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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Sculpture Event is Aug. 3-4WEBSTER CITY - Annual unveiling of new sculptures in West Twin Park will take p
Sculpture Event is Aug. 3-4
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 hours ago
WEBSTER CITY - Annual unveiling of new sculptures in West Twin Park will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Live music by Jive for Five will follow the presentations on both evenings at 5 p.m. On Wednesday, the artists will speak... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Area players pack NCC squadsALL-NORTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE SOFTBALL First Team - Gabbi Hoversten, sr., P, W
Area players pack NCC squads
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 6 hours ago
ALL-NORTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE SOFTBALL First Team - Gabbi Hoversten, sr., P, Webster City; Ellie Jacobson, 8th, P, Humboldt; Maddie Disney, sr., C, Clarion-Goldfield/Dows; Lauren Keane, jr., C, Iowa Falls-Alden; *Lindsay Aldinger, jr., IF, Iowa... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 30, 20161991 NEWS: 232 hogs were slaughtered after erysipelas was diagnosed at the Web
July 30, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
1991 NEWS: 232 hogs were slaughtered after erysipelas was diagnosed at the Webster County Fair. SPORTS: Jordan Jones, of Webster City, won the Briggs Woods Junior golf tournament in the boys 10- to 12-year-old age group. July 30, 1966 NEWS:... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Fort Dodge woman pleads guilty to deadly Christmas Day crashFORT DODGE - A 21-year-old Iowa woman who caused a Christmas Day crash that kil
Fort Dodge woman pleads guilty to deadly Christmas Day crash
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
FORT DODGE - A 21-year-old Iowa woman who caused a Christmas Day crash that killed a 6-year-old Webster City girl has pleaded guilty to three traffic violations. The Fort Dodge Messenger says Ruth Tomlinson pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving on the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Short TakesOfficials with Webster City Community Theatre announced today that tickets for
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
Officials with Webster City Community Theatre announced today that tickets for the Camp Creamery production of "Lights, Hollywood, Action!"?are sold out for Friday's performance. Tickets for Saturday's 11 a.m. show will go on sale to walkins at 10... Read more
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Freeman journal
Concerned for water resources to be used by Prestagebe drawing one to two million gallons of water daily from the same source (Jord
Concerned for water resources to be used by Prestage
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
be drawing one to two million gallons of water daily from the same source (Jordan River Aquafer) that both Eagle Grove and Webster City depend on. Clean water is a precious commodity. Are we willing to risk the possibility of running out of clean... Read more
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Freeman journal
Frances Lundvall, 80, Vintonat the church one hour prior to Mass. Committal services will be held 11:00 a.m
Frances Lundvall, 80, Vinton
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
at the church one hour prior to Mass. Committal services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 2, in Calvary Cemetery, Webster City, Iowa. Frances was born February 22, 1936, in Davis City, Iowa, the daughter of William Walter Fugate and... Read more
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Freeman journal
2016 DFJ MALE CO-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR: GAVIN DINSDALE AND ALEC FUHSand perform at his best on the big stage. He's not physically imposing and yet
2016 DFJ MALE CO-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR: GAVIN DINSDALE AND ALEC FUHS
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
and perform at his best on the big stage. He's not physically imposing and yet there are few better big-game competitors. Webster City seniors Gavin Dinsdale (left) and Alec Fuhs (right) were presented with their 2016 Daily Freeman-Journal Male... Read more
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Freeman journal
Rythms of the nightRythms is composed of four members: Michael Schoon, Mark Schoon, Justin Cramer,
Rythms of the night
Freeman journal / Posted 2 days ago
Rythms is composed of four members: Michael Schoon, Mark Schoon, Justin Cramer, and Zach Davis. Jenna Short, of Webster City provided a selection of tunes with the help of her ukulele. The 19-year-old also played an original based off of... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Arts R Alive in Webster City Street Painting CalendarArts R Alive in Webster City Street PaintingFri, July 29, 2016 @ 10:00AM WEBST
Arts R Alive in Webster City Street Painting Calendar
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
Arts R Alive in Webster City Street PaintingFri, July 29, 2016 @ 10:00AM WEBSTER CITY — Arts R Alive in Webster City Street Painting is 10 a.m. to dusk today and Saturday at 1100 Seneca St. Groups, businesses and individuals can purchase a square.... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Iowa woman pleads guilty in fatal Christmas Day collisionFORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - A 21-year-old Iowa woman who caused a Christmas Day cra
Iowa woman pleads guilty in fatal Christmas Day collision
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - A 21-year-old Iowa woman who caused a Christmas Day crash that killed a 6-year-old Webster City girl has pleaded guilty to three traffic violations. The Fort Dodge Messenger says (http://bit.ly/2aAsn6q ) Ruth Tomlinson... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Iowa woman pleads guilty in fatal Christmas Day collisionFORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - A 21-year-old Iowa woman who caused a Christmas Day cra
Iowa woman pleads guilty in fatal Christmas Day collision
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - A 21-year-old Iowa woman who caused a Christmas Day crash that killed a 6-year-old Webster City girl has pleaded guilty to three traffic violations. The Fort Dodge Messenger says (http://bit.ly/2aAsn6q ) Ruth Tomlinson... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Driver pleads guilty in fatal Christmas Day crashA 21-year-old Iowa woman who caused a Christmas Day crash that killed a 6-year-
Driver pleads guilty in fatal Christmas Day crash
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
A 21-year-old Iowa woman who caused a Christmas Day crash that killed a 6-year-old Webster City girl has pleaded guilty to three traffic violations. The Fort Dodge Messenger newspaper says Ruth Tomlinson pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving on the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Tomlinson pleads guilty to three traffic chargesin her 2007 Jeep Wrangler. When she crossed the center line, Morenz said she h
Tomlinson pleads guilty to three traffic charges
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
in her 2007 Jeep Wrangler. When she crossed the center line, Morenz said she hit a pickup truck driven by Justin Henry, of Webster City. Henry's 6-year-old daughter, Payton Henry, suffered serious injuries in the crash and later died from her... Read more
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Freeman journal
Coloring the streetcan purchase an 18 by 18 foot square on Seneca Street to paint and help support
Coloring the street
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
can purchase an 18 by 18 foot square on Seneca Street to paint and help support West Twin Parks and the Arts R Alive Webster City organization. Individuals can begin painting their squares on Friday at 10 a.m. and can paint through... Read more
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Freeman journal
2016 DAILY FREEMAN-JOURNAL FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: ALLIE FLAWSsports. Four years, 41?2 if you count the summer before her freshman year when
2016 DAILY FREEMAN-JOURNAL FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: ALLIE FLAWS
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
sports. Four years, 41?2 if you count the summer before her freshman year when she was a starting contributor to the Webster City softball team before an injured ankle washed away the final month of the season. Webster City senior Allie... Read more
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Freeman journal
Ride to benefit Leeper FundThe event is held in memory of Jorden Leeper, a Webster City High School studen
Ride to benefit Leeper Fund
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
The event is held in memory of Jorden Leeper, a Webster City High School student who died in an auto accident in February 2015. All proceeds from the ride will go to the Jorden Leeper Fund through Upper Des Moines Opportunity and a scholarship fund... Read more
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Freeman journal
In the spotlightcoach Lindsey Cline. This is Cline's second year with Camp Creamery. The twent
In the spotlight
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
coach Lindsey Cline. This is Cline's second year with Camp Creamery. The twenty-five year old is excited to be back in Webster City for a new play and more fun experiences. Cline, a Jacksonville, NC, native, received a BFA in musical theater... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
SALENA MENDOZAJr., also of Eagle Grove, aunt Virginia Calderon of Hesperia CA., many cousins,
SALENA MENDOZA
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 3 days ago
Jr., also of Eagle Grove, aunt Virginia Calderon of Hesperia CA., many cousins, the "framily"; Jamie Hermann and family of Webster City and Bobbi Aljets and family of Moorland and loved ones she has met along her journey. She was preceded in death... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Tomlinson pleads guilty to traffic chargesin her 2007 Jeep Wrangler. When she crossed the center line, Morenz said she h
Tomlinson pleads guilty to traffic charges
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 3 days ago
in her 2007 Jeep Wrangler. When she crossed the center line, Morenz said she hit a pickup truck driven by Justin Henry, of Webster City. Henry's 6-year-old daughter, Payton Henry, suffered serious injuries in the crash and later died from her... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Kids night at Hamilton Co.take part in the traditional coin and candy scramble for their age groups. For
Kids night at Hamilton Co.
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
take part in the traditional coin and candy scramble for their age groups. Former Cass Cardinal 4-Her Doug McCollough of Webster City kept up the tradition of winning a prize at the fair by taking home his first Hobby Stock feature victory of the... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
All-NCC teams releasedFlattery, sr., P, St. Edmond; Kolten Peterson, jr., P, Iowa Falls-Alden; Nick S
All-NCC teams released
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
Flattery, sr., P, St. Edmond; Kolten Peterson, jr., P, Iowa Falls-Alden; Nick Stein, jr., P, Algona; Jordan Tanner, so., C, Webster City; Brad Burns, sr., IF, Clear Lake; Colin Flattery, sr., IF, St. Edmond; Parker Truesdell, sr., IF, Clear Lake;... Read more
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Freeman journal
EHCF challenge results in over $3,700 for food pantriesdonations are being sent directly to the food pantries and will be broken down
EHCF challenge results in over $3,700 for food pantries
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
donations are being sent directly to the food pantries and will be broken down as follows: Trinity Lutheran Church, Webster City, $1,850; Stratford Food Pantry, Stratford, $1,240; Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Webster City, $300; St Paul... Read more
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Freeman journal
A music, theater and art kind of weekendHansen for promoting these fun nights downtown. There's also a children's thea
A music, theater and art kind of weekend
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
Hansen for promoting these fun nights downtown. There's also a children's theater performance on Friday and Saturday at Webster City Community Theatre. For the past several years, WCCT?has brought Camp Creamery. Three professional actors work... Read more
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Freeman journal
Richard Goettsch, 81, Webster CityGA. in the U.S. Army from 1956-1958 as a first lieutenant as a member of the mi
Richard Goettsch, 81, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
GA. in the U.S. Army from 1956-1958 as a first lieutenant as a member of the military police. In 1958 the Goettschs moved to Webster City where Richard began his 36-year career and passion sharing his... Read more
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Freeman journal
A peaceful resting placeaside, so I figured we might as well utilize it." Biggs explained that there i
A peaceful resting place
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
aside, so I figured we might as well utilize it." Biggs explained that there is no pet cemetery within a 45-mile radius of Webster City and he felt this would benefit the whole community. After approval from the cemetery board, Biggs plotted out... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx 2001 state title team to celebrate 15th anniversary with alumni game SaturdayAbens Realty - Luanne Tanner, First State Bank, Diamond In The Rough, Stony Cre
Lynx 2001 state title team to celebrate 15th anniversary with alumni game Saturday
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
Abens Realty - Luanne Tanner, First State Bank, Diamond In The Rough, Stony Creek Landscapes, R Company, The Trashman, Webster City Medical Clinic, Seneca Street Saloon, Neighborhood Realty, Wolfe Family Vision Center, Gridiron Family Grill And... Read more
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Freeman journal
Water babiesare too young for swimming lessons experience a positive time in a body of wate
Water babies
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
are too young for swimming lessons experience a positive time in a body of water other than the bath tub. Morgan Moline, Webster City Outdoor Pool manager, describes the class as a positive way to get kids acquainted with the water. Moline, 21,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
RICHARD DARYL GOETTSCH1956-1958 as a first lieutenant as a member of the military police. In 1958
RICHARD DARYL GOETTSCH
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
1956-1958 as a first lieutenant as a member of the military police. In 1958 the Goettschs moved to Webster City where Richard began his 36-year career and passion sharing his talent and love of music with students at the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Short TakesTeen Librarian Lindsay Anderson at 832-9100 or lindsaya@kylib.org with any ques
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
Teen Librarian Lindsay Anderson at 832-9100 or lindsaya@kylib.org with any questions. Farmers Market open Saturday The Webster City Farmers Market is open Saturdays through October from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Wilson Brewer Park, the corner of... Read more
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Freeman journal
Fans pack the HCS stands as the season winds towards its conclusiontake part in the traditional coin and candy scramble for their age groups. For
Fans pack the HCS stands as the season winds towards its conclusion
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
take part in the traditional coin and candy scramble for their age groups. Former Cass Cardinal 4-Her Doug McCollough of Webster City kept up the tradition of winning a prize at the fair by taking home his first Hobby Stock feature victory of the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Reclaiming historyWebster City Boy Scout Troop 17 member Alex Hooker has been reviving the histor
Reclaiming history
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
Webster City Boy Scout Troop 17 member Alex Hooker has been reviving the history and aesthetics of the old ice house for his Eagle Scout project. "There is an old ice house about .2 miles into the Boone River Recreational Trail by Nokomis Park,"... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Humboldt ready for state baseballand 95 stolen bases in 102 attempts. En route to Des Moines, the Wildcats oust
Humboldt ready for state baseball
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
and 95 stolen bases in 102 attempts. En route to Des Moines, the Wildcats ousted NCC foes Iowa Falls-Alden (11-8) and Webster City (6-2), along with Gilbert (9-7). In their substate final victory against the Tigers, Humboldt rallied from five... Read more
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Freeman journal
Dinsdale helps North end 5-year drought in Shrine Bowlwent to the North squad, which ended a five-year drought in the series against
Dinsdale helps North end 5-year drought in Shrine Bowl
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
went to the North squad, which ended a five-year drought in the series against the South, 49-35. Gavin Dinsdale, a recent Webster City High School graduate and a Class 3A first-team all-state running back for the Lynx last fall, was a part of the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Tanner, Schnathorst named all-NCC 2nd teamReigelsberger, a senior infielder, and Corey Wagner, a junior designated hitter
Tanner, Schnathorst named all-NCC 2nd team
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
Reigelsberger, a senior infielder, and Corey Wagner, a junior designated hitter/infielder, were placed on the third team. Webster City catcher Jordan Tanner slides to retrieve a bunt in foul territory before it can roll back fair during the Lynx... Read more
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Freeman journal
Debbie Spellmeyer, 54, Webster CityDebbie was born on July 4, 1962, in Antioch, California to Lionel and Alice (Ph
Debbie Spellmeyer, 54, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
Debbie was born on July 4, 1962, in Antioch, California to Lionel and Alice (Phillips) McGuire. She graduated from the Webster City High School in 1980. She married Steven Douglas Spellmeyer on November 19, 1984, the couple divorced in 2010. She... Read more
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Freeman journal
Heat doesn’t stop shoppersbrowse the crazy good deals downtown during the Crazy Day Street Fair Saturday
Heat doesn’t stop shoppers
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
browse the crazy good deals downtown during the Crazy Day Street Fair Saturday morning. Shoppers peruse downtown Webster City deals Saturday morning during the Crazy Day Street Fair. The Dance Connection even provided tumbling... Read more
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Freeman journal
Opposes Prestage Farms processing plant proposalenough. The Boone river is within half a mile of this proposed plant. Everyone
Opposes Prestage Farms processing plant proposal
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
enough. The Boone river is within half a mile of this proposed plant. Everyone downstream should be concerned about this - Webster City, Stratford, Boone and Des Moines. And If the people in Des Moines are worried about their drinking water now,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 25, 2016Fort Dodge fell to Ames 6-2 in baseball. 50 Years Ago July 25, 1966 NEWS: Mo
July 25, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 6 days ago
Fort Dodge fell to Ames 6-2 in baseball. 50 Years Ago July 25, 1966 NEWS: Moose steak filets were served at the family dinner at the Izaak Walton League clubhouse. SPORTS: Hormel Local 31 won the district softball title in... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Kendall Young offers adult coloringWEBSTER CITY - Looking for a new way to de-stress? Interested in the latest tre
Kendall Young offers adult coloring
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 days ago
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 a bit with like-minded adults at the Kendall Young Library. An adult... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
MARILYN K. NEWMANbirds, and the animals on the farm. She is survived by her children: Wayde Pur
MARILYN K. NEWMAN
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 days ago
birds, and the animals on the farm. She is survived by her children: Wayde Purkapile, and Molly (Steve) Pannkuk both of Webster City and Dwayne Newman and Curtis Newman both of Fort Dodge; six grandchildren: Troy, Vanessa, Jonathan, Adrian, Ann... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
A caution from Mason Cityfar away as 250 miles. I believe that is outside of Wright County, so it does a
A caution from Mason City
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 7 days ago
far away as 250 miles. I believe that is outside of Wright County, so it does affect others like Fort Dodge, Mason City and Webster City to name a few. If you look at the DNR map that shows the location of hog confinements you will notice that... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
12 area athletes in Shrine BowlUNI-Dome. Among the familiar names on the North squad are Sam Cook (Fort Dodge
12 area athletes in Shrine Bowl
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 8 days ago
UNI-Dome. Among the familiar names on the North squad are Sam Cook (Fort Dodge), Tate O'Tool (St. Edmond), Gavin Dinsdale (Webster City), Jake Stockdale (Humboldt), Tim Butcher (Manson Northwest Webster), Tanner Youngberg (Pocahontas Area), Cole... Read more
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Freeman journal
Henry Huisinga, 89, ClarionChad Stamps of Des Moines, Kelly Huisinga of Des Moines, and Samuel Huisinga of
Henry Huisinga, 89, Clarion
Freeman journal / Posted 9 days ago
Chad Stamps of Des Moines, Kelly Huisinga of Des Moines, and Samuel Huisinga of Clarion; his brother: Alfred Huisinga of Webster City, and numerous family members and friends. Henry is preceded in death by his wife Anna Huisinga, his parents,... Read more
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Freeman journal
Buffalo Bill Cody program Saturdaysaid Behrens. "For example, people may not realize that Buffalo Bill actually p
Buffalo Bill Cody program Saturday
Freeman journal / Posted 9 days ago
said Behrens. "For example, people may not realize that Buffalo Bill actually performed with his Wild West show in Webster City on two occasions." Behrens is a Professor of Art and Distinguished Scholar at the University of Northern Iowa.... Read more
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Freeman journal
Downtown to be ‘Crazy’ SaturdayThe Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Crazy Day Street Fair
Downtown to be ‘Crazy’ Saturday
Freeman journal / Posted 9 days ago
The Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Crazy Day Street Fair on Second Street from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Second Street will be closed from Webster City True Value west to the Daily Freeman Journal parking lot. "We're excited to have... Read more
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Freeman journal
Queen MaKayla to reignthe 2016 Hamilton?County Fair Queen Coronation Wednesday night. Other members
Queen MaKayla to reign
Freeman journal / Posted 10 days ago
the 2016 Hamilton?County Fair Queen Coronation Wednesday night. Other members of the court include Taylor Elliott, 18, Webster City, the daughter of Greg Elliott and Alesia Ridenour; Chloe McCollough, 18, Stratford, the daughter of Patrick and... Read more
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Freeman journal
Honoring those who protect and serveofficer face every day in the field. "Let me please thank you for the service
Honoring those who protect and serve
Freeman journal / Posted 10 days ago
officer face every day in the field. "Let me please thank you for the service you provide," he said. Welch added that Webster City doesn't have to deal with many of the issues found in the national news. "I think that speaks to you guys and... Read more
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Freeman journal
Rescue missionin the river, surrounded by logs. Police Chief Shiloh Mork said due to the loc
Rescue mission
Freeman journal / Posted 10 days ago
in the river, surrounded by logs. Police Chief Shiloh Mork said due to the location of the dog and for safety reasons, the Webster City Fire Department was called to assist. They were able to deploy their rescue boat at the launch near City... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
July 21, 2016Mary Maldonado, of Alamo, Texas, spoke about her experiences as a migrant agric
July 21, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 10 days ago
Mary Maldonado, of Alamo, Texas, spoke about her experiences as a migrant agricultural worker living in Gowrie. SPORTS: Webster City beat Hampton-Dumont 12-2 in softball. July 21, 1966 NEWS: The Rev. Marvin Dooley, of Saskatchewan, Canada, was... Read more
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