West Delaware. Throw in fifth-ranked Decorah and Independence and... Read more
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Freeman journal
ALL IT TAKES IS 1period where all she could do is watch the second flight and hope with her fing
ALL IT TAKES IS 1
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
period where all she could do is watch the second flight and hope with her fingers crossed. When the torture was over, the Webster City sophomore had a smile on her face and a Class 3A medal to tote home. Webster City sophomore Cassidy Nerland... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx unable to pick up any medals on opening day of state meetJordan Tanner, Zane Carter and Fernando Martinez were unable to match or improv
Lynx unable to pick up any medals on opening day of state meet
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
Jordan Tanner, Zane Carter and Fernando Martinez were unable to match or improve upon their seedings entering the meet. Webster City’s Zane Carter heads over the first hurdle on his carry during the Class 3A shuttle hurdle relay prelims... Read more
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Freeman journal
Athletes head to summer gamesThe athletes, from South Hamilton Schools, Sunset Heights Elementary, Webster C
Athletes head to summer games
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
The athletes, from South Hamilton Schools, Sunset Heights Elementary, Webster City Middle School, Webster City High School and Friends Forever Social Education Center, marched into Jefferson Gym to the strains of the "Olympic Fanfare and Theme"... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
May 20, 2016- Christine and Austin, Humboldt, a girl, Thursday, May 19, 2016. MARY GREELEY
May 20, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 6 days ago
- Christine and Austin, Humboldt, a girl, Thursday, May 19, 2016. MARY GREELEY MEDICAL CENTER WALSTROM - Kara and Ben, Webster City, a boy, Barrett Eugene, Thursday, May 12, 2016. Grandparents are Ron and Brenda Walstrom, Fort Dodge; and Kenny... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Make-A-Wish Foundation Drops in for Surprise at Special Olympics CeremonyWEBSTER CITY, Iowa -- The Webster City Middle School gym was packed Thursday as
Make-A-Wish Foundation Drops in for Surprise at Special Olympics Ceremony
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
WEBSTER CITY, Iowa -- The Webster City Middle School gym was packed Thursday as the student body and community gave a rock-star style sendoff for their local Special Olympic athletes. But for 16-year-old athlete Hunter Moss, there was a special... Read more
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Seventh Annual Sunset RelaysSunset Heights 4th grader Riley LaSword dashes to the finish line during the 4x
Seventh Annual Sunset Relays
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
Sunset Heights 4th grader Riley LaSword dashes to the finish line during the 4x1 Relay Wednesday afternoon at the Webster City High School Track. Sunset Heights/Pleasantview P.E. instructor Chad Hisler organized the event which included a frisbee... Read more
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Freeman journal
Camp Creamery returns to Webster City in Julyregistration forms are available online at www.wcctonline.org, at school office
Camp Creamery returns to Webster City in July
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
registration forms are available online at www.wcctonline.org, at school offices at Pleasant View, Sunset Heights, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Webster City Middle School; and the Webster City Chamber of Commerce. Or, contact Donna Foster at 515-835-9... Read more
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Freeman journal
William Breitenkamp, 79, Webster CityBill was born on April 27, 1937, to William Peter and Minnie Pauline (Seiler) B
William Breitenkamp, 79, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
Bill was born on April 27, 1937, to William Peter and Minnie Pauline (Seiler) Breitenkamp, Sr. in Webster City, Iowa. He graduated from the Blairsburg High School in 1955. Bill started working full-time right out of high school on the family... Read more
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Freeman journal
Students create legacy art piecethe tiles are grouted. Aurora Weideman and Kayley Wibholm, both sixth graders,
Students create legacy art piece
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
the tiles are grouted. Aurora Weideman and Kayley Wibholm, both sixth graders, will be heading off to middle school in Webster City next year. They will leave behind a colorful reminder of the collaboration. "That's what Ms. Schaa said - that... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx have medals on their minds, and rightfully soShe wants to contend for shot put gold, there's no doubt. But it's not the only
Lynx have medals on their minds, and rightfully so
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
She wants to contend for shot put gold, there's no doubt. But it's not the only medal she's seeking. Nerland, a Webster City sophomore, will head into Friday's shot put competition as a favorite to medal, but first she'll set her sights on this... Read more
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Complete effort carries Lynx past GHVthat me?" Arbaugh yelled excitedly to teammate Sarah Vogelbacher as she trotted
Complete effort carries Lynx past GHV
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
that me?" Arbaugh yelled excitedly to teammate Sarah Vogelbacher as she trotted towards the goal less than six minutes into Webster City's 3-0 victory over Garner-Hayfield/Ventura Tuesday evening at Lynx Field. Jenna Arbaugh (6) watches her shot... Read more
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