Wednesday Aug 20
Southeast Valley schools mark first day
Under the whole grade and activities sharing agreements signed by Prairie Valley and Southeast Webster Grand community school districts in January, Gowrie will host the districts' high school students and Burnside its middle school students under the joint silver, teal and black Jaguars banner.
A service honoring Margaret's life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 18, at the United Methodist Church in Gowrie.
Ronald and Marie Hooker
Ronald Hooker, 80, and Marie Hooker, 76, both of Webster City, died Monday, August 11, 2014 following an auto accident near Boone.
Past is present
Bill Cook, of Farnhamville, had a front row seat for the annual Old Settler's Day parade along Garfield Avenue.
King touts ethanol support
A federal rule that requires a certain amount of ethanol to be used each year is key to providing market access for the renewable fuel, according to U.S. Rep. Steve King.
GOP votes to back public defender
He secured the GOP's nomination in a 13-6 vote at a special convention at the Webster County Republican Headquarters, 900 Central Ave. McCarville sought the nomination after campaigning for the Democratic nomination for the position, and losing to First Assistant Webster County Attorney Jennifer Benson.
American Legion seeks more female veterans
"A lot of times people only think men are veterans and that's not the truth. Twenty-six percent of our military today is made up of female veterans," Jim Peterson, 2014-15 chairman of the Membership Committee for Iowa, said.