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Freeman journal
Short TakesTown and Country Garden Club members will meet at Briggs Woods Shelter No. 3 We
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Town and Country Garden Club members will meet at Briggs Woods Shelter No. 3 Wednesday at noon, for a picnic potluck. Those attending are asked to bring a hot dish, salad or dessert to share and their own table service. Guests are welcome. The... Read more
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Freeman journal
Your children are watchingI have not seen all the posts about this (sign) project and it's journey but I
Your children are watching
Freeman journal / Posted 6 hours ago
I have not seen all the posts about this (sign) project and it's journey but I have seen enough that I feel a need to post my thoughts and experiences. First of all I want to thank the committee for their passion and loyalty to Webster City and our... Read more
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Freeman journal
In the win columnHead coach Jess Howard loathes service errors, and yet she's willing to take th
In the win column
Freeman journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Head coach Jess Howard loathes service errors, and yet she's willing to take that chance - perhaps begrudgingly - with her club this season. The tactic paid huge dividends last night inside the Lynx home gymnasium. Webster City senior Andi Anderson... Read more
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Freeman journal
Chamber chatterThree new chamber members were introduced. Joe Huss, of Splash Graphics & Scree
Chamber chatter
Freeman journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Three new chamber members were introduced. Joe Huss, of Splash Graphics & Screen Printing, Shawn Moran, of SM Construction, and Pam Shelton, of Yoli. New employees and advancing employees from area businesses were introduced. Above: Deb Brown... Read more
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Freeman journal
No. 8 WCHS looks to end long run of futility vs. LionsInstead, he simply repeated the words of his coach. Words he's probably heard o
No. 8 WCHS looks to end long run of futility vs. Lions
Freeman journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Instead, he simply repeated the words of his coach. Words he's probably heard over and over ... and over again. "Clear Lake is Clear Lake until they're not Clear Lake," Jergens said. "We're looking forward to it, and it's just going to be nice to... Read more
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Freeman journal
Jill Mordick, Almeda, CAJill Mordick of Alameda, Ca, died on Sept. 2, 2015, of cancer at a hospital in
Jill Mordick, Almeda, CA
Freeman journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Jill Mordick of Alameda, Ca, died on Sept. 2, 2015, of cancer at a hospital in Oakland, CA. She was born Nov. 16, 1958, in Hampton, IA to Junior and Betty Mordick. The family moved to Webster City, IA soon after she was born.... Read more
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Freeman journal
Polls open Tuesday for school electionThree at-large candidates on are on the ballot for the Webster City Board of Ed
Polls open Tuesday for school election
Freeman journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Three at-large candidates on are on the ballot for the Webster City Board of Education. Seeking re-election are Juli Jaycox and Beth Van Diest. Current board member Dan Ryherd did not seek re-election. Candidate Paul Stenger is also on the ballot.... Read more
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Freeman journal
Roosevelt reincarnateDarrel Draper, a Humanities Iowa Presenter, will be coming to Webster City, Sat
Roosevelt reincarnate
Freeman journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Darrel Draper, a Humanities Iowa Presenter, will be coming to Webster City, Saturday, September 5, to re-enact the most influential moments of President Theodore Roosevelt's life and career. The program will highlight Roosevelt's childhood, college... Read more
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Freeman journal
Duane Youngdale, 60, Webster CityDuane Mark Youngdale was born October 9, 1954 in Fort Dodge, the son of Kenneth
Duane Youngdale, 60, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Duane Mark Youngdale was born October 9, 1954 in Fort Dodge, the son of Kenneth and Bonnie Lambert Youngdale. He graduated from Webster City High School and later attended the welding program at DMAAC. In August of 1975, he married Darla Karlene... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Prep teams back on grid for Week 2After the majority of teams kicked off last Friday - or Saturday due to the wea
Prep teams back on grid for Week 2
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 hours ago
After the majority of teams kicked off last Friday - or Saturday due to the weather that hit Iowa and forced several postponements - Week 2 takes shape with several interesting games around northcentral Iowa. A handful of teams picked up wins, while... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
DUANE YOUNGDALEDuane Mark Youngdale was born October 9, 1954 in Fort Dodge, the son of Kenneth
DUANE YOUNGDALE
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 hours ago
Duane Mark Youngdale was born October 9, 1954 in Fort Dodge, the son of Kenneth and Bonnie Lambert Youngdale. He graduated from Webster City High School and later attended the welding program at DMAAC. In August of 1975, he married Darla Karlene... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx girls splinter, fall backThose that pushed through the mental block persevered. Go ahead and add Webste
Lynx girls splinter, fall back
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
Those that pushed through the mental block persevered. Go ahead and add Webster City sophomore Haley Johnson to the list of successes. WCHS senior Courtney Biere (front) leaps high in the air prior to the start of the girls’ race as her teammates... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx boys stick close, thriveWas it a surprise? Yeah, it was. Was it perhaps a bit foolish? Maybe. Webster
Lynx boys stick close, thrive
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
Was it a surprise? Yeah, it was. Was it perhaps a bit foolish? Maybe. Webster City’s Connor Foster (left) and Tyler Bultena lead a large section of the field up a small hill midway through the boys’ 5-kilometer race at Tuesday’s Lynx Invitational... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Dodgers' competitive spirit stays strongThe Dodgers will likely take a step back this fall after some heavy graduation
Dodgers' competitive spirit stays strong
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
The Dodgers will likely take a step back this fall after some heavy graduation losses, but head coach Tim Hanson isn't facing a complete overhaul of his lineup as the season gets under way. Senior Dalton Niemeyer and juniors Ryan Wagner and Brady... Read more
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Freeman journal
Circle meetingsFirst Congregational, UCC, Women's Fellowship Circles begin their new program y
Circle meetings
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
First Congregational, UCC, Women's Fellowship Circles begin their new program year this September. They will be discussing the book "Threads of Hope" by Faye Hill Thompson. Anyone is welcome to attend any circle meeting. Call church office for more... Read more
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Freeman journal
Ready to rideOn Sept. 13, the annual event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Southfield W
Ready to ride
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
On Sept. 13, the annual event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Southfield Wellness Community parking lot at 2414 Des Moines St. The car show is one of the many events the assisted living facility will be hosting in celebration of National... Read more
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Freeman journal
Jessica “Jessie” Loring, 63, SloanSloan, Iowa - Jessica "Jessie" L. Loring, 63, of Sloan, Iowa and formerly of We
Jessica “Jessie” Loring, 63, Sloan
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
Sloan, Iowa - Jessica "Jessie" L. Loring, 63, of Sloan, Iowa and formerly of Webster City, Iowa passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, September 4, 2015 at 10:30... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Webster City has board vacanciesWEBSTER CITY - The city of Webster City is currently accepting applications for
Webster City has board vacancies
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
WEBSTER CITY - The city of Webster City is currently accepting applications for vacancies on the following boards and commissions: Hotel/Motel Tax Board (business community representative, unexpired term); City Planning and Zoning Commission; and... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
ALICE M. (TOBI) BALLThe family will greet friends at a visitation from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday
ALICE M. (TOBI) BALL
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
The family will greet friends at a visitation from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Memorials may be directed to the discretion of the family. Tobi is survived by her husband Corky; her daughters,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
After the floodThe air was heavy with the smell of mold, rotting vegetation, water and soil.
After the flood
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
The air was heavy with the smell of mold, rotting vegetation, water and soil. She picked up an old photograph that shows a young couple, smiling for the camera more than 40 years ago. It was damp and smudged with mud on the edges and the back. Jim... Read more
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Naples Daily News
One step closer: Estero Village council to review manager finalistsEstero, Florida - Estero's village council has planned a mega meeting Thursday
One step closer: Estero Village council to review manager finalists
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
Estero, Florida - Estero's village council has planned a mega meeting Thursday evening to move forward the village manager search, next year's operating budget and the creation of a community development department. The council meeting starts at... Read more
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Freeman journal
Collaboration is key to great eventThe committees have been hard at work to come up with new and clever activities
Collaboration is key to great event
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
The committees have been hard at work to come up with new and clever activities -?like the Des Moines Street Regatta. How cool is that??And it gives all those cardboard regatta enthusiasts a chance to roll out their boats one more time. Of course,... Read more
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Freeman journal
Kim Stoakes presented with Hy-Vee Ronald D. Pearson Citizenship AwardStoakes earned this honor by volunteering 250 plus hours of service through Hy-
Kim Stoakes presented with Hy-Vee Ronald D. Pearson Citizenship Award
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
Stoakes earned this honor by volunteering 250 plus hours of service through Hy-Vee's Ronald D. Pearson Citizenship Program, which encourages part-time and full-time Hy-Vee employees to give back to their communities through volunteer work. "The... Read more
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Freeman journal
Jessica “Jessie” Loring, 63, SloanSLOAN, Iowa - Jessica "Jessie" L. Loring, 63, of Sloan, Iowa and formerly of We
Jessica “Jessie” Loring, 63, Sloan
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
SLOAN, Iowa - Jessica "Jessie" L. Loring, 63, of Sloan, Iowa and formerly of Webster City, Iowa passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, September 4, 2015 at 10:30... Read more
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Freeman journal
USMTS takes over Hamilton County Speedway tonightThe historic half-mile dirt track will be the first stop in a five-race, three-
USMTS takes over Hamilton County Speedway tonight
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
The historic half-mile dirt track will be the first stop in a five-race, three-state Labor Day swing for the USMTS 2015 Hunt for the Casey's Cup National Championship Series. The modified drivers were on the road throughout August. Starting in... Read more
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Freeman journal
Filing period now open for city electionsThe following seats will appear on the ballot Nov. 3: Blairsburg: Three counci
Filing period now open for city elections
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
The following seats will appear on the ballot Nov. 3: Blairsburg: Three council seats, currently held by Arne Fagervik, Shirley J. Nelson and Marlin Pruismann; mayor, currently held by Troy Hassebrock; Ellsworth: Three council seats, currently held... Read more
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Freeman journal
Ribbon cut at massage collegeA ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning at the Therapeutic Life Center of Mas
Ribbon cut at massage college
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday morning at the Therapeutic Life Center of Massage, 916 Superior St., Webster City. Owner Lucinda Stone manned the big scissors to clip the ribbon officially opening the college of therapeutic massage. Chamber members... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Balanced Humboldt girls winRunning at Links Golf Course, the Wildcats tallied 43 points. Southeast Valley
Balanced Humboldt girls win
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
Running at Links Golf Course, the Wildcats tallied 43 points. Southeast Valley (77), Algona (100) and fifth-ranked (1A) St. Edmond (104) all followed. Host Webster City (144) placed sixth, while Fort Dodge (162) was eighth. Gabby Kent settled for... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
SE volleyball squad sweepsThe Gaels (2-6 overall) avenged an earlier loss to Pocahontas Area, earning 25-
SE volleyball squad sweeps
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
The Gaels (2-6 overall) avenged an earlier loss to Pocahontas Area, earning 25-16 and 25-16 victories. They also defeated Storm Lake, 25-16 and 25-16. St. Edmond suffered a loss to the Indians on Saturday during the Gael Invitational. "It was fun... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Eagle Grove boys, SEV's Warehime pull throughWarehime, a Southeast Valley junior, clocked a 17:40.92 to earn top individual
Eagle Grove boys, SEV's Warehime pull through
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
Warehime, a Southeast Valley junior, clocked a 17:40.92 to earn top individual honors. Warehime, who was 55th in the Class 2A state field a year ago, also took first at his own Southeast Valley Invitational last Thursday. "God does all the work.... Read more
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Freeman journal
Mae Etta Cramer, 89, ClarionFuneral services for Mae Etta Cramer will be held on Thursday, September 3, 201
Mae Etta Cramer, 89, Clarion
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
Funeral services for Mae Etta Cramer will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the United Church of Christ Congregational, 405 2nd Street in Blairsburg, with Pastor Tom Bower officiating. A private family burial will take place at... Read more
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Freeman journal
EHCF to sponsor continuing edThe Enhance Hamilton County Foundation is hosting the 2015 Estate and Charitabl
EHCF to sponsor continuing ed
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
The Enhance Hamilton County Foundation is hosting the 2015 Estate and Charitable Gift Planning Institute's Continuing Education seminar "Tailoring the Estate Planning Wardrobe" on September 21, 2015, at WCF Financial Bank, 401 Fair Meadow Drive,... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Controversy Over Sign of School Pride in Webster CityWEBSTER CITY, Iowa -- A new version of an old mascot sign was unveiled in Webst
Controversy Over Sign of School Pride in Webster City
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
WEBSTER CITY, Iowa -- A new version of an old mascot sign was unveiled in Webster City on Friday for the first football game of the season. "I thought well that's pretty neat," resident Larry Bullock said. A group of alums raised the money to buy... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Martin-Schwarze guides the libraryFor Angie Martin-Schwarze, director of the Kendall Young Library in Webster Cit
Martin-Schwarze guides the library
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 3 days ago
For Angie Martin-Schwarze, director of the Kendall Young Library in Webster City, those are just some of her responsibilities. "I work with the library board to plan the budget and track the expenses, hire the staff and oversee all the activity at... Read more
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Freeman journal
Respect needed near cemeteryI am a motorcycle enthusiast. I am a conscientious rider and know that respons
Respect needed near cemetery
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
I am a motorcycle enthusiast. I am a conscientious rider and know that responsible bikers are very aware of their surroundings. It keeps us safe. On Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, a motorcycle with loud exhaust pipes drove by the cemetery during a... Read more
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Freeman journal
It's backThe controversial Lynx Country sign was reinstalled in the same location before
It's back
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
The controversial Lynx Country sign was reinstalled in the same location before the first Webster?City Lynx game Friday night. A group of alumni had been stopped in their efforts to post the banner because of city ordinances prohibiting the sign.... Read more
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Freeman journal
Board tours new facilityThe heating and air conditioning systems as well as the floors have been instal
Board tours new facility
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
The heating and air conditioning systems as well as the floors have been installed, according to Superintendent Mike Sherwood. "We are in the final phases of the project and expect to occupy the rooms in the next couple of weeks," said... Read more
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Freeman journal
TOUGH MUDDERS"We all know how this game went last year. It was bad," Fuhs, Webster City's se
TOUGH MUDDERS
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
"We all know how this game went last year. It was bad," Fuhs, Webster City's senior spinback, said. "We might as well have been playing (junior varsity). It was embarrassing." Fuhs and company were able to return the favor this time around. Webster... Read more
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Freeman journal
Rescue missionThen nearby Skillet Creek overflowed its banks. "It happened so fast," Shelley
Rescue mission
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
Then nearby Skillet Creek overflowed its banks. "It happened so fast," Shelley Garland said. "We were on the porch watching it rain, then the water came into the yard. It didn't take but 5 or 10 minutes and it started washing our cars away." The... Read more
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Freeman journal
Picked on all of last season, WCHS secondary answers challenge against GilbertYou remember Crash, right? The fictional character played by Kevin Costner in B
Picked on all of last season, WCHS secondary answers challenge against Gilbert
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
You remember Crash, right? The fictional character played by Kevin Costner in Bull Durham, one of the greatest sports movies of all-time. Think back to the part when Crash ensured the Bulls would get a rainout by turning on the sprinklers in the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Short Takesto help raise funds for JYH The Webster City Women's Club will host a salad l
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
to help raise funds for JYH The Webster City Women's Club will host a salad luncheon at the Jane Young House on Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both men and women are invited to attend. The cost is $7 per person. New steps have been installed at... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Messenger names newsroom leadersPublisher Larry Bushman announced that Jane Curtis, of Webster City, has been s
Messenger names newsroom leaders
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
Publisher Larry Bushman announced that Jane Curtis, of Webster City, has been selected as acting managing editor and Bill Shea, of Fort Dodge, is the new city editor. "Jane's experience in writing and management is a great fit as we continue to... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
rough startUnable to climb out of an early hole, the Tritons (0-1 overall) dropped a 21-10
rough start
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
Unable to climb out of an early hole, the Tritons (0-1 overall) dropped a 21-10 decision to Jayhawk Conference member Fort Scott (Kan.) at Dodger Stadium. "I thought (the Greyhounds) dominated the first half," said ICCC head coach Kevin Twait, who... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Friday Night ScoreboardHere are Friday's results from across KELOLAND. High School Football Aberdeen
Friday Night Scoreboard
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 6 days ago
Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND. High School Football Aberdeen Roncalli 30, Redfield/Doland 0 Alcester-Hudson 42, Viborg-Hurley 16 Andes Central/Dakota Christian 44, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 20 Arlington/Lake Preston 42, Elkton-Lake... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Rain forces rescueThen nearby Skillet Creek overflowed its banks. "It happened so fast," Shelley
Rain forces rescue
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 6 days ago
Then nearby Skillet Creek overflowed its banks. "It happened so fast," Shelley Garland said. "We were on the porch watching it rain, then the water came into the yard. It didn't take but 5 or 10 minutes and it started washing our cars away." The... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Friday Prep Football Scores Week 1Knoxville 26, Newton 23 CMB 48, West Marshall 14 Pleasantville 16, Colfax-Min
Friday Prep Football Scores Week 1
Newton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Knoxville 26, Newton 23 CMB 48, West Marshall 14 Pleasantville 16, Colfax-Mingo 7 Lynnville-Sully 53, Van Buren 6 Pella Christian 48, PCM 11 CAM, Anita 66, Adair-Casey 8 Coon Rapids-Bayard 52, Charter Oak-Ute 8 Harris-Lake Park 47, North Iowa,... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Heavy Rain Forces Some Stratford Residents Out of HomesSTRATFORD, Iowa — The Stratford Fire Department helped over a dozen Stratford a
Heavy Rain Forces Some Stratford Residents Out of Homes
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 6 days ago
STRATFORD, Iowa — The Stratford Fire Department helped over a dozen Stratford apartment residents evacuate their apartment complex due to flash flooding shortly before noon. Five were taken in by the Calvery Methodist Church, while the others were... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Couple rescued as flood threatens homeJim and Shelley Garland spent several hours surrounded by muddy flood waters be
Couple rescued as flood threatens home
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 6 days ago
Jim and Shelley Garland spent several hours surrounded by muddy flood waters before the Webster City Fire Department was able to reach them with an inflatable boat. Crews were hampered by the rapidly flowing creek and the lack of a relatively safe... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Gaels work on cohesion at the netStarters Madeline Baldwin, Anna Yung and Clare Flattery graduated, leaving vete
Gaels work on cohesion at the net
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 days ago
Starters Madeline Baldwin, Anna Yung and Clare Flattery graduated, leaving veteran underclassmen like Megan Flattery, Hannah Huss and Livi Huss to shoulder the load. "We have been putting in many hours in the gym and the girls have been working... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx energized by efforts at MarshalltownTackling the difficult terrain at the Marshalltown Community College course, bo
Lynx energized by efforts at Marshalltown
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
Tackling the difficult terrain at the Marshalltown Community College course, both Lynx squads placed fifth against talented fields that included five Class 4A schools. "I'm just exceptionally pleased," Bussan said after his boys' squad tallied 117... Read more
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