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Freeman journal
October Wild GatheringsBread Baking' Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the
October Wild Gatherings
Freeman journal / Posted 47 minutes ago
Bread Baking' Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Legacy Cabin, 2450 Briggs Woods Park, Webster City. During the first day, the class will focus on ingredients, measurements, hand techniques and the preparation... Read more
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Freeman journal
Coffee talkAt Monday evening's Webster City City Council meeting the City Council and the
Coffee talk
Freeman journal / Posted 47 minutes ago
At Monday evening's Webster City City Council meeting the City Council and the Wilson Brewer Historic Park Committee met to discuss the aging buildings and cabins at the park. Welch said he invites area residents to join the conversation and provide... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Sept. 28, 2016League. Sept. 28, 1991 NEWS: Lee Johnson was installed as president of the Fo
Sept. 28, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted an hour ago
League. Sept. 28, 1991 NEWS: Lee Johnson was installed as president of the Fort Dodge Noon Kiwanis Club. SPORTS: Webster City beat Humboldt 28-14 in football. Sept. 28, 1966 NEWS: Helen K. Collins of Fort Dodge was the first woman in... Read more
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Freeman journal
Short TakesSherrie Taha will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hamilton Coun
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
Sherrie Taha will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hamilton County Democrats Headquarters at 1118 2nd St., Webster City. Voters will have a chance to meet and talk to Taha about her run for the House District 48 seat. Jam session... Read more
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Freeman journal
BASE fitness classes expand offeringsand 2 lb. hand weights. Stretch bands are provided courtesy of McFarland Clinic
BASE fitness classes expand offerings
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
and 2 lb. hand weights. Stretch bands are provided courtesy of McFarland Clinic. Classes are located at seven sites in Webster City, one in Duncombe, two in Jewell, and one to begin soon in Stanhope. The sites, times and leaders are as... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Sept. 27, 2016VAN DIEST MEDICAL CENTER WEINZETL - Marsha and Jake, Webster City, a girl, Chl
Sept. 27, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
VAN DIEST MEDICAL CENTER WEINZETL - Marsha and Jake, Webster City, a girl, Chloe Marie, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Grandparents are Michael and Kelly Weinzetl, Webster City; and Jerry and Paula Dahl, Rutland. Great-grandparents are Carmen Bailey,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Sept. 27, 2016NEWS: Craig Loffredo was re-elected chairman of the Webster City Community Scho
Sept. 27, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
NEWS: Craig Loffredo was re-elected chairman of the Webster City Community School Board. SPORTS: Fort Dodge Senior High graduate Cory Braunschweig captured the Iowa Open golf championship. Sept. 27, 1991 NEWS: L. Richard Anderson was elected... Read more
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Freeman journal
Funds raised for programis pictured above giving a check to Pastor Craig Blaufuss, First Congregational
Funds raised for program
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
is pictured above giving a check to Pastor Craig Blaufuss, First Congregational UCC. Blaufuss is also the Treasurer for the Webster City Ministerial Association. St. Paul Lutheran held an ice cream social on September 11 and raised $446.50 for the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Not in favor of Hotel/Motel Tax renewalit doesn't seem right to make some stranger traveling through on Hwy. 20 pay fo
Not in favor of Hotel/Motel Tax renewal
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
it doesn't seem right to make some stranger traveling through on Hwy. 20 pay for them. If it could be a smaller percentage and award it to activities that do bring in overnight guests, it would seem to me to be more fair. Noel Singer Webster... Read more
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Freeman journal
Emmett Cooney, 68, Duncombeprincipal retiring in 2003. Emmett also enjoyed his years of coaching basketbal
Emmett Cooney, 68, Duncombe
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
principal retiring in 2003. Emmett also enjoyed his years of coaching basketball in Dayton, Ellsworth Community College and Webster City. The light of Emmett's life was his wife, Kristin, his kids, Tom and Megen and his... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Adult coloring at Kendall Young Library CalendarAdult coloring at Kendall Young LibraryTue, September 27, 2016 @ 6:30PM WEBSTE
Adult coloring at Kendall Young Library Calendar
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
Adult coloring at Kendall Young LibraryTue, September 27, 2016 @ 6:30PM WEBSTER CITY — Looking for a new way to de-stress? Interested in the latest trend in relaxation for adults? We invite you to come explore coloring, your creative side and relax... Read more
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Freeman journal
THE LYNX WAYHe should have been beyond exhausted as he walked out of the Webster City locke
THE LYNX WAY
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
He should have been beyond exhausted as he walked out of the Webster City locker room and maybe he was; or maybe the flowing adrenaline was winning the battle against his tired muscles. Forty carries, 198 yards and four touchdowns - or as... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx O-line is special, and will only get betterThe 6-foot, 220-pound senior serves as the center on the Webster City football
Lynx O-line is special, and will only get better
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
The 6-foot, 220-pound senior serves as the center on the Webster City football team, a thankless job where notoriety comes in the form of criticism 99 percent of the time. Seriously, when was the last time you talked about the center without... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Sept. 24, 2016Tel. SPORTS: St. Edmond swept Humboldt in three straight games of volleyball.
Sept. 24, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 3 days ago
Tel. SPORTS: St. Edmond swept Humboldt in three straight games of volleyball. Sept. 24, 1966 NEWS: Barry Smith, formerly of Fort Dodge, was named manager of the Kinney Shoe Store in Newton. SPORTS: Webster City beat Clear Lake 33-0 in foo... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Stakes increase for area programsa half-game out at the moment, head coach Greg Thomas' squad could really shake
Stakes increase for area programs
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
a half-game out at the moment, head coach Greg Thomas' squad could really shake up Class 3A, District 1 with a win. Webster City heads to Ballard for a meeting of 3-1, 1-1 squads, while Clarion-Goldfield/Dows/CAL looks to get back on track... Read more
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Freeman journal
A weekend for the booksI switched up my normal Saturday morning routine by getting up before 9 a.m. to
A weekend for the books
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
I switched up my normal Saturday morning routine by getting up before 9 a.m. to meet Webster City Doodle Bug Club members at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds. Coffee in hand and spring in my step I walked into the building and was greeted by over 60... Read more
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Freeman journal
LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFSalso collected a match-high 12 digs, two more than her older sister Alissa Moss
LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
also collected a match-high 12 digs, two more than her older sister Alissa Moss. YATES WITH THE ACE: Logan Yates, a 2015 Webster City High School graduate and current sophomore at Iowa Central Community college, recorded a hole-in-one on the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Youths interested in 4-H invited to event Sunday afternoon4-H Clubs, and leaders in launching National 4-H Week with a bang on Sunday aft
Youths interested in 4-H invited to event Sunday afternoon
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
4-H Clubs, and leaders in launching National 4-H Week with a bang on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 25 at the East Twin Park in Webster City from 4 to 5 p.m. The 4-H Council members are teamed together with the 4-H clubs to help showcase a few of the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx shy away from external motivations against BallardSo forgive him if he doesn't buy into the hype surrounding his Webster City foo
Lynx shy away from external motivations against Ballard
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
So forgive him if he doesn't buy into the hype surrounding his Webster City football team's Class 3A District 2 test against Ballard at the Bombers' house - Rich Strouse Field - in Huxley tonight at 7:30 p.m. Is it a big game? Absolutely. WCHS... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx ride strong starts to 4-set win over CGDCentral Conference rival Clarion-Goldfield-Dows in four, 3-1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-
Lynx ride strong starts to 4-set win over CGD
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
Central Conference rival Clarion-Goldfield-Dows in four, 3-1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-19, 25-22), inside the WCHS gymnasium. Webster City outside hitter Stacey Meyer looks for the kill over the block of CGD’s Hannah TerHark during the second set last... Read more
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Freeman journal
Looking towards the futuredown "community silos" is another aspect the foundation hopes to address. "Eve
Looking towards the future
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
down "community silos" is another aspect the foundation hopes to address. "Every community has a silo. It's a project. Webster City had the theater, Jewell and Ellsworth have the trail about to be done, Stratford is working on Main Street,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
EMMETT J. COONEY- retiring in 2003. Emmett also enjoyed his years of coaching basketball in Day
EMMETT J. COONEY
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
- retiring in 2003. Emmett also enjoyed his years of coaching basketball in Dayton, Ellsworth Community College and Webster City. The light of Emmett's life was his wife, Kristin, his kids, Tom and Megen and his five... Read more
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Freeman journal
Former exchange student visitsA special guest at the recent Webster City Rotary Club meeting was Adele Blacke
Former exchange student visits
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
A special guest at the recent Webster City Rotary Club meeting was Adele Blacker from Fielding, New Zealand. As a Rotary Exchange Student at Webster City High School in 1974-1975, she was hosted by Kenny and Bonnie Youngdale, Russ and Donna Block,... Read more
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Freeman journal
Aquatots registration for fall session now underwayPM - 6:30 PM Infant/Toddlers (6 mos. - 2 yrs.) 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Pre-School (3
Aquatots registration for fall session now underway
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
PM - 6:30 PM Infant/Toddlers (6 mos. - 2 yrs.) 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Pre-School (3 & 4 yr. olds) The fee for this program is $29.00 for Webster City residents and $33.00 for non-residents. Please call Fuller Hall at 832-9193 for more in... Read more
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Freeman journal
50-year Lodge memberMax Smith of Webster City was recently recognized for being a member of the Mas
50-year Lodge member
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
Max Smith of Webster City was recently recognized for being a member of the Masonic Lodge of the Grand Lodge of Iowa in good standing for fifty years. The Masonic organization teaches friendship, morality and brotherly love. Members of the Acacia... Read more
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Freeman journal
Alec Fuhs 2nd, Avery Fuhs 26th at ICCAC Fall Previewa team score of 304 to finish second behind Kirkwood (302). The Fuhs twins wer
Alec Fuhs 2nd, Avery Fuhs 26th at ICCAC Fall Preview
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
a team score of 304 to finish second behind Kirkwood (302). The Fuhs twins were the leaders of back-to-back 3A state titles in 2015 and 2016 for Webster City. It's the only time in school history that a program has won consecutive stat... Read more
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Freeman journal
Peters, No. 3 Hawks goldenand Heart of Iowa Conference rival CMB at the West Marshall Invite. Logan Pete
Peters, No. 3 Hawks golden
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
and Heart of Iowa Conference rival CMB at the West Marshall Invite. Logan Peters, on right running at the Lynx Invite in Webster City earlier this season, won the individual title at Tuesday’s West Marshall Invite in State Center. DFJ photo/Troy... Read more
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Freeman journal
Two injured in Duncombe head-on collisionand crossed the center line. When Wilson crossed the center line, he hit a 201
Two injured in Duncombe head-on collision
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
and crossed the center line. When Wilson crossed the center line, he hit a 2011 Ford Escape, driven by Susan Kane, 55, of Webster City, who was northbound on the same road. Hindman said the Iowa State Patrol was assisted on scene by the Webster... Read more
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Freeman journal
One more timeThe Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce is bringing Music in the Park downtow
One more time
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
The Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce is bringing Music in the Park downtown on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. First American Bank Plaza will be open to everyone and Chamber officials suggested those attending bring lawn chairs to enjoy the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Tom Severson, 68, Joicewas born on February 6, 1948 at Duncombe, IA, the son of Martin Engel and Minni
Tom Severson, 68, Joice
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
was born on February 6, 1948 at Duncombe, IA, the son of Martin Engel and Minnie Inger (Olson) Severson. He graduated from Webster City High School Class of 1966. He was in the National Guard. And was a dedicated employee of Northwestern Bell, US... Read more
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Freeman journal
Making connectionsthe mail." "Nearly thirty years ago Donna Foster started this program," said K
Making connections
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
the mail." "Nearly thirty years ago Donna Foster started this program," said Koppen. "It has continued all these years in Webster City and has grown to include pen pal programs in five different schools in Hamilton County." Volunteers read to... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Landfill selects new insurance agentreinstated from that two-month-long suspension Sept. 7. The board also approve
Landfill selects new insurance agent
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 6 days ago
reinstated from that two-month-long suspension Sept. 7. The board also approved a bid from DCD Concrete Coatings Inc., of Webster City, regarding sealing floor at the Household Hazardous Waste Regional Collection Center. The approval is... Read more
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Freeman journal
Urges support of H/M tax renewal on the ballotthought you might want to see a list of some of the projects that have been fun
Urges support of H/M tax renewal on the ballot
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
thought you might want to see a list of some of the projects that have been funded over the last 9 years: Welcome to Webster City Signs Wilson Brewer Park Information Center and staffing Trail Enhancements Grandstand Bleacher Project at... Read more
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Freeman journal
All there is to Go and DoWebster City Community Theatre will hold its Annual Recognition Dinner on Sunda
All there is to Go and Do
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
Webster City Community Theatre will hold its Annual Recognition Dinner on Sunday, Sept. 25, beginning at 5 p.m. with a potluck meal. Attendees are asked to bring a main dish, side dish, salad, or dessert to share. Table service and beverages will be... Read more
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Freeman journal
Centennial award givenKelsey Bahrenfuss, a 2013 graduate of Webster City High School, is this year’s
Centennial award given
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
Kelsey Bahrenfuss, a 2013 graduate of Webster City High School, is this year’s recipient of the Iowa P.E.O. Centennial Award. She was nominated by Webster City P.E.O. Chapter JE. The Iowa P.E.O. Centennial Award is based on academic excellence,... Read more
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Freeman journal
VDMC awards contractreceived by Sept. 14. Jensen Builders had the low bid of $182,000. Other bids w
VDMC awards contract
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
received by Sept. 14. Jensen Builders had the low bid of $182,000. Other bids were received from Peterson Construction of Webster City, $188,500 and Woodruff Construction of Fort Dodge, $186,777. "The bids were all fairly close," he said. All... Read more
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Freeman journal
Ruth Struchen, 93, Webster Cityon July 27, 1946 in Cedar Rapids. Ruth was a switchboard operator in Marion. Th
Ruth Struchen, 93, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
on July 27, 1946 in Cedar Rapids. Ruth was a switchboard operator in Marion. The couple lived in Adel before moving to Webster City. She was the bookkeeper at Home Appliance from 1958 until her retirement in 2014. Ruth is survived by her... Read more
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Freeman journal
Listening and learningin on city council meetings, staff development meetings at the schools, and vol
Listening and learning
Freeman journal / Posted 7 days ago
in on city council meetings, staff development meetings at the schools, and volunteering around the community to improve Webster City. "Youth engagement is where our leadership will be coming from. The voices need to be developed. We need to... Read more
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Spencer Daily Reporter
Tigers blanked at FC tourneyreally test your consistency and determination, and I was pleased with our prog
Tigers blanked at FC tourney
Spencer Daily Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
really test your consistency and determination, and I was pleased with our progress." Spencer started the day falling to Webster City 25-20, 26-24. Leah Heikens had a block and put down eight kills. Keeley Petzenhauser killed nine, Catherine... Read more
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WYFF 4 Greenville
Doodlebug invasion reportedTHIS GRAY-HAIRED GANG. ERIC: A HARLEY IN STURGIS WILL RUMBLE FOR MILES BUT IN W
Doodlebug invasion reported
WYFF 4 Greenville / Posted 7 days ago
THIS GRAY-HAIRED GANG. ERIC: A HARLEY IN STURGIS WILL RUMBLE FOR MILES BUT IN WEBSTER CITY OF LITTLE, RED BUGS THAT, SINK IN THEIR TEETH. THAT IS ALL IT IS TO IT. THEY ARE PROBABLY THE CUTEST THING YOU HAVE EVER SAW. ERIC: A SCOOTER WITH MORE PUTT... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Doodlebug invasion reportedTHIS GRAY-HAIRED GANG. ERIC: A HARLEY IN STURGIS WILL RUMBLE FOR MILES BUT IN W
Doodlebug invasion reported
WLKY Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
THIS GRAY-HAIRED GANG. ERIC: A HARLEY IN STURGIS WILL RUMBLE FOR MILES BUT IN WEBSTER CITY OF LITTLE, RED BUGS THAT, SINK IN THEIR TEETH. THAT IS ALL IT IS TO IT. THEY ARE PROBABLY THE CUTEST THING YOU HAVE EVER SAW. ERIC: A SCOOTER WITH MORE PUTT... Read more
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Freeman journal
Annual recognition dinner set for WCCTWebster City Community Theatre will hold its Annual Recognition Dinner on Sunda
Annual recognition dinner set for WCCT
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
Webster City Community Theatre will hold its Annual Recognition Dinner on Sunday, Sept. 25, beginning at 5 p.m. with a potluck meal. Attendees are asked to bring a main dish, side dish, salad, or dessert to share. Table service and beverages will be... Read more
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Freeman journal
Cast named for upcoming WCCT season openerWebster City Community Theatre will kick off its 2016-2017 season with A Nice F
Cast named for upcoming WCCT season opener
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
Webster City Community Theatre will kick off its 2016-2017 season with A Nice Family Christmas, a holiday comedy by Phil Olson. This will be the Midwest premier of the playwright's newest play that takes place at Mom's Minneapolis apartment on... Read more
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Freeman journal
Council hears update on chamber eventsCouncilman Logan Welch noted the multitude of events Webster City residents cou
Council hears update on chamber events
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
Councilman Logan Welch noted the multitude of events Webster City residents could partake in last weekend. "Last weekend was pretty eventful. There was so much to do you kind of had to pick and choose," said Welch. "Fall Fest was great. There was a... Read more
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Freeman journal
Wanted: cowboys, cowgirlsis a $1 for the poker hand. The high hand will take the pot. Cowboy period (18
Wanted: cowboys, cowgirls
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
is a $1 for the poker hand. The high hand will take the pot. Cowboy period (1800's) attire is encouraged but is not required. The Boone Valley Ikes is located 7.5 miles south of Webster City on Fenton Ave. Visit www.boonevalleyikes.com fo... Read more
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Freeman journal
Avis Schorer, 97, Lilydale, MNShe was married in 1950 to Calvin E. Schorer. In 1958, after a divorce, she and
Avis Schorer, 97, Lilydale, MN
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
She was married in 1950 to Calvin E. Schorer. In 1958, after a divorce, she and her three children moved from Detroit to Webster City, Iowa, where she lived until 1968. In 1968 she moved to the Twin Cities, where she resumed her career by... Read more
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Freeman journal
A new life for an old parkwhat is needed to maintain the park over time. Gary Groves, Wilson Brewer Hist
A new life for an old park
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
what is needed to maintain the park over time. Gary Groves, Wilson Brewer Historic Park Committee Chairman, addresses the Webster City City Council Monday evening at City Hall during a joint meeting between the committee and council. "My hope... Read more
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Freeman journal
Nursing students study at SouthfieldBetty Daniel, ICCC Nursing Coordinator and Instructor at the Webster City campu
Nursing students study at Southfield
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
Betty Daniel, ICCC Nursing Coordinator and Instructor at the Webster City campus said, "The nursing program is highly successful due to the tremendous need for nurses. They will always have jobs because there are so many versatile nursing job... Read more
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Freeman journal
Following loss, Lynx take out anger on Greene CountyWEBSTER CITY - With one guttural scream as his fists were clenched, Cole Briese
Following loss, Lynx take out anger on Greene County
Freeman journal / Posted 8 days ago
WEBSTER CITY - With one guttural scream as his fists were clenched, Cole Briese trotted off the field for the final time Friday night. Soon, it was time to rip the tape off his wrists, take a knee on the sideline and watch the final 15 minutes of... Read more
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Freeman journal
Alumni Association fundraiser a success$5,000 was raised for scholarships to be awarded to Hamilton County students at
Alumni Association fundraiser a success
Freeman journal / Posted 9 days ago
$5,000 was raised for scholarships to be awarded to Hamilton County students attending ISU. Special thanks to Dean Bowden (Webster City Custom Meats), Yvonne McCormick, Stanhope Community Center, and those who contributed to the success of the... Read more
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