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Newton Daily News
Harry Leroy Jessbe directed to Baxter American Legion Post #493. Condolences to the family may
Harry Leroy Jess
Newton Daily News / Posted an hour ago
be directed to Baxter American Legion Post #493. Condolences to the family may be sent to Patsy Jess, 2401 Des Moines St., Webster City, Iowa 50595. Fredregill Family Funeral Home in Baxter has been entrusted with the care of Leroy and his f... Read more
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Freeman journal
Celebrating the seasonchanged the summer program. When the Northeast Hamilton middle and high school
Celebrating the season
Freeman journal / Posted 12 hours ago
changed the summer program. When the Northeast Hamilton middle and high school students began whole grade sharing with Webster City, those athletes headed over to clubs in Webster City, said Burton. Now, the program sponsors area youngsters,... Read more
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Freeman journal
H/M Tax Board meets tonightreceived H/M grant funding last year will be observed. The five groups present
H/M Tax Board meets tonight
Freeman journal / Posted 12 hours ago
received H/M grant funding last year will be observed. The five groups presenting will be All Cultures Equal, Arts R Alive Webster City, the Hamilton County Saddle Club, Legacy Learning Boone River Valley, and the Webster City Area Chamber of... Read more
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Freeman journal
Linda Dober, 64, HudsonLinda married Ken Dober on November 14, 1970 in Webster City, Iowa. She graduat
Linda Dober, 64, Hudson
Freeman journal / Posted 12 hours ago
Linda married Ken Dober on November 14, 1970 in Webster City, Iowa. She graduated from North East Hamilton High School in 1969 and attended Ellsworth Community College and Iowa State University. She also received her master's degree from the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Roger Nerland, 66, WilliamsRoger Duane Nerland was born February 15, 1950 in Webster City, the son of Haro
Roger Nerland, 66, Williams
Freeman journal / Posted 12 hours ago
Roger Duane Nerland was born February 15, 1950 in Webster City, the son of Harold L. and Edith G. Dagit Nerland. He graduated from Northeast Hamilton School in 1968 and attended Ellsworth Community College. He married Debra Karen Pelz on December 1,... Read more
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Freeman journal
Events set for Williams celebration July 4reunion of the Northeast Hamilton High School Class of 1966 will take place on
Events set for Williams celebration July 4
Freeman journal / Posted 12 hours ago
reunion of the Northeast Hamilton High School Class of 1966 will take place on Friday, July 1 at the Grid Iron in Webster City, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Alumni, family, friends and teachers are invited to attend. On Sunday, July 3 the... Read more
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Freeman journal
Four-wheel fanaticsBest Ford Stock Kid's Choice, Best Truck, Most Likely to Get a Ticket, and Best
Four-wheel fanatics
Freeman journal / Posted 12 hours ago
Best Ford Stock Kid's Choice, Best Truck, Most Likely to Get a Ticket, and Best of Show were just a sampling of the awards given out. Four children's bikes were also given away at the event. The event was sponsored by Webster City Aut... Read more
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Freeman journal
Suspect arrested in Dayton robberyJames Risetter, 68, of Webster City, is charged with one count of second-degree
Suspect arrested in Dayton robbery
Freeman journal / Posted 12 hours ago
James Risetter, 68, of Webster City, is charged with one count of second-degree robbery. He is accused of robbing the convenience store on April 27, 2016. At about 10:35 p.m. that night, Risetter allegedly walked into the Casey's wearing a hooded... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
June 26, 20162005-2006. SPORTS: Chad McCarty won the Fort Dodge Amateur with a score of 199
June 26, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
2005-2006. SPORTS: Chad McCarty won the Fort Dodge Amateur with a score of 199. June 26, 1991 NEWS: Bruce Yungclas, of Webster City, visited the island of Tinian, where he spent 100 days as a prisoner of war in World War II. SPORTS: Humboldt... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
So many ways to celebrate Independence DayDave and Mary Gidel are the grand marshals, the theme is Favorite Movie; firewo
So many ways to celebrate Independence Day
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
Dave and Mary Gidel are the grand marshals, the theme is Favorite Movie; fireworks at 10 p.m. The rain date is July 5. Webster City - Saturday, 10 p.m., fireworks at the Webster City High School practice football field. Fireworks, organized by... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
GRACE PHILLIPS-FERGUSONof Humboldt, Deanne Phillips of Stafford, VA, and Jodee (Mike) Glover of Churda
GRACE PHILLIPS-FERGUSON
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
of Humboldt, Deanne Phillips of Stafford, VA, and Jodee (Mike) Glover of Churdan, her brothers; Matt (Lisa) Matteson of Webster City, Terry Phillips of IA, extended family of Francis Netz of Manson. Grace is also survived by many nieces,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Suspect arrested in Casey’s robberyJames Risetter, 68, of Webster City, is charged with one count of second-degree
Suspect arrested in Casey’s robbery
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
James Risetter, 68, of Webster City, is charged with one count of second-degree robbery. He is accused of robbing the convenience store on April 27, 2016. James Risetter At about 10:35 p.m. that night, Risetter allegedly walked into the Casey's... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Suspect arrested in Dayton Casey's robberyJames Risetter, 68, of Webster City, is facing one count of second-degree robbe
Suspect arrested in Dayton Casey's robbery
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
James Risetter, 68, of Webster City, is facing one count of second-degree robbery. He's alleged to have walked into the Dayton Casey's, 307 Third St. N.W., and demanded money from the cashier. According to the criminal complaint, Risetter had his... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Another winnerwe had something to prove," said Donnelly, whose squad was coming off back-to-b
Another winner
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
we had something to prove," said Donnelly, whose squad was coming off back-to-back home losses the previous two nights to Webster City and defending Class 3A state qualifier Greene County. "The big thing is we just have to show up mentally every... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Response to emergency was outstandinga part in this undertaking is long. It includes fire departments from Fort Dodg
Response to emergency was outstanding
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
a part in this undertaking is long. It includes fire departments from Fort Dodge, Dayton, Duncombe, Lehigh, Stratford and Webster City; Dayton Rescue Squad; Story County sheriff's office dive teams; Iowa State Patrol; Iowa Department of Natural... Read more
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Freeman journal
Be aware and take carewhereas cars and other larger vehicles require more room to stop. I encourage
Be aware and take care
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
whereas cars and other larger vehicles require more room to stop. I encourage everyone to be especially careful near the Webster City parks, the pool, and other spots around town that have activities for youth during the summer. A second look... Read more
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Freeman journal
BASE leaders honoredBASE Senior Fitness exercise leaders of Webster City received a Governor’s Volu
BASE leaders honored
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
BASE Senior Fitness exercise leaders of Webster City received a Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds during a special recognition ceremony held June 21 in Pleasant Hill. The BASE leaders were... Read more
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Freeman journal
PATIENCE A VIRTUEWebster City declined to oblige. Instead, the Lynx ripped off four runs in the
PATIENCE A VIRTUE
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
Webster City declined to oblige. Instead, the Lynx ripped off four runs in the first inning, eight more in the third and three in the fifth to dismantle the Gaels, 15-2, in a 5-inning North Central Conference contest. WCHS freshman catcher Cynthia... Read more
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Freeman journal
‘Open Mic Night’ a hitburgers to go towards the Lions-Stafford Park. "Proceeds from the event will g
‘Open Mic Night’ a hit
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
burgers to go towards the Lions-Stafford Park. "Proceeds from the event will go to help with repairing Lions Park," said Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce Director Deb Brown. First American Bank Plaza was filled with people Thursday night... Read more
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Freeman journal
Fireworks to mark occasionChamber Director Deb Brown said, "It is Mr. Van Deist's wish that the fireworks
Fireworks to mark occasion
Freeman journal / Posted 3 days ago
Chamber Director Deb Brown said, "It is Mr. Van Deist's wish that the fireworks be hosted in a location where the entire Webster City community can easily access the fireworks for viewing as a way to say thank you to the community that has been a... Read more
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Freeman journal
Short TakesSports Lounge. All friends, family and teachers are welcome to attend. Class r
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
Sports Lounge. All friends, family and teachers are welcome to attend. Class reunion meeting set for Class of 1961 The Webster City Class of 1961 will meet June 27 at 2100 Edgewood Drive to discuss the upcoming 55th class reunion. The fees,... Read more
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Freeman journal
Speaking to end sufferingis basically funding it through our military aid to Israel. Ten million dollars
Speaking to end suffering
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
is basically funding it through our military aid to Israel. Ten million dollars a day." New club Rotary After Hours is Webster City's newest service club. The service organization is a satellite club of the Noon Rotary Club. Rotary After Hours... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lynx, Toreadors will meet in 4A regional quartersUnion Tuesday evening. Boone prevailed in the first meeting over WCHS, 13-5, i
Lynx, Toreadors will meet in 4A regional quarters
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
Union Tuesday evening. Boone prevailed in the first meeting over WCHS, 13-5, in a rain-shortened game in Boone last week. Webster City eighth grader Taylor McKinney (left) dives back into second base against Clarion-Goldfield-Dows last week in... Read more
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Freeman journal
Linda Thayer, 71, formerly of Webster Citygraduated from Belmond High School in 1962. She then attended beauty school in
Linda Thayer, 71, formerly of Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
graduated from Belmond High School in 1962. She then attended beauty school in Des Moines. On March 22, 1976, she married Claude A. Thayer. The couple resided in Webster City, where Claude worked as a... Read more
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Freeman journal
Youth exchange availableThe Webster City Rotary Club was host to Helen Beneke, president of the Pocahon
Youth exchange available
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
The Webster City Rotary Club was host to Helen Beneke, president of the Pocahontas Rotary Club and a member of the District 5970 Youth Exchange committee. Her message encouraged our club to once again participate in the program to send a local... Read more
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Freeman journal
Marching ordersOn June 28, 1916 Webster City's Company C, 2nd Regiment, Iowa National Guard (I
Marching orders
Freeman journal / Posted 4 days ago
On June 28, 1916 Webster City's Company C, 2nd Regiment, Iowa National Guard (ING), was mustered into Federal Service to serve in the "Mexican Border War." The call-up was in response to the troubles on the Mexican border which intensified in March... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
June 23, 2016State University Extension plant pathologist Abe Epstein said the Dutch elm dis
June 23, 2016
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
State University Extension plant pathologist Abe Epstein said the Dutch elm disease problem at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park was "critical"; about 70 percent of the trees in the park were elms. SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Webster City 13-0 in base... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Lynx roll past St. EdmondAllie Flaws went 3-for-4 offensively with three runs scored and a RBI out of he
Lynx roll past St. Edmond
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
Allie Flaws went 3-for-4 offensively with three runs scored and a RBI out of her No. 2 spot in the order for Webster City, which pulled away with an eight-spot in the top of the third after earlier plating four in the first. Courtney... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
St. Edmond baseball team bounces backGaels scored six runs in the first and six more in the third, claiming a 13-3 v
St. Edmond baseball team bounces back
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
Gaels scored six runs in the first and six more in the third, claiming a 13-3 victory over North Central Conference rival Webster City a night after dropping a 4-3 decision to Pocahontas Area in extra innings. "We were mad," Shanks said. "The... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Vincent EMS gives mutual aid in FDis calling Vincent, Clare, Dayton or Gowrie in the county," Hulett said. "If we
Vincent EMS gives mutual aid in FD
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
is calling Vincent, Clare, Dayton or Gowrie in the county," Hulett said. "If we go out of county it would probably be Webster City for an extra paramedic unit that is close to us." The department sent a paramedic from one of its fire engine... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Newton softball given home game, bye in regional tourneyalso will play at least one game at Berg Middle School. Newton will play the w
Newton softball given home game, bye in regional tourney
Newton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
also will play at least one game at Berg Middle School. Newton will play the winner of No. 15 Boone (17-6) and Webster City (8-14) in the regional semifinals at 7 p.m. on July 9 in Newton. On the other side of the bracket is... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Walk-off win for PAC vs. Gaelsgave (Pocahontas Area) about six extra outs or so," Shanks said. "We had chance
Walk-off win for PAC vs. Gaels
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
gave (Pocahontas Area) about six extra outs or so," Shanks said. "We had chances to get guys out running the bases. They're a well-coached team." St. Edmond hosts Webster City tonight at Rogers Park, while Pocahontas Area heads to West Bend-Mall... Read more
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Freeman journal
A night to enjoy the music4 celebration is just around the corner, as are the Stratford Bluegrass Festiva
A night to enjoy the music
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
4 celebration is just around the corner, as are the Stratford Bluegrass Festival and Stanhope Watermelon Days. Here in Webster City, we've got a special event coming up Thursday night. It's Music in the Park and it's a chance to kick back,... Read more
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Freeman journal
NAWBO Iowa to host panel discussion in WCFriday, June 24 by 5 pm. Local business women featured on the panel include St
NAWBO Iowa to host panel discussion in WC
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
Friday, June 24 by 5 pm. Local business women featured on the panel include Stacy Wearda, owner of Neighborhood Realty in Webster City and Fort Dodge; Denise Smith, owner of SOS Vintage in Webster City; and Sherri Windecker, owner of Style Works... Read more
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Freeman journal
Short TakesThe Webster City Class of 1961 will meet June 27 at 2100 Edgewood Drive to disc
Short Takes
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
The Webster City Class of 1961 will meet June 27 at 2100 Edgewood Drive to discuss the upcoming 55th class reunion. The fees, times and menu for the Saturday night of the reunion will be set. They will also discuss Friday evening activities. HUGS?to... Read more
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Freeman journal
Lions Club new officersThe annual meeting of the Webster City Lions Club was held Monday at the 2nd St
Lions Club new officers
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
The annual meeting of the Webster City Lions Club was held Monday at the 2nd Street Emporium. Club members include, from left, Jade and Ryan Williams with baby Finley, Diane Williams, Lee Ayers, Terry Christensen — new president, Harold Martin, Linda... Read more
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Freeman journal
Joining of two clinics proceedsfor providers and the onboarding of staff," she said. "There's been a lot of co
Joining of two clinics proceeds
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
for providers and the onboarding of staff," she said. "There's been a lot of communication of late with employees at Webster City Medical Clinic. We're just extremely pleased. We're focused on creating this special environment for our... Read more
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Freeman journal
Missing woman foundwas nobody in the vehicle when we got it towed to shore." "Monday night when w
Missing woman found
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
was nobody in the vehicle when we got it towed to shore." "Monday night when we got notified that the person had left Webster City not too long before that, so that is when we started the search for them because then we knew who we were... Read more
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Freeman journal
Wendell Henderson, 73, MarshalltownMitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Dale and his family. Wendell Dale H
Wendell Henderson, 73, Marshalltown
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Dale and his family. Wendell Dale Henderson was born on May 25, 1943, in Webster City, Iowa, the son of Wendell and Cecil (Hill) Henderson. He was raised and educated in the Webster City School... Read more
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Freeman journal
An earned lossWebster City didn't necessarily have a disastrous night defensively on Monday a
An earned loss
Freeman journal / Posted 5 days ago
Webster City didn't necessarily have a disastrous night defensively on Monday at Lynx Field, but an error here and an error there eventually added up in a 9-7 setback against North Central Conference rival Hampton-Dumont. It was quite a reversal... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Challenge to assist local food pantriesa check or drop off your cash contributions to: Darcy Swon, Enhance Hamilton Co
Challenge to assist local food pantries
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
a check or drop off your cash contributions to: Darcy Swon, Enhance Hamilton County Foundation, 501 Bank Street Suite 1, Webster City, Iowa 50595. Checks should be made out to Enhance Hamilton County Foundation with the name of the food pantry to... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Legacy Learning: Wild Edibles and Medicinal Plants Calendarclass will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 24. It will be at the Gatherin
Legacy Learning: Wild Edibles and Medicinal Plants Calendar
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
class will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 24. It will be at the Gatherings/Trail View Cabin at Briggs Woods Park, Webster City. Back-up location is the Red Barn Shelter. The early bird rate of $50 plus $10 materials fee is extended until... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
DAYDREAMERS''We wanted to prove to ourselves and show the conference that on a given day,
DAYDREAMERS
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
''We wanted to prove to ourselves and show the conference that on a given day, we can play with anyone.'' The Gaels return to action on Wednesday in a 7:30 p.m. varsity contest at home against Webster City. Humboldt heads to Hampton-Dumont ton... Read more
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Freeman journal
Art appreciation“We’d like to have quite a few more sculptures around town. We hope in a few ye
Art appreciation
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
“We’d like to have quite a few more sculptures around town. We hope in a few years we’ll have quite a few around town and Webster City will be known for its sculptures,”?said spokeswoman Janet Adams. The group is also getting ready for the Arts R... Read more
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Freeman journal
Street closings OK’dThe Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce's request to close Des Moines Street
Street closings OK’d
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
The Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce's request to close Des Moines Street between Second Street and the Alley south of Second Street on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for the Music in the Park Open Mic Event at First American State Bank Plaza... Read more
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Freeman journal
Michael “Chubby” Smith, 59, Webster CityMichael "Chubby" Smith, 59, of Webster City, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at th
Michael “Chubby” Smith, 59, Webster City
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
Michael "Chubby" Smith, 59, of Webster City, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with... Read more
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Freeman journal
Close races keep HCS fans entertained SaturdayLane at the Hamilton County Speedway for the first time in 2016 after claiming
Close races keep HCS fans entertained Saturday
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
Lane at the Hamilton County Speedway for the first time in 2016 after claiming the Sport Mod feature on Saturday night in Webster City. He was one of five feature winners to celebrate in front of the large crowd. DFJ photo/Nancy Kayser With... Read more
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Freeman journal
Service set for childJayden Jawan Choate is also the grandson of David and Marla Choate of Webster C
Service set for child
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
Jayden Jawan Choate is also the grandson of David and Marla Choate of Webster City, according to an online obituary posted at bomanfh.com. Graveside services for family and close friends will be held at Paton Township Cemetery in Paton, according to... Read more
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Freeman journal
Search goes onsheriff's office dive team, Webster County sheriff, Webster County Emergency Ma
Search goes on
Freeman journal / Posted 6 days ago
sheriff's office dive team, Webster County sheriff, Webster County Emergency Management, Webster County Conservation, Webster City Fire Department, Fort Dodge Fire Department, UnityPoint Health Lifeflight, Iowa Department of Natural Resources,... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Still searchingsheriff's office dive team, Webster County sheriff, Webster County Emergency Ma
Still searching
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 6 days ago
sheriff's office dive team, Webster County sheriff, Webster County Emergency Management, Webster County Conservation, Webster City Fire Department, Fort Dodge Fire Department, UnityPoint Health Lifeflight, Iowa Department of Natural Resources,... Read more
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